Best time to Visit Leh Ladakh From the end of May, the days are warm and lovely yet night, even in Leh can get very cold. The best time to visit Leh Ladakh by road…

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…

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…
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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…