Have you ever wished to visit the Himalayas? The city of Leh in Northen India is the perfect place to begin your Himalayan adventure.
Leh is the capital of Ladakh, the Indian union territory. The history of Ladakh is very long and exciting. Ladakh used to be the great Himalayan kingdom, and Leh was the capital.
Thanks to the long history and beautiful nature, Leh has to offer many interesting sites for tourists. If you decide to visit Leh, the first thing you must see is grandiose Leh Palace.
Leh Palace is more than four hundred years old. It used to be the residence of the royal family, but they abanded it in the nineteenth century. Today, one part of the Palace has become a museum, where you can see the collection of jewelry, traditional clothes, and ornaments.
If you decide to visit Leh Palace, then you must know that this is not going to be like visiting museums such as Louvre or Madam Tussauds. Leh Palace is going to be more adventurous, so put on some comfortable shoes, and prepare yourselves for a long walk and climbing steep stairs although the Palace is so beautiful that you won’t regret it.
The Old Town of Leh is right next to the Palace.
When it comes to other cites in this town, you also must visit:
Namgyal Tsemo, a Buddhist monastery, founded in 1430.
Shanti Stupa, stupa which holds the relics of Buddha Sankar, another Buddhist monastery
Datun Sahib, a tree that was planted in 1516 by Guru Nanak. You may also visit Hunder, Diskit, Nubra valley, Pangong Lake, Alchi Monastery.
Ladakh looks more beautiful while bike riding. If you want to explore Ladakh on the bike then you must read the complete information about the Leh Ladakh motorcycle tour before you plan the tour itinerary.
If you are visiting Leh during the winter than you must go on the Zanski River, it is a perfect adventure for hiking lovers. The expedition includes six-day hiking and camping across the frozen Zanskar River.
Magnetic Hill is something you shouldn’t miss. If you leave a vehicle on the specific location here, it will move up the hill, without any commands. It would be just like a car is defying the force of gravity.
Tso Mori, Pangong Lake, and Zanskar Vally are also the places that will leave you speechless with its beautiful nature!