Leh Ladakh Tour in Himalaya - A Unique Experience

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Published: 16th May 2011
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Ladakh, the land of high passes, is an exotic region in the northernmost Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is sandwiched between the Kunlun mountain range in the north and the main great Himalayas in the south. Geographically this region of Kashmir has close proximity to Tibet and also has rich culture influenced by Tibetan culture & tradition. That’s why it is also called "Little Tibet". Ladakh offers amazing serenity, nature beauty and adventure activities to rejoice. Its picturesque landscapes, clear sky, lofty mountain ranges, gorgeous valleys, and amazing serenity make it a must visit tourist destination in India. Every year a large number of tourists and adventure enthusiasts from all over the world visit Ladakh to explore its incomparable beauty and magnificent attractions.

Leh, once the capital city of Ladakh Kingdom, is the largest town of the region which is located in Leh District. It is one of the few remaining abodes of Buddhism in South Asia as there are many Buddhist temples and monasteries in and around this city of Ladakh. You will have a wonderful opportunity to visit several historical Buddhist monasteries also called Gompas on your Leh Ladakh tour in India. Thiksey Monastery, Leh Palace, Alchi Gompa, Spituk Monastery, Hemis Gompa, Sankar Gompa, Lamayuru Monastery, Phugtal Monastery, etc are some of popular Buddhist structures and monasteries you will visit on your Leh Ladakh tour in India.

Ladakh is also known for rich culture & tradition which is influenced by Tibetan Buddhist culture & tradition. Fairs and festivals in this region are celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm and are showcase of unique culture & tradition. The region comes alive during festivals. Major festivals celebrated in this region are Hemis festival, Ladakh festival, Losar festival, Sindhu festival, Harvest festival, Thiksey festival, etc. You will have extremely exciting and pleasing experience of unique culture and thrilling adventure activities on your Ladakh tour in Himalayas.

Sandwiched between two mighty mountain ranges – the Karakoram and the Great Himalayas – Ladakh region of Kashmir is also a popular destination for adventure enthusiasts coming from different parts of the world. On your Ladakh tour in Himalaya you will have a brilliant opportunity to indulge in several exciting adventure activities such as mountain climbing, yak safaris, mountain cycling, trekking, hiking, mountaineering, jeep safaris, etc. There are many fascinating trekking trails in Ladakh which make it trekkers’ paradise.

You shall never forget the charm you will treasure after exploring picturesque landscapes of Ladakh.

Kuldeep Singh is an eminent analyst and writer in India Travel & Tourism related topics. He has authored many books on tour guide for more information please visit the Tour in Himalaya and Leh Ladakh Tour.

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