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Things to do in Your First Trip to Leh Ladakh

The ‘Land of High Passes’; or what we all know as ‘Ladakh’, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is one of the true wonders of the nature! Seated at a towering height of 12,000 ft. above the sea level and jotted with numerous captivating hills and mountains, it showcases all the different shades of nature. Located on the Karakoram Range, the Indus River further enhances its appealing beauty and makes it one of the most picturesque tourist destinations in the entire country.

One of the major and scenic regions in Ladakh, Leh is also known for its meticulous beauty and gorgeousness. A treasure trove for all the types and classes of visitors, this Himalayan city at 11,562 ft. above the sea level also attracts a large number of visitors round the year.

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In addition to all the grandeurs of both these places, the various Leh Ladakh tour packages allow the visitors to enjoy a blissful holiday amidst the high towering hills and the fascinating snow clad mountains. As these packages take the visitors through some of the hidden corners of Leh-Ladakh, the tourists also get to witness the lively and rustic cultures that binds the locals od these regions!

Talking about the places to visit or the exciting range of things to do that are included in the most holiday packages, you can always expect unlimited fun and frolic! From the pictorial valleys to soaring mountains, gurgling rivers to dense forests, luxury hotels to quaint homestays, these packages offer all kind of experiences to the visitors. No matter with whom or when you visit these two paradises, you will always find them in the most untouched and alluring form!

The leisure or usual vacationers can enjoy sightseeing around various scenic tourist destinations and make their holiday memorable. Zanskar Valley, Hunder, Nubra Valley, Khardung La Pass, Drass, Kargil, Magnetic Hill, Hall of Fame and Suru Valley are some of the stunning tourist attraction points that cannot be missed while touring around Leh-Ladakh.

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For the nature lovers, these regions have a lot to offer! From wildlife sanctuaries to azure lakes, lush and evergreen forests to stunning glaciers, the nature lovers can enjoy all the marvels of Mother Nature and make their tour a memorable affair! Among the lakes to visit, Pangong Lake; featured in the Bollywood blockbuster ‘3 Idiots’, and Tso Moriri Lake are the most fascinating high altitude lakes. In addition to this, a visit to the Hemis National Park is also a must if you want to have an encounter with the charismatic Snow Leopards!

Be in on the land, water or in the air, thrill and excitement never ceases in Leh and Ladakh; both these destinations are true heaven for the adventure aficionados! Be it trekking on a frozen river or trekking to the highest motorable pass in the world, thrill seekers can always pump in the required dose of adrenalines with these packages! For those, who desires to plunge into the gurgling water and challenge the strenuous rapids, can go for white water rafting in the Zanskar River and quench their yearnings for thrill and excitement.

Other enthralling activities include trekking, jeep safaris, mountain biking, motorcycle tours, camping, skiing and lot more. And in case, you want to fly high in the sky and enjoy the aerial views of Leh-Ladakh, you must go for paragliding and have a tryst with the low-flying clouds delight in the bird’s eye view of their scenic locales!

About Anusha Dixit

I am s a travel blogger associated with an Online Travel Guide. She guides travelers to various resources where they can read all about Chakrata tourism.

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