Ladakh

The most beautiful places of Ladakh

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Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places of Ladakh
Inserted: 20.01.2017
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

The highly-lying Buddhist part of India attracts more and more visitors each year. No wonder – you will find a unique culture and beautiful wonders of nature. Anyone who will visit Ladakh will rarely not come back soon.

#1
Pangong tso lake

Most beautiful lake in India

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| Altitude: 4 250 m / 13 944 ft

On the border between India (Ladakh) and China (Tibet), is very beautiful Lake Pangong Tso (4250 m n. M.). It… continue reading

#2
Parkachik la pass

The most beautiful view of Nun and Kun

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| Altitude: 4 000 m / 13 123 ft

Directly above the mighty bend of the Suru River is one of the most beautiful prospects which Ladakh offers.… continue reading

#3
Tso Moriri Lake

Beautiful lake on Changtang plateau

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| Altitude: 4 522 m / 14 836 ft

Lake Tso Moriri (4,527m asl) is a large lake on the Changtang plateau stretching from Tibet to Ladakh. The… continue reading

#4
Zanskar Canyon

The rocky wilderness

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| Altitude: 3 170 m / 10 400 ft

      One of the wildest canyons in the Himalayas is the one along the river Zanskar, the largest tributary… continue reading

#5
Suru Valley

The most beautiful valley in Ladakh

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| Altitude: 3 183 m / 10 443 ft

The valley of the Sur River is considered to be the most beautiful valley of the whole area of Ladakh. It is… continue reading

#6
Markha valley

Ladakh Trek Classics

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| Altitude: 3 436 m / 11 273 ft

In the beautiful Markha River valley, leads perhaps the most famous trek of the entire Ladakh. You will see… continue reading

#7
Thiksey Gompa Monastery

The most famous monastery in Ladakh

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| Altitude: 3 312 m / 10 866 ft

Ladakh is renowned for its beautiful Buddhist monasteries. Probably the most well-known and the most visited… continue reading

#8
Léh

The capital city of Ladakh

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| Altitude: 3 520 m / 11 549 ft

Leh (3,520m asl), the capital of Ladakh, lies above the Indus Valley on a tactical former trade route over… continue reading

#9
Kang Yatse

The Queen of Zanskar

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| Altitude: 6 401 m / 21 001 ft

Kang Yatse (6,401m asl) / sometimes written as Kang Yisay / is probably the second most famous mountain in… continue reading

#10
Lamayuru Gompa Monastery

Monastery with a famous festival

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| Altitude: 3 510 m / 11 516 ft

On the main road linking Kashmir with Léh stands a significant pilgrimage site – the Lamayur monastery, high… continue reading

#11
Stok Kangri

Famous mountain near Leh

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| Altitude: 6 153 m / 20 187 ft

Stok Kangri (6 153m above sea level) is perhaps the most famous, though not the highest, mountain of Ladakh.… continue reading

#12
Drass Valley

Picturesque valley below the Himalayas

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| Altitude: 3 077 m / 10 095 ft

The Dras River springs from the glaciers on the northern side of the Himalayas and flows through the… continue reading

#13
Shanti Stupa

Beautiful view of Leh

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| Altitude: 3 640 m / 11 942 ft

Shanti Stupa was built in 1991, but even so it is very nice Buddhist building forming one of the main… continue reading

#14
Zoji la Pass

The toughest pass on the way to Ladakh

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| Altitude: 3 528 m / 11 575 ft

If you are traveling to Ladakh from Kashmir or vice versa, you will have to crossed the Zoji la pass (3,528… continue reading

#15
Likir Gompa Monastery

Monastery with a Giant Buddha

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| Altitude: 3 721 m / 12 208 ft

Likir Monastery is worth visiting just for the giant statue of the sitting Buddha. Moreover, the surroundings… continue reading

#16
Hemis Gompa Monastery

Monastery high above Indus River

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| Altitude: 3 697 m / 12 129 ft

The Hemis Gompa Monastery is one of the most famous in the surroundings of town of Léh. Monastery has a… continue reading

#17
Chemrey Gompa Monastery

A picturesque monastery on a rock promontory

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| Altitude: 3 650 m / 11 975 ft

Forty-five kilometres from Leh, on the way to the fairytale lake of Pangong tso, the picturesque Chemrey… continue reading

#18
Khardung la Pass

False highest motorized pass in the worl

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| Altitude: 5 359 m / 17 582 ft

Khardung la Pass (5 359 m asl) is probably the most famous Indian road pass, mainly due to the fact that it… continue reading

#19
Taglang la Pass

The highest point of the road Manali-Leh

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| Altitude: 5 328 m / 17 480 ft

Taglang la Pass (5 328 m asl) belongs among the three highest accessible road passes in Ladakh. It is also… continue reading

#20
Wakha Canyon

The canyon directly above Kargil

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| Altitude: 2 752 m / 9 029 ft

Wakha is a significant tributary of the Sur River. In addition, its valley runs an important road from Kargil… continue reading

#21
Fotu la Pass

The highest point on the road Srinagar-Léh

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| Altitude: 4 094 m / 13 432 ft

Fotu la Pass (4 094 m asl) is the highest pass on the long road from Kashmir to Ladakh. It lies in an… continue reading

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