Ladak – Experience gravity defying phenomenon in the land of monasteries
High altitude passes, beautiful landscape, ancient Buddhist monasteries and ultimate terrain for adventure sports makes this India destination a most sought after one
- The earliest layer in the population of Ladakh probably comprised the Dardi
- In the 1st century CE, Pliny the Elder repeats that the Dards(Brokpa in Ladakhi) are great producers of gold.
- In 634/5 Zhangzhung acknowledged Tibetan suzernaity for the first time, and in 653 a Tibetan commissioner (mnan) was appointed there.
- In 747, the hold of Tibet was loosened by the campaign of Chinese General Gao Xianzhi
- In October 1993, the Indian government and the State government agreed to grant Ladakh the status of Autonomous Hill Council. In 1995, the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council was created.
- Trek and build campfire
- Catch a Jeep safari
- Do Bike ride and river rafting
- Visit ancient Buddhist monastries
- Visit magnetic hill
- Go on photograhy tour
How to reach there
The nearest airport is Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport located in Leh. This airport is connected with many international airports in India like Delhi. It also receives flights from Srinagar, Jammu, Chandigarh and other common destinations in India. The airport is a military terminal and thus, the security is a bit strangling. It is important to have all your documents ready when you enter Ladakh via the airport.
There are government and private buses from Srinagar and Manali.The Srinagar path is open from June to October for bus entries. The Manali route is open for bus routes from June to September. Biking along the mountain passes and stopping for a steaming cup of tea is the iconic activity of this place
- Leh Palace (42 kms away)
- Chadar Trek(72 kms away)
- Magnetic hills (63 kms away)
- Zanskar Valley (119 kms away)
- Phugtal Monastry(111 kms away)
Some hotels in Ladakh with Room tariff less than Rs.5000/-
Ladakh Palace http://www.ladakhpalace.com/