The mysterious land of ladakh is bounded by two of the world’s mightiest mountain ranges, the Great Himalaya and the Karakoram. Ladakh is blessed with excellent scenic beauty and it is best known for cultural & heritage tourism and adventure tourism in India. Ladakh is a hill station, with spectacular landscapes at altitudes ranging from about 9,000 feet& higher. Ladakh is one of those places with beyond compare prettiness of its infertile widen of land, lush green plot of land, ripple water flow & rivers, be located in the midst of large stretch of snow capped mountains of the royal Himalaya’s. It is best known for cultural & heritage tourism and adventure tourism in India. There are many charming travel destinations in this unexplained land in Kashmir which are visited by a large number of domestic and international tourists each year.
Adventure Tourism in Ladakh
Ladakh present great handle for undertaking adventure activities in a landscapes of spectacular, rocky beauty. The trendiest and best customary among these are trekking, mountaineering and river-rafting.
Pilgrimage Tourism in Ladakh
The most famed sacred places in Ladakh, India are the Buddhist monasteries. Apart from that also, there are many other pilgrimages in Ladakh. Some of the popular pilgrim destinations in and around the Ladakh region are:
Padum: A vast stone near the river bank with ancient rock carving, dating back to the 8th century, is a existing proof of the fact that North Indian Buddhism has had influence in this region since ancient times. Then, there is the Starrimo Monastery gripping a tree-covered ridge above the old town.
Zanskar: south of Rangdum stands the Pazila watershed across which lies Zanskar, .The Panzila Top is the charming tableland decorated with two small lakes and bounded by snow covered peaks.
Sani in Ladakh:This charming village is situated about 6 kms west of Padum, on the road to Kargil. The main attraction here is the palace like monastery which, is built on level ground.
Places in Ladakh
Leh, the headquarters of Leh District, is the major and most important town of the region. With picturesque background it is famed for Buddhist monasteries and Monument. Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa and Leh Mosque ,Shey Monastery, Stok Palace, Spituk Gompa, Namgyal Tsemo Monastery, Sankar Gompa, Likir Gompa, Alchi Monastery, etc are popular Buddhist monasteries in Leh district. Leh is also gateway for Ladakh trekking and adventure tours.
Dras is an central town in Kargil District of Ladakh. It is an admired and most suitable trekking base in the region for a 3 day long trek to the famous Suru Valley across the sub-range separating the two picturesque valleys. Hence it is also often called the “Gateway to Ladakh trekking tours”. Kargil ,Dras War Memorial, Nubra Valley,Sando Base, Sando Top, Tiger Hill, Padum, Zanskar, Rangdum ,Brigade War Gallery etc are some interesting tourist places which can be visited and explored during Kashmir Ladakh tours in India.