Leh-Ladakh is encompassed by two of the world's supreme mountain ranges,
the Great Himalaya
and the Karkoram. A
continuation of the Trans Himalayan range, the Ladakh region is relatively
lower than the other ranges and has no major ridges and peaks. Ladakh with
its spiked peaks and alluring landscape is nestled at altitudes ranging from
about 9,000 feet at Kargil to 25,170 feet at Saser Kangri in the Karakoram.
Leh, the capital of Ladakh is situated at a height of 3505 meters. Leh is a
beautiful destination with numerous attractions and is the hub of
Tibeto-Buddhist culture for ages. Leh-Ladakh in Trans Himalayan region of
India is the most impressive range of the world which is fastly becoming the
most preferable adventure sports zone of the world.
Check In the Accommodations in Leh-Ladakh
To make your tour to Leh-Ladakh a success, book your hotels in advance.
Leh- Ladakh offers a wide range of accommodation to suit all categories of
tourists. Hotels are categorised as A,B,C and Economy categories while Guest
Houses fall under Upper, Medium and Economy class. Government run Tourist
Bungalows located mainly along the Srinagar -Leh road are also available for
the tourist's comfort. These offer the best value in the medium range.
Leh-Ladakh has an ample possibility for adventure tourism. Groups and
individual adventurers are leaded by friendly guides. Overland escape's
adventure tours organised by various tour operators are designed in a way
that you will get to experience local traditional culture, spiritual and
outstanding bio-diversity of high Himalayan regions. The people who are
interested in adventurous sports can engage themselves in -
, adventure sports, mountain climbing, cycling to list a few.
of the adventure tours are :
Safari & Trek
Places covered -
Delhi, Alchi, Likir, Martselang, Hemis, Kangmarula,
Kangyatse, Zalunkkarpo, Khar , Dhat, Sumdo, Lunmoche, Sangtha, Narbu,
Nuruchan, Gyama, Karnak, Korzok.
Mountain Bike Tours
Places covered - Delhi
Khoksar, Tandi, Darcha, Sarchu, Pang, Taglang La, Upshi, Leh.
It is most beautiful, isolated and not much frequently visited route, it is
greatest opportunity to visit this beautiful plateau, which is famous for
its wildlife stock.
Places covered -
Leh, Spituk, Zinchen, Rumbak, Shingo, Skiu, Markha,
Thachungtse, Gya, Latho, Delhi.
Indus River Rafting Excitement
The travelers can have the enjoyment of river rafting on the Indus River.
Places covered are - Leh, Lumayuru, Alchi.
Surrounded by the enchanting beauty of jagged mountain peaks and picturesqe
landscape, Ladakh has numerous places of attraction.
Built in 17th century, Leh Palace built on the edge attracts every tourist
visiting Leh-Ladakh. The palace had nine storeys, but now only the ruins
remain. It was the home of the royal family till 1830s when they were exiled
This is the most alluring area with large number of monasteries and
villages. The main attractions are the nine storey palace (Leh), the palace
museum of Stok, Hemis, Thiksey, Chemrey, Phyang, Lamayuru, Spituk, Ridzong,
Alchi Monasteries and villages of Basgo, Nimoo, Sankar etc.
Set amidst the Great Himalaya and the Karkoram in the
state of J&K.
Chilling through out the year.
Best time to visit :
June to October.
Indulge In :
By Air :
Indian Airlines and Jet Airways operates regular
flights to Leh from Delhi, Chandigarh, Jammu.
The nearest Rail Head is Jammu 620 Kms. from
Leh. Jammu is connected to all parts of india through express trains.
By Road :
A regular bus service operates on the routes;
cabs can also be hired from both Srinagar and Manali.
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