The diversity of India is incredible and simply cannot be denied. Ladakh is amazing in more than one way as it is not only rich in its culture and traditions, but also has an abundance of natural beauty. This region of distinctive scenic beauty is strategically placed in Northern India and is snuggled between the vast Karakoram mountain range to the north and the Himalayas to the south. Situated at the height of 11,400 ft , there here are many places of tourist attractions in Ladakh which can be explored by both the domestic and International travelers.
Ladakh trip is designed for the travelers who intend to enjoy the ethereal beauty of this "land of high passes". The Indian portion of Ladakh is composed of the Leh and Kargil districts. Ladakh is known for its numerous monasteries, belonging to the Tibetan Sect of Buddhism. Fabulous landscapes, panoramic vistas, warm people and rich culture, makes Ladakh truly a heaven on Earth .
The mystical region of Ladakh encompasses, eye-catching sceneries, geographical diversity and, the modest culture that it fosters. Starting from extraordinary gompas to gorgeous valleys to picturesque locations, interesting markets, lip-smacking momos, and abundant unique features define the culture of Ladakh. It is seen that only in Ladakh when a person sits in the sun with feet in the shade can still suffer from sunstroke and frostbite at the same time.
The amalgamation of varied activities and unique charm of nature in Ladakh , with amazing cultural diversities and thrill of adventure sports activities enthrall thousands of tourists as they plan to visit this place from all parts of the globe. The Ladakh trip is crafted by reputed travel operators for the travelers who can enjoy the magnificent beauty of this land and seek unique spiritual experiences. The natural environs of this area make it a perfect destination for a camping and blood pumping trekking adventures. The raw beauty of the high-altitude gigantic glaciers and melting snows is explored by adventure enthusiasts coming from all parts of India. Visiting Ladakh is a treat to the wanderer’s heart and soul.
Ladakh is a cold desert, with an English summer. However, during the winter season the temperature drops below 0*. The most suitable time to visit Ladakh is between April to June. the climate during this time of the year is extremely pleasant, with the winter snow all thawed. The balmy weather can be enjoyed during these months. Later on till July only the Srinagar-Leh highway opens up and Manali-Leh highway is not functional which also gets affected by sporadic landslides thus making it unfit for tourists. Mid-September to Mid-October is also ideal for visiting since you can enjoy wonderful colors of this scenic place in all their glory. It is not advisable to travel in monsoon or extreme cold climate as there is frequent snowfall and acclimatization to these weather conditions gets very tough
Adventure buffs aspiring to indulge in winter sports visit in the months of December and January. However, winter in Ladakh has an incomparable charm of its own. For the adventurous-at-heart, winter is the ideal time to experience Ladakh in its amazing white cover with inches deep snow in the beautiful stretches of Ladakh
Taking Ladakh Tour is a tempting opportunity for the ultimate adventure aficionados
The easiest way to travel to Ladakh is by air as the nearest airport is located in Leh . which is connected with many international airports in India such as Delhi, Srinagar, Chandigarh etc. You can take a taxi from outside the airport to reach your specific destination.
But if you wish to enjoy the snowy roads and mountains en route you need to travel for a holiday in Ladakh by road By mid-June, the snow begins dissolving so you will head out and see some of the most beautiful lakes in while reaching your ultimate destination. You can depart from Srinagar by bus and pass through Zoji La Pass to reach Ladakh and from Manali you will scale Rohtang Pass to reach Ladakh
Ladakh is a cold desert, having an English summer, but during the winters the temperature drops below 0 degree. Jutting mountain peaks, amazing wildlife safaris, mineral springs, adrenal rushing adventure activity spots and much more allure the adventure seeking tourists.
• Winter trek on the frozen Zanskar River which is also known as Chaddar Road is exhilarating Tourists can trek on the frozen River from Nimo to Karsh although it is a very tough expedition.
• Another activity for adventure lover in winter is Ski-Mountaineering.
• search the wild snow cat accompanied with a professional guide from the Snow Leopard Conservancy. In addition, you get the best chance to fulfill their passion of wildlife photography.
• The State Tourism Department also organizes ice- hockey tournament of national and international level during the winter season
• During summer many trekking groups explore Ladakh Mountains and enjoy a thrilling trekking experience
• Take an exhilarating Cruise on Double Humped Camels, on White Sand Dunes and Diskit Monastery
• Take a full day excursion trip to see Pangong lake which is one of the most amazing lakes in Asia as its changes its color four to five times a day.
• River rafting
• Cycling on the dry barren terrain
• Mountain climbing
Ladakh is replete with exciting pristine beauty, religious sites, palaces of the royalty, and gompas. Ladakh with a unique blend of Indian, Tibetan as well as Buddhism culture offers many tourist attractions worth paying a visit to. The countryside is dotted with ancient monasteries and Buddhist monuments such as stupas, Mani walls and big prayer wheels. The beautiful monasteries having a serene and divine ambience are perched high on rocky hillsides. As the tourists embark on best Ladakh Tour they get the unique opportunity to join the native inhabitants in their rituals. They can partake in all ceremonies and enjoy the lilting music and masked dances at the energetic and spirited monastery festivals such as Haemis annual festival Visit Shey Monastry, Thiksey gompa, Shanti Stupa, Diskit Monastry, Haemis monastery which has a gold plated copper statue of Lord BuddahDrass war memorial, Nubra valley via Khurdang la Pass. Explore this mountainous desert which stretches from one peak to another and appears as an ethereal painting done in bold strokes of magnificent hues of purple, brown and grey, with lovely streaks of silver and amazing patches of green along the meandering Indus River. Visit Gurdwara Pather Sahib, Kargil town, Sam Stanling Monastry and many more and have a great experience.
Savory and delectable food with distinctive aromas and flavors is served at the many eating joints In Ladakh. Popular and favorite dishes include Thupka soup which is noodle soup with lot of vegetables with chunks of chicken or pork.Tigmo is another popular dish which is flavored and spicy stew . Momos, Skyu and Mokthuk are hot favorites amongst the tourists. Khambir and Yak cheese is also very popular dish. Another signature dish of Ladakh is the Chutagi. Skew which is an amazing dumpling soup consisting of potatoes, carrots and spinach. Gur Gur Cha or Butter Tea is savored by all people. Paba and Tangtur is a very nutritious food of this region and is said to be the staple food of people in Ladakh. ‘Sheldon Garden Resort’ with its candle lit garden is most suitable for enjoying a sumptuous meal as it serves some delectable Mexican, Italian and local fares. ‘Book lovers Retreat’ with its covered roof terrace has a very serene atmosphere offers reasonably priced yummy food. If you want to enjoy authentic Tibetan food then the cozy ‘Denzing Dickey Tibetan’ is the ideal hotspot. Enjoy special tandoori chicken and an interesting fusion of authentic Mexican-Ladakhi cuisines at ‘Grills and Curry ‘and ‘Old Town Café’ in Ladakh.
One of the highlights of travelling to Ladakh is bringing back interesting souvenirs to remind you of your wonderful power packed holiday. Shopping is fun in bustling small bazaars of Ladakh as you see t the amazing curios in the charming and old-fashioned streets of Ladakh. Start looking for Tibetan handicrafts and jewellery in The Buddhist Thangka House which has a variety Ladakhi hats and Thangkas. You can buy souvenirs from fixed price shops such as ‘The Tibetan Handicraft Emporium’ on Bazaar Road and the ‘Tibetan Handicraft Community Showroom’ in Choglamsar . If you are adept at bargaining, head straight to the vibrant open markets namely Tibetan Market especially for clothes and antiques handicrafts and semi-precious stones You can also buy traditional Ladakhi dresses and shawls in the main Bazaar Road which is lined with a number of quaint shops and stalls. The Buddhist Thangka House has a variety of thangkas and other items such as Ladakhi hats, pashmina stoles, sweaters, gloves , caps etc
It is best to plan and book Ladakh Holiday package in advance. The primary objective of booking cheapest Ladakh tour Package is to enjoy planned excursions and indulge in adventure activities in Leh Ladakh bike trip without any problems. Customized Ladakh Tour Packages are also designed by reputed travel operators keeping in view your specific needs. You can get Ladakh Tour itinerary so that you are acquainted with all the important details. There are numerous affordable and cheap budget hotels in Ladakh which offer all wide range of amenities and services to tourists including ‘Hotel Shaolin’. Besides there are many lodges, deluxe guest houses in Ladakh which offer luxuries of metropolitan cities such as internet facilities and enchanting views of untouched scenic beauty of the mountains. Huge inventory of Ladakh Packages which include staying in comfortable accommodations are offered by travel operators. Book cheapest Ladakh tour package in advance and have a pleasurable and memorable holiday experience as the tour operators plan excursions to exotic locations All you need to do is to enjoy the serene beauty of Ladakh, visit its monasteries ,indulge in exhilarating treks on rugged terrain as all your travel needs are addressed by efficient Ladakh tour operators. Everything is magnetic about the place including the warm hospitality of its people, unspoilt raw beauty and the rich heritage.