“GO WHERE YOU FEEL MOST ALIVE”
Escaping from life once in a while, that’s all we need. Traveling is the best thing which saves us from an exhaustive and monotonous life. It gives life a refreshing break, which all humans should have. It will not only give us mesmerizing experience, but along with it you will get time for self – introspection and to process thoughts and feelings. Travelling gives calmness and happiness to the soul at the same. So this time give yourself a break and plan, a trip to ‘the Land of high passes’, yes you heard that right, Leh Ladakh.
This place is best for all, so you can come here with your buddies, and families or even can come being a solo traveler and enjoy the thrilling and tranquil beauty of Leh Ladakh. Words can’t be enough to describe this beguiling place, the coolest desert in India, located at the height of 8370 feet from sea level. This place is so picture-perfect but it has also lots to offer. The dream of every youngster is to ride a motorcycle in between the mesmerizing hills of Leh Ladakh, which can be the best experience you can ever have. The presence of white sand and the ruggedness of the Himalayas will give you an adventurous vibe.
THE BEST TIME TO VIST LEH LADAKH
If we talk, the best time to visit Leh Ladakh is in the month of may end and in the mids of July. When the temperature in the rest part of India is high especially in the southern and central parts, you can plan a trip to Leh Ladakh to get an escape from the heat and high temperature. Also at this time roads are open from both Leh Manali highway and Srinagar Leh highway. You can also experience the best snowfall in Leh Ladakh at this time. Apart from this you, another time for visiting here is from September to October. Comparatively, there is less crowd, and you can avail more discounts from hotels and nearby places.
|TIMINGS||8 A.M TO 5 P.M ( open all days)|
|TIME REQUIRED||Around 2-3 hours|
|ENTRY FEES||Only INR 20 per person|
Pangong lake is also known as Pangong Tso, it is the most famous and popular destination among tourists in Ladakh. This beautiful lake is situated at the height of 4350 meters. The chilling weather and soothing atmosphere are more than enough to feel like heaven over here. The majority of the land area of Pangong lake which is around 60% lies in the Tibetan Autonomous Region. One astonishing feature of this place is the changing color, of the lake, sometimes, it changes to green, sometimes grey, and it doesn’t remain blue throughout the year.
KNOW MORE ABOUT PANGONG LAKE
- ideal destination for camping, though camping is not allowed next to the lake, you do at nearby places.
- You can see the migratory birds, especially in summers over here
- In winters, you can witness the snowy and frozen beauty of the lake
SHANTI STUPA LADAKH
|TIMINGS||5 A.M to 9 P.M|
|TIME REQUIRED||1-2 hours|
|ENTRY FEES||No Entry fees|
One of the best natural attractions of Ladakh is Shanti Stupa, built in the year 1914 the height of Shanti Stupa is 11841 feet. The most sacred place in Ladakh, tourists love to visit this magnetic, religious place. This place has the most tourist attraction, from all over the world. The mesmerizing view of nearby places such as changspa village from the Shanti stupa is ravishing. The stupa was constructed by the Japanese Buddhists. (Bhikshu Gyomyo) in the year 1991. The construction was done in the completion of the 2500 years of Buddhism. In this place, you will get the reflection on the preaching of Gautam Budhha.
KNOW MORE ABOUT SHANTI STUPA
- The Shanti Stupa is constructed on two levels, the first level has the gold embellished statue of Gautam buddha( which shows the life of buddha) and the second level shows the death of Gautam buddha.
- It is among the oldest stupa in India which has great significance in Buddhist culture.
|TIMINGS||7 A.M- 7 P.M(the monastery is closed in the month from November to April)|
|WEATHER||8 Degree Celcius|
|ENTRY FEES||INR 30 per person|
|TIME REQUIRED||1-2 hours|
Thiksey monastery is located in Ladakh, approximately 20 km away from the south of Leh. This magnificent Tibetian-style monastery is situated on the top of the hill. The grandeur view from the Leh Manali Highway is way too amazing. The natural attraction of this Thiksey Monastery is the Maitreya Temple, which has Maitreya Budha Statue, and its height is 15 meters. It is one of the largest statues in Ladakh and it covers mainly two stories of buildings. Apart from this, on the hills, thiksey has several white buildings which arrange in Hierarchal order. Also, this is not just a monastery, it is home to hundreds of monks. It also has ten temples along with a Buddhist stupa, wall painting, and many other things which worth seeing.
KNOW MORE ABOUT THIKSEY
- In Lamokhang Temple, women are not allowed to enter the temple
- With cultural bend, it also takes care of people’s needs, monastery complex has two cafes.
- You can also visit Hemis Monastery, Stakna Monastery, and Shey palace along with Thiksey Monastery.
KHARDUNG LA PASS
|TIME REQUIRED||1-2 hours|
|ENTRY FEES||INR 20 per day|
Khardung La is also known as Kardzong, the must-visit place in the Ladakh region. If you want to make your rip, more memorable than do try the adventurous and thrilling activities over here. Mountain biking is the most popular thing to do here but to enter this place you nan need an inner line permit. Apart from this, Khardung La is not open throughout the year. It remains closed from October month to may month. This place is just perfect for everyone, whether you are looking for adventure or peace. If we talk about its construction, it was built in the year 1976.
KNOW MORE ABOUT KHARDUNG LA
- Leh is the nearest town, to sharding la, you can easily plan your trip from here because of the good road connectivity
- If we talk about the road condition, it is overall good but you can see the bad patches and broken roads.
|LOCATION||Jammu and Kashmir|
|TIME REQUIRED||1-2 Day|
|BEST TIME||June- September|
Nubra Valley is one of the best natural attractions of Ladakh, it is also known as the “Orchard of Ladakh”. It is a famous nearby place in Ladakh which has a major tourist attraction. Nubra valley is 140 km away from Ladakh. The valley has a serene and beguiling environment, and the Shyok and Nubra rivers are so soothing and enchanting. Apart from this, there are a lot of amazing things you can do, such as the Bactrian Camel ride, and Hundra in Nubra Valley. Along with this, you can visit the Diskit Monastery in Nubra Valley. Here you can also enjoy some, exciting activities such as ATV rides and Zipling along with much more fun. Tourists from all over the world visit here, and the travelers used to come from Khardunga La from Leh.
KNOW MORE ABOUT NUBRA VALLEY
- Here you can enjoy the Local food of Nubra Valley because many restaurants are not available here
- Apart from visiting Monastery, you can also visit Yarab Tso in Sumur also can enjoy Panamik Hot Springs
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