Shanti Stupa in Ladakh
The magical views of this Shanti Stupa will make you awe-inspiring
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Shanti Stupa in Ladakh
Tourism in India is not complete without visiting Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir. The mighty Himalayan backdrop with evergreen fields, magical white snow and lively lakes makes this region more suitable to add it to anyone’s bucket list. One of the wonder in Ladakh is Shanti Stupa. Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist religious shrine with a white dome located on the hill top of Chanspa at 5 KMs from Leh in the Ladakh region. Shanti Stupa was built by Japanese Buddhist Monk Bhikshu, Gyomyo Nakamura and part of the Peace Pagoda mission in the year 1991. This stupa is built as a mark of successful completion of 2500 years of Buddhism. This is built to spread world peace and as a symbol of friendship between Japan and Ladakh. The holy relics of Buddha are protected and are enshrined by 14th Dalai Lama at the base of the Shanti Stupa in Ladakh. This stupa is known to have various sculptures of Buddha depicting his life stories such as his birth, defeating the devils, and the death of Buddha on the panels.
Shanti Stupa Leh Ladakh is surrounded by the native traditional villages andsnow clad mountains. The way to Khardung La, Shindu Ghat, Stok village and many places can be clearly seen from the Stupa. The stupa provides a spectacular and extensive view of the surrounding landscape. The sunrise and sunset are the two most popular views of this place. During sunset and sunrise, stupa is crowded with lots of visitors who gather here to experience the scintillating views of the area. Tourists flock to this place between 5 am to 9 pmto enjoy an unbelievable view of the serene Leh town.
Shanti Stupa in Ladakh is built at the height of 4,267meters with 500 steep steps. Tourists can reach this stupa either by driving or by walking. Going through the hardship of climbing the 500 steps does make us tired but the dazzling view on the top of the hill will make you refreshed and mesmerized and lets you forget the pain. The stupa looks more beautiful during the night since it is illuminated in the dark with beautiful lights. Due to this panoramic view and different architectural style, Shanti Stupa remains as an attractive top tourist destination among others in Ladakh. Though this is a religious shrine, it is looked as a hot tourist spot for its incomparable views.
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Trip to LadakhTrip was very nicely planned by Kailash Expeditions. Driver was bery co operative and good. Hotels were also very good
Trip to LadakhWe had a memorable trip to Ladakh. All was planned and arranged perfectly. Our driver Ali was very polite and punctual with good driving. Thanks to Henna and Zahid from Sareer Travels and thanks to Niharika from Travel Triangle.
Trip to LadakhWe are very impressed with the services provided by "Leh Ladakh Journey". The entire trip was perfectly planned. Amazing experience. From the beginning, the travel agents were very engaged. Thanks to Bhawana for arranging hassle-free trip. We are very impressed with the details provided by her with each request and very prompt. She was always available on call or Whatsapp for any queries we had. Thanks for coordinating with all the documents & payments. Also thanks to Sushant for guiding us with all the safety tips and health tips. Sushant made a visit to hotel to ensure about our safety and how the trip went and he made sure that we get best hospitality. He resolved all our queries. Everything was on time and well organized. All the accommodations were good except for the accommodation on last day at "Nezer Holiday Inn" in Leh as the staff in hotel were not co-operative, otherwise the hotel was good. Also the meal's provided in all the accommodations were excellent. Specially food prepared by Riyaaz. Our driver, "Thinlis" was excellent, knowledgeable, very safety-conscious, pleasant and he always reaches before time. We will recommend "Leh Ladakh Journey" to our friends and family. We will also be taking another in the future.. Thank you for a wonderful journey!! Keep up the good work!!
Trip to LadakhWith my package I was expecting much comforting and pleasant experience but the food and accommodations were not at all up to the mark. There were so many good hotels and cottages available in each place but not sure why the arrangements were not been made in those hotels. Really disappointed with the whole arrangement apart from Transportation.
Trip to LadakhWe had a well planned trip and had no worries about any thing during the trip which made it a relaxed and enjoyable one. The ride through the mountains and the calmness and serene atmosphere in the valleys. The view of the Pangong lake was breathtaking.
Trip to LadakhNubra’s sand dunes view resort was pathetic.. Just Driver namgyal was best
Trip to LadakhThe package offered was little costly. We had great time at kangsing hotel in ladakh. Great hospitality provided by them. Camps at pangong and nubra were ok. Food was not good in pangong camp. We were not aware that lights are their at nubra and pangong camp from evening 6 pm to 11 pm only. This our travel agent should have informed us before only. We were only told connectivity will not be their and no tv. At pangong every thing was self service we found it difficult as it was snow fall their. To take water, or even ask something we have to get out of the room in snow late night and ask them to provide food, water etc. There were no phones service also at both camp. Only stay and that too night you have to spend without light. Our last two days hotel was at leh the second hotel provided was on as there was no phone service on rooms that too hotel was in leh. We use to call him on mobile for any services. Rest their hospitality was good. Food was good. Best time was to see khardungla pass , changla pass and pangong lake blue water. The driver was very good and knowledgeable. Cooperative. Our trip gone well during travelling. Rest all are aware lehnladakh is awesome place to visit. We enjoyed our journey alot.
Trip to LadakhHad a wonderful trip.Kudos to travel triangle!!! Good and amicable driver who managed d time well.
Trip to LadakhVery comfortable and smooth experience with travel triangle. Payment mechanism is good, travel agents and driver provided were gentle and helpful. Hotel service was also good based on the price offered.
Trip to LadakhPreviously with TravelTriangle it has been an amazing experience, so in this trip also we were expecting it to be similar. Unfortunately, few of the hotels which we got were not upto the mark. One of our hotel got cancelled and they offered different hotel for us in Leh (Sangalay Palace), which was really good in everything but this happiness couldn't last for long time. Because the Lake View Cottage which we got in pangong lake was not that great but the staff was really helpful. The same thing happened in Leh too, after returning to Leh we were expecting a good hotel similar to Sangalay. But the Golden Apricot which we got in Leh was not satisfying in anything, be it cleaneliness or staff behavior. When we woke in the morning for departure nobody was there for checkout even after informing them on the previous night. And in Nubra we had got The real Siachen Hotel, which was on the average side but the hotel staff and food was good, specially ChachuRam Ji. Who helped us with everything, be it food or hot water. This wouldn't complete if we dont mention about our Driver Joldan Uncle with more than 35 years of driving experience in Ladakh. And also our vehicle which got upgraded from Xylo to Innova Crysta was very good and comfortable for ladakh roads. Nevertheless, we enjoyed our each and every bit of this trip. Thank you Sushant and Bhavna for all the arrangements and support.
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The stupa is open for visitors between 5 am and 9 pm.
One can arrange a taxi or bike to reach Shanti Stupa from the hotel or main market.
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