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Khardung Pass is a Vital Location to See During Ladakh Tours

By Adolf Jamie Subscribe to RSS | March 21st 2012 | Views:
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Leh-Ladakh occupies almost 1,00,000 sq.km. area of Jammu and Kashmir, being its largest part, surrounded by some of the impressive mountain ranges of the world, located in such a way that the Himalayan range separates Ladakh from Kashmir valley, offering an excellent destination for Ladakh tour as one’s holiday choice.

Khardung La is part of Ladakh, La meaning Pass, and it is 5359 m high mountain pass , lying north of Leh, being the gateway to the Shyok and Nubra valleys, being strategically important to India this pass is maintained by the Border Roads Organisation. It is the major caravan route from Leh to Kashgar in Chinese Central Asia, although visiting this place involves production of permits and personal identification records, and it is a must-see place during a Ladakh tour.

The other places to visit during a Ladakh tour include the following:

•Leh, the main location in Ladakh tour, having important spots such as Shey the summer palace of Ladakh kings, the twelve storeyed Monastery Thiksey , the wealthiest monastery of Ladakh Hemis, the Stok Palace, which is a private museum having the rarest collection of Thangkhas and eight storeyed Leh Palace built in 16th century.

•Alchi Gompa houses a number of temples, earliest one built in 1000 AD, the temples depicting Indian tradition and beautiful paintings on the

•Lamayuru Gompa, which is one of the oldest Monasteries, which is believed to have been constructed over a dried up lake of the Valley.

Leh-Ladakh tourism and Travel Agents of repute have designed a number of Ladakh tour packages, at affordable package prices, all of them available online through the Websites of these organisations, for a traveler to browse through and select, and to have the travel arrangements made firm with comfortable accommodation and hassle free local sight-seeing .

Some of the Ladakh tourism packages are very interesting, such as

•Package for 5 nights/ 6 days, covering Leh, Khardongla Pass, Alchi starting from and ending at Delhi

•Package for 6 nights/7 days, covering the above places and Lamayuru in addition

•Package for 4 nights/ 5 days, covering Leh and Khardongla Pass, commencing from and ending at Delhi

•Package for 3 nights/ 4 days, Leh and Khardonga Pass, the Ladakh tour commencing and ending at Leh

Booking Ladakh tours on line is very convenient with Travel agents, by entering their web portals and using their search engines to select the right package, while on line remittances are also possible through their payment gateways which are linked to Credit Card organisations and Net banking portals.

Adolf Jamie - About Author:
Ladakh Tourism - MakeMyTrip is the one stop destination for Ladakh Holidays & Ladakh tourism packages with wide range of Holiday Package deals. Ladakh is famous spot for tourism as provides various tourist attractions for people for their Ladakh Holidays.

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