Ladakh, as the name suggests is a land of high passes. Inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent, Ladakh is renowned for its secluded mountain magnificence and culture. Being the highest plateau of state of Kashmir, Ladakh extends from the Himalayan to the Kunlun Ranges and includes the upper Indus River valley. The people here follow the Ladakhi culture which is very similar to the Tibetan culture. The Ladakh tour packages take you to the magical snow lapped mountains and peaks of this region.
Places to see in Ladakh
The Ladakh holiday packages some very magical places you can venture around in this snow capped region. One of the most beautiful places to visit in this region is the Pangong Lake. Located at a height of about 13,900 ft in the upper Himalayan mountain range, this is a spellbinding lake with ever changing hues. As the name suggests this long, narrow, enchanted lake with bright blue waters lies partly in India and partly in China. You will find lots of water birds and migratory birds like Brahmani Ducks, Rare black necked cranes and Seagulls in this lake. Likewise, the Nubra Valley in Ladakh is one other nature’s best with its gigantic mountains and landscapes. The Nubra Valley is specially known for its major attraction, the so called highest motorable road – Khardung La Pass. Another beautiful and much more developed region of this area is Lahaul. A district of Himanchal Pradesh near Ladakh, Lahaul is a green and pretty fertile land along with Spiti which is absolutely a high dessert. Visit the beautiful Monasteries here like the Key Gompa, Saskyagongmig Gompa, Dhankar Gompa and Tabo monastery. There are many more such beautiful and enchanting monasteries in this region and around Ladakh.
Things to do in Ladakh
There are so many thing to do in this part of the country. Camping on the shore and photography at sunset and sunrise are the main attractions here in the Pangong Lake of Ladakh. The Ladakh Honeymoon packages provide you with ample opportunities to come close to the nature and your beloved. Enjoy the fun filled activities like trekking, Spiti Safari, climbing the Kanamo Peak and cycling around the beautiful mountain peaks and Buddhist monasteries. Check out the beautiful Mahabodhi Centre and the Leh Palace to get to know the heritage of this region. The spectacular view of the Shanti Stupa will leave you mesmerized.
With so much to see and do in this region of the country, Ladakh becomes one of the most sought after tourist destination in India. A serene beauty and calmness in the atmosphere relaxes the senses and enhances the feel of a vacation enormously. Come visit Ladakh and know the magnificence that lies behind the name.