Rolling The Clock Back Through Silk Route Mosaic

Silk Route has been the Ancient trade route from China to Central Asia passing through the Ladakh region in India leading to great cultural assimilation besides brisk business. Silk Route Mosaic covers the mesmerizing points in Ladakh along the historic Silk route providing a breathtaking view of snow capped mountains, tranquil lakes, old palaces and Buddhist monasteries.

EasyTravelDeal.com that offers the best Adventure Packages in India comes up with an amazing Silk Route Mosaic package that covers all the important places that were once a part of the famous Silk route, thus providing you with panoramic scenic beauty, adventure, historical and spiritual perspectives all rolled in one trip. The package includes all resorts & hotel booking excluding flight bookings.

From Leh to Pangong Lake it includes various beautiful destinations and places for a memorable silk route journey.

ETD_blog1_lehLeh once a famous stop for trading caravans later became a famous Buddhist center, which has Leh Palace similar to Dalai Lama’s Potala Palace in Tibet.

ETD_blog1_SheyShey Monastery, a beautiful ancient capital known for restoring old palaces, is beautifully located on the hilltop of Shey. The gold plated copper statue of seated Shakyamuni in Shey Monastery is the second largest statue in Ladkah.

ETD_blog1_ThikseyThikse Gompa 19 km from Leh is the largest monastery in Ladakh and has Buddhist artifacts such as Thangka paintings, statues, stupas etc.

ETD_blog1_HemisHemis Monastery is the most famous Buddhist temple in the entire region. Some of the frescoes paintings and murals here date back to 17th century.

Situated at a height of 18,380 ft. Khardung La pass is the highest motorable road and one of the toughest terrain and mesmerizing landscapes in the world. The pass lies on the trail from Leh to Nubra valley-also known as valley of flowers.

ETD_blog1_NubraNubra Valley is about 150 km north of Leh where the Shyok River meets the Siachen River. The famous Karakoram Pass of the silk route fame lies to the northwest of the valley and connects Nubra with Xinjiang.

The main attraction in Diskit is Diskit Gompa of Gelugpa sect, which is set atop a small hill offering beautiful view of the oldest and the second largest Buddhist monastery in Leh Ladakh.

Caravans once travelled and carried their goods on a Bactrian camel through Hunder Pass, full of sand dunes, which assume different shapes and hues with the fading light of setting Sun.

ETD_blog1_ChanglaChangla Pass is the third highest motorable pass and presents memorable view of snow capped mountains all around. At the pass there is a shrine dedicated to Chang La baba after whom the pass is also named.

ETD_blog1_pangongPangong Tso Lake – Clear blue sky and snow-capped mountains all around provide a scenic backdrop to the blue and green water of Pangong Tso Lake. Situated along the India/China border the lake is the highest (4267M) salt-water lake in the world and its water changes the color with changing light of the day.