Ladakh is an isolated region in the northern India. It is called the ‘Land of High Passes’ and is located in Jammu and Kashmir. This beautiful land of Ladakh shares its border with Tibet, Lahaul and Spiti. It is visited by a large number of tourists every year. Let’s find out the reasons why it attracts numerous tourists from all over the world.
- The Mesmerizing Scenic Beauty
This highland of Ladakh is nestled in between two Mountain ranges- . The serene blue sky, rugged landscape, snow capped peaks and the valleys of lush green vegetation with streams, create irresistible scenic beauty. It is one of the top reasons of visiting Ladakh that give you the feeling of being in Paradise.
- Vibrant and Local Festivals
VisitLadakh with tour operators in India to witness the vibrant local festivals celebrated with much enthusiasm that resembles the Indo-Tibetan culture. The unique, vibrant and auspicious festivals of Losar, Naro Nasjal, Hemis, Kalachakra, Tak, Dosmoche and Phyang will be a treat to your eyes. The masked Lamas thumping on the musical sound of drums and trumpets is believed to be a unique way of driving away the evil spirit.
- High Peaks and Mountain Passes
Ladakh is mostly visited for its trekkable peaks like Stok Kangri, Nun-Kun and Kang-Yatse. The adventurous tourists visit these peaks and mountains for trekking. If you wish to have glimpses of the distant valleys and villages in the midst of Trans-Himalayan ranges, you need to conquer the mountain passes like the Kardung La, Tanglang La, Chang La, Wari La, and Namshang La.
- Ancient Buddhist Monasteries and Gompas
The remarkable ancient Buddhist Monasteries and Gompas are the major attractions of Ladakh. The popular monasteries of Ladakh like Hemis Monastery, Matho Monastery, Alchi Monastery, Spituk Monastery, Stakna Monastery, Thikshey Monastery, Lamayuru Monastery and Stok Monastery have ancient manuscripts, artistic decor, antique statues, murals and thangkas draw the attention of the tourists.
- Photographers’ Delight
The photographer in you can have a treat of dramatic view including mountains, deserts and rivers to be captured through lenses. You can have wonderful scenic moments amidst the heavenly horizons, landscapes, wildlife, blue lakes and rich culture.
- Mouth Watering Momos and Thukkpas
If you are a foodie and fond of slurping spicy delicacies then you can try the momos and thukkpas at some Indo-Tibetan food corners or restaurants in the city. The relishing and steamy momos along with thukkpa served with a bowl of red chilli make amazing snack.
The diversities of Ladakh draw domestic and foreign tourists in large number every year. This heavenly adobe is an excellent holiday destination in Ladakh to escape from stress, pollution and bustling city life. If you want to relax and rejuvenate amidst nature then visit Ladakh.