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…
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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…

Unfortunately most of the important Buddhist Festivals in Ladakh fall at a time when tourists are unlikely to be visiting Ladakh. Though there are a few which falls in peak tourist season – "The Hemis…

The 475 km Manali-Leh road enriched with high passes and snow covered mountains remains open for just around four months in a year (mid June to mid September). Also known as the ‘Upshi-Manali’ road en…

Driving road from Manali to Sarchu is stretched around 220 kms. Sarchu is a major stop on road to Leh-Manali Highway. You will easily find tented accommodation and food there while on your trip. It…