Best places to visit in Leh Ladakh

Adorned by the Himalayas on several sides, Leh is one of the best places to visit if one wishes to have an adventurous holiday. The place is literally a blast of colors in the shades of blue, brown, and white. There are several places to visit on a Leh Ladakh trip. Some of these places can be described as the following:

Pangong Lake

From light blue to a royal shade, Pangong Lake changes its color at different intervals in a day. It is located in a landlocked area and it must be in your places to visit in Ladakh list. It is quite a famous tourist spot.

Magnetic Hill

The magnetic hill is located in Ladakh away from Leh Kargil Highway. Many vehicles defy the force of gravity in order to reach some of the marked spots on the hill. It must be a part of the Leh Ladakh trip.

Khardung La

The Khardung La is the gateway between the Shyok and the Nubra Valley. It is at an elevation of 5602 meters and is one of the best areas to experience the scenic beauty of Ladakh. It is located near Jammu and Kashmir. Thus, a quick route can lead you to Heaven on Earth through this path.


Kargil is a part of the Suru, Wakha, and Dras valley. It had been a point of conflict between India and Pakistan in 1999. It is considered one of the most famous tourist destinations because of its historical significance and natural beauty.

Tso Moriri

The Tso Moriri Lake is located at an altitude of 4595 meters. The huge stretch of clean and sparkling water is accessible to the local people only during the summer months. It is the largest high-altitude lake in India and is definitely among the places to visit in Ladakh.

Manali to Leh, Bike trips

The Leh Ladakh Bike trip is always one of the major attractions of visiting Ladakh. The entire route is surrounded by the natural beauty of the mountains and it is quite feasible to continue a biking trek on this route. The routes from Leh to Pangong Lake can also be considered as one of the best routes for bike trips in Ladakh.

Leh Palace

The Leh Palace is a 17th Century palace built by the royal family of Kashmir. It is a nine-story palace which is an architectural wonder. The sweeping view of Leh and the Zanskar Mountain is visible from the top of this palace. It is definitely one of the places one must visit while in Leh and Ladakh.

Phugtal Monastery

The Phugtal Monastery is built on the mouth of a natural cave which is on the south-east part of Zanskar. It is quite a popular destination for the ones who are interested in trekking as there is no other way to reach this location.

Chadar Trek

Perhaps one of the riskiest treks that can be undertaken by humans is the Chadar Trek. It is trekking on the frozen river of Ladakh. The trek is usually conducted in the latter days of January and continues till the end of February. 

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