Leh Ladakh Tour: Places to Visit in ladakh

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Leh Ladakh is a beautiful place to visit in India. The city has an ancient past, which dates back to more than three thousand years. The history of Leh Ladakh can be traced back to its earliest times when the place was known as ‘Punj Lachhman’. This name was derived from the Punjabi word ‘pund’ meaning mountain, which refers to its location on the banks of river Indus.

If you are considering going on a trek and looking for the best location, you should consider the Indrahar Pass Trek.

Pangong Lake

Pangong Lake is a lake in the Leh district of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is located at an altitude of 4,350 metres (14,250 ft) above sea level. Pangong Lake is one of the largest lakes on earth by area and volume with a total surface area of 533 square kilometres (207 sq mi). The lake itself has an average depth of around 9 metres (30 ft) with maximum depth being 22 metres (72 ft). The water’s salinity varies from 0.3% to 30%, depending on how much fresh water flows into it; during monsoon season there is no outflow from Pangong Lake because it dries up completely but once winter starts again then its main outlet will open up so that more water flows into this region which means more snow falls down onto our heads everyday!

Tso Moriri

Tso Moriri is a lake in Ladakh, India. It is located in the Changthang region of Ladakh, at an elevation of 3,967 meters (13,037 feet) above sea level. The lake has an area of 32 square kilometers (12 sq mi) and lies at an altitude of 3,967 m (13,037 ft). It has a maximum depth of 808 m (2,598 ft).

The lake was formed by glaciers during the ice age when much more snow fell than today. Most rivers flow into this lake through its outlet called Laya-Thangka which flows into Chumbi Valley where it joins River Indus to form Ravi River before flowing southward through Himachal Pradesh state into Pakistan’s Punjab province and then into Sindh province on Arabian Sea.[1]

Nubra Valley

The Nubra Valley is a valley located in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir. It is also known as Upper Indus Valley. The valley is rich in history and culture, with many monasteries, temples and shrines that are sacred to Hindus and Buddhists alike.

The river Nubra runs through the entire length of this valley which meets Shyok River at Khardung La pass just before entering into Chinese territory (Tibet). The Nubra valley has been used by traders since ancient times because it was much easier to travel up this route than going westward over high mountains along Hindu Kush range into Afghanistan or westward across Karakoram Pass into Xinjiang province where there were no roads leading directly into India until recently when China built Highway 219 between Kashgar city in western China and Bamiyan city in central Afghanistan which cuts off access from Indian side via Wakhan Corridor (also called Pamir Corridor) via Tashkurgan Town near Surkh Kotal Pass connecting Pakistan occupied Kashmir with restive areas within Pakistan itself which allow easy movement without requiring passports or visas.”

Magnetic Hill

Magnetic Hill is a gravity hill in Ladakh, India, close to Leh. It is a popular tourist destination in Ladakh. The road is inclined at an angle of 15 degrees and the hill appears to be like a steep mountain.

The hill consists of two parts: one that rises from about 4,000 metres (13,000 ft) above sea level to around 5,000 metres (16,400 ft), and another part that lies on its western side close to 1 km away from it. The distance between these two parts amounts about 500 m or so; this area became known as Magnetic Hill because it has been affected by strong magnetic fields which can be felt by people standing near it during their visit here!

Sand Dunes & Hunder

Hunder is one of the most beautiful places in Ladakh. It is a small village, which has been developed as an eco-tourism destination. You can visit this place to see sand dunes and enjoy the peace and tranquility there.

Hunder has several dunes that are spread across its region. These sand dunes are formed due to wind blowing over them for hundreds of years! They are made up of tiny grains of sand mixed with clay and water granules that makes them look like small hills of various colours (black, white & yellow).

Stok Kangri Trek

Stok Kangri is an adventure of a lifetime. The trek to Stok Kangri is one of the most popular treks in Ladakh. Stok Kangri is the third highest peak in Ladakh and offers great views from its summit as well as from its surrounding glaciers and valleys.

Stok Kangri Trek can be started from either Padum or Thiksey Monastery depending on your preference but if you are looking for something different then we would suggest that you opt for this one!

The trail starts off at around 3100 m above sea level before ascending through forests which eventually lead up to Sattu Lar Lake where you will find yourself surrounded by snow-capped mountains with peaks beyond belief!

Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace

Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist stupa located in Leh, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir. The stupa was built in the year 2000 and it is situated on the top of a hill.

One of the top tourist destinations in India is Leh Ladakh.

One of the top tourist destinations in India is Leh Ladakh. It is a beautiful place to visit and has a lot to offer. There are many tourist attractions in Leh Ladakh, which can be explored by tourists of all age groups. The beauty of nature will appeal to you when you visit this region.


We hope that this article was helpful for you to decide if you should visit Ladakh. If you are still not convinced, we suggest that you watch the video below and see what it is like on an adventure in this beautiful place!

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