India; a treasure trove for the tourists, is better known for its range of scenic places! Among all the tourist attractions in the country, Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) or the ‘Crown of India’, proves to be one of the most enticing destinations in the entire country!
The northern most tip of the country, J&K is also adorned with a myriad list of places that also cannot be missed while planning for a tour to this gorgeous state. And among all the places in this state, Leh and Ladakh are known to be the most promising destinations. The untouched beauty, the amazing offerings of the Leh-Ladakh tour packages, the warm locals, and the history of these two places make them must visit destinations among all the visitors to J&K.
Located at a towering height of 12,000 ft., Ladakh; the ‘Land of High Passes’, sits graciously on the Karakoram Range of the greater Himalayas. Its charm and appeal are further enhanced by the gurgling Indus River and the pictorial valleys. On the other hand, Leh; the once a capital of the ‘Himalayan Kingdom of Ladakh’, sits at around 11,562 ft. above the sea level and can be called as the ultimate heaven for almost all the types and classes of travellers.
Though these two regions can be visited throughout the year, June to September is considered as the most promising time to enjoy all the Leh Ladakh tour packages! Post this, the regions receives heavy snowfall that results in distortion of communication to several parts of Leh and Ladakh. On the other hand, as the snow begins to melt during the summers, commuting over them becomes a tough task for the visitors!
Talking about the offerings of the Leh Ladakh tour packages, they have something for everyone! Whether you are a nature lover, adrenaline junky, planning for your honeymoon, want to revisit history or explore the fascinating range of wildlife, Leh-Ladakh is the perfect match for you. Also, irrespective of with whom you are visiting, your holidays will always get enchanted by the untouched beauty and the myriad list of offerings of these two regions!
For the fun and thrill seekers, they should never miss any of the opportunities to visit these two paradises in Jammu and Kashmir! While in here, they can indulge in enthralling activities like white water rafting in the Zanskar River and challenge the strenuous rapids that are considered among the most challenging rapids in the entire country. One can also trek, cycle, hike or ride to the towering Khardung La Pass. Located at an astounding height of 17,582 ft. above the sea level, this pass boasts of being the highest motorable pass in the world!
For the ardent fans of thrill and adventure, they must visit Leh-Ladakh during the months of January and February. It is during this time of the year, the extreme winter freezes down the Zanskar River and results into the ‘Chadar Trek’; known to be one of the most challenging treks in the world! For backpackers and campers, they can also avail the Leh Ladakh tour packages and enjoy the bountiful nature of region at its best.
If you are among those, who seek mental peace, you should visit the sacred monasteries that fringes almost the entire of Leh-Ladakh region. Hemis, Lamayuru, Spituk Gompa, and Namgyal monasteries are some of the most visited and pious sites in this locale. The Leh Ladakh tour packages also takes you to museums like the Hall of Fame and Kargil War Memorial where you can pay your homage to the brave warriors who fought and laid down their lives while protecting their motherland!