Have you ever been intrigued by these mystical mountains, their geography, their mention in ancient texts, history, culture, rituals, and customs? Have you ever wondered what makes the Himalayas truly unique?

Enroll in this interactive small group class where together we will unravel the mysteries of the Himalayas and know them up, close and personal.

Interested in Enrolling?

DURATION: 3 MONTHS | START DATE: 15/03/2022 | BATCH: March 2022

Students will know the Himalayas from an interdisciplinary point of view encompassing art history, archaeology, anthropology, history, geography, geology, and literature.

3 Months Course in March 2022 starting from 15/03/2022 for 4 hours/week.
Virtual Course using Zoom

Skills Gained:

  • Ability to understand landscape and culture in the Western Himalayas

  • Ability to customs, traditions, architecture, and belief systems

  • Understanding the Himalayan past for a sustainable future

Recommended For:

Recommended for archaeologists, anthropologists, architects, architectural historians, art historians and just about anyone who wants to know about things Himalayan.

  • Sonali Gupta LL.B., Ph.D. (UCLA) specializes in Archaeology and has worked for nearly a decade in Egypt, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia. She is an anthropological archaeologist and has led the first international field school in India under her project “Myth and Reality in the Himalayas.” She has taught at UCLA, the National Museum, New Delhi, and her Institute of which she is the Founding Director, the Himalayan Institute of Cultural & Heritage Studies, situated in Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh. Her core area of research is cultural transmission of both tangible and intangible cultural heritage. She has various projects in collaboration with Flinders University, Institute of Field Research, University of Delhi and, the Archaeological Survey of India

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Is it a certificate course ?

Yes, you will get an e-certificate on completion of the course (during that month)

Will I be able to get a recording ?

We can conduct classes in your time zone.

Is this course good for me ? I am a beginner.

Yes, this course is tailored for everyone.

What are the general timings of the course ? Can we get recordings if enrolling from another time zone?

The timings are usually in the evening, Indian Standard Time, if you are in another time zone, we can record the sessions for you.

How do I pay ? Form of payment ?

You click on the "Enroll Now" button and transfer through Razor pay to the HICHS Foundation

Are you going to offer this course again?

Please keep checking the website. We may repeat it in due course.

Is this an online course ?

Yes, this is a virtual course with active engagement with students.
For the Middle Himalaya course, students get assignments and are graded as well.

In case of a technical glitch, will the lesson be rescheduled ?

Yes, the lesson will be rescheduled


Courses will be taken in IST for the comfort of the Indian students


Courses will be taken in GMT for the comfort of the Foreign students. Extra sessions will also be given.