Trip to Ladakh

Lying in the northern most part of India; Ladakh extends from Siachen in the Karakoram ranges to the Great Himalayas. This place wherein you can find white cool desert is renowned for its remote mountains beauty and culture.

Now when the centre has given it a status of union territory, do plan a trip to Ladakh to see the beautiful places.

  1. Pangong Tso Lake

Most famous for its 3 idiots movie shooting, the lake is deep intense blue in color. It is a glacial lake f approximately 150km long; spreading out over India and China.

This beautiful lake is surrounded by majestic mountains and its beauty will give you one of the most powerful sight in the world and are very peace giving.

  1. Royal Leh Palace

This Royal Leh Palace are constructed in 17th century and represents the most important cultural destinations. This palace is located at the hill top and will give you a panoramic view of the Leh town.

  1. Magnetic Hill

It is also known as gravity hill and baffles tourists with its unique optical illusion. It will give you an illusion that an object which is going downhill is actually following an uphill track. You will marvel at the intricacy and creativity of nature while experiencing this phenomenon over here.

  1. Zanskar Valley

Surrounded by lofty mountains and deep gorges, the Zanskar Valley is closed for about 8months. During winter, the rivers get frozen and will provide you an opportunity of River trek.

  1. Shanti Stupa

They are constructed by Japanese and is set at a height of about 4267m above the sea level. You can afford a magnificent panoramic view of Leh and snow clad mountains. It reflects the Ladakhi style temple which contains the Buddhist architecture.

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