You can never have enough of this hauntingly beautiful place.
The Ladakh region is nestled in between the Himalayas and the Karakoram mountain ranges. It is untouched by the hustle and bustle of people and does not boast of a torrid city life. In its serene demeanour, it impresses with its beauty studded with lakes, snow-capped mountains, green patches of land, bright blue skies and unimaginable terrains. If Kashmir is the Paradise on Earth then Ladakh is no less in terms of sheer scenic beauty. It is a land of contrasts. The harsh brown mountains and the sky a hue of blue you will never see anywhere else. The cold, unforgiving winters and the warmth of the Ladakhis as they say “Jullay”. Here are more reasons other than just the trekking to visit Ladakh.
1.Panoromic Scenic Beauty:-
‘Enclosed in between the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges, the Ladakh region is a highland that is layered in spectral of red, orange, brown, green, and grey with large crystal blue water bodies. The rugged landscape under the stark blue sky, aligned by snow crested peaks and some lush green patches of vegetation along the valleys formed by the perennial streams together make for a surreal scenic beauty.
2. Connect to Disconnect:-
We invest so much energy stuck to technology and gadgets that we neglect to truly interface with individuals, or even ourselves. Ladakh’s normal excellence – its lakes, national parks, religious communities, and valleys have a dreamlike quality about them. They make you need to simply sit back, and tune into nature. Find yourself, or have discussions with your accomplice, companions or children while you take long strolls in Leh, or taste some hot yak-butter tea. During the summer months, the locals stay very busy working, considering tourism is one of the main forms of employment. Come winter, these pleasant local folk have more free time to talk and exchange stories, and it’s easier to make friends.
3. Buddhism & Authenticity:-
Yes, Ladakh is known for its treks. Yet, no, it’s just as simple as that. Ladakh’s customs are impacted by the Tibetan culture, and you will discover a considerable measure of closeness in the two. Visit the flawless religious communities – Hemis, Thiksey, Spituk thus some more. In the event that you can, then schedule your trip to harmonize with one of the colorful festivals of the district, similar to the Hemis Festival or Dosmochey. The engineering in Ladakh has a solid Buddhist hint to it, and is incredibly delightful. Ladakh has a rich culture. The Ladakhi individuals are generally Tibetan Buddists of Aryan plunge or Shia Muslims. They are extremely affable and kind. They live in little settlements and have an exceptionally straightforward way of life. Their adornments and clothing is exceptional and they are pleased to keep their way of life in place even in such changing times.
4. Bikers Gem:-
Bikers ride crosswise over Ladakh to achieve the Chang La and Khardung La pass. The Khardung La pass is ostensibly the most elevated motorable go on the planet. Driving through Ladakh is so much fun in light of the fact that in a look you see snow-clad mountains, a dessert and lavish green scene. Photographers take advantage of Ladakh, on account of the Tsokar, Tsomoriri and Pangong lakes that are thronged by colorful feathered creatures. Nubra valley is yet somewhere else to keep the camera clicking. It’s unbelievable how many different colours you will see in one shot that has just mountains, the sky and the road. Capture the icy blue Pangong Lake at various times in the day.
5. Cuisine and Hospitality:-
The food in Ladakh is basic, yet tasty. The nearby bistros serve momos _that are cooked with only an unobtrusive insight of flavors, and you can discover extraordinary solace in a bowl of _thukkpa (soup and noodles). On the off chance that you get sufficiently fortunate to encounter a neighborhood family’s friendliness, share some yak-butter tea with them. Some of life’s basic joys originate from extraordinary tea and discussion.
‘Ladakh is one such destination where you are going to spend much on travelling than lodging. You will discover perfect and clean rooms in Leh beginning at just Rs. 600 notwithstanding amid the pinnacle visitor season. At that point you can likewise discover convenience in some nearby towns in the Ladakh district and experience the neighborhood culture all through your excursion. Encourage… you have plenty of options for camping in Ladakh.’
6. Nomadic Lifestyle:-
Overlooking the shimmering blue Pangong Lake… an overnight outdoors is truly necessary for techies like you. Simply envision an existence other than innovation, human advancement and framework… and you venture into the boundless expanse of nature. What about a piece of your life spending at the Hunder Sand Dunes? It is past your fantasies. In the midst of the towering mountains… outdoors in Hunder Sand Dunes makes you have a feeling that you are living like a traveler. There again on the off chance that you can bear the cost of further couple of days, outdoors at the Tso Moriri Wetland will unquestionably give you a chance to get to know a portion of the excellent types of high height fowls and creatures.
If you are an adventurer then the winter is the best time to exploit every bit of Ladakh. The Snow Leopard Trek and Frozen River Trek are some of the notable winter expeditions in the Ladakh region… which you can go for.