Ladakh, the Land of High Passes, is an exotic land located in the northernmost Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. Sandwiched between the mighty Karakoram mountain range and the great Himalayas, it is a wonderland of India. It is an exotic region full of many wonderful things which will never fail to fascinate you. Due to many Buddhist monasteries or gompas it is also called “the Land of Gompas”. It has been one of the most sought after destinations for tourism in India especially for cultural tourism and adventure tourism. It is famous for stunning landscapes, high passes, lofty snow-clad mountains, serene ambiance and fantastic natural beauty. If you want to do something different and unique during India you might need to choose Ladakh as your destination.

Leh is the main town in Ladakh. It is considered to be the gateway for tourism in the exotic region of Ladakh, the land of high passes and gompas.

Leh is internationally famous for Buddhist monasteries and historical sites. There are many monasteries in and around this town which attract cultural enthusiasts from all over the world.

Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Leh include Leh Palace (Royal Palace), Jama Masjid (Leh Mosque), Shanti Stupa, War Museum, Zorawar Fort, Victory Tower, Sankar Gompa, Chamba Temple, Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, Jo Khang Gompa, Let Trekking Trails, etc. Thiksey Monastery, Hemis Gompa, Sani Monastery, Lamayuru Monastery, Alchi Gompa, Strongdey Monastery, Phyang Gompa, Likir Monastery, Shey Palace, Stok Palace, Basgo Gompa, etc are some other fascinating tourist attractions which can be visited and explore during Leh Ladakh tour in India.

While visiting Ladakh you will forget all your sorrows in between breezy environment.

The major attraction of the place is the two stunning mountain ranges i.e. The Ladakh and Zanskar range. The beautiful monasteries of the place also grab the attention of the tourists, some are: Zongkhul Monastery, Alchi Gompa, Zangla Monastery, Thiksey Monastery, Spituk Monastery, Tonde Monastery, Himalayan Passes, Takthok Monastery and Stakana Monastery. Visit of these monasteries will make you remind about the ancient culture and tradition of Buddhist.

Thus, tourism in and around Leh town of Ladakh will provide you a great experience of cultural tourism to cherish for lifetime. Apart from cultural tourism, Ladakh is also famous for adventure tourism. It has been one of the best destinations for adventure tourism in India. Here different kinds of exciting outdoor activities and mountain adventure sports can be enjoyed. Trekking, hiking, mountain climbing, mountain biking, cycling, camping, river rafting, frozen river trekking, wildlife safari, camel safaris, jeep safaris, skiing, etc are some of the popular adventure sports which will lure you most.

Trekking is the most popular way to explore the best charm of Ladakh tourism. During trekking tour in this region you will see the best mountain beauty and some of the major monasteries of the region. If you are looking for a India tour package that can provide you mix experience of cultural and adventure tourism, then Ladakh tour might fascinate you most.

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