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Ladakh Travel Tips

Ladakh Travel Tips

Ladakh is a land of rich culture and heritage. It is one of those few destinations in the world where one can experience the thrill of Safari; experience the undying romance that digs itself out alive from history; experience God in the beauty of various monasteries; and do and experience many more aspects of Ladakh that might have existed only in scripts.

Ladakh is bounded by high mountain ranges from all directions. To the north is the mighty Rimo (7383m) and Saser Kangri I (7460m) in the Karakoram Range, while in the south is the Stok kangri and the Zanskar mountains ranges. To the west lies the ice-capped peaks of Nun (7135m) and Kun (7087m) in the Zanskar range of the himalayas.

Ladakh is for those who adore trekking, monasteries, snow and high mountains passes. The most attractive feature of Ladakh are the Buddhist monasteries. Ladakh buddhist monasteries or Gompas as we call in Ladakh are usually built on small hillocks. Every village has its own monastery and they either subscribe to the Mahayana or the Hinayana sect of Buddhism. The Hemis monastery is the largest monastery in the whole Ladakh famous for annual festival that it host during July every year. Shey monastery with a gold plated copper statue of Buddha is situated about 25 kms from Leh city. Besides these, Lamayuru, Alchi, Likir, Spituk, Thikse, Phugtal, Stakna, Sankar, etc are some of the other popular monasteries in Ladakh.

Leh Ladakh has a range of travel packages which will make your holiday a memorable one Trekking in Ladakh and the karakoram mountain ranges makes it full of adventure. Among the well-known treks in Ladakh are Sham valley trek, Markha valley trek, Lamayuru to Darcha trekking, Padum to Lamayuru trek. Stok-Khangri Massif located in Zanskar ranges of mountains which provide a breathtaking view of the Indus valley. Another famous kangri is that of Kangya-tse lying between Indus valley and the Markha valley.

The hotels in Ladakh provides accommodation that are fully furnished and with all necessary facilities. The hotels in Ladakh are usually located near to the main market, airlines booking offices, post office and other requisite areas.

For more information on traveling to Ladakh please visit free site at http://www.rangyul.com

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