The two of the world’s most powerful mountain ranges – the Karakoram and the Great Himalayas – make Ladakh a much-preferred adventure destination. The altitude in Ladakh ranges between 3505 m and 2750 m. Area: 98,000sq km.
Altitude: 7,500m Max.
Religion: Buddhism, Islam. Hindu
Locational Status: ColdDesert
Its landscape, sky, shooting stars, silence, wizened faces, rosy cheeks, dragons and Zen – everything makes Ladakh a quite place to visit. This ethereal cold desert that goes by names such as ‘The Last Shangrila’, Moonscape, Little Tibet and so many others – all of which ring true, is a land that seldom fails to baffle or surprise.
Leh, the capital of Ladakh is a fascinating destination. Age-old monasteries, quaint lanes, colorful markets and stunning views of the Himalayas make Leh an exotic destination. Leh is where your adventure in Ladakh begins. You can go trekking through the mountainous terrain of Ladakh, enjoy a game of polo in a high altitude arena or watch an archery contest where local residents compete in a contest that remains unchanged by time. Mountaineering, white water rafting, and wildlife tours are other adventurous attractions of Leh Ladakh India.