Travel to Ladakh in India can be an exciting experience. Located in the northernmost Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir is an exotic mountainous region. It is popularly knows as different nicknames; such as “the Moon Land”, “Little Tibet”, and “the Last Shangri La”. The capital town of this region is Leh. It consists of two districts – Leh District and Kargil District. It has been one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. It is a wonderful destination where you can enjoy cultural heritage tourism and adventure tourism as well.

Ladakh is internationally famous for Buddhist monuments and monasteries. The region is home to some of the most outstanding Buddhist monasteries (gompas) on the earth. There are many magnificent monasteries in this region especially in and around Leh which attract the cultural enthusiasts from all over the world.

Hemis Gompa, Sankar Gompa, Alchi Monastery, Lamayuru Gompa, Leh Palace, Leh Mosque, Shanti Stupa, Likir Gompa, etc are among most popular monuments to visit in the region. When you will explore the gompas of the region you will not only see architectural beauty but also rich collection of Buddhist artifacts.

The culture of this region is deeply influenced with Tibetan Buddhism culture & tradition. Buddhism is the way of life for many Ladakhi people. Thus it is but obvious that explore the landscape of Ladakh will provide you a unique experience of cultural tourism in India. It is an ideal place for birding. Thousands of migratory birds make their visit to Hokersar from Siberia and Central Asia during winter season.

Apart from scenic beauty & stunning landscapes Srinagar is also known for its long history dating back to at least to the 3rd century BC.

There are many religious shrines in this town belonged to Hindus, Muslims and Buddhists. There are many things to do and see in this city which can engage you delightfully through out the journey. Dal Lake, Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, Chasma Shahi Gardens, Shankaracharya Temple, Wular Lake, Tulip Garden, Jama Masjid, Khanqah-e-Molla, Hazratbal Shrine, Kheer Bhawani, etc are prominent tourist attractions to see in Srinagar that will fascinate you.

Adventure tourism is another thing that makes Ladakh popular all over the world. Adventure enthusiasts from all over the world embark on adventure tours in this region to try out some adventurous and thrilling activities. You will find here ample opportunities and facilities for adventure sports in this region. You can enjoy here different adventurous activities; such as white water rafting, frozen river trekking, mountain trekking, village trekking, hiking, cycling, jeep safari, yak safari, mountain climbing, mountain biking, river crossing, wildlife viewing, etc.

The region has some of the finest trekking trails of the country. Ladakh trekking trails are scenic and very popular among trekkers coming from different parts of the world. You can also see the best attractions of the region by exciting Ladakh treks. Trekking in this region will provide you a right way to explore the best of tourist attractions in most enjoyable way. It would be a wonderful experience to trek in this region. You cannot forget trekking experience in Ladakh, India.

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