The highest settlement in India in the northern most of Jammu and Kashmir is one scenic beauty that has been on every traveler’s bucket list. The beauty of rugged Himalayas, mystifying lakes, charming monasteries and the aura of the festivities of the place unmatched to any other country. Leh Ladakh is famous for its Buddhist monasteries. Youngsters have a craze to visit Leh- Ladakh by road on their own bike. You can also buy bike for hours and days in rent.
Ladakh was aprominent trade route because it shares its borders with Tibet, China,( Balistan Pakistan border) and Kashmir valley. It is also known as the “Land Of High Mountain Passes”. The Bailey Bridge is said to be the highest bridge in the world. It was built by Indian Army over the Suru River and Dras River in 1982. Ladakh is popularly known for the adventure trip and for nature lover. The Ladakh is covered in the lap of nature.
PLACES TO VISIT IN LADAKH
1: PANGONG LAKE
The famous and sparkling blue Pangong Lake is situated near Leh-Ladakh in the Himalayas. The endorheic lake is 12 Km long and extends from India to Tibet, with two-thirds of it lying in the latter. A unique feature of the lake is that it does not remain blue throughout the year or even the day, rather it changes colours from azure to light blue to green and grey too.
It is also known as Pangong Tso, it has been a tourist attraction for a very long time and has gained further popularity after being a “Hot-Spot” for many film shoots, apart from being essential for anyone travelling to Leh-Ladakh. The subline beauty, crystal waters and gentle hills of Pangong Lake are an exceptional example of the beautiful landscape of the region.
2: LEH MARKET-
In Leh-Ladakh the Leh Market is very famous. The eye catching shops will always blow your mind for buying the amazing things in Ladakh. You can buy Tibetan Handicrafts and wares. They have Thangka paintings that make for beautiful sacred wall- pieces and meditational, means, Buddha statues in different poses and sizes, each with its own significance. The silver stone jewellery makes a gorgeos additional to your or your loved ones.