Few places in India are now becoming very traveler friendly and adventure loving people, yet so captivating and hassle-free as Leh & Ladakh. Filled with Stupas and crumbling mud-brick houses, the Old Town is ruled…

Nubra Valley Nubra Valley (Tibetan: ལྡུམ་ར; Wylie: ldum ra; English: Nubra), often called as ‘the valley of flowers’, Nubra is generally considered as the most beautiful part of Leh district. It is an open valley,…

Ladakh is not only the home to some of the most beautiful, ancient and serene monasteries you’ll ever see, but it is also rich in natural beauty – and it’s this natural beauty that hits…
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Pangong Tso (སྤང་གོང་མཚོ) also reffered as Pangong Lake, the word Tso means Lake. You can pronounce it simply as ‘so’ or maybe ‘cho’. You can do this with all Ladakhi words that begins with a…

Earlier in our Beginner’s Guide to Leh Ladakh, we discussed about the things to carry and about the things we have to take care of before starting your dream holiday to Ladakh. Today we are…

At the frigid and inhospitable heights of the Siachen Glacier, once known as the highest battlefield in the world at a height of 22,000 ft, Indian soldiers’ unwavering faith in a legendary soldier as their…

Beginner’s Travel Guide to Ladakh Ladakh, as soon as the place enters my mind I am filled with joy, thrill and adventure. Feels like to push start my car, push the pedal and drive through…

Dharamshala could be your base if you are planning to do a round trip to Leh & Ladakh or if you are flying from Delhi or Mumbai. After Jammu and Srinagar, Dharamshala is the only…

Ladakh is known to be treasure of many rituals and histories, there are many places that are still unexplored and are related to the history. A few are now known but still not much popular…

Few places in India are now becoming very traveler friendly and adventure loving people, yet so captivating and hassle-free as Leh & Ladakh. Ladakh is not only the home to some of the most beautiful,…

Lamayuru (བླ་མ་གཡུང་དྲུང་དགོན་པ་), situated at an altitude of 2957m, 127kms west of Leh on Leh-Srinagar highway. Lamayuru is also called as Gyung Drung, after the Ladakhi word for the swastika. History: Alchi is known to be…

Located 20 kms to the east of Leh. It is also spelt as Tikse, Thiksay or Thikse. This is a hilltop monastery on the road to Hemis, north of River Indus. Around eighty monks live…

Shanti Stupa situated on hill top of Changspa. Located in the outskirts of the Leh town, the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It was built in 1991 by a Japenese Budhist Monk, Gyomyo…