Leh Tour Ideas
Explore the best of Ladakh, place of cultural and historical beauty. Learn about the history and the people that make up this remarkable place. <br />Discover Lamayuru Gompa, one of the oldest and largest monasteries in Ladakh. Explore Pangong Tso, a high-altitude lake with blue-green shades of tranquil brackish waters and surrounded by snow-capped high mountains.Drive up to Khardung La, known as the World's Highest Motorable Road at 18,380 feet above sea level, and further down to Nubra Valley, a high altitude cold desert.Make the overland journey from Srinagar to Leh. Enroute, Srinagar, Sonamarg, Dras, Kargil , Lamayuru, Nurlu and Alchi.<br />Type- Long trip<br />Location- Kashmir, Ladakh, North India<br />Activity-Jeep Safari, Sight Seeing, Shopping<br /><br /><br /><br />
Explore In Leh The Shey palace (15kms south of Leh): Was built by Deldan Namgyal in the beginning of 17th century AD. The main image inn the monastery is three story statue of Buddha Shakamuni, made of copper gilt which was made by Deldan Namgyal in the memory of his father Singay Namgyal. The statue is the only of its kind in the region.<br /><br />Thiksey Gompa (17kms south of Leh): The most beautifully in all the monasteries in Ladakh, belongs to the Gelukspa order. <br /><br />Hemish Gompa (45kms south of Leh) is one of the most famous and largest monasteries of Ladakh. It belongs to the Dupka order of Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery was founded by the first incarnation of Stasang Raspa Nawang of Stagsang Raspa Nawang gyasto in 1630, who was invited by King Singay Namgyal and offered a religious estate throughout the region.
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