5 Things you should not miss out on when you visit ladakh
5 Things you should not Miss out on when you visit
Ladakh is one of those mysteriously spectacular Indian destinations featuring
on the top of the most preferred list of tour operators in the country. Ladakh
has striking landscapes and very unique mountainous terrain that differentiate
it from the rest of the country. Also known as the ‘land of high passes’, Ladakh
is located between the Himalayas on the South and Kunlun Mountain range on
the North. Rocky mountains with snow capped peaks, vast stretches of barren
brown mountains, lush valleys, daunting mountain roads and high passes define
the landscape of this spectacular region. Holiday packages to this land are a
must try for every ardent traveler.
If Ladakh features on your list of destinations to travel; here is a quick view of
things you should not miss out on when you go to Ladakh.
1. Pangong Lake
One of the many favorite destinations of the land, the Pangong Lake is a
beautiful brackish lake. This lake
was relatively unknown to many
until a Bollywood movie
popularized it. Today, Pangong
Lake invites hundreds of thousands
of visitors every season. One of the
most beautiful lakes of high
altitudes, Pangong has stunning
blue waters that reflect the majestic
peaks overlooking the lake.
2. Stok Kangri Trek
If you are a fervent trekker
and mountaineer, Ladakh is
one destination that can
thrill you beyond your
imagination. Stok Kangri
circuit is one of the most
challenging treks in the
country. Many tour operators
in the country operate treks
and tours to the Stok Kangri
and you could safely check an item off our bucket list when you have scaled
these breathtaking peaks.
If rafting thrills you; there must be a lot you have already heard of rafting in
the Zanskar. Many tourists
visit Ladakh primarily to tame
the waters of Zanskar. If you
have chosen rafting holiday
packages; then Zanskar is
where you must be headed to.
The river passes through
captivating landscapes and the
rapids are not meant for the
faint of heart. But rafting in
Zanskar is one the most exhilarating experiences ever.
4. Magnetic Hill
As fancy as the name sounds; there is a large board below the hill ranges that
warn visitors of hills that defy
gravity. A fantastic optical
effect makes you feel that
vehicles going through these
hill trails are actually being
pulled up by some magnetic
force. But the real magic lies
in the layout of these hills. All
said and done; Magnetic Hill
is one place you should not miss out on for some fun.
5. Stupas and Gompas
Ladakh, as shown around by all tour operators, is not just a land of passes but
also of Gompas and Stupas. These religious monuments are strewn around the
country and you can expect to find them at the most unexpected of places.
These magnificent structures add to the beauty of Ladakh’s breathtaking
Leh and Kargil are two of the most important destinations as a part of most
holiday packages to Ladakh. Besides these, Ladakh is home to beautiful valleys,
monasteries, seasonal festivals, lakes and mountains. Visit Ladakh and take
home memories that can last a lifetime.
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