Ladakh, a cold desert nestled amidst the endless expanse of the hill ranges of enormous Himalayas and majestic Karakoram. Lying in the Far East corner of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh is the most remote region of India is situated at an altitude of 2750 m and is criss-crossed by a multitude of snow covered peaks and ridges. Renowned of its unparallel natural beauty with barren land stretches, gurgling streams, cascading valleys, lush green landscapes and sun-kissed mountains, Ladakh offers the tourists a fantastic holiday experience of their lifetime.
Popularly known as the ‘Little Tibet’ or the ‘Moon Land’, Ladakh has emerged as a much sought after travel destinations in India that boasts of having the most impressive mountain range of the world. The unfathomable natural beauty, entire tranquility, rich culture, awesome climate and a huge array of adventure sports across the length and width of the lovely snow covered desert; this is all that made this heavenly abode a fantastic destination for the nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts as well.
Being situated on a high altitude, a rain shadow is created by theHimalayas in Ladakh that prevents the monsoon clouds to enter here resulting into the formation of glaciers. The air flowing at this high region is very thin that makes the heat of the sun more intense, thus it is said that it is the only place in the world where a person sitting under the sun with his feet in shadow may suffer from sunstroke and frostbite at the same time.
With its wide range of natural diversities, sightseeing places, cultural attractions, adventure sports and unique culture, Ladakh is undoubtedly a mystical land adorned with scenic charisma that spell bound the travelers and lure them to explore through the varied hidden splendors that would rejuvenate their body, mind and the soul at the very same time.