The breathtaking landscape and adventure sports facility make Ladakh a famous tourist destination of India. It is a land which never fails to capture the hearts of tourists with its sheer natural beauty. Because of its natural beauty it has earned several wonderful titles. It is popularly known as Little Tibet. It is aptly called the Cold Desert.
Ladakh offers mesmerizing natural beauty and great adventure sports facility. It also boasts of beautiful Buddhist monasteries, enchanting valleys and snow-capped mountain peaks which beckon tourists for a rejuvenating travel experience. Adventure buffs from across the world come here to quench their thirst for adventure. One can enjoy a variety of adventure sports here such as river rafting, mountaineering, trekking, camping and mountain biking.
Some of the famous tourist destinations of Ladakh are:
It is the must-visit destination of Ladakh located on the banks of the river Indus. It is a beautiful place known as a trekker’s paradise. It is the largest town in Ladakh. Located at an elevation of 3,600 m, it offers attractions like palace, monasteries, natural beauty and adventure sports.
It is a staggeringly beautiful destination which literally means green. Enjoying the best climate in Ladakh this valley is very fertile and boasts of apple and apricot orchards. Other things grown here are peas, onion, millet, buckwheat, barley and wheat. The road to this enchanting valley passes through highest motorable road in the world at Khardungla. The valley is located at an altitude of 10,000 ft. above sea level. The famous attractions of this valley are the Bactarian Camels (double Humped camels), Khardungla pass and Buddhist monasteries.
It is the remotest area of Ladakh which is endowed with sheer natural beauty. This region has several mesmerizing valleys surrounded by mountains. This place receives heavy snowfall. During winter season the temperature of this destination drops to – 40AC. The region is not accessible for almost 8 months of the year because of the snow. The term Zanskar means the land of white copper. The Zankar region is dotted with several Buddhist monasteries. The Zanskar river flows through the valley making it look all the more picturesque. It is a great place for trekking.
It is a wonderful town located at an altitude of 3,300 m. It boasts of extensive willow groves along the river. Come winter and this town gets cloaked in snow. It is known as the second coldest inhabited region in Asia. During Spring season this place looks very picturesque. The gorgeous green pastures, undulating hills and colourful flowers give this place a new look during Spring.… Read More