Ladakh - Land of High Passes

Ladakh is a small city in India which stands as a place for adventure activities. There are a lot of Buddhist monasteries,gompas, trekking trails and others. This place has the world’s top three highest mountain passes. The prime time to visit this place is summer or very early winter. During winter, the place would be filled with snow making most of the passes and trails blocked for safety.

There are three lakes that are the most attractive in this region. Boating is not allowed in the lake but you can camp near the lake and notice the lake changing its colour every now and then. The top attractions in this place are Leh Palace, Stok Palace, Shanti Stupa, Hall of Fame, Jama Masjid, Tsemo fort, Old Town, Wanla Gompa, Tiger Hill, Drass War memorial, Nimu, Panikhar and many others.

Thiksey Gompa is an important attraction for those who follow Buddhism. There are a lot of passes in this city and it is important to choose the one that would suit your expertise. Many passes have many picturesque landscapes and important attractions on the way. You can also enjoy refreshments in army canteen and talk with army heroes.