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Popular Tourist Places to Visit During Kashmir Ladakh Tours

By Lalit Kumar Mishra Subscribe to RSS | November 29th 2011 | Views:

The mysterious land of Ladakh is an exotic region located in the northernmost Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir simply called Kashmir. Masked in myth and legend and blessed with superb scenic beauty the region is a much sought after tourist destination in India. It is best known for cultural & heritage tourism and adventure tourism in India. There are many fascinating travel destinations in this mysterious land in Kashmir which are visited by a large number of domestic and international tourists each year. Magnificent Buddhist monasteries, historical places, cool & delightful climate and superb scenic beauty all are to fascinate tourists who come here from different parts of the world. Have a look at some of the best tourist places to visit during Kashmir Ladakh tours and travels.


Leh, the headquarters of Leh District, is the largest and main town of the region. It is also considered to be the ancient capital of Ladakh kingdom. It is situated to the north of the Indus River at an elevation of 3600 meter above the sea level. With scenic backdrop it is famous for Buddhist monasteries and Monument. Leh Palace, Leh Mosque and Shanti Stupa are must see attractions in the city. There are many magnificent monasteries in and around Leh which attracts travelers. Shey Monastery, Stok Palace, Spituk Gompa, Namgyal Tsemo Monastery, Sankar Gompa, Likir Gompa, Alchi Monastery, etc are popular Buddhist monasteries in Leh district. Leh is also gateway for Ladakh trekking and adventure tours.


Dras is an important town in Kargil District of Ladakh. It is a popular and most convenient trekking base in the region for a 3 day long trek to the famous Suru Valley across the sub-range separating the two picturesque valleys. Hence it is also often called the “Gateway to Ladakh trekking tours”. Dras War Memorial (Bhimbat War Memorial), Sando Base, Sando Top, Tiger Hill, Dropadi Kund (11 km from Dras), Mushko Valley and Brigade War Gallery are famous places of interest.

Kargil, Nubra Valley, Padum, Zanskar, Rangdum, Suru Valley, Zangla, Phukthal, Sani Monastery, Indus Valley, Markha Valley, Shayok Valley, Salt Valley, Alchi, Basgo, Lamayuru, etc are some other interesting tourist places which can be visited and explored during Kashmir Ladakh tours in India. Thus you see that Ladakh offers a marvelous tourism option combining both cultural and adventure tourism. So, plan for Ladakh tours in India and treasure a delightful holidaying experience that will last in your memories of lifetime.

Lalit Kumar Mishra - About Author:
Lalit is an eminent analyst and writer in India Travel & Tourism related topics. He has authored many books on tour guide for more information please visit the Ladakh Trekking and Kashmir Ladakh Tours.

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