Best Places to Visit in Leh Ladakh Tour
A Ladakh Tour Promises to Spent Some Days in Fun & Frolic in Little Tibet
Are you planning for a family tour in the land of high passes, beautiful lakes, and magnificent monasteries? The Ladakh tour of India offers you all at an affordable price to move you at the desert in the eastern part of Jammu & Kashmir.
Situated at an altitude of 12,000 feet above sea level, the place is renowned for its stunning mountain beauty & peculiar Buddhist culture. In ancient times, caravans used to travel through the trade route along many high passes from the Kunlun mountain range to the main Great Himalayas. Apart from tourist spots, indigenous lifestyle, culture and festivals are attractions for visitors.
This all makes the tourism industry in Ladakh a booming industry as tour operator in India are providing tourist services to a number of tourists to Ladakh.
Useful Information for Leh Ladakh Tour
Languages spoke: Ladakhi, Tibetan, Urdu, Balti, Hindi & English
Largest town: Leh & Kargil
Airport: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh
Bus services: Local buses ply from Leh for different destinations
Taxi Service: You can hire an ordinary or luxurious cab on rent
Best time: May to Sept. (when ice melts & temperature is conducive for travel)
What to See in Leh Ladakh Trip
High passes are famous Ladakh landmarks. It is a must-visit destination not only because of amazing landscape but also because local people are simple, friendly and they love to interact.
Here are the tourist spots which you must visit:-
1. Magnetic Hill:
Situated near Leh Mera Khana in Ladakh, this uphill road defies Newton’s theory of gravitation. Your car will move even in a neutral gear as you reach the landmarked spot. It creates a magical spell on first-timers.
2. Tso Moriri Lake:
This mountain lake at Changthang plateau and it shares a boundary with Tibet. The crystal-clear water with a maximum depth of 344 ft is a feast for eyes. It is the largest high altitude lake in India situated at an altitude of 4,595 m.
3. Pangong Lake:
The 134 km long narrow lake shares boundary with India & China. The water is icy cold but leaves an indelible impression on nature lovers. It is situated at an altitude of 4350 m and is renowned for its glamorous picnic spot.
4. Leh Palace:
The nine-story building of this former palace reminds you of the grandeur of Tibetan royalty & splendor. It was built in the 16th century and speaks of the visions and grandeur lifestyle of then King Sengge Namgyal.
5. Shanti Stupa:
The white-dome structure speaks the high influence of Buddhism in the region. The stupa still stands majestically high at steep hilltop at the soaring height of 11,841 feet above sea level. It sings the glory of Tibetan art & culture.
6. Nubra Valley:
The hot water spring is like a mirage in the desert land which is feed by two rivers (Shayok & Nubra Rivers). The nature scenery is enchanting. It is 150 km from Leh and takes 4 hours to reach by a motorable road.
7. Khardungla Pass:
A snow-covered mountain pass offers you to enjoy your trip as it passes through the highest motorable passes in the world. It offers a panoramic view of the Leh Valley and snow-capped mountains of the Himalayan region.
8. Stok Monastery:
Founded in 14th century by Lama Lhawang Lotus, it is most-sought spot by Buddhists Monks visiting Leh for religious purpose. It contains a rich library. A yearly dance-mask festival speaks the culture & lifestyle of Leh Ladakh.
9. Changtang Wildlife Sanctuary:
The second-largest nature reserve in the world spread over an area of 334,000 km2. You can meet Tibetan antelope, Tibetan wild ass, Himalayan blue sheep or wild wolves in this vast nature reserve.
10. Adventure Sports:
If you love adventure life, go for white river rafting on the Zanskar River surrounded by a high cliff. The Ladakh trekking tour packages offer you a memorable trip for your lifetime. You can participate in the Leh-Manali bike expedition which is also the best way to explore Ladakh.
Suggested Tour: Ladakh tour 14 D/13 N
Tour Packages: Ladakh Tours
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