Every great journey eventually comes to an end, but not before paving way for an even better one the next time.
GHE 2016 was an amazing, one of its kind, expedition that light up the 2500 year old Phugtal Monastery. GHE 2017 promises to be even better and bigger.
Spread over 15 days, packed with all kinds of action, from lighting up the remotest village in Himalayas, to 9 days of trekking, 2 days of Grade 4 Rafting, 1 day of mountain biking and camping in some of the most picturesque locations in the world, the trip promises all of what is a once in a lifetime experience.
Lack of access to electricity has been one of the major challenges faced by these communities. For the last 2 years, GHE has been focusing towards creating a sustainable off grid power generation solutions for these thousand-year-old villages located at an altitude of over 12000ft. Till date, GHE has brought electricity to 25 remote Himalayan villages.
This year, in June 2017, team GHE plans to lighten up the remotest village of Ladakh nestled in the Zanskar valley called Village Shade. The village comprises of 16 Households with a population of 80. The task of electrification will be completed with a carefully selected team of 25 individuals from all over the Globe.
Listed below are the key highlights of the June 2017 expedition
- Experiencing the sustainable livelihood of the Zanskar civilization
- 9 Days of Trekking through Zanskar valley
- 2 Days of Rafting on Zanskar River
- 1 Day of Mountain Biking
- 10 nights of camping in the Zanskar Valley Himalayas
- Setting up Solar micro-grids for Village Shade and Lighting it up for the first time ever!