Jispa Valley Jispa Valley is picturesquely located by the riverside, much quieter and with none of the urban atmosphere of Keylong hemming you in. What is eminently do-able is walking on the road to Jispa…

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,…

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…
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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…

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…