Ladakh, just the name fills travelers with the adrenaline rush and an urge to visit soon. This land is not ordinary, in the sense you won't find a tourist destination so barren yet loved by all. Packing the best of Ladakh together, are the Ladakh tour packages offered by Leh Ladakh India. The overwhelming rustic setting of this region is best known for its shimmering lakes where minutes turn into hours; topsy-turvy roads which wait for mountain bikers; and trekking routes sitting with open arms for their lovers. When you choose from our select Ladakh travel packages, you will get a slice of everything that's there to enjoy here.
Every other day, Ladakh tourism experiences a blow, thanks to the many travelers who love its tranquil environment. The beauty of Ladakh comes with an everlasting charm from May till September, which leaves behind autumn to relish. On a Leh Ladakh tour expect to be taken over by the spiritual aura of Buddhism, which pulls you to Ladakh tourist attractions like Shanti Stupa, Lamayuru Monastery, Alchi Monastery, Diskit Monastery to name a few. Further, on your Leh Ladakh trip, you would come across the sheer valleys namely Nubra, Zanskar, and Drass.
And don't think that the list of tourist destinations of Ladakh has come to an end. As your visit is incomplete without visiting the eye-catching lakes, where you would like to spend endless hours. Other fantastic attraction covered in our Leh Ladakh itinerary offer a wildlife experience, talk about the pride of the Siachen border and fill your mind with Buddhist culture. Besides, if you wish to customize the Ladakh tour as per your preference, add more thrilling experiences, then our tour experts are there to help you.Ladakh Holiday Packages.
Places to visit in Ladakh
With Ladakh tour packages one can travel to the most beautiful destinations in the valley. A number of serene monasteries, divine lakes, and stunning mountains make the beautiful panorama of Ladakh. You can also enjoy the colorful culture and explore the rich artwork of the local people during your Ladakh tour. Here is the list of the best places to visit in Ladakh:
Zanskar valley - Unarguably one of the best places to visit with Ladakh travel packages, Zanskar valley is amongst the most beautifully isolated places in the Himalayan range. Its snow-covered terrains get a heavenly look when the blue sky is reflected on it. Chadar trek in Zanskar is a popular adventure in Ladakh. Zanskar is also one of the best places for river rafting in Ladakh during summer from June to September.
Pangong Tso - This breathtakingly beautiful lake is amongst the top tourist destinations in Ladakh. Located in the eastern Ladakh, Pangong Tso is the highest saline water lake in the world known to change the color of its water from blue to green to red throughout the day.
Kargil - Situated on the bank of the River Indus, Kargil town worth a visit during your Ladakh tour. Mulbekh monastery housing 9-meter tall idol of Maitreya Buddha and Drass War Memorial to explore the glory of the Indian Army should be included in your Kargil sightseeing. Kargil is also one of the best places for trekking and mountaineering in Ladakh.
Khardungla Pass - One of the top tourist attractions in Ladakh, Khardungla Pass is a gateway to Nubra and Shyok valleys. Being one of the highest passes in India, Khardungla Pass offers extreme thrill and adventure along with stunning views.
Nubra Valley - Certainly, one of the best tourist destinations in Ladakh, Nubra valley offers a blend of beauty and excitement. Enjoy an Arabian night amid the sand dunes in Nubra Valley. Taking a camel ride here is a must-to-do activity during the Ladakh trip.
Magnetic Hill - Magic, supernatural power or the secret wonder of nature; whatever is your view, a yellow sign reads here ‘the phenomenon that defies the Gravity’. So, park your vehicle properly and lock the brakes else your car may start trekking upward the hill. Situated on the Ley-Kargil highway, Magnetic Hill is amongst the top tourist attractions in Ladakh.
Moonland - One of the famous tourist places in Ladakh, Moonland is named so because of its resemblance to the moon. An unknown place to the tourists till 1970, this mystic place is home to many Tibetan monasteries hidden behind the stunning mountains. This beautiful alpine desert is a must-visit during your trip to Leh and Ladakh.
Tso Moriri - This lesser-known place in Ladakh situated in the changtang Wildlife Sanctuary offer you untouched beauty to explore with your Ladakh tour packages. The surrounding impressive mountains offer breathtaking views while you can spot species like Brahmin duck, Himalayan Hares, bare-headed goose, and the great-crested grebe here. This is one of the best places for stargazing and camping in Ladakh.
Tso Kar - Known as the white lake, Tso Kar is one of the most popular travel destinations in Ladakh. The serene place is also popular for bird watching. Soak in the incredible beauty of Tso Kar for a memorable tour of Ladakh.
Nyoma - This serene village on the bank of the Indus River is worth visiting during your Leh Ladakh tour. Amid its heavenly beauty, a small monastery is placed on the backside of the village.
Famous monasteries in Ladakh
Hemis Monastery - Hemis Monastery in Ladakh is famous for celebrating the annual mask festival observed in the memory of Guru Padmasambhava. This is one of the largest monasteries in India and must be included in your Ladakh tour plan.
Thiksey Gompa - One of the most elegant Buddhist monasteries in India, Thiksey Gompa is one of the must-visit places in Ladakh from October to November. This 12-story hilltop monastery resembles the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet and is home to 500 monks in Ladakh. The Gompa has a valuable collection of Buddhist books, scripts, Thangka paintings, stupas, statues, and swords which are looked after by the Yellow Hat thinkers.
Diskit Monastery - Its breathtaking location makes this Monastery one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ladakh to visit from July to September. Diskit Monastery was established in the 14th century in the beautiful surroundings of Nubra valley. This is another monastery in Ladakh maintained by the Yellow hat thinkers. Some impressive Buddha statues and a huge drum are housed in this beautiful monastery.
Phugtal Monastery - Located inside a hollow cave in the southeastern part of Zanskar, this monastery fascinates travelers with its mystic beauty. The water flow inside the cave maintains the same flow throughout the year. The solemn serenity of the place must be enjoyed during your holiday in Ladakh in May and July.
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa - Trekking to the Namgyal Tsemo Gompa is not just a religious journey but it offers exciting adventure in Ladakh from April to September. Experience the divinity and learn Buddhist principles and teachings at Namgyal Tsemo Gompa in Ladakh.
Things to do in Ladakh
Explore wildlife at Hemis National Park - This national park offers the Ladakh sightseeing in the best way. A protected home for endangered mammals like Tibetan wolf, leopards, Asiatic ibex, etc., this is the largest national park in South Asia. One of the best places in Ladakh for bird watching, the Hemis national Park must be included in your Ladakh tour. The pollution-free environment of the place is a reason for travelers to book the Ladakh travel packages.
Pay homage at Shanti Stupa - A spiritual retreat to visit during your Ladakh holidays, Shanti Stupa is one of the most beautiful Buddhist monuments located in changspa in Leh. Trekking to Shanti Stupa offers the best panoramic views of Ladakhi landscape and you can enjoy the stunning sunset or sunrise from the place.
Enjoy a camel ride in Nubra valley - Camel Safari in Nubra Valley is one of the most popular tourist activities in Ladakh. You can explore every nook of the desert on the back of a camel which is not possible in a vehicle. Plan your Ladakh trip from June to September to enjoy this thrilling activity in Nubra Valley.
Witness the glory of Royal Leh Palace - Looking at the beautiful Leh town from the top of a hill, the Royal Leh Palace grab the attention of travelers with its stunning decor that resembles the style of Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. This is a place where you can explore the past glory of the royal Ladakh. Don’t miss the beautiful statue of Lord Buddha at the back of the palace for a spiritual impression on your Ladakh tour.
Explore the Tibetan village Alchi - Located on the bank of the river Indus, this is a vibrant village in Ladakh. The main attraction of the village is a 900-year-old Buddhist monastery. The bright paintings in Indo-Tibetan style and a painted statue of Lord Buddha make this monastery a popular tourist spot in Ladakh. To experience the Ladakhi village life, spend a night in this village. Also, rafting in the Alchi Nyemo is one of the major highlights of the Ladakh tour from June to September.
Behold Royal Ladakh at Stok Palace - Located in the Stok Village, this summer palace was built in 1820 for the royal family of Ladakh. Now a heritage hotel, this palace displays the rich history of Ladakh. You can also explore the Stok monastery housing a huge library and a beautiful garden during historical sightseeing in Ladakh.
Visit Changthang wildlife sanctuary - This is one of the highest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Changthang sanctuary is not just home to wide range of flora and fauna, the famous lakes Tso Moriri, Pangong Tso, and Tso Kar are located in this park. This is one of the best places in Ladakh where you can enjoy the sheer beauty of nature.
Visit Hall of Fame Museum - Your Ladakh tour plan must include this symbol of bravery. This museum is dedicated to the brave soldiers who were martyred in the Indo-Pakistan war. Explore the photo frames and the weapons used by them to learn the stories of those brave heroes during your Ladakh tour.
Explore Gol Market in Leh - This vibrant market is a must-visit place in Ladakh. Here you can purchase things required for camping in Ladakh and also buy gift items that include antiques and embroidered Ladakhi work.
Adventure in Ladakh
Chadar Trek - One of the most cherished adventure activities in Ladakh, Chadar trek allows you to walk on the frozen water. Chadar trek is not just an adventure, it is a way to explore the secret of nature when the water of the Zanskar River freezes to form a blanket of ice in winter. You can see the blue color of the frozen river turns yellow at the sunshine and during a full moon night, the milky white look of the Zanskar River is felt like a dream. This is the best attraction to explore with the best Ladakh tour packages.
Rafting in Zanskar and Indus River - You might have enjoyed the thrill of Chadar trek in Zanskar River during winter. But in summer, you can enjoy rafting in the Zanskar River which is equally thrilling. Also, the River Indus offers one of the best sites for river rafting in Ladakh. This sheer adventure of bouncing in water makes your Ladakh trip memorable forever.
Squad biking in Nubra valley - Quad biking in Nubra Valley is for those who get exhilarated while biking. Ride your bike to the highest motorable region where you can explore the amazing beauty of the Nubra valley while traveling through its shimmering roads.
Stok Kangri Trek - This is one of the most popular trekking tours in Ladakh of approximately 240 km at an altitude of 20,180 ft. above sea levels. The starting point is the Stok village and usually needs 9 to 10 days to complete the trek. During Kangri Trek, experienced trekkers pave their way through steep trails and freezing water to reach the highest peak in the region.
Camping in Ladakh - Camping in Ladakh is a favorite activity for young travelers. With Ladakh camping packages, you can enjoy the sheer beauty of the valley from the lap of nature. Pangong Tso, Tso Moriri, Thiksey Monastery, Nubra Valley, etc. Are some of the best camping sites in Ladakh.
Mountain biking - For some, it is an adventure and for others biking in Leh Ladakh is one of the most interesting experiences of life. Countless bikers come to explore this wonderful activity in Ladakh every year from June to September. Snaking your bike through the criss - cross roads of Ladakh offers an amazing experience for all. Khardung La, Pangong Lake, the banks of Zanskar or Indus River, Nubra Valley, Thiksey & Spituk Monastery provides the best routes for mountain biking in Ladakh.