The land of high passes, the newly created Union Territory of India is jewelled by a landscape that will leave you with your jaws dropped. The place where landscape changes dramatically, it is astonishing to see the mountains, cold desert, snow, alpine meadows, and lakes at a small distance from each other. Ladakh is truly a delight for nature lovers as well as adventurers.
Adorned with the barren mountains, Ladakh hosts some of the highest motorable passes like Khardung La and Chang La Pass.
Ladakh is popular amongst the adventurers which hosts a number of adrenaline rushing activities. The place is amongst the top trekking destinations in India with some astonishing treks like the popular Chadar trek/Frozen river trek. Ladakh also provides the opportunities for white water rafting, mountaineering, motor biking, mountain biking and much more.
Moreover, adding to its beauty are the ancient Buddhist monasteries that date back to thousand years. Buddhist is the most followed religion in this region and numerous monasteries stand testimony to that. Among the world's most renowned monasteries are Hemis Monastery, Lamayuru Monastery, Karma Dupgyud, Matho Monastery, Phyang Gompa, Rangdum Gompa, and the Likir Monastery.
Leh is the most popular city of Ladakh, surrounded by towering mountain ranges and pristine lakes, it offers an incredible experience to the tourists. With its dry and barren landscape, and colorful Buddhist monasteries, Leh creates a surreal travel experience. The nine-storeyed Leh Palace should be a must visit place in your Ladakh tour. Nubra Valley is another popular tourist attraction in the region. Pangong Lake is a pristine intense blue lake in the middle of mountains. The beauty of this lake is surreal and needs to be experienced. Another place of interest is Zanskar Valley, a secluded region famed for its mountains and splendid landscape. This beautiful region has a pleasant climate, stunning views, and shimmering rivers which is perfect for a vacation.
Ladakh cuisine is greatly influenced by Tibetan culture, you must taste some delectable cuisines like Thukpa noodle-soup, chunks of chicken, pork, and meat. Ladakh is popular for its butter tea. Momos might be famous all over the country but they originated here, and you must definitely taste them. One must definitely visit the place at least once in a lifetime, and explore the untouched beauty of this pristine land and majestic heights.
Language Spoken -
Ladakhi, Tibetian, Urdu, Balti
Things to do
Indus River Rafting
Go on a Camel Safari
Indulge in the beauty of Pangong Tso Lake
River Rafting in Zanskar River
Drive at the highest motorable road- Khardung La Pass
Enjoy the mouth-watering local food
Witness anti-gravity at Magnetic Hill
Experience the thrilling Mountain Biking
Best time to visit
The best time to visit Ladakh is during the summer season from April to June when the climate is pleasant to enjoy the breathtaking landscape.Summers in Ladakh is the peak tourist season.