Ladakh

The most beautiful trips in Ladakh

What to see and visit in Ladakh

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful trips in Ladakh
Inserted: 17.11.2021
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Ladakh is a slightly different India, not for nothing is it Little Tibet. It is a very mountainous, high-lying area. Here you will find amazing lakes, green oases in the valley of glacial rivers, but also beautiful Buddhist monasteries. Excursions here are varied from visiting historical monuments to challenging treks through the wilderness

1.
Trip to lake Pangong tso

Trip to emerald lake

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| Altitude: 5 360 m / 17 585 ft

One of the nicest trips you can undertake in Ladakh, is to lake Pangong tso. Along the way you will cross… continue reading

2.
Markha trek

The most typical trek in Ladakh

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| Altitude: 5 276 m / 17 310 ft

There is perhaps no more traditional trek in Ladakh than walk through Markha valley, during which you will… continue reading

3.
Hikes from Panikchar

The most beautiful part of Suru valley

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| Altitude: 4 000 m / 13 123 ft

The village Panikchar lies just a short distance from the place where river Suru radically changes its… continue reading

4.
Trip to Lamayuru

Monastery in the moonscape

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| Altitude: 3 630 m / 11 909 ft

Very interesting stop while traveling around Ladakh is the monastery and the ancient town of Lamayuru.… continue reading

5.
Along the road from Leh to Manali

Epic road through the Himalayas

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| Altitude: 5 328 m / 17 480 ft

Long road between Leh and Manali overcomes five very high passes. The highest of them – Taglang la (5 328 m… continue reading

6.
Drive through Zoji la Pass

From Kashmir to Ladakh

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| Altitude: 3 528 m / 11 575 ft

The famous high mountain road from Srinagar to Leh leads over several high passes. Crossing of the first one… continue reading

7.
Trip to Khardung la pass

Faked highest motorized pass in the world

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| Altitude: 5 359 m / 17 582 ft

Khardung la prides itself in all promotional materials as the highest motorized pass in the world. It works… continue reading

8.
Historical centre of Leh

Tourist centerpiece of Ladakh

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| Altitude: 3 500 m / 11 483 ft

Under the royal palace and even higher located gompa of Namgyal Tsemo huddle bustling old town of Leh. Most… continue reading

9.
Trip to the valley of the river Stok

A two-day trip under Stok Kangri

Altitude: 3 965 m / 13 009 ft

Most tourists go to the valley of the river Stok for only one reason – to try to climb the six thousand peaks… continue reading

10.
Monastery Thiksey Gompa

The most famous monastery in the Indus v

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| Altitude: 3 315 m / 10 876 ft

The most often visited monastery in the Indus valley, which is just twenty kilometers from Leh, looks like a… continue reading

11.
Hike over Drass

The outlook of famous Tiger Hill

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| Altitude: 3 600 m / 11 811 ft

Drass (sometimes written only as Dras) (3 094 m asl ) is located in the valley of the river of the same only… continue reading

12.
Visit of Likir Gompa Monastery

The biggest Buddha in Ladakh

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| Altitude: 3 730 m / 12 238 ft

Very interesting monastery Likir is lying less than 50 kilometers from Leh in a side valley. It boasts the… continue reading

13.
Hike over Kargil

Through oasis to the east of Kargil

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| Altitude: 3 030 m / 9 941 ft

It is truth what is said and written about Kargil (2,700 m asl) – there is not much to see. However, if you… continue reading

14.
Visit of Hemis Gompa

The monastery in a mountain valley

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| Altitude: 3 700 m / 12 139 ft

Most big monasteries in Ladakh stand like a fortress on the tops of hills, but only the one in Hemis is… continue reading

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