Start with the weekend getaway and you’ll surely extend your stay to Leh Ladakh to experience the thrill and tranquillity of the place. Leh Ladakh consists of the places that will take you to the most stunning landscapes that you can’t even imagine, sites that look too surreal to exist. Once in Leh Ladakh, you can explore the exquisite wonders like Stok Kangri Peak, Pangong Tso, Nubra, Diskit, and Lamayuru. The heavenly destination has a lot to offer to meet your eyes while on a weekend trip to Leh Ladakh.
The mix of snow-capped mountains and bone-chilling weather will take you high in heaven. Give a high-five to your inner adventurous person and get ready to swim, trek, bird watch and get off on the radar for a while.The places that one can explore with Leh Ladakh weekend tour packages include:
The impressive replica of Lhasa’s Potala Palace, it is the major attraction situated in Leh. A nine-story structure is a dun in color, it was the home to the Ladakh royals, built at the behest of King SenggeNamgyal in the 17th century. The Leh Palace is full of simplicity which is made of rocks, mud, and wood. The palace also consists of vast collection of traditional crowns and dresses, impressive traditional ornaments and thangka paintings. Explore the palace on a weekend trip to Leh Ladakh.
It is also known as Pangong Tso, a beautiful lake located in the Himalayas and is it 134 km long in length which extends from India to China. The lake is situated at the height of 4350 m and is also one of the biggest attractions for tourists. The allure and beauty of the lake have attracted many visitors from all over the world. The factor that makes this lake famous is the fact that it keeps on changing its color. Book your trip to the lake with Leh Ladakh weekend tour packages.
The place is perfect for the ones interested in Buddhism and culture. A white stupa standing tall against the barren mountains, Shanti Stupa is nothing less than the fascinating region. The Stupa was built by the monks from Ladakh and Japan in the year 1983 to mark the Buddhism in the region and promote peace all over the world. The Stupa consists of the Buddhist relics which was placed by the 14th Dalai Lama.
The place is referred as the Moon Land and is the major stopover on the road of Leh-Kargil. Hidden in the mountains of the mysterious land is the Lamayuru Monastery. The primary sanctum of the monastery consists of the cave where MahasiddhaNaropa meditated for so many years. The entire place is considered sacred owing to the presence of monastery.Other than the religious, the place looks like a picture postcard. Make sure to visit the place while on a weekend trip to Leh Ladakh.
Hemis National Park
The park is on the eastern side of Ladakh and it is also among the largest in northeast Asia. It is the home to about 74 bird species and 17 mammals including snow leopard, Asiatic ibex, Eurasian brown bear and Tibetan wolf among others.