Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Top 5 Places to Visit in Ladakh
Ladakh is situated in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and is the largest town of Ladakh. The word Ladakh stands for ‘Land of High Passes’. This is one of the top tourist attractions in India. This place holds an exceptional beauty and there are many sites to visit for the travelers. Amongst various other sites in Ladakh Pangong Tso glacial lake at the foothills of the Karakoram Range is the stunning site. Similar to this place, we have prepared a list of top 5 places in Ladakh to visit:
1. Khardung La in Ladakh
Khardungla in Ladakh also pronounced as ‘khardzong La’ which is also known as the ‘Pass of Lower Castle’. It’s also the highest motorable road in the world. It’s a gateway which leads to Nubra and Shyok valleys.
Best Time to Visit – during the summer season, between May to September
2. Nubra Valley
This place is promoted as one of the top 5 places in Ladakh; which is a tri-armed valley towards the northeast. The sand dunes of the Nubra valley offers the tourist Arabian night like experience.
Best Time to Visit – during the autumn season, between the months of July to September
3. Magnetic Hill – Defy Gravity
Magnetic hill is considered to be one of the best places to visit in Leh Ladakh. There is a science behind this phenomena which is unknown but it has been observed that if you leave your vehicle at the base of the hill with the brakes unlocked, it will start moving uphill slowly on its own.
4. Hemis Monastery
Hemis Monastery is one of the most famous Buddhist monasteries in India which is also popular for its annual mask festival. It’s a two day spiritual celebration which takes place on Tse Chu, the tenth month in Tibetan calendar. The festival is celebrated in the memory of Guru Padmasambhava, who is believed to be the Gautam Buddha’s reincarnation.
5. Spituk Gompa – Monastery at The Hill Top
Monks and Monasteries are synonymous to Ladakh. It is one of the many tourist places to visit in Leh Ladakh. It’s famous for its beautifully carved location at the top of a hill.
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