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Places To Visit In Ladakh: A Journey In Pictures

Places To Visit In Ladakh: A Journey In Pictures

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Ladakh features on every serious traveller’s bucket list, and for good reason. Its soothing mountain vistas coupled with challenging roads and the many monasteries offer something of interest for every visitor. Rosy-cheeked children, delicious Thukpa, and yaks on the mountain slopes complete the experience. Here are some captured moments of the best places to visit in Ladakh.

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The sun setting over snow-capped mountain peaks like the Nun Kun Massif is a sight bound to take your breath away

Leh ladakh trip- Leh Ladakh images-places to visit in Ladakh-Shanti Stupa

The Shanti Stupa located on a hilltop in Chanspa is serene and exciting at the same time, and one of the most popular Buddhist attractions in Ladakh

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Colourful prayer flags flutter in the wind; a common sight all over Ladakh. These make excellent souvenirs too!

Leh ladakh trip- Leh Ladakh images-places to visit in Ladakh-Kiagar Tso Lake

The Kiagar Tso Lake, located at more than 4000 metres, is quite close to Tso Moriri. This area is home to the Changpas, Ladakh’s nomadic people

Leh ladakh trip- Leh Ladakh images-places to visit in Ladakh-Khardung la

Test your riding skills at Khardung la, counted among the highest motorable roads in the world

Leh ladakh trip- Leh Ladakh images-places to visit in Ladakh-Nubra Valley

Do not miss a visit to Nubra Valley. Here stands the magnificent statue of Maitreya Buddha, a 32-metre structure located near Diskit Monastery

Leh ladakh trip- Leh Ladakh images-places to visit in Ladakh-Hemis National Park

Catch sight of the elusive snow leopard at Hemis National Park. This protected area is known for having the highest density of these magnificent wild beasts in the world

Leh ladakh trip- Leh Ladakh images-places to visit in Ladakh-Pangong Lake

Made famous by many a Bollywood movie, Pangong Lake is a spectacular must-visit place in Ladakh

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Not many know about the population of Bactrian Camels in Ladakh. These double-humped camels are found in the Nubra Valley

Leh ladakh trip- Leh Ladakh images-places to visit in Ladakh- Zanskar River

The Zanskar River offers excellent white water rafting conditions for the adventurous

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Masked dancers at the annual 2-day Hemis Festival held around July at the Hemis Gompa

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A fruit-laden apple tree at a Ladakhi farm. Apples and apricots are the primary fruits grown in the region

The Yak -Leh ladakh trip- Leh Ladakh images-

The yak is an important animal in the region. It is used for transport as well as for its meat, milk, and other products

Thangka paintings, a Tibetan Buddhist art-Leh ladakh trip- Leh Ladakh images-places to visit in Ladakh

Thangka paintings, used in traditional Ladakhi meditational practises, often depict deities or scenes from the Buddha’s life. They make for popular souvenirs

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Young Ladakhi monks pose for a photo against the splendid snowy mountain backdrop

Leh ladakh trip- Leh Ladakh images-places to visit in Ladakh-momos to eat

There is nothing like a plate of steaming momos to end a long day of exploring Ladakh. Sip on some yak butter tea for the complete experience

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