Leh

Leh

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A valley like none other and an area with so much reminiscent history and grandeur that Leh takes you into a world where adventure seems an insignificant word to describe the voyage being embarked upon.

Encased with the four most intimidating yet exquisitely breathtaking (no-pun intended) mountain ranges in the north of India Leh a district in the gorgeous Jammu-Kashmir State is gigantic and definitely worth a trip. The high landscapes, hint of green and most clear glass-like rivers flowing through this region making it an onrush of scenery for visitors who dreamed to see heaven on earth and lose themselves in an extraordinary getaway.

Architecturally this cold desert is inspired by the Buddhists and the copious number of renowned and revered monasteries, forts and striking palaces make it picture perfect and has been horded by tourists from all over the world on weekends and holidays. The festivals with intricate sacred rituals performed by monks and The Dalai lama, picturesque trekking trails, rich ancient heritage and the proximity to Srinagar and Manali make it a place for travelers that they can fall hopelessly in love with.

Country India
Languages spokenHindi, Tibetan, Pahari
Currency usedINR
Area (km2)45110

General Info

Country/State India/Jammu & Kashmir
Temprature Winter (Max: 14°C, Min: -7°C), Summer (Max: 30°C, Min: 18°C)
Altitude And Co-ordinates 3,500 m (11500 ft), 34.15°N 77.57°E
Activities Rafting, Trekking, Camping, Biking
Language Hindi, Tibetan, Pahari
Nearest Airport Leh
Nearest Railway Station Kalka
Sightseeing Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, Leh Main Bazaa, Sankar Gompa/ Monastery, Zorawar Fort, Datun Sahib, Sindhu Ghaat
Telephone Code 01982
Area 45,110 Square Km
Vehicle Registration No. JK-10
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Culture and history info

Rapidly becoming the hottest tourist destination in India, Ladakh region is famously known as the Little Tibet, because of its cultural and geographical similarities.

The Culture and History of this region is mainly influenced by Buddhism. There are myriad monasteries in this region. Most famous among those are Hemis Monastery, Thikshey Monastery, Diskit Monastery, Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, Alchi Monastry and Lamayuru Monastery. Sindhu Darshan festival is held along the banks of river Indus at Shey which is close to Leh. Shey is believed to be the Ancient seat of the Kings of Ladakh region.

Shanti Stupa, a magnificent structure on the top of the Hill was built by a Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu in 1980s. From here one can have a bird’s eye view of the entire Leh city.

This region is connected to the rest of India from two Sides. First one is the Srinagar- Leh Highway famously know as the NH–1D and second one is the most famous Manali-Leh Highway. Manali Leh highway is the most famous route amongst the Biking and Off-Roading enthusiasts.Culture and history image

Unfortunately there are no hotels at this location at the moment.

Unfortunately there are no self-catering offers at this location at the moment.

Adorable Ladakh 8D/7N

Adorable Ladakh 8D/7N

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Delightful Ladakh 5D/4N

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Get Lehed 12D/11N

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Ladakh Odyssey 7D/6N

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Lakes of Ladakh 8D/7N

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Magical Ladakh 6D/5N

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Manali - Leh - Srinagar

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Manali-Leh-Manali

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Monasteries of Ladakh 8D/7N

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Srinagar to Chandigarh 11D/10N

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Srinagar to Leh 8D/7N

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The Little Tibet Ladakh

The Little Tibet Ladakh

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Tour De Ladakh 7D/6N

Tour De Ladakh 7D/6N

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Trek On The Frozen River (9D/8N)

Trek On The Frozen River (9D/8N)

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Unfortunately there are no cruise offers at this location at the moment.

Unfortunately there are no car rental offers at this location at the moment.