Encapsulated by snow capped Himalayas and Karakoram range, the plateau of Ladakh is nothing less than heaven on earth. From mighty mountains to serene lakes to beautiful fruit-bearing orchards to scenic cold deserts and Glacier Rivers, Ladakh has numerous hidden gems for voyagers.
POPULAR PLACES IN LADAKH
Emerging out of its rich topography, Ladakh has incalculable number of tourist attractions that must make it to your itinerary – Pangong Lake, Nubra Valley and Zanskar. Ladakh also has various cultural and heritage sites, including Hemis Monastery, Basgo Palace and Monastery, Thiksey Monastery, Alchi Monastery, Shey Palace and Stok Palace Museum. So, come and immerse your soul in experiences that you will cherish for the rest of your life
The cuisine of Ladakh is a perfect culmination of cuisines from neighbouring regions of Tibet and Kashmir. This is why you will get to taste a wide array of age-old recipes handed down across generations. Some of the classic dishes that you must definitely try when you are in the region include Thukpa (a sizzling Tibetan noodle soup), butter tea (where a dash of butter is added to brewing tea leaves to make it rich), Khambir (pear-shaped bread eaten with broths) and Ladakhi Biryani made with chicken and aromatic spices.
Immerse your soul in the rich culture and tradition of Ladakh by indulging in fascinating experiences such as the dance of Monks in vibrant attire on the eve of the Matho Narang festival or enjoying the local folk songs and getting pictures clicked in the traditional attire of the land.
Be it Moti Market or Main Bazaar or Tibetan Market, the city of Leh is a shopaholic’s delight! Having innumerable shops selling everything from vibrant textiles and fabrics to ever-fascinating ethnic Tibetan jewellery, the markets of Leh proffer some of the most remarkable treasures to take home. You can purchase souvenirs for your family and friends.