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     Ladakh is known for its unique culture and awe-inspiring landscapes. The snow-clad high peaks, cold deserts, and massive glaciers define the topography of the region. And then there are some breathtaking lakes & rivers that captivate the visitors and offer ample opportunities for rafting.

    Other than river rafting and taking a sightseeing tour of the beautiful places to visit in this region, there are some of the things to do in Ladakh trip that you simply cannot miss. These tourist attractions and activities ensure a joyful and exciting trip to Ladakh.

    38 Best Things To Do In Ladakh

    Planning a Ladakh trip can be exciting and challenging at the same time. What to do, where to do, how to do? And probably a bunch of questions are added to the mind. So, if you’re going to Ladakh for the first time, make sure to indulge into these fascinating activities and explore the culture and traditions of the place.

    • Hemis Festival – Interesting Interactions
    • Hemis National Park – Spot A Snow Leopard
    • Hunder – Try Bactrian Camel Safari
    • Khardungla Pass – Visit Highest Cafeteria In The World
    • Yak Cheese – Try Yak Cheese Momos
    • Buddhist Monks – Hang Out With The Monks
    • Hemis Monastery – Peaceful Morning Expeditions
    • Adventurous Roads – For Fun Seekers
    • Hot Butter Tea – Local Brew Chang
    • Locals – Interact And Stay
    • Old School Mills – Peep Into The Past
    • Spituk Gompa Trek – Adventurous Expeditions
    • Zanskar Valley Tour – For Daredevils
    • Tso Moriri – Chill And Rejuvenate
    • Magnetic Hill – Startling Experience
    • Namgyal Tsemo Monastery – Cultural Insight
    • Lamayuru – Perfect For Stargazing
    • Chadar Trek – Trekker’s Delight
    • Local Food – Grab The Scrumptious Delights
    • Nubra Valley – Glance At The Beauty
    • Donkey Sanctuary – Take A Stroll
    • Drang Drung Glacier – For Thrill-Seekers
    • Chemrey Monastery – Visit The Illuminating Spot
    • Shanti Stupa – Religious Visit
    • Gurudwara Pathhar Sahib – For Some Peace
    • Main Bazaar – Shop For Souvenirs
    • Pangong Tso – Truly Breathtaking Sunrise
    • Ladakh Harvest Festival – A Cultural Triumph
    • Matho Nagrang Festival – Witness Buddhist Celebrations
    • Stok Palace Museum – For Culture Lovers
    • Hall Of Fame – Pay Tribute For A Soldier’s Sacrifice
    • Zorawar Fort – Visit The Majestic Fort
    • River Rafting – Satiate The Inner Thrill-Seeker
    • Leh Palace – Witness The Royal Life
    • Camping – A Stay Under The Starry Sky
    • Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary – Travel In A Jeep
    • Lehchen – A Peek Into The Nightlife
    • Destination Wedding – Get Hitched

    1. Hemis Festival – Interesting Interactions

    Chhams performed by Llamas during the Hemis festival in Ladakh

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    One of the best things to do in Ladakh trip is seeing the Llams perform the colorful Chhams. You haven’t felt the spirit and true magnetism of Ladakh if you haven’t seen the dance drama flaunting vibrant clothes and formidable masks. Attend the Hemis Festival or Ladakh Festival to be mesmerized by the colourful dances.

    Where: Hemis Monastery
    When: 11th July to 12th July 2020
    Highlight: the Chham Dance is quite famous; people dance wearing masks and the dance is symbolic of good winning over bad

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    2. Hemis National Park – Spot A Snow Leopard

    Snow Leopard seen in the Hemis National Park in Ladakh

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    There is nothing as breathtaking as looking at a Snow Leopard seen in only a few places in the entire world. Spot the beautiful animal on the snow leopard trek in one of the popular Ladakh attractions – the Hemis National Park, home to more than 200 snow leopards which can be seen only in the winters.

    Where: Hemis National Park
    When: During summer
    Highlights: Hemis National Park

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    3. Hunder – Try Bactrian Camel Safari

    Bactrian Camels at Hunder in Ladakh

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    A ride on the double humped Bactrian Camels at the sand dunes of Hunder is number three on our list of things to do in Ladakh for its terrain along the breathtakingly beautiful Shyok and Nubra River. This is the integral part of the caravans that used to travel on the ancient trade route.

    Where: Hunder
    When: during the summer months of June to September
    Highlight: the scenic beauty that you’ll witness during your ride from Hunder to Turtuk

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    4. Khardungla Pass – Visit Highest Cafeteria In The World

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    One of the unique Ladakh attractions is the Maggi point at the highest cafeteria in the world. You may have eaten this noodle everywhere possible, but you have not truly enjoyed it till you savor the 2-minute noodle overlooking the Himalayan ranges at Khardung La Pass, one of the highest motorable passes in the world.

    Where: Khardungla Pass
    When: the best time to visit Khardungla Pass is from April to June as well as September to October
    Highlight: the fact that Khardungla Pass is the highest motorable road in the world is enough to give you a reason to visit this place

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    5. Yak Cheese – Try Yak Cheese Momos

    Yak Cheese Preparation in Zanskar in Ladakh

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    The wish-granting yak gives the nomads milk, butter and meat for the table and in absolutely no other part of the country are you going to get the chance to try out cheese made from the milk of Yak. Also called Chhurpi, try it in its local form or as the delicious Yak cheese momos. This definitely has to be on your list of things to do in Ladakh.

    Where: Gesmo restaurant, Opp. Hotel Yak – Tall Fort Road Leh Jammu and Kashmir, 194101
    When: Throughout the year
    Highlights: Delicious Yak cheese momos

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    6. Buddhist Monks – Hang Out With The Monks

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    While connecting with the tourists and the locals on your trip is fun, but nothing can beat the magical aura of these Buddhist monks in the valleys of Ladakh who can be seen roaming around and meditate at the monasteries. Hung up on a monk strolling at a monastery and stay set to interact with him on his wise, divine experiences.

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    7. Hemis Monastery –  Peaceful Morning Expeditions

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    Don’t just visit the popular Ladakh attractions but also make sure to visit the beautiful Buddhist monasteries, instead stay overnight at the one! Enjoy a stay at Hemis monastery overnight which enables you to attend early morning prayers, a moving rejuvenating experience and we strongly recommended it.

    Where: Hemis Monastery
    When: 8:00 AM
    Highlight: Morning prayers will be a mesmerising sight to see and will prove to be a great experience

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    8. Adventurous Roads – For Fun Seekers

    Motorbiking the Khardung-La pass in Ladakh

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    To all the adrenaline junkies out there, a bike ride on the narrow & rocky terrains has to be on your list of adventurous things to do in Ladakh. Your trip is incomplete until you have driven the lonely but beautiful roads on a motorbike with nothing but the clouds above and the formidable mountains around. And if you are really in the spirit then drive to the Khardung-La pass, which at an altitude of 5,602 m is one of the highest motorable passes in the world. 

    Where: Khardung-La pass
    When: if you want to experience the best of this pass, then make sure you plan your visit here in the months of April to August and September to October
    Highlight: it is considered to be the world’s highest motorable road

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    9. Hot Butter Tea – Local Brew Chang

    Local brew ‘Chang’ in Ladakh

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    You might have had chai on every other place in the country, but when in Ladakh you have to try out the local Butter tea and if you are in for a good time then try out Chang, the local brew made in a cylindrical porcelain pot by fermenting miller. For the tea lovers this is a must thing to taste while in Ladakh.

    When: Throughout the year
    Highlight: the best thing about the two beverages is that they give you a fair idea about the local culture of Ladakh

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    10. Locals – Interact And Stay

    Homestay Kitchen at Rumback in Ladakh

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    Hotel stays are great but it isn’t a trip to Ladakh if you don’t experience life in the mountains. Get a whiff of the local culture first hand as you stay with a native Ladakhi family. Feast on the Ladakhi cuisine prepared right at home for an unparalleled experience.

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    Highlight: if you’ll stay with the locals, you’ll get a better idea of their lifestyle and their place will be like a home away from home.

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    11. Old School Mills – Peep Into The Past

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    See how one the most expensive handlooms in the world – the Pashmina is crafted only at these old school mills in Ladakh. You can haggle over prices in your city but this is one of the places you can actually see the magic at work. Extra points if you can find a Pashmina goat to pet. You will wish you could take one home.

    Highlight: a Pashmina will give you an idea about the history as well as artistic aspect of Ladakh. It will also throw a light on the skills of artisans that live here

    12. Spituk Gompa Trek – Adventurous Expeditions

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    Spituk Gompa is a magnificent ancient monastery resting at the top of a hill. One of the unique monasteries in Ladakh, it is quite a great place to explore by the adventurous souls. This location looks quite a vantage point along with the uneven mountains surrounding the place.

    Where: Leh, Jammu and Kashmir 194104
    Highlight: standing here one can enjoy a beautiful view of the entire landscape while enjoying the silence in the air

    13. Zanskar Valley Tour – For Daredevils

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    This valley lies in the secluded region of Ladakh and is one of the most-visited places owing to its breathtaking view. This valley is considered to be a part of the Tethys Himalayas. There are cave monasteries and trekking trails enveloped within an awe-striking natural setting. You can even come to this side for enjoying thrilling river rafting.

    When: the best time to visit Zanskar Valley is considered to be July to September
    Highlight: come to this valley if you want to undergo an unparallelled sightseeing experience

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    14. Tso Moriri – Chill And Rejuvenate

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    If you’re looking for a place where you can just sit and chill and enjoy the breathtaking views around, then picnicking at Tso Moriri can be a great idea. This lake is not that popular amongst the lakes of Changtang Wildlife Sanctuary. However, it is considered to be quite similar to the much-famous Pangong Lake. This lake is around 100 feet deep and is surrounded by the majestic hills.

    When: during the winters, this lake freezes and therefore the summer months of May, June, July, and August are considered the best for visiting this lake
    Highlight: apart from the hills, you can witness some unique species of flora and fauna here

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    15. Magnetic Hill – Startling Experience

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    The Magnetic hill in Ladakh is famously considered as the anti-gravity hill, as you’ll see that the vehicles don’t seem to move according to the force of gravity at this place. If you want to see the proof, park your vehicle and watch it move uphill on its own. Leh is at a distance of 30 kilometers from this hill and it is a must visit when you’re out to explore the magnificent tourist attractions!

    When: the best time to visit this place is considered to be between the months of July and September
    Highlight: there are some mythical stories attached to this hill which makes it all the more worthy to explore

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    16. Namgyal Tsemo Monastery – Cultural Insight

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    If you want to get closer to the spiritual aspect of Ladakh, then a visit to this monastery is a must. Traveling to this monastery is itself an experience you will cherish. On your way, you’ll witness the beautiful mountains, making the whole experience more mesmerizing. Many people come to this monastery to seek knowledge of Buddhism. 

    Where: Leh district, Ladakh
    Highlight: the vibes at this monastery are quite amazing, making it one of the best places to visit

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    17. Lamayuru – Perfect For Stargazing

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    If you want to watch the stars twinkling while sitting amidst the beautiful mountains, then this is the place for you. Popular by the name, Moonland of Ladakh, Lumayuru is a hamlet that lies at the Srinagar to Leh highway, at a distance of 100 kilometers from Leh. This place is essentially famous for the Tibetan Buddhist Monastery. This is the place where you’ll see the nature at its best. People from different regions come to this spot to enjoy the nature’s best gifts. Also, some of the best Ladakh resorts are situated in the vicinity.

    When: you can visit this village in the summer as well as monsoon months. However, it is suggested that you must stay careful during the monsoons as the chance of landslides are quite high
    Highlight: stargazing at this point would be a delight and an experience that you’ll never forget

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    18. Chadar Trek – Trekker’s Delight

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    Are you interested in walking across frozen sheets of ice? If yes, then take the Frozen River trek while holidaying in Ladakh. Being one of the most popular things in Ladakh, the experiences of this trek are spellbinding. You will also be capturing panoramic sights of frozen valleys while strolling here and the serene ambiance will surely make you fall in love with this place. This is one of the best activities to do in Ladakh.

    Where: Chadar
    When: In the month of December
    Highlight: Frozen river and serene ambiance

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    19. Local Food – Grab The Scrumptious Delights

    Tibetan Cuisine
    The place is known for offering multi cuisine food items including Indian, Tibetan, Korean, and Chinese. You must surely try Thukpa, Tsampa, and Skyu here to get the best taste of Tibetan cuisine. Apart from other delightful items to eat you must surely sip Chang, a local alcoholic drink before leaving Ladakh! 

    Where: Leh
    When: Throughout the year
    Highlight: Must try Thukpa, Tsampa, Skyu, and Chang

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    20. Nubra Valley – Glance At The Beauty

    Nubra Valley

    Another interesting thing to do here is heading to Nubra Valley. Located at a distance of nearly 140 kilometers from Leh, the place is known for its scenic beauty and adventurous expeditions. You will be crossing thriving Shyok and Nubra river to reach the valley which is also home to numerous beautiful monasteries. The area is under military supervision because of its proximity to Siachen Base camp. The place is also known for interesting Bactrian camel rides. 

    Where: Nubra Valley
    When: Between June to September
    Highlight: Scenic beauty, Bactrian camel rides, and treks

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    21. Donkey Sanctuary – Take A Stroll

    Donkey Mountain

    Isn’t is surprising to visit Donkey Sanctuary on your vacation? However, it may sound funny, but the place offers numerous interesting reasons for you to explore the place. The sanctuary offers care to the old and sick donkeys of the regions and provides them the geographical conditions required for a healthy living. 

    Where: Khakshal Village, Leh Ladakh
    When: Between June to October
    Highlight: The place gives you a chance to be friendly with animals, who are usually mocked!

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    22. Drang Drung Glacier – For Thrill-Seekers

    Another awesome thing to do in Ladakh is taking a trek to Drang Drung Glacier located in Suru Valley. The glacier extends from Kargil to Panzella and the region is believed to be the most fertile in Ladakh region. Don’t forget to visit Panikhar and Parachik on your way to Drang Drung glacier for the best experience. This is one of the most exciting activities to do in Ladakh.

    Where: Suru Basin, Leh Ladakh
    When: During summers
    Highlight: Scenic beauty, adventurous expeditions

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    23. Chemrey Monastery – Visit The Illuminating Spot

    Chemrey Monastery

    Chemrey Monastery in Ladakh is an impeccable Buddhist monastery that was established nearly 400 years ago. Located at a distance of nearly 40 kilometers from Leh, the prime highlights of this monastery is the enormous statue of Padmasambhava and the ancient scriptures with text embedded in gold and silver letters. It was founded by Lama Tagsand Raschen and is known for its serene ambiance. 

    Where: Chemrey 
    When: Between June to October
    Highlights: Statue of Padmasambhava and ancient scriptures

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    24. Shanti Stupa – Religious Visit

    Shanti stupa in Leh

    Shanti Stupa in Leh is amongst the most popular Tibetan structures that is known for its architecture and beauty. Its white-dome structure is truly mesmerizing and the place offers panoramic sights of the surrounding area. The place will surely give you a perfect chance to revive your soul amidst the peaceful ambiance of this stupa. The stupa was established by a popular Japanese Buddhist, Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura in the year 1991. 

    Where: Shanti Stupa Rd, Leh

    When: Throughout the year

    Highlights: White-dome structure and serene ambiance

    25. Gurudwara Pathhar Sahib – For Some Peace

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    Gurudwara Pathhar Sahib comes on the way from your travel to Sham Valley from Leh. If you’re in luck and time, you will be able to taste the delicious food from the langar. The place is Devoted to Guru Nanak Dev Ji and is a sacred place built beautifully to commemorate his visit to Ladakh. The place is also flocked by Tibetans as they worship the presiding deity of Guru Gompa Maharaj.

    Where: NH 1D, Phey, Jammu and Kashmir 194101
    When: May to September (make sure the roads aren’t closed)
    Highlight: Sometimes, the Indian army personnel get to serve delicious meals. You’d be lucky if you witness that.

    26. Main Bazaar – Shop For Souvenirs

    Shopping At Bara Bazaar Shillong

    Wondering what to do in Ladakh? Engage in shopping extravaganza at the Main Bazaar, which is a sprawling marketplace in Leh. Get a whole range of affordable items like apparel, accessories, Tibetan jewelry, and more. The locals as well as the tourists visit the markets in abundance. With a multitude of shops, you can expect a whole lot of bargaining. 

    Where: Main Bazaar Road, Leh
    When: Evening and Night
    Highlight: High end items at a pretty moderate budget

    27. Pangong Tso – Truly Breathtaking Sunrise

    Pangong Tso Lake

    One of the wondrous things to do in Ladakh is observing the sunrise at Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake. It is a supreme spectacle located at an elevation of 14,270 ft. above the sea level. With an estimated depth of 300 ft, a major portion of the lake lies in Tibetan Autonomous region. A breathtaking sight and true craftsmanship of nature.You will observe an eye catching blue sky which is tranquil, and cold. This is one of the truly amazing Ladakh lakes that you can find.

    Where: Leh-Ladakh
    When: Early Morning
    Highlight: The turquoise blue waters and sights makes it an awe-inspiring spectacle. No particular place to stay here except surrounded by Mother Nature. 

    28. Ladakh Harvest Festival – A Cultural Triumph

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    This is an annual event that continues for two weeks and usually falls in September. The festival witnesses a vibrant procession that starts from Leh and continues to move till Polo ground. It is an immense celebration full of ceremonial costumes, music, and cultural performances. What’s even better to watch are the lamas of the sacred monasteries performing masked dances. Explore a multitude of contests including wedding celebrations, archery and polo contests.  Celebrating here can be considered as one of the top things to do in Ladakh.

    Where: Leh
    When: September
    Highlight: Catch the color of Asian, Tibetan and North Indian traditions that capture its customs through theater shows, folk dances, and music.

    29. Matho Nagrang Festival – Witness Buddhist Celebrations

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    Another famous festival in Ladakh is the Matho Nagrang Festival where you get to capture the true essence of Buddhism. Also, called the festival of the oracles, it is celebrated on the 15th day of the 1st month of the Tibetan calendar. The monks perform masked dances with colorful silk robes depicting various Gods. The oracles predict the future, of the locals as well as the tourists. Witnessing the festival is one of the top things to do in Ladakh.

    When: February
    Where: Matho Monastery
    Highlights: Two oracles, who after a full month of meditation and isolation make an appearance in the main courtyard with masked dancers.

    30. Stok Palace Museum – For Culture Lovers

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    Get to understand the history and culture of the valley in this museum. Located within the residential compound of the royal family, this huge museum has only a tiny portion available for tourists. One can find precious artifacts, and relics which are heaven if you are a history lover. Other displays include royal seals, jewelry, photographs and costumes. The war memorials are exhibited in a separate area which include bows, swords, shields and arrows. This is one of the top things to do in Ladakh. In fact, the museum is awfully close to one of the most famous treks called Stok Kangri Trek.

    When: Throughout the year
    Where: Stok, Jammu and Kashmir 194101
    Highlights: An intriguing collection of the region’s history built in a huge palace

    31. Hall Of Fame – Pay Tribute For A Soldier’s Sacrifice

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    Visiting this majestic region, although, at the centre of Indo-Pak conflicts and not getting into a war museum is an activity you should try and add to your list. The Hall of Fame museum has been constructed by the Indian Army to remember the martyrs of several Indo-Pak wars over the years. 

    The museum is divided into 2 regions, one where the arms, ammunitions and weapons are displayed while the other region has the apparel and amenities used by the army during the wars.

    When: Throughout the year
    Where: Leh, Jammu and Kashmir 194101
    Highlights: The displays give you chills and make you realize the sacrifices of the soldiers for the country

    32. Zorawar Fort – Visit The Majestic Fort

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    If you are visiting Leh, a visit to Zorawar Fort would give you access to a majestic view of the entire city. It was built in the 1830s when the Dogras and Sikhs took control of the valley. Under the recent renovation process, there has been an addition of a museum to explore. This fort stands as a pride for the entire region, and is made up of local clay, sun-dried bricks, stones and wooden frames.

    When: Throughout the year
    Where: Skara Rd, Leh, 194101
    Highlights: Witness the struggles that the fort went through during its conflicts with the Chinese 

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    33. River Rafting – Satiate The Inner Thrill-Seeker

    River Rafting

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    Get ready to channelize your inner adventure junkie by indulging in one of the best things to do in Ladakh. River rafting is a popular activity that all thrill-seekers find quite enticing and to satiate your souls, Ladakh has trails like Phey to Nimmo that will surely blow your mind away. Witness the beauty of this region while you cross quaint villages and stunning monasteries for which Ladakh is famous all around the world. Follow all the instructions given by your guide and try and keep safe on the boat!

    When: June and August
    Where: Phey to Nimmo
    Highlights: The monasteries and villages that you will cross are the highlights of your journey.

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    34. Leh Palace – Witness The Royal Life

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    Constructed by Sengge Namgyal, the king of Ladakh in the 17th century, Leh Palace is one of the most visited tourist attractions in India. If you want to experience the way Royals lived, then Leh Palace should be on your list This palace has nine storeys and the uppermost storey accommodated the royal family and the other storeys were used as storage and as stable. The museum inside the palace has a collection of royal ornaments, jewelry, and ceremonial dresses.

    When: 7 AM – 4 PM
    Where: Namgyal Hill, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir
    Highlights: The museum inside the palace that has all the royal jewelry and dresses.

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    35. Camping – A Stay Under The Starry Sky


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    Travelers prefer staying in camps rather than hotels and if you are one of them then one of the best things to do in Ladakh is to stay in a camp. There are a plethora of camp setups in Ladakh and all you need to do is to choose the perfect location and book your stay. Pangong Retreat Camp is one of the most famous camps as it offers all travelers the view of the serene Pangong Lake. Other camps that you can stay at are Double Humped Camp Hunder, 100 Sky Camp, and Nomadic Life Camp.

    When: May to October
    Where: There are different locations like Pangong Lake and other lakes
    Highlights: The fun activities arranged by the camp owners and the sky full of stars

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    36. Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary – Travel In A Jeep

     Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary

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    Situated in Ladakhi Changthang plateau, Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary is known for its rich flora and fauna. While you are planning to visit this sanctuary try doing it in a jeep and make your journey full of thrill and amazing view. You can spot a lot of animals like snow leopard, wild yak, Tibetan wolf, and brown bear. This wildlife sanctuary is spread across an area of 1,600sq.km and is home to 200 species of wild plants that you must have a look at. Travel in style and hire a jeep to reach this monastery!

    When: May and December
    Where: Ladakh, Jammu, and Kashmir
    Highlights: Snow Leopard

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    37. Lehchen – A Peek Into The Nightlife


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    Ladakh doesn’t have a lot of bars and clubs where you can dance and party. This region has a lounge and bar setup called Lehchen and you can grab a refreshing cocktail or two at this place. Order tandoori momos and the cocktail that suits your taste and enjoy the mesmerizing view this place has to offer. Hangout with the locals and start a conversation to know more about their culture and traditions. Experiencing the nightlife is one of the top things to do in Leh. Do try the Lamb strips and yak cheese served at this terrific lounge and restaurant!

    When: 8 am – 10:30 pm
    Where: Zangsti Rd, Leh, Jammu, and Kashmir
    Highlights: Cocktails and Tandoori Momos

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    38. Destination Wedding – Get Hitched


    The best among the things to do in Ladakh is yet to come and it is undoubtedly planning a destination wedding in this beautiful region. Plan your escape with your friends and family and get hitched in Ladakh to make your wedding day memorable and unforgettable. Become the trendsetter in your family and either do a pre-wedding shoot or just get married in the valleys of Ladakh. You may not do it in the traditional way but the whole experience will be fantastic. There are luxurious hotels in Ladakh where you can stay and do make your booking at least 6 months before.

    When: September – October

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    So, hurry up, it’s Ladakh calling! If you can’t keep your adrenaline rush at bay and want to experience the best sightseeing around this pristine land, then make sure to indulge into these things to do in Ladakh in 2020. But before that make sure to plan your Ladakh vacation with TravelTriangle!

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Things To Do In Ladakh

    Q. What is famous in Ladakh?

    A. Ladakh is famous for its scenic beauty, Buddhist monasteries, unique culture and exciting adventure spots. It is also known for its amazing trekking routes. Leh, Ladakh’s administrative capital, is also popular among tourists because of its beautiful surroundings and monasteries.

    Q. Which is the best time to visit Ladakh?

    A. April marks the start of tourist season in Ladakh and it is the best time to visit Leh Ladakh. However, June is also considered one of the best times of the year to visit Leh by bike. Visiting Leh Ladakh is still a cherished trip for many. If you wish to see the snowy roads and mountains this is the best time to go for a holiday. By mid-June, the snow begins to melt and therefore some of the most beautiful lakes in Ladakh is a treat to eyes.

    Q. What attracts tourists to Ladakh?

    A. The several places to visit in Leh Ladakh is surely an experience of a lifetime. The beautiful landscape, and the monasteries, Buddhist culture attracts tourists from all across the globe. Adventure activities like skiing, trekking and more also attracts travellers from far off.

    Q. What food is famous in Ladakh?

    A. Thukpa, Chutagi and Tapu are some of the famous food in Ladakh. These are the signature dishes of Ladakh which are worth drooling over.

    Q. What are the main activities in Ladakh region?

    A. Ladakh is famous for its adventure activities. It offers incredible opportunity for white water river rafting, camping, trekking and the exciting motor biking experiences. The Buddhist monasteries reflect the rich art and culture of the region and is one of the must-visit in Ladakh.

    Q. What should I shop in Ladakh?

    A. There are numerous things to shop in Ladakh. Some of the must-buy include Tibetan handicrafts and wares, silver and stone jewellery, pashmina shawls, other woolen items and Kashmiri carpets.

    Q. What is the most important part of the people of Leh?

    Q. What is the most important part of the people of Leh?

    A. The most important part of Ladakh for its people is the Indus. The reason is that the most major historical and current towns namely Leh, Basgo, Shey and Tingmosgang are located close to the Indus River.

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