Ladakh, India’s cold desert is amazingly beautiful, shrouded in mystique, spirituality and awe-inspiring tranquility. Nestled at an altitude of 3,500 meters above the sea level, the travellers are spellbound by its towering snow capped peaks and the gushing Indus and Zanskar rivers underneath thus making it a once in a life time experience for all tourists whether seeking adventure, sightseeing or spirituality. Here’s why a trip to Ladakh must be on the top of your travel bucket list.
Things to do in Ladakh
The clear blue water of this beautiful lake at an altitude of 14,270 ft with the tranquil and serene environment appears to be out of this world.
Being at a height of about 4267 metres the place affords a magnificent panoramic view of Leh and the snow-clad mountains. The sunrise and sunset are worth seeing from this Stupa.
Indus and Zanskar River Rafting
The Indus River runs across the desert region of Ladakh satisfying your adventure buds as rafting goes through Zanskar canyon or Grand Canyon in India with some real tough rapids and wild swells of water.
Khardung La-Motor biking
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 called valley of flowers.
Go for a ride on the Bactrian (two humps) camels and exploring the sand dunes at Hunder especially after Sunset, as dunes turn golden under setting sun is another must do in Ladakh.
Remembering our war heroes
Hall of Fame near Leh is actually a museum dedicated to the Indian army’s heroic struggles during the war in Kargil and Siachen sectors.
The best place to find snow leopards in Ladakh is Hemis National Park, which is also called the Snow Leopard Capital of the world.
Happy Journey to the timeless & beautiful Ladakh!