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Leh & Ladakh Travel Information

State: Jammu and Kashmir
Famous for/as: Scenic, Trekking
Languages: Ladakhi, Urdu
Best Season: Jun - Sep
Weather: Summer 5 to 40°C, Winter -14 to 24°C
Altitude: 2750 m
Ladakh, popularly known as 'the Moon Land', 'Little Tibet', and 'the last Shangri La' is one of the most popular tourist destinations of India, situated in the Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh is a hill station, a beautiful spectacular region of higher altitude. Ladakh has the privilege of being a unique place on Earth contributed by its snow-covered beauty, landscapes, enchanting silence and what not, and a confabulation of all charms in the physical world. It stands a class apart from other places in India.
Attractions
Leh Palace

Leh Palace, an imposing and captivating marvelous structure, rises from the edge of a hill overlooking the Leh town, the well-known capital of Ladakh, and stretches out towards the indigo sky. The palace was supposed to be built in the middle of the 16th century by King Singe Namgyal and this nine-storeyed monument still continues under the hold of Royal family.
Leh palace, an impressive palace and a major attraction for tourists, is a 9 storied palace constructed way back in 17th century for the comfort of King Singge Namgyal. Situated on the ridge of a hillock, it is a miniature version of the renowned Potola in Lhasa, Tibet.

Shanti Stupa

Shanti Stupa, literally means peace(Shanti) pillar (Stupa) established by a ‘Peace Sect’ of Japanese Buddhists, is situated above Changspa in Leh District of Jammu and Kashmir. The stupa was opened in 1985 by Dalai Lama with an intention of Spreading Buddhist ideology and teaching all through the world. This is a place which tells the world the need for peace and harmony among its population.

Hemis Monastery

Hemis Monastery or Hemis Gompa, constructed in 1630 during the period of Sengge Namgyal, is the world known biggest Buddhist Monastery in the region of Leh. The Monastery is managed by Drukpa sect of Buddhism and the Gompa flourished by the activities during the period of Namgyal dynasty.

Matho Monastery

Matho Monastery, with the history of five hundred years and the only monastery under the Saskya monastic Establishment in Leh Ladakh, is located on the beautiful Indus River valley and is believed to be founded by Lama Dugpa Dorje, a famous Lama in Buddhist Monarchy.

Shey Monastery

Shey Monastery, an erstwhile Royal residence up to 16th century, is located at a small village Shey near Leh on the banks of Indus River and is managed by Buddhists Monks from Hemis Monastery. Lhachen Palgyigon, the first King of Ladakh built this Monastery. The building is placed on a ridge similar to a knife edge and the approach to the monastery is decorated with many stupas and shrines.

Stakna Gompa

Stakna Gompa, famous for the splendid architecture on a 60 m high isolated rock and one of the most accessible monasteries, is another eye-catching monastery of Leh. This monastery is a visual display of the religious and cultural heritage of India and Biddhusm.

Thiksey Monastery

Thiksey Monastery, an outstanding specimen of Ladakhi architecture, is a glorious Buddhist monastery located nearby Leh in Jammu and Kashmir. Thiksey Monastery is the part of Gelukpa order in Buddhism and is beautifully located in the picturesque top of a hillock. It encloses numerous stupas, Thangkas, statues, swords, wonderful wall paintings and a large pillar carved with Buddha’s ideas and preaching, all in a mammoth 12 storied building complex.

Trekking Routes

Leh, a paradise for trekkers, is attracted by many natural lovers and adventurous tourist. The snow covered Himalayan trekking terrains poses mild to very tough challenges to trekkers. The experienced trekkers got the competitive chances of highly challenging and breath taking trekking trails in mountain ranges surrounding Leh. Safari through the plain valleys in the banks of Indus River is also very attractive. There are some trekking institutes which provide the necessary support for the naïve trekkers.

Nubra Valley

The Nubra Valley is scenic place located in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. The valley is located around 150 km from the city of Leh. It is situated around 10000 feet above sea level and it a popular tourist destination. Travelers are required to obtain an Inner Line Permit from Leh which can be easily obtained from an office in Leh. Travelers pass through some of the most scenic locations in the country on the road to the Nubra Valley.

Pangong Lake

The Pangong Lake is situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m), one of the largest brackish-water lakes in Asia, is also considered as the largest lake in Ladakh.. Pangong Lake lies like a giant snake is 130 km long. The Pangong Lake is 160 km from Leh, with Spectacular view colorful mountains and Changla Pass. The Ladakh range is crossed by the Chang-la (18,000 feet / 5,475 m), which is the third highest pass in the world.

Kargil can be subdivided into two tourist circuits:

KARGIL: The second Largest town of Ladakh, is around 230Km from Leh, was once the trade route that leads to Kashmir, Baltistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia and Tibet. It still retains its conservative Balti Shia Muslim culture and has two fine Mosques built in Turkish style. Now use as a stop over when going to Srinagar or Zanskar.

ZANSKAR:
The land of Religion, it is noted for its high ranges, fine Gompas and gentle people. It has the largest number of Gompas in Ladakh region outside the Indus Valley. The land is virtually untouched until now. Now a popular destination for adventure treks. The famous peaks of Nun & Kun also are in Zanskar. Padum is the the main habitation and subdivisional headquarter. Close by are two famous Gompas of Stagrimo&Pibithing. A two hour trek from Padum takes one to Karsha Gompa(16th Century). This is the largest and the wealthiest Gompa of this region. Other interesting Gompas of this region are:-Sani(6Km from Padum),Stongdey(18Km),Bardan(12Km)and the Phugtal Gompa.

 

How to Reach
By  Air

Different airline services provide regular services from Leh to Delhi, Jammu and Srinagar and return. Major cities in and abroad can be reached through Delhi.

By Train

Jammu is the nearest railway station, which is about 734 km from Leh. Jammu to Leh via Srinagar and takes more than two days by bus.

By Bus

Srinagar to Leh (700 km) which takes two days and HRTC provide service from Manali to Leh (474 km), which takes about 20 hours or two days if you halt in between.

 
 

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