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Gulzar Hussain

Recently featured in Condé Nast Traveler as one of the “50 People to Know in the Himalayas,” Gulzar Hussain has an incredible knowledge and passion for the wildlife, history, and culture of his homeland in the Himalayas. With a bachelor’s degree in science and an MBA in tourism, he currently specializes in sustainable tourism planning and policy. He is the co-author of the book, Journey through Paradise, an in-depth guide to Kashmir, Ladakh, and Jammu, and is the founder of the Nomadic Center for Arts and Crafts in Puga Changthang. The Nomadic Center gives underprivileged, vulnerable, Nomadic children better access to health care and education, and involves them in creative arts and wildlife conservation projects. As a naturalist and guide, Gulzar loves sharing his passion for the remote, remarkable, and delicate ecosystem of the Himalayas with fellow adventurers. He enjoys photography and finds that his pictures help bring his stories to life during evenings spent around the camp fire.

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Client Testimonials


Gulzar was our hero. His enthusiasm and cheerful nature were always on display.
— Douglas B., Eugene, OR
He was 100% excellent
— Lewis O., Springfield, VA
Gulzar is a gem. He was a delightful companion and had very deep knowledge of the Ladakh portion of the trip.
— Diane S., Evergreen, CO
Gulzar was the star of the trip. His expertise and enthusiasm were the reason we saw snow leopards.
— Joyce T., Eugene, OR