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Must Visit Attraction in Ladakh

Ladakh is a place like no other. There are no words to express the beauty of this place. There is a bundle of attraction in Let Ladakh, filled with culture, art and pristine beauty. Read on to know more about the beauty and special attractions in Ladakh one shouldn’t miss.

The best time to visit Let, Ladakh is during the months of April-May. During this time the temperatures remain moderate and Srinagar is clear to commute.

The top 10 places one must visit are:

One of the best places to visit in Leh, Zanskar Lake is amongst the best desolate places in the Himalayan Range. Steep terrains covered with snow reflect the heavenly skies. It is also famous for seasonal white river rafting.

Best time to visit: June to September

The science behind the phenomenon is unknown but one has observed that if you leave a vehicle at the base of the hill with the brakes unlocked, it will start moving uphill slowly on its own. This makes it a must-go place to your list.

One of the famous Buddhist monasteries in India, Hemis Monastery is known for its annual mask festival. A 2-day celebration on the tenth month in the Tibetan calendar. The festival is celebrated in the memory of Guru Padmasambhava, who is believed to be the Gautam Buddha’s reincarnation.

Best time to visit: During the Hemis festival, June/July.

Fill your bags with souvenirs and local produce, the Leh Market offers beautiful Tibetan jewellery, motifs, decorated carpets and woollen clothes which we are sure will fulfil your shopping appetite.

Resembling the essence of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, the Leh Palace is situated on a cliff overlooking the charming town of Leh.

Best time to visit: August
It is the gateway which leads to Nubra and Shyok Valleys. For those adventure junkies, this is a must-visit place in Leh Ladakh. Khardung-la pass is one of the most difficult yet thrilling passes to ride on.

Best time to visit: May to September
A must visit in Ladakh, it is a tri-armed valley towards the northeast. The sand dunes of the valley might give you Arabian Nights like experience. It’s also a famous attraction for two-humped camels.

Best time to visit: July to September
Being the most famous lake in Leh Ladakh is situated at a height of 4350 metres. Through the world’s 3rd highest motorable mountain pass Chang La Pass, one can reach this beautiful lake in about a 5-hour drive from Leh. A number of skiers and ice skaters from different parts of the world participate in the Gala festival held here every year.

Best time to visit: June to September

A close resemblance to Moon, this beautiful naturally occurring land is hard to miss on your way to Lamayuru. It is best to travel this place during the time of full moon giving you a unique experience with the moonlight reflecting on its surface.

Best time to visit: April to May
One of the beautiful, unbelievable and exciting experience. ‘Chadar’ refers to a blanket, because inn winters the Zanskar Lake freezes to a blanket of ice. Come to witness the transformation of colours of this frozen lake while you are on a trek on it. It is said that it is one of the most adventurous and toughest trek journeys.

Best time to visit: January and February