Ladakh is a part of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh consists of two districts – Leh and Kargil. Leh is at an altitude of around 3505 m while Kargil is roughly at an altitude of 2750 m. Due to the strong influence of Tibetan culture on it, Ladakh is often called 'Little Tibet'. Ladakh has sparse vegetation. Fauna is generally similar to that found in the Central Asia, exception being the migratory birds coming from the warmer parts of India during the summer.

Ladakh Tourist Information
Ladakh Must Visit Places
Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake is one beautiful lake that you must see. It is an amazing lake with stunning colors to refresh you from your hectic schedules. Thiksey monastery is where you can see the morning and evening pujas. Monastro Chempe gompa is a must visit place in Ladakh. Nubra valley and Zanskar valley are other two major Leh Ladakh attractions. Rizong monastery and Jelichun nunnery is another kind of religious attractions that you should see. Kloster Helmis, Monstaro Likir, Alchi are other attractions.

Ladakh's Famous Cuisines
You must try local ladakhi food that is mildly prepared and served. Thukpa is one thick vegetable soup that is given as starter. You can either go for complete meals or Momos that you must have. You can also taste steamed dumplings and fiery chilli sauce. There is a two day traditional food festival that is organized by local women.

Ladakh Markets
Local as well as sold shops will attract you to shop art crafts like Buddhist relics, tanks, prayer wheels, copper samovars, wooden masks, pashmina, cashmere shawls, Stoles, handwoven blankets etc. You can get this stuff in local markets easily. Ladakh art palace, Tibetan handicraft community, cottage industry are all such examples. Moti market and Tibetan market off leh road are main markets.

How To Reach Ladakh
There are three ways to reach ladakh. You can travel by air, train or bus as per convenience and requirements. You can reach Jammu and then you have easy connectivity through public transports.
Ladakh Tour Packages

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