The beauty and serenity of Ladakh, which the eyes can do, can not be represented by words. Images and videos clearly do not do justice to the scenic bliss offered by Ladakh. The fact that it plays to any type of audience is what makes the place more unique. Ladakh is great for all, from quenching the thirst of motorcycle lovers to offering spirituality to all who seek peace.
The 'land of high passes' is situated at an altitude of 8,370 ft from sea level, which gives the Himalayan range a stunning mix of green and white. You understood it correctly. The ruggedness of the Himalayas can be encountered with vast expanses of white sand. But nothing compares to the quiet vibe provided by the lakes. Pristine beauty, that is guaranteed, is what you will find in Leh Ladakh.
During the summer, the best season to visit Leh Ladakh is It is ideal to visit Ladakh in the months of April-May, as many of the tourist places are open. There is also a choice from June to August months that travellers opt for to avoid excess tourist crowds. Ladakh experiences long winters because the altitude is so high. Some of the places to visit in Ladakh are listed below.
Lake Pangong: Located at an altitude of 4350 metres above sea level, Pangong Lake is the world's highest salt water lake. The journey from Leh to the lake takes about five hours and is a lifetime of experience. For several birds, the crystal clear waters are a popular breeding ground and make for a gorgeous experience.
Thanks to Aamir Khan 's 3 Fools, Pangong Tso Lake found fame, so this place definitely deserves to be on your itinerary of places to visit in Ladakh. Pack a sweet picnic basket and head to the lake with your folks and maybe even camp next to it as you enjoy peace and tranquillity every moment.
Ladakh tourist places
Diskit Monastery: The Diskit Monastery is one of Ladakh's most prominent monasteries, situated at a height of 10,315 ft. above sea level. It is famous for the enormous statue of Maitreya Buddha. This 12-storey complex is home to over 500 monks and is known as one of the most beautiful monasteries of Buddhism in all of Ladakh. Thiksey Gompa will enlighten you with knowledge of some of the Buddhist culture , lifestyle, scriptures, statues and even paintings for Ladakh sightseeing.
Royal Leh palace: You will witness the marvellous view of the whole Ladakh from the top of this nine-story palace. In the museum inside the palace, you can enjoy Ladakh's rich cultural heritage and also view the Indus Valley and the Zaskar range that surrounds the palace. For visitors to enjoy, there are several ancient artefacts and paintings preserved.
Valley of Nubra: The Nubra Valley is a cold , dry area where the Nubra River is the main attraction. The valley is packed with apricot trees during the months of April to August, which is a sight to see.
The Nubra Valley is definitely one of the best places to visit in Ladakh, renowned for its white sand deserts and double-humped camels. What makes the Nubra valley an exquisite journey is not only the scenic slopes of the Karakoram range, but also the confluence of the rivers Shyak and Siachen!
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Drass Valley : You can visit the Drass Valley, where the temperature drops as low as -40 degrees Celsius, if you want to feel Ladakh's bitter cold. It is the second coldest area on earth that is populated during the year and is shrouded in snow.
Indus and Zanskar Sangam River: There is a magnificent view of the confluence of the muddy Zanskar waters and the vibrant green Indus waters. It is situated west of Leh.
Lake of Tsomoriri: This lake is rich in fauna and flora where, as well as the occasional snow leopard and Tibetan wolf, you can see numerous varieties of bird species.
Khardung La: This is the highest motorised pass in the world and so the view is incredible. On the road to Khardung-la pass, rent a Himalayan and go crazy. The pass is a gateway to both the Nubra and Shyok Valley and is one of the world's highest mobile terrains. Interestingly, for vehicles to drive through, the roads were opened in 1988. The best way to fly here, to experience the rugged beauty of the journey, was considered by cruisers and Himalayans.
The Delicacies: Ladakh is renowned for its Tibetan cuisine that you can dive into, including dumplings, pava, thukpa, khambish and more.
National Park in Hemis: Have you ever seen snow leopards? Well, the Hemis National Park of Ladakh is deemed to be the Snow Leopard capital of India. What makes this national park unique is that it is also the only national park in the northern regions of the Himalayas, apart from being home to the famous snow leopard.
Alchi Alchi: The lovely village of Alchi is a puny hamlet snuggled by the banks of the Indus river. With upright apricot trees, the roads welcome you and offer a plethora of spiritual happiness by inhabiting monasteries and temples.
Hill Magnetic: As the name suggests, the Magnetic Hill is in fact a hill of gravity with impeccable magnetic properties. As the magnetic field will make it happen, do not be alarmed by the sudden movement of your vehicles in neutral going uphill. In fact, aeroplanes often take their altitudes up a notch to avoid being sucked into the hill's magnetic field.
Markha Valley: If camping is your thing, you're not going to find a better place than Ladakh's Markha Valley! For starters, you can trek up to some awesome sites such as Markha, Skiu and Hankar. You can unwind with some lovely tents, bonfires and make friends with strangers once you hit the top. Quite an arrangement, don't you think?
Sports of Adventure: Ladakh has a lot to say when it comes to adventure activities: intensive treks, rock climbing, mountaineering, hiking, river rafting and more.
Enjoy Nature's Real Beauty: Ladakh has various brilliant things to do and enjoy, from delicious food to fun and exciting events. It takes you on a journey that will leave you spellbound through the best of natural beauty. Either by train and vehicles, or if you feel bold and adventurous, you can even schedule a bike or cycle ride with your friends to reach Ladakh.
An unforgettable experience that you can not find anywhere else will be offered by the rugged mountainous terrain. Whether it's the serene summers or the chilly winters, the splendour of Ladakh will really make you fall in love with the city. Coupled with the majestic rivers and lakes, the magnificent mountain ranges produce the most stunning and picturesque views that can not be simply defined by words. You can never miss out on these 10 items on a trip to Ladakh if you want to feel the pulse of the city.
Departing from Chennai airport.
Upon your arrival at Leh Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport, meet our representative, who ensures your smooth transfer to the hotel.
Be sure to have packed warm clothing, because with an altitude of over 10000 feet above sea level the weather is quite cold in Ladakh, even during the height of summers.
After breakfast at the hotel, rest for some time to get acclimatized with the high altitude.
Later in the afternoon, visit the Shanti Stupa, which dominates the city’s skyline from atop a hill.
The two-storey stupa is embellished with colourful and intriguing paintings of deities and incidents from Buddhist mythology.
The evening gives you a chance to walk around the local bazaars and buy souvenirs like Buddhist cloth paintings, called thangkas, images of deities, fine-quality pashminas and decorative handicrafts.
Later, retreat to the hotel for dinner, then head to your room for a good night's sleep.
After freshening up today, start off on your sightseeing tour.
Your destination for the day is the Sham Valley, which is replete with unique places.
Visit the Hall of Fame dedicated to the Indian soldiers.
It showcases weapons and documents recovered from the enemy during various wars.
A key attraction is the grand Spituk Monastery, dating to the 11th century.
While here, do see the statues of Lord Buddha, and don’t miss the panoramic view of the Indus Valley below. Next travel to Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, one of the most sacred places for Sikhs. It houses a huge rock, believed to have been hurled at Guru Nanak by a demon.
Then it is time to move to the famed Magnetic Hill.
It is said that it pulls vehicle upwards when left on neutral.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel commence on the road journey to Nubra Valley.
Located in the extreme north of Ladakh, this desert land is distinguished for its white sands.
Wear sufficient warm clothes as the drive takes you past Khardung La, which at 18380 feet, is said to be the highest motorable road on earth.
As you reach the village of Hunder, you are in the valley, known as Ldumra, that means the valley of flowers.
After checking-in at the camp site, explore the sand dunes that stretch from Hunder to Diskit along the Nubra and Shyok Rivers.
Watch out for the two humped Bactrian camel that are found only in this part of India and Central Asia.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Morning Breakfast at Hotel.
Mark this day as the highlight of your fabulous trip as you visit the Diskit Monastery and the Pangong Tso.
Enjoy breakfast under a clear sky on the river bank and then travel to Diskit Monastery in the town of the same name.
As you near the town, you can view the huge 106-feet high statue of Maitreya Buddha atop a hill. The monastery has intriguing images of many deities.
Some claim that the hand of a demon killed near the monastery is also kept here, all wrinkled and eerie.
Thereafter continue travel to Pangong via Shyok village. It's not often that travel experts cover this majestic location in a span of 6 days on a trip to Ladakh.
But you we believe you deserve the best and including this in our itinerary is a step forward to that.
One of the largest high-altitude lakes in the world and the highest salt water lake, the crystal blue waters of the Pangong Tso Lake impeccably reflect the brown mountains around making for a picture perfect postcard. You stay at the campsite for the night, under a star-spangled sky.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Wake up to a mesmeric sunrise above the lake, and then head back to Leh.
On the way, cross the approximately 17950-feet high Chang La, one of the highest mountain passes in the world.
Along the way, pay a visit to the Druk White Lotus School, that shot to fame with the movie ‘3 Idiots’ as the site where the last scene was shot.
After exploring it and meeting local students, reach Leh, where you can spend some time at leisure.
A delicious dinner waits you at the hotel; thereafter, get a good night’s sleep in your room.
After Breakfast and then checking-out from the hotel.
Then move to the Leh airport for your onward flight.
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