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Ladakh is a scenic region in the Ladakh union territory which has mesmerizing landscapes, comprising of snow-capped mountain peaks, glaciers, serene lakes, sand dunes and mystical valleys. This alluring hill station is also home to ancient landmarks, gigantic palaces, rich traditional cultures and delightful culinary experiences which make it a perfect exotic getaway. There are so many activities to enjoy here; you could have a picnic beside the charming Pangong-Tso Lake, go river rafting through the Indus River, visit some beautiful local villages to witness ancestral traditions, buy some souvenirs and authentic handicrafts from the Main Bazaar, embark on a double-humped camel safari in Nubra Valley, step inside a local eatery to sample delectable Ladakhi cuisines, enjoy quad biking in Magnetic Hill and drive through the Khardungla Pass - one of the world’s highest motorable roads. Other fun activities in Ladakh include trekking, paragliding, ice hockey, camping and cycling. Brightsun Travel offers various Ladakh holidays packages to suit a variety of tastes and budgets, so you can look forward to planning a memorable trip to this exciting region.
Ladakh boasts plenty of stunning tourist attractions. The most famous landmark here is the Royal Leh Palace, a medieval Tibetan-style structure which was constructed in the 17th century from just stone and wood. Inside the palace is the Palace Museum which displays a rich collection of royal crowns, ornaments and ceremonial dresses. The hilltop Shanti Stupa, a white-domed Buddhist stupa built in 1991 is another sightseeing landmark in Ladakh which features a Lord Buddha idol and colourful paintings. Then there’s the Thiksey Gompa, one of the region’s largest gompas and a magnificent complex which was constructed in the honour of Dalai Lama. This gigantic structure is known as the ‘Mini Potala’ of India as its shape resembles the Lhasa’s Potala Palace; here you can admire a statue of Maitreya which is the largest statue in Ladakh. Other must-visit attractions in Ladakh include the Soma Gompa, Magnetic Hill, Stakna Monastery, Phyang Gompa and Hemis Monastery. You can book Ladakh tour packages through Brightsun Travel and discover all that this culturally rich region has to offer.