Ladakh, The Himalayas, India

Ladakh

Jammu and Kashmir

(Indian Himalayas)

Ladhak is a region that showcases the everlasting beauty of Himalayan mountain range in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is the tallest plateau at a height of 9,800 ft. stretching to the Kunlun ranges. Buddhist monasteries in Ladhak are an excellent example of Tibetan monastic architecture with Indian elements. The place famous for adventure tourism offers thrilling experiences from mountaineering and river rafting to desert camel rides.


Ladhak is a region that showcases the everlasting beauty of Himalayan mountain range in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is the tallest plateau at a height of 9,800 ft. stretching to the Kunlun ranges. Buddhist monasteries in Ladhak are an excellent example of Tibetan monastic architecture with Indian elements. The place famous for adventure tourism offers thrilling experiences from mountaineering and river rafting to desert camel rides.

The Indigenous Heritage of Ladhak

The place sings of grand Ladakhi culture, which people can experience by tasting the authentic thukpa dishes in cuisine that is similar to that of Tibet. Tibetan medicine with influences of Ayurveda and Chinese remedies has great stronghold in the region. Tourists can also try on some traditional jewelry or headdresses like the conventional Peraks. These are crafted from turquoise, coral and decorated with lapis, pearl or amber.

Tourism in Ladhak

The Royal Leh Palace certainly begs a visit, as does the noteworthy Shanti Stupa in Leh. Trekking expeditions to the Nubra valley and Magnetic Hill are popular for vacationers who wish to view the abundance of flora and fauna native there. The Tso Moriri and Pangong Lake are places that cannot be missed by people who wish to gaze at sweeping views of snow-capped Himalayas and green valleys.

Summer brings clear skies and sunshine in Ladhak along with the much celebrated Hemis festival in honor of Guru Padmasambhava. This makes June a wonderful time to visit so travelers can witness the festivities in the mildest of weather.

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