LADAKH- Pure Passion of a Traveller

Ladakh “Pure passion of a traveller”. A dream place where everyone wants to go at least once in a life time. Ladakh can be defined as a high-altitude plateau or a cold desert in Eastern himalayan region of Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian portion of Ladakh  comprises of Leh and Kargil Districts. Ladakh has everything – picturesque and scenic views, snow capped Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges, lush green valleys, sheer lakes, monists and much more. Not to be missed, Ladakh is a heaven for bikers and bikers can be spotted everywhere during the peak season. Though visiting Ladakh is bit expensive but its worth spending. No special permit is required to visit most of the Ladakh though foreigners require permission to visit the inner areas which can be acquired in Leh town (no need to acquire it while applying  for Indian visa). Permission is not granted to the foreigners to go close to the borders or line of control with Pakistan and China. For Indian nationals there is no need to take permit before going to the inner line area. Any valid ID proof issued by the Indian government like passport, pan card, Aadhar card etc will serve the purpose.

The pressure of tourism can cause to the local resource, so the concept of “ Eco-tourisum” has  been introduced in Ladakh by few NGO’s. Visitors are asked to reduce waste and water consumption and promoted to use more of environmental options like “home stays” where tourists or trekkers are asked to stay with the local families in the village the pass instead of bringing or carrying tents and supplies on horses or donkeys because of the limited vegetation.

How to reach

By Air: Ladakh’s closest airport is at Leh which is well connected to most of the Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Jammu etc. From Leh hire one can hire a cab.

By Train: Being a remote area Ladakh does not have any railway station. Still you want to travel on tracks then Manali or Srinagar is the best option.

By Road: Ladakh is well connected via road. Infact the road from Manali to Leh is said to be have the most beautiful sceanatic road in the world. One can either take a taxi or board a bus , both options are available however hiring a taxi is bit expensive.

Places to visit

Since the whole place is very beautiful and beyond anyones expectation still there are few places we are mentioning for you that are not to be missed:

  1. Drass Valley
  2. Suru Valley
  3. Tso Moriri Lake
  4. Pangong Tso lake
  5. Taglang la mountain pass
  6. Nubra valley
  7. Indus valley
  8. Zanskar river(it gets frozen during winters)
  9. Lahaul and spiti
  10. Khar Dung la pass
  11. Shanti stupa
  12. Likir Monastery
  13. Magnetic hill
  14. Spitul Monastery
  15. Diskit Gompa
  16. Yarab Tso , Sumut
  17. Moon land Lamayuru
  18. Hemis high attitude wild life sanctuary
  19. Tso Kar lake

and many more

Where to stay

  1. Gomang Boutique hotel
  2. hotel Nalanda Ladakh
  3. Hotel singge Palace
  4. The Grand Dragon Ladakh
  5. Ratna Hotel
  6. Ladakh Sarai
  7. Ladakh Himalayan Retreat
  8. Hotel Ladakh Palace
  9. Lotus hotel


  1. Geeta

    A very informative site! Keep it up admin!👍

    1. Travel Mogambo

      Thanks Geeta..

  2. here! Good luck for the next!

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