The abrupt and magnificent land of Ladakh is located in Jammu and Kashmir. The word Ladakh also known as “Land of high passes”. Ladakh is a tourist places in region in Northern India between the Karakoram mountain range [north] and the Himalayas [south]. It is situated at the height of 11500ft. It descends from an altitude of 5,752 m (18,874 ft) above sea level at its origin. Hermitized behind this gruff and ominous exterior is an old civilization and captivating people. The Ladakh region has many rivers which are explored through adventure movement, river rafting. The main rivers in the Ladakh region are :
- Indus River
- Suru River
- Zanskar River
- Doda river
- Nubra River
Ladakh also gets the name “roof of the world”. It is recognized for the top three highest motorable mountain passes in the world. Ladakh is famous for its charming beauty, unique culture, Buddhist cloisters, and exciting adventure points. people come to enjoy its heritage and unimaginable beauty and it is the biggest tourist spot in northern India. Ladakh is a cold desert that endures in the Himalayas on the eastern side of J&K. It is also known as Khapa-chan, which indicates snow land Because the temperature is too low. It prevails in the rain shadow side of the Great Himalayas which obstructs the monsoon clouds. There is a wide variety of bird species that are found in Ladakh like robins, redstarts, Tibetan snowcock, raven and hoopoe.
Top Tourist places in Ladakh
Pangong Tso Lake
Hemis National Park
Tso Moriri Lake
Changthang Wildlife sanctuary
- Area of Ladakh – 59,146 km²
- Coordinates: 34°10′12″N 77°34′48″E
- Language spoke – Ladakhi, Tibetan, and Balti
- Population – 2.74 lakhs (2011)
- Best time to visit – The supreme time to visit in Ladakh is April to October because of the Uncertain temperature Changes
- Things to do – camping adventure, motorbiking campaign, mountain climbing, trekking, stepping on the frozen river, alpine lakes and meadows, river rafting and etc.
6°C to 30°C
April – September
-20°C to -1°C
Monsoon and Winter
September – March
How to Visit
BY AIR –
The easiest and nearest airport to reach Ladakh is Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport located in Leh. It is well connected to superior Indian cities like – New Delhi, Jaipur, Jammu, Chandigarh etc. There are many regular flights for Delhi, Goa, Jammu, Mumbai, and Bangalore from Leh airport. After reaching the airport, visitants can hire taxis to reach several cities and towns of Ladakh.
BY TRAIN –
Jammu Tawi railway station is the main head of the Jammu railway route. You can easily visit Jammu by train. There are lots of trains available for Jammu from other Stations of any state of India Like- New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai to name a few. It is located at a distance of 712 km from Ladakh. From outside the railway station, You can hire private taxis or take state or private buses to reach various places in Leh Ladakh.
BY ROAD –
The Srinagar route is open from May to October for all bus entries. The Manali road is always open for bus routes from April to September. If you were thinking to hire a bus from New Delhi, it would take a minimum of 3-4 days to reach Ladakh
There are government and private buses from Srinagar and Manali. If you are choosing Srinagar, you will pass through Zoji La Pass to reach Ladakh.