In the present world, cities and towns are flooding with the long building, hi-tech malls, and everything that seem to disconnect us from the Natural splendor. The natural beauty is getting confined only to books or movies, but not everywhere. Even in this modern era, there are a few places where natural wonders are treated with supremacy and one can actually cut himself off from the advanced world. One such place is Leh Ladakh where natural beauty has its forever home.
Leh Ladakh is nestled among two great mountain ranges, the Great Himalayan, and Karakoram. The natural beauty of Leh Ladakh enjoys its original form and also is one of the reasons that tourist in large numbers flock here every year. Leh Ladakh is home to far stretch green fields, monasteries, trekker’s spots, mountain life, crystal blue skies, splendid valleys, and what not. It is not possible to cover all places in one trip, and Leh Ladakh tour packages will help you get through the best ones. However, we are helping you with a list of must visit places in Leh Ladakh if you don’t want to waste your time searching for it.
- Leh Palace
Otherwise called as “Lhachen Palkhar,” Leh Palace is a historical sight and a treat to the history lovers. Right from the moment, it comes to your sight; it attracts you for its exceptional glory. Buddhist Kings built it in the year 1553, and at that time, it was also the highest building in the world. The exteriors of the palace give astonishing views of Ladakh mountain ranges and Stok Kangri, the interiors take you to the older times with the paintings and old pictures adorning the walls. You will also find Sooth painting famously known as Tibetan Thangka. There are also wonderful collections of crowns, dresses, and jewelry.
- Pangong Tso Lake
The place got most of the attention for the famous movie “3 idiots” being shot here, but it doesn’t justify the beauty of this place. Pangong Tso Long is indeed a beautiful place in the entire region of Leh Ladakh. The scenic beauty and far stretched lake is a sight to behold. The fact other than its beauty that makes people visit it is despite having salt water, the lake stays frozen in winter.
- Khardung La Pass
Visiting Leh Ladakh and not experiencing any adventure is like not exploring Leh Ladakh at all. One must cross through Khardung La pass which is the entrance to Shyok and Nubra Valleys. You often have heard the phrase that sometimes journey seems more beautiful than the destination. Well, at Khardunga La Pass, you will realize the essence of the saying. The snow-capped mountains, green background, and soothing roads will follow you.
- Thiksey Monastery
Monasteries are the very part of Leh Ladakh because half of the inhabitants follow Buddhism as their religion. Out of all monasteries that you will come across, Thiksey Monastery is one of its kinds. Located just above the Thiksey Village and amongst mountains, the monastery has outstanding architecture.
So, these are some of the must-visit places in Leh Ladakh. Make sure to visit at least a couple of them if you really wish to unravel the beauty of Leh Ladakh.