Places to visit in Ladakh

Ladakh is a place i guess which makes every one travel blogger. I dont blame the bloggers, the place has got the vibes itself. If you are stuck at some where in life, a solution does’t come to your mind, go for a bike trip to Ladakh. Sorry, it might not give you solutions, but it will definitely gives you the power to understand your issues. Ladakh is a gateway to heaven on earth. Literally! Here I am sharing all the places in Ladakh, some of them are on my bucket list, for some places I have visited so far by god graces.

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Pangong Tso Lake

After 3 Idiots, this place got the ultimate fame. The place is all about 225 km from leh and covers the Nubra Valley circuit. When it a peak season, there are lots of ways to get there. A only bus in the morning from leh let you reach by public transport other than taxis and bikes.

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Nubra Valley

If you have been to leh and you loved the views out there, then trust me its just the beginning. Nubra Valley circuit is other that, completely next level. It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience everybody should feel it. Nubra Valley covered the most of likely places in Leh district

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Khardung La

Khardungla Pass was the highest routable pass till 2017. The Indian union territory of Ladakh contains the mountain pass known as Khardung La or Khardung Pass in the Leh district. The pass links the valleys of the Indus and Shyok rivers and is located on the Ladakh Range, north of Leh.

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Turtuk Village

Turtuk is a village and the headquarters of an eponymous community development block in the Indian union territory of Ladakh. It is a small village sandwiched between Karakorum Range and Himalayas Mountains.

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Diskit Village

Diskit is a village and headquarter of the Nubra tehsil and the Nubra subdivision in the Leh district of Ladakh, India. This settlement is home to the Diskit Monastery.

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Taglang La

Taglang La Pass was the third highest pass in world, but now slip onto the twelfth position on the world. In the Indian union region of Ladakh, Taglang La or Tanglang La is a high-altitude mountain pass with an elevation of 5,328 metres (17,480 feet). On the NH3 Leh-Manali Highway, it is situated.

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Zanskar Valley

A tehsil in the Kargil district of the Indian union region of Ladakh, Zanskar is also known as Zahar or Zangskar. Padum serves as the administrative centre. Zanskar, together with the neighboring region of Ladakh, was briefly a part of the kingdom of Guge in Western Tibet.

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Puga Valley

One of the greatest natural beauties in the area is Puga Valley, which is found in the magnificent Changthang Valley in the southeast corner of Ladakh. The Puga valley is one of the best places to visit in Ladakh because of its numerous hot springs and mud pools in addition to its rich mineral reserves of sulphur, borax, and other minerals.

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Tso Moriri Lake

Tso Moriri, often known as Lake Moriri or “Mountain Lake,” is a lake in Ladakh, India’s Changthang Plateau. The Tso Moriri Wetland Conservation Reserve protects the lake and its surroundings. The lake is 4,522 metres above sea level.

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Changthang Valley

The Changtang, also known as Changthang or Qangtang, is a large highland region in western and northern Tibet that stretches into southern Xinjiang and southeast Ladakh, India. It is a portion of the highland Tibetan Plateau.

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Magnetic Hill

In Ladakh, India, close to Leh, there is a gravity hill called Magnet Hill. The area’s configuration and the surrounding slopes provide the appearance of a hill. The road goes downhill rather than uphill. On the hill road, things and vehicles may seem to defy gravity and roll upwards when they are actually moving downward.

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Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahab

The most venerated location, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, is where Guru Nanak Dev ji, the founder of the Sikh religion, is thought to have vanquished a demon. According to legend, Guru Nanak ji was once meditating here when a demon threw a large rock to block his path, but the rock transformed into soft wax and was unable to harm him.

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Chang La

Chang La is a high mountain pass in Ladakh located between Leh and the Shyok River valley at an elevation of 5,391.3024 m (17,688.000 ft). The Chang La is located on the Leh-Karu-Sakti-Zingral-Chang La-Durbuk-Tangtse-Pangong Lake motorable route, which connects Leh to Pangong Lake.

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Shey Monestry

On a hilltop near Shey, 15 kilometres south of Leh in Ladakh, northern India, on the Leh-Manali route, are the Shey Monastery or Gompa and the Shey Palace complex. In the past, Shey served as Ladakh’s summer capital. There is a sizable Shakyamuni Buddha statue there.

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Chang Tang Wildlife Santuary

The northern Tibetan Plateau is home to Chang Tang National Nature Reserve. With a size of about 334,000 km2 (129,000 sq mi), it is the third-largest terrestrial nature reserve in the world, behind the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area and Northeast Greenland National Park. 

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Shyok Valley

The Shyok River flows through the Shyok Valley. Nearby is the Nubra Valley. North of Leh, in the Ladakh Range, Khardung La serves as the entrance to the Shyok and Nubra valleys. About halfway up the latter valley, the Siachen Glacier is located.

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Thiksey Monestry

A gompa associated with the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism is called Thikse Gompa or Thikse Monastery. About 19 kilometres east of Leh in Thiksey, Ladakh, India, it is situated on top of a hill.

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Shanti Stupa

A Buddhist white-domed stupa (chorten) known as Shanti Stupa is located on a mountaintop in Chanspa, Leh district, Ladakh, in north India. It was erected in 1991 as a Peace Pagoda project by Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura. The 14th Dalai Lama housed the Buddha’s relics at the base of the Shanti Stupa.

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Hall of Fame

A place of honour The Indian army developed and maintains Leh as a museum. The Leh Airfield is close to the Hall of Fame. In honour of the warriors who sacrificed their lives during the Indo-Pak wars, this museum was constructed.

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Tso Kar Lake

The Tso Kar, also spelled Tsho Kar, is a salt lake that fluctuates in size and depth that is located in the southern region of Ladakh in India’s Rupshu Plateau and valley. It is also acknowledged as the 42nd Ramsar site in India.