About

HIMANSHU KHAGTA

Himanshu Khagta is one of the top travel and editorial photographer in India. He has captured some of the remotest regions in the Himalayas and is in constant demand for his editorial work. His work has been published in numerous publications including the The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveller, BBC Travel, Lonely Planet, National Geographic Traveller.

He is known for capturing exquisite images and documenting the life of people in some of the remotest Himalayan villages. He is extremely versatile. From spending months in high altitude Himalayas in sub zero conditions to photographing a luxury resort in an exotic travel destination. His sense of humour, calm attitude and impeccable work ethic makes him really easy to work with, even in the most difficult situations. Living a life of adventure, he spends his time hiking, mountain biking and alpine skiing across the Himalayas. He never refuses an opportunity to travel to new places, specially in far away locations away from civilisations.

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Timeline

2020
Directed an Ad Film for Royal Enfield.

2019
Himalayan Roads Youtube Channel got 90,000 Subscribers.

2019
Directed Ad Films for National Geographic Traveller and Vivo.

20`18
Founded QUROST, a Himalayan production agency.

2017
Published 1000 copies of the first Photo Book, Life in Spiti.

2015
Hiked 127kms, tracing the ancient silk route to the border of Tibet.

2015
Created Youtube Channel – Himalayan Roads

2014
Moved to Spiti for six month in the winters to document the harsh winter life.

2012
Navigated a 7000kms tractor ride from Chandigarh to Kanyakumari and back.

2011
Took a Tractor to Ladakh on a record breaking 3623km journey.

2009
First Assignment with International Herald Tribune.

2008
Got my Driving License and went on a solo drive to Bharmaur.

CLIENTS

  • Royal Enfield
  • Vivo
  • BBC Travel
  • Carlson Rezidor
  • The New York Times
  • Lonely Planet
  • National Geographic Traveller
  • Discover India
  • Travel and Leisure 
  • Conde Nast Traveller
  • Hindustan Times
  • The Caravan