Ladakh is an exotic region in the northernmost Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is located between the Great Himalayas and the Karakoram mountain range. It is famous for Buddhist monasteries and monuments. The place has been attracting tourists from all over the world who come here for adventure sports and to visit pilgrimages.
There are many magnificent Buddhist monuments and monasteries (Gompas) in this region. Almost all monasteries are located in and around Leh town. Lamayuru, Alchi, Hemish, Thiksey, Sankar, Shey, Stock, Stanka, Spituk, Likir, Diskit, etc. are some of the most sought after tourist sites in Ladakh where you can see famous Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and monuments. Noted for marvellous architecture the monasteries are indeed delights for tourists coming from different parts of the world.
Nubra Valley is a prominent tourist place famous for its scenic beauty. There is Lake Moriri in the region which is considered to be as one of the largest and high altitude lakes. Zanskar is known for scenic trekking trails and areas. Suru Valley, Salt Valley, Drass Valley, Markha Valley, Padum, Rangdum, etc. are also popular sites to visit on Leh tour.
Apart from various monasteries and natural beauty, tourists can also enjoy various adventure sports during Leh tour. Ladakh has emerged as one of the finest destinations for adventure tourism in India. Mountaineering, rock climbing, Trekking, hiking, white water rafting, jeep safari, cycling, motor biking, wildlife safari, camel safari, etc. are popular adventurous activities to enjoy . Zanskar Valley, Indus Valley and Markha Valley are most sought after destinations for trekking tours.
The apt time to visit Leh is from June to September when the nature welcomes you with open arms to its paradise. The summer season is the most pleasant and the temperature ranges from 20-30 degree. Being a hilly and mountainous area, it is also famous for Trekking and river rafting and ardent trekkers find August-September the most suitable months to trek as clear views and tracks are open.
You can certainly have fun at the colourful Gompas, enjoy the mountaineering in the Himalayas, visit the daring wildlife, and be a part of vibrant festivals. If you are looking for places to stay in Leh , then it is ideal to look for the right accommodation so that your stay in the region is a pleasant one. Most of the hotels provide services like laundry service, TV, Wi-Fi Internet, Air-conditioner, 24 hrs. room service and delicious cuisines.