Ladakh, the most beautiful place is also known by many words by different people in love.
Ladakh is a land like no other. Bounded by two of the world's mightiest mountain ranges, the Great Himalaya and the Karakoram, it lies athwart two other, the Ladakh range and the Zanskar range.
Leh, the capital of Ladakh is situated towards the eastern parts of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies on the crossroads of the historic 'Silk Route' from Sinkiang to West Asia and to the plains of India. There are a number of interesting places and monasteries to visit in and around Leh, such as - The Leh Palace, the monasteries of Shey, Hemis, Alchi, Thikse and Lamayuru.
The landscape of Leh also provides for a number of adventure activities such as Mountaineering, White Water Rafting and Trekking in Ladakh. Leh has a number of Trekking Routes with the Markha Valley Trek over Gongmaru La and Gandha La being the most adventurous. However, do keep aside a few days for altitude acclimatization.