Leh Ladakh Tour Packages: TOP 7 Places to Visit in Leh Ladakh
Words are not enough to describe the beauty and serenity of Ladakh that the eyes can experience. Even pictures and videos simply do not do justice to the scenic bliss that Ladakh offers. What makes the place more special is the fact that it plays to every kind of audience. From quenching motorcycle enthusiasts’ thirst to offering spirituality to those seeking peace, Ladakh is perfect for all.
Located at an altitude of 8,370 ft from sea level, “The Land of High Passes” gives the Himalayan range a beautiful blend of green and white. You heard that right. With vast expanses of white sand, the ruggedness of the Himalayas can be witnessed. But nothing compares to the tranquil vibe that its lakes offer. Pristine beauty is what you will find at Leh Ladakh; this is guaranteed. Make your tour unforgettable by booking Leh Ladakh Holiday Packages with us.
There are some amazing places to visit in Ladakh that are absolutely incredible and mind-boggling. So, what are you waiting for? Get set for the most soul-soothing, stunning, and adventurous holiday of your life. Want to know which of these amazing places should be on your bucket list? Check out our cherry-picked list of the top 7 places to visit in Ladakh.
List of 7 Places to Visit in Ladakh for a Memorable Vacation
1. Pangong Tso Lake
Ladakh is home to many high-altitude lakes, but none can match the grandeur of Pangong Tso. The name Pangong Tso Lake is derived from the Tibetan word “Pangong Tso,” meaning “High Grassland Lake.” Brought to the limelight by the movie “3 Idiots”, which was shot here in Pangong lake, where Kareena confessed her love to Amir Khan, it is now the most popular destination in Ladakh.
Flanked by mountains of brownish hues, walking along the banks of the azure blue lake is akin to living in a postcard picture. Its uniqueness, though lies in the changing shades of the lake as the day progresses. Be ready to whip out your cameras and catch this mystic phenomenon live. At night, watch the sky blanketed by a million stars as you camp next to the lake. Come night or day; there is always magic in the air at Pangong. Enjoy the panoramic views of the lake by booking Leh Ladakh Tour Packages.
2. Khardung La Pass
Interested in Motoring? Here’s what you should definitely try.
One of the highest motorable roads in the world, Khardung La Pass is perched at an altitude of 5,348m above sea level. It is a gateway to Shyok and Nubra Valleys with spectacular views of mountain valleys and swirling roads. Traveling through the highest passes in the world is a unique experience, and this excitement is beyond any description. Also known as the “Pass of Lower Castle.”
Stop here for a cup of tea and admire the surreal snow-covered landscape around you. It almost feels like you are in a winter wonderland. This is because everything around you, from rocks to roads to mountains, is draped in snow.
The steep and rugged terrain, furious winds, winding roads, and unpredictable weather means you will earn bragging rights for making it this fair. No wonder it’s a rite of passage and one of the top places to visit in Ladakh for bikers, cyclists, and travel junkies.
3. Magnetic Hill (also known as “Cyclops Hill”)
Located at a distance of about 30 kilometers from Leh on the Leh-Kargil Highway, Magnetic Hill is yet another place to visit in Ladakh and is very well known for its magnetic properties. A yellow signboard with wordings ‘the phenomenon that defies Gravity’ instructs you to parkour vehicle in the box marked on the road. It is believed to have mysterious magnetic properties, and this phenomenon is a sensation that attracts tourists from all over the world.
The magnetism is apparently so strong that it has the power to pull a car uphill. Well, whether it is a visual illusion or actual magnetic force, it is not certain, but it is surely a fun thing to experience. So, be sure to include this phenomenal hill in your list of places to visit in Ladakh with memorable Leh Ladakh Holiday Packages.
4. Tso Moriri Lake
There are many stunning spots in Ladakh that give you an amazing travel experience, and the lovely Tso Moriri Lake is one such place. It is a pristine and serene lake with crystal clear water amidst breathtaking mountain ranges and offers beautiful views of the surroundings. The serene ambiance and the cool winds provide a mind-blowing travel experience for visitors to this mountain lake.
Located inside the renowned Changtang Wildlife Sanctuary, it is about 28 kilometers in length and approximately 100 feet in depth. Another interesting feature of the Tso Moriri Lake is that it is home to several animal species like cows, goats, and yaks. Camping is a good activity that you can enjoy in this place. You will certainly feel blessed once you reach this place and witness its enchanting nature.
5. Pathar Sahib Gurudwara
It is another must-visit tourist destination in Ladakh, located about 25 miles away from Leh city at an altitude of around 12000 feet. This Gurudwara was built to commemorate the Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Devji. It is believed that Guru Nanak vanquished a demon at this place centuries ago. Seek blessings from Guru Nanak Devji by booking Leh Ladakh Tour Packages.
Even if most of the locals in this region follow Buddhism, they visit this temple to worship this Sikh Guru. Travelers on the way to Kargil, do not forget to stop at this place to offer prayers to Guru Nanak. Ensure to visit this holy place during your Leh-Ladakh holidays.
6. Leh Palace
Leh Palace is an ancient palace in the Leh-Ladakh region located in the scenic Himalayan region, which is now maintained by the “Archaeological Survey of India”. Now it is transformed into a museum where you can watch artifacts even more than 450 years old.
Besides, visitors can watch picturesque views of the snow-clad Himalayan mountain ranges from the top of this palace. Many architecture lovers and historians visit this palace to see its medieval Tibetan architecture.
Nestled atop the old Leh city overlooking the majestic Namgyal hill, it resembles the renowned Potala Palace of Lhasa. With nine stories, this palace was among the tallest structures in Leh during the good olden times.
7. Shanti Stupa
Shanti Stupa is a white-domed monument built on top of a steep hill. Facing snow-capped peaks, it was made by an interesting blend of Japanese Buddhist monks along with locals. It marked and celebrated 2500 years of Buddhism and was meant to be a symbol of peace. The stupa holds a golden Buddha statue and images of his birth and death.
Being at a vantage point, the stupa affords unadulterated views of the valley below. Lit up at night, it acquires a beauty of its own. Here, you can witness a magical sunrise or sunset which looks stunning. Plus, the vibe of the place would make you want to stay for a long.
Over to You Now…
Did this get you excited already? Then start planning your trip to Leh Ladakh with Yashvi Tours and Travels by booking Leh Ladakh Tour Packages from Ahmedabad. Be it a solo trip, a group tour, or one with your better half, the landscape of Leh Ladakh will humble you and give you a perspective that you will carry within you for the rest of your life.
So, get your bags packed and get going! It is the time to treat the traveler in you!