Leh - Ladakh is actually the largest province in the entire Jammu and Kashmir that covers up over 60,000 square miles of land. It is the major attraction of Northern India. This place is bisected and surrounded by some most popular and highest mountain ranges of the world. Of course Leh-Ladakh is also the paradise on earth just like Kashmir. The trip to this place is memorable and everlasting experience. Who does not want to experience the stunning and spiritual Monastic Culture?

Tourist Attractions of Leh Ladakh

Kargil - It is a small town which is completely surrounded with cobbled streets that are filled with apricot groves. It is present just behind the place named as Zoji La Pass.

Leh Ladakh Tourism

Indus Valley - Indus valley is definitely the historical heartland of Leh-Ladakh and is also termed as the geographical back bone too. This is the sand witched place situated at an elevation of 3500 m. it has Ladakh on its North side and the Zanskar Range on its South side.

Zanskar Valley - This is one amongst the most remote areas of Leh and Ladakh. This is 300 Km in length and is fully annulated by mountains but are only accessible through high passes. This valley is located in the inner part of Himalayas.

Buddhist Monasteries - The sight seeing starts from a trip to the Buddhist monasteries located at Ladakh. Actually these monasteries act as the distinguished feature in the entire Leh-Ladakh. The largest one is the Hemis monastery consisting of glorious painting of Lord Buddha. This is shown once in 2 years.

Leh Palace - The Leh Palace is a nine storey long building which was constructed in the 17th century but because of the ignorance this palace is in ruins.

Leh Mosque - It is the architectural charm situated in the chief bazaar and is built on the land which was granted by King Deldan Namgial. He was the grandson of the Queen of Ladakh. She was a Muslim queen.

Wildlife - The best part is that it is the home for some most exotic and spellbinding wildlife animals. There are animals which can thrive in bitter cold, rocky terrain, poor shelter and light vegetation. These animal species are Bharal, Snow leopard, Ibex, Churu, Nyan and Yak and few migratory birds.

How to Reach

By Air: The airport of Leh is the domestic airport that links straight away to major cities such as Srinagar, Chandigarh and Delhi. You will get regular flights with important airlines like Jet airways and Indian airlines.

By Train: The closest railway station to Leh Ladakh is situated at Jammu and is known as Jammu Tawai. This station is over 690 km far from Leh. Of course this railway station is the only major railhead for Jammu Kashmir state.

By Road: Leh-Ladakh is surely well linked through amazing road networks to Manali and Srinagar. The road from Leh to Srinagar is 434-km long and is functional from June to October only whereas the road from Leh to Manali is 473-km long and is functional only from July to September.