Attractions in Leh Ladakh

Leh Ladakh can be a great experience as these places have a lot of natural beauty. There are a number of attractions in Leh Ladakh that are filled with extreme pristine beauty, the list is inclusive of well- known ancient monasteries, other religious sites, palaces of the royalty, various gompas, mountain peaks, wildlife safaris, adventure activity spots and much more. Ladakh with a unique characteristic that is a blend of Indian, Tibetan as well as Buddhism linings make it a place which is worth paying a visit to.

This beautiful hilly region, every year, is visited by a large number of local as well as foreign tourists. It is both a popular summer as well as a winter holiday destination. Its untouched beauty, snow-clad mountain peaks, lush greenery and secluded spots attract a lot of honeymooners too. That is not all. With the range of adventure activities that it has to offer such as trekking, mountain biking, rafting, mountaineering and so on, it is well-known amidst adventure enthusiasts too.

Leh Palace Leh Palace

Leh Palace was built during the 17th century by the ruler King Sengge Namgyal. Its construction is on the same lines as the construction of the Potala Palace.

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Stok Palace Stok Palace

Stok Palace, built by King Tsespal Tondup Namgyal in 1825, in the present times is the residential palace of the royal descendants of King Sengge Namgyal.

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Shanti Stupa Shanti Stupa

The Shanti Stupa is white-colored domed-shaped structure, located in Chandspa which looks extremely beautiful during night when it is illuminated.

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Tsemo fort Tsemo fort

Built in the 16th century is Tsemo (Victory) Fort, is just15-minute climb-up opposite Chenrezi Lakhang with its ruins. This structure is actually visible.

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Pangong Tso Lake Pangong Tso Lake

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Tsomoriri Lake Tsomoriri Lake

Also known as Moriri Lake, Tsomoriri Lake is positioned at an altitude of 15,075 feet and the largest lake in the Ladakh region. It has been declared as a Wetland.

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Tso Kar Lake Tso Kar Lake

A vacillating salt lake located in Rapshu (Southern Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir), Tso Kar / Tsho Kar is popular for its depth and size. Being situated at a high.

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Hemis Monastery Hemis Monastery

Hemis Monastery, 40 kms towards the south-east of the main city of Leh is the largest as well as the most well-known monastery (Gompa) in Ladakh.

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Karma Dupgyud Karma Dupgyud

Situated around 9 kilometers from Leh, the Karma Dupgyud Choeling Monastery is one of the major Dharma centers in the Ladakh region. Founded by Lama Chime Dorje.

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Matho Monastery Matho Monastery

Located around 26 kilometers away from Leh, on the picturesque Indus Valley, Matho Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery built under the Saskya.

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Rangdum Gompa Rangdum Gompa

Nestled at an altitude of 11,998 feet above the sea level, Rangdum Gompa is situated halfway between Kargil and Padum. It was founded by Losang Geleg Yeshe Drogpa.

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Lamayuru Monastery Lamayuru Monastery

Located on the main highway between Bodhkhabru and Kha-la-che, at an altitude of 3.510 meters, Lamayuru Monastery is amongst the oldest monasteries in Ladakh.

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Phugtal Monastery Phugtal Monastery

Phugtal Monastery or Phugtal Gompa that is also known as Phuktal monastery, is located in the southeastern of Zanskar, in the Ladakhi region. It was founded.

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Alchi Monastery Alchi Monastery

Alchi Monastery, located in the Alchi village in Leh, was built by the great translator Guru Rinchen Zangpo between 958 and 1055. Today it is being monitored.

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Spituk Gompa Spituk Gompa

Spituk Monastery, built during the 11th century, also Pethup Gompa, was founded by Od-de, the elder brother of Lha Lama Changchub.

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Likir Gompa Likir Gompa

Likir Gompa, around 62 kms to the West of the main city of Leh. The 5th king of Ladakh, Lhachen Gyalpo ordered the establishment of this monastery.

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Thiksey Gompa Thiksey Gompa

Thikse Gompa, of the Yellow Hat (Gelugpa) sect, is around 19 kms to the East of the main city of Leh. The architecture of the largest monastery in central.

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Shey Monastry Shey Monastry

The building complex of Shey Monastery located on the hilltop of Shey (the summer capital of the Leh city) is 15kms towards the South of the main city of Ladakh.

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Rizong Gompa Rizong Gompa

Rizong Gompa, also known as Rhizong monastery belongs to Gelugpa or Yellow Hat sect of Buddhism is situated on the hilltop of a rocky valley to the north.

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Alchi Choskor Alchi Choskor

Alchi Choskor monastery is located approximately 69 kms towards the Western side of the main city of Leh. It is popular in the form of largest of all the gompas.

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Khardung La Pass Khardung La Pass

Ladakh trip is incomplete without conquering Khardung La. Lying north of Leh Town, Khardung La is situated at an elevation of 5602 meters (18,379 ft).

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Chang La Pass Chang La Pass

Ladakh is famous for its high altitude mountain passes as some of the highest motorable road are located in the Ladakh region.. The third highest motorable.

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Bara-lacha La Pass Bara-lacha La Pass

Ladakh is land of passes has some of the most challenging high altitude mountain passes which one has to cross during to reach Leh, the center of Ladakh region.

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Taglang La Pass Taglang La Pass

Nestled at an altitude of 5328 m above the sea level, in the Zanskar range, Taglang La pass is the second highest mountain pass in Ladakh, the first being Khardungla Pass.

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Fotu La Pass Fotu La Pass

Fotu La pass on the Srinagar-Leh highway of the Himalayan Zanskar Range stands at a height of of 13,478ft (4,108m) above the sea level.

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Lachulung La Pass Lachulung La Pass

Lachulung La, located in Ladakh separates the valleys of the Tsarap Chu Chu and the Tozay, where both are on the flow of the Zanskar and the Indus rivers.

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Namikala pass Namikala pass

Namikala pass, located at the Zanskar range that connects Srinagar- Leh highway. This pass located at the height of 12,139 feet above the sea level is also known.

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Zojila Pass Zojila Pass

If not for its cold desert lLocated on the Indian National Highway 1 between Srinagar and Leh, is Zoji La pass, in the western section of the Himalayan.

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