Ladakh, for most of us is a great place for an adventurous summer vacation, but Ladakh in winters is far more beautiful and adventurous amongst many of the travelers. Icy cold winds and snow covered…

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…

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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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…

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…

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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