Ladakh

Ladakh

Of Lamas and monasteries, butter tea and gently grunting yaks, there’s much more to Ladakh than just spectacular scenery and deep blue lakes. Spend a morning in prayer with monks at Thiksey or go horse riding beside Pangong Tso and come back with equally memorable photographs. Visit Ladakh to experience serenity and loneliness in a vast cold barren desert, to tick off an item on your bucket list, or just because seeing is believing.

Planning a trip to Ladakh? Once you have decided the places you want to visit and have mapped out your itinerary, comes the biggest challenge before your trip – deciding and booking your accommodation. Ladakh offers a variety of options for this – and while you can easily get on a website and choose from...

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Tso Moriri Lake

un[travel] to the less explored Tso Moriri Lake at 4595 metres above MSL, away from crowded high-altitude lakes with blinding flashlights. Past green marshland with streams criss-crossing to the lake beyond. The eight hours it takes to get here from Leh are worth every minute as your vision clears to see the serene blue Tso...

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During the planning of most of Ladakh holidays – the decision of visiting the Khardung La Pass is almost unanimous. Everyone wants to see the world’s highest motorable pass. While this is one of the most popular things to do in Ladakh, once you cross the pass, you’ll reach Nubra Valley. It is one of...

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Ladakh as a destination, has always remained an enigma, calling out to travellers from far and wide around the world. With its mighty peaks, barren deserts, surreal lakes and glaciers, a Ladakh Holiday remains a must on every traveller’s bucket list. Another part of the entire Ladakh experience is the monasteries of Ladakh. These monasteries...

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Of Lamas and monasteries, butter tea and gently grunting yaks, there’s much more to Ladakh than just spectacular scenery and deep blue lakes. Though made famous by the odd Bollywood movie every now and then, most of Ladakh still remains largely unexplored. un[travel] Ladakh for its gompas and stupas, for walking to the turquoise Indus...

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When you hear the name Ladakh – the picture that often pops in your head is barren mountains, the world’s highest motorable pass, and an azure blue lake made famous by bollywood – the Pangong Tso. But Ladakh is much more than just these. To the eye of the keen observer – offbeat Ladakh is...

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Pangong Tso Night Sky Stars Camping

A jumbo box of different shades of blue crayons won’t be enough to draw the shades of the Pangong  Tso Lake. Much more than just a spectacular lake at a mindboggling 13,900 feet above mean sea level, Pangong Tso’s serene blue waters were made more famous with Bollywood’s ‘Three Idiots’ movie, leading to a fairly...

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Turtuk Village

Over the mighty Khardung-La, on the edge of Shyok valley, lies India’s northernmost village. This is a road fairly less travelled, beyond Nubra Valley, longer perhaps, but with some of the best views ever. India’s last major settlement, Turtuk, is predominantly Muslim but does have a couple of gompas overlooking the Shyok river as well....

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