Ladakh Overview

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Ladakh tourism Overview

Ladakh, situated on the banks of Indus River, is a famous tourist destination of Jammu and Kashmir State.In addition to the main city 'Leh', there are some major tourist sites like Alchi, Nubra Valley, Hemis Lymourou, Zanskar Valley, Kargil, Ahmed Pangang Tso, and Tso Car and Tso Moriri etc. near this area. Beautiful lakes and monasteries, fascinating scenes and mountain peaks are attractive features.

Some travel information

Due to the rough, rugged terrain of this area, tourists are advised to walk with the spare parts of the vehicle, it can be helpful in any emergency. Various restaurants and hotels in the entire area offer service to the bot or soup noodles and momo or dumplings.

Best Time To Visit Ladakh

Ladakh in Summer (March-June)

Tourists are advised to plan for coming here in the summer because open skies and moderate climate makes this place an ideal ancillary tourist destination, allowing tourists to see the different attractions of this place. During this time frame, the temperature ranges between 20 degree centigrade to 30 degrees centigrade.

Ladakh in Monsoon (July-Sep)

Ladakh experiences average rainfall of 90 mm during monsoon. Nearly, however, due to land slides this is closed at this time.

Ladakh in Winter (Oct-Feb)

The winter winters in Ladakh are extremely rigid and cold. Temperature can fall to -28 degrees centigrade Visitors may be suffering from Frost Bites due to the cold winter season. Sometimes, snow is also seen in these months. So this season is not considered suitable for travel here.

How To Reach Ladakh

1). By Flight

Ladakh Airport is the nearest air base to reach the destination, which is linked to all the important cities of the state. However, Jammu Airport is the main air base of Jammu and Kashmir which is well connected to the major cities of the country, such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai etc. There are other names. Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, connects Ladakh on the international level as well.

2). By Road

Ladakh can be reached by road from Jammu and Srinagar. From Manali to Ladakh, 'Rohtang Pass', which is open between July and September, and from Srinagar to Ladakh, by 'JoZila Pass' which is open between June to October. These two roadways connect three cities. Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation or JKSRTC and Himachal Road Transport Corporation or ATRTC provide bus facility to Ladakh. Passengers can also travel this place through taxpayers or jeeps.

3). By Train

There is no railway station in Ladakh. The nearest railway station is 'Jammu Tawi' railway station for Leh. Located at a distance of 680 km from Ladakh. Jammu railway station is well connected to other big cities in the country like New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai etc.

Top Places in Ladakh

1). Shanti Stupa, Ladakh

The Serjang Temple, built in the 17th century, is located 40 km away from Leh. Travelers can reach here via the Leh-Srinagar highway. One of the unique features of the temple is that in its construction, gold and copper have been used extensively. A 30 feet tall statue of Maitreya Buddha, also known as the future Buddha or Laughing Buddha, sits in the temple. There are some fabulous paintings like Tilopa, Marpa, Mill Raspa and Naroda, which are kept in the temple. The images of people related to Buddha and Red Hat sect were depicted on the walls of the temple.

2) Pangong Lake, Ladakh

The pangong lake is called the world's tallest, deep and tall lake. 980 km from Leh at 14,000 ft above sea level. Pangang lake of salt water is stacked in the vicinity of Ladakh mountain range far away. Probably it is located at the highest elevation in the world. Pangong Lake 150 km Long and 700 feet to 4 km Is wide. In a way, this mountain is like a sea. Its depth ranges from 120 to 200 feet. There is no exhaust of water in this lake, so the bottom of the salt can also be seen on its side.

Many mineral substances have been deposited due to the snow falling from the hills in the Khari lake, due to which the bottom of it is rising. In the absence of water this lake has started to fall. For three months of the year the lake is frozen, on which the jeep can be run. With the change of sun rays, the colorful water of this lake also varies.

3). Magnetic Hill, Ladakh

Imagine if you have parked the car at night in the morning and you do not see your car, then what will happen to you. At first you will think that someone has stolen your car. But if you park the car around that mysterious hill in Leh region of Ladakh and if you do not get a car in the morning, then understand that no thief, but the hill pulls up your vehicle. This is how it happens, it remains a mystery.

Scientists believe that this hill has magnetic power which pulls trains at a speed of about 20 kilometers per hour. Even if you park the car in the neutral on this hill, then it will stand still. While doing this on another hill, your vehicle will start moving down fast.

4). Leh Palace, Ladakh

Leh Palace was built by King Seng Namgyal in the 17th century. The palace building is like the Potala Palace in Lhasa, which is in Tibet. When Dogra's forces had captured Ladakh in the 19th century, the royal family had to leave the palace and had to go to the Stoke Palace. This palace is of 9 floors, where in the upper floors there were store rooms and stables in the royal family and lower floors. Now the palace is being monitored by the Archaeological Survey Department. But its condition is very shabby. Tourists visiting this place can enjoy the beauty of the Indus Valley and enjoy the surroundings such as Stok Kangri and Ladakh Mountain range.

5). Suru Valley, Ladakh

The suru valley is a dry place in the river, and is popular among tourists for its natural beauty. About 25,000 people live in the valley, which are considered to be descendants of the Tibetan and Buddhist pain community. In the population here originally they are Tibetan Buddhist people who after the conversion of 16th century, now follow the Sia Islam religion. Tourists can enjoy panoramic views of the mountainous peaks called 'Kan' and 'Nun' from the foothills. The surrounding valley is surrounded by other tourist destinations like Janskar and Padam. Accommodation facilities are available for visitors at the nearby dalam.

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