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Ladakh Sightseeing – Beauty Amidst the Majestic Hills

By Sandeep Pandey Subscribe to RSS | June 27th 2012 | Views:

Nature lovers, photographers, adventure aficionados and explorers can enjoy a mesmerizing time, here in this mountain valley. Ladakh is also known as ‘the Moon Land’, ‘Little Tibet’ and ‘the Last Shangri La’. Famous for Buddhist monuments and monasteries, you can also indulge in Ladakh Sightseeing and add extra bit of fun and thrill to you holiday. Holiday package to this part of the country will let you rejuvenated and refreshed.

As you book your Kashmir Holiday Package, make sure to visit Ladakh and collect some memorable memories of your voyage. Few major attractions for sightseeing in Ladakh are as follows:

Rejuvenating Monasteries: Place of serenity and harmony! If you seek peace and serenity, you should visit the monasteries while on your tour to Ladakh. The destination is well famous for the numerous monasteries that it homes. A visit to these monasteries will let you marvel at the fascinating decorations and rich collection of preserved artifacts. The monks here practice Buddhism philosophy and faith. As you enter any of the monasteries you will instantly feel the calmness and the freshness in the air. You will also come across maine ranges of Buddha idols, paintings, sculptures, murals, scriptures and innumerable religious objects. The famous monasteries of Ladakh that you may visit are Thiksey, Lamayuru, Lekir, Rizong and Alchi.

Leh Palace: This is another destination for sightseeing in Ladakh. In spite of being in its ruins, this palace still holds the glory to attract tourists from all over the world. This brilliant nine storied palace is widely famous for its architectural grandeur and rich collection of artifacts from the bygone era. History has it that the palace was built by King Singe Namgyal in the 16th century. Here, you will also come across a museum where you can witness a vast collection of statues, frescoes, historical items and scriptures.

Adventure Sports: Adventure aficionados need to book a holiday package to Ladakh for sure! The highland passes, rocky terrain, mountain streams and unending stretch of grassland allow a wide range of sports activities. Feel the thrill and let your adrenals rush as you indulge in some of the break-neck adventure here in the hill region. Activities that you may indulge in are trekking, mountain climbing, river rafting, camping, mountaineering and many more.

Tso Moriri Lake: Visit and be amazed at this high altitude lake situated at height of 4500 meters above sea level. Attractions in Ladakh which you should not miss out include this fascinating lake too. Click amazing pictures of the landscape and spend some quiet time amidst the calm nature.

Nubra Valley: If you want an escapade where you want to get away from the hotchpotch of the busy city and take a break amidst the natural bliss, this is the place for you top be. This beautiful valley is located 10,000 feet above sea level and attracts tourists with its scenic landscape. Here too, you will come across mesmerizing and peaceful monasteries which will let you rejuvenate.

Sandeep Pandey - About Author:
Kashmir Holiday Packages to Srinagar will give you the ultimate experience of a peaceful vacation. With Srinagar sightseeing, make your holiday extra fun. Explore something new on each day of your stay in Srinagar. A holiday experience like never before!

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