123ArticleOnline Logo
Welcome to 123ArticleOnline.com!

ALL >> Travel >> View Article

Witness Mythical And Edgy Beauty Of Moonland - Leh Ladakh

By Author: Noshir Lavangia
Total Articles: 400

Travellers desire deeply to explore this hard-to-visit land of beauty and culture. Hard core trekkers, history aficionados, adrenaline junkies and dedicated Buddhists want to tour LehLadakh and conquer this challenging destination.

In spite of natural beauty, lakes and snowy surroundings, Leh and Ladakh are no destinations for honeymoon packages. Yet, love birds, passionate about the adventure or history travel, visit this rugged yet majestic, isolated yet hospitable “Moonland”. The soothing Buddhist culture in this hilly region is very similar to their delicious local cuisine is such unpopulated region.

There are several Buddhist monasteries, which are locally known as Gompas, in Ladakh. However, there are more than few that have religious and cultural significance. Alchi monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in the region. Dikshit Gompa or Dikshit Monastery in Nubra Valley was founded by Changzem Tserab Zangpo, in the 14th century. This sub-gompa of Thiksey Monastery contains several shrines and ancient Tibetan and Mongolian texts. Other popular monasteries in this region are Hermis Monastery in Ladakh and Mulbekh Monastery in Kargil.

Adventure sports in the region are mountain biking, white river rafting, mountain climbing, trekking and camping. Most popular activities are trekking on one of the several challenging trekking routes, river rafting and mountaineering. There is a well-established infrastructure for those interested in adventure sports.

The relatively easiest trek routes are established in the Zanskar. On theother hand, there are many trek routes with several turbulences. For e.g.: Hermis-Markha Padum trek. However, interested trekkers should not only be physically fit but also willing to face the extremely low temperatures and their consequences.

The best stretch for well-guided white river rafting is on Indus River, locally known as the Sindhu River, is from Spituk to Saspol. The stretch up to Karu is easy and perfect for first timers and amateurs. However, if you are looking for a challenging river rafting route, then you should consider narrow valley in Zanskar or river stretch between Padum and Nimo.

This thrilling yet soothing travel destination offers several holiday packages for adventure, pilgrimage and historical travellers. True extremes and weather challenges of Ladakh may not appeal to everyone. Yet, it doesn’t stop passionate travellers from exploring this destination either.

However, isolated from rest of Jammu and Kashmir, this region is relatively politically stable and non-violent. Domestic and international travellers are advised to consider the weather and local news before booking Leh Ladakh trip.

_______________________________________________________________________

Ninad Chaudhari works as a Web UI Designer / Developer with Cox & Kings. Ninad is a travel enthusiast and loves to share information on beautiful destinations and honeymoon packages by Cox and Kings. He is an ardent photographer and his albums are replete with pictures of his recent tours to Leh and Ladakh.

Total Views: 44Word Count: 457See All articles From Author

Travel Articles

1. Building Wedding Anticipation In Atlanta With Airport Transportation And Dc Party Buses
Author: EMA Charles Watson

2. Choosing An Aviation Service Management Company
Author: Aviation Infrastructure

3. Tricks For Wedding Planners In Limo Rental Atlanta
Author: EMA Charles Watson

4. Tours And Travels Operators In Dubai
Author: Mike

5. Kerala Travel Packages- Holiday At Its Best
Author: Rakesh Kumar

6. Krabi Taxi – Krabi Shuttle Service Is Affordable And Can Save More Time!
Author: Khun Franco

7. Morocco, The Land Of Dreams & Destinations
Author: atlastours

8. Prom Is About To Get A Kick With A Charter Bus Dc
Author: dulleslimoservice

9. Looking For A Perfect Sea-view! Enjoy The Feast At Best Puri Sea Beach Restaurant
Author: Puri Holidays

10. Make Your Big Day More Memorable- Book Beach Resort For Marriage And Parties
Author: Puri Holidays

11. Enjoy The Best Beach Party- Book Beach Restaurant And Bar In Puri
Author: Puri Holidays

12. Touring The City Of Lord-do The Online Booking For Puri Now
Author: Puri Holidays

13. Travel And Wed With A Charter Bus Phoenix
Author: Jordan I. Paige

14. Korea Taxi Tour – Korea Taxi Service Strives Hard To Take The Fun For Its Clients To The Next Level!
Author: Brian Lee

15. Exquisite Wine Tours With Party Line Limo
Author: PartyLineLimo

Login To Account
Login Email:
Password:
Forgot Password?
New User?
Sign Up Newsletter
Email Address: