Trip To Himalaya Tours

Places of intrest:

Shanti Stupa:-
 
Shanti Stupa in Ladakh is a Buddhist Monastery located in the Changspa area of Ladakh. Shanti Stupa was built around 25 years ago by the Japanese Buddhist Organization namely Japanese for World Peace. The aim behind constructing the Shanti Stupa Monastery in Ladakh was to celebrate the completion of 2500 years of Buddhism. The inauguration of the Shanti Stupa was done by none other than his holiness, Dalai Lama himself. One of the newest of Leh’s religious monument, Shanti Stupa was built by a Japanese Buddhist order in 1985.Shanti Stupa offers fantastic views of Leh city.
     
Ancient Leh Palace:-
 

Leh Palace of Ladakh, though in a dilapidated condition continues to lure tourists from far and wide. Located in the Himalayas, the adventurous journey one has to undertake to reach the palace is what makes it even more special. Leh palace was built in the 17th century by King Singe Namgyal as the royal residence.
     
Thiksey Gompa
 

Thiksey Gompa of Ladakh is situated at a distance of approximately 18 km from the town of Leh. One of the most beautiful monasteries of Ladakh, it belongs to the Gelukpa Order of Buddhism. Sherab Zangpo of Stod got the Thikse Monastery built for the first time, at Stakmo. However, later Spon Paldan Sherab, the nephew of Sherab Zangpo, reconstructed the monastery in the year 1430 AD. The new monastery was sited on a hilltop, to the north of Indus River. 

     
Pangong Lake:-
 

Situated at a height of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft). It is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from india to tibet. 60% of the length of the lake lies in Tibet, which is today under china's rule. The lake is 5 km (3.1 mi) wide at its broadest point. During winter the lake freezes completely, despite being saline water.Being at the border, the furthest point one is allowed to go to, is Spangmik, about 7 km along its western bank, but it is enough to take back the most beautiful memories of Ladakh. 

     
Sarchu:-    
 

Situated an altitude of 4,290 m, Sarchu is an overnight, tented camp on the Manali-Leh highway, just on the boundary with Ladakh.. Located between the Baralacha La in the south and the Lachulung La in the north, Sarchu makes a nice break for the weary travelers, as the journey between Manali and Leh generally takes two days because of the high altitude and road conditions.

     
Nurba Valley    
 

The Nubra Valley, once on the trading route that connected eastern Tibet with Turkistan via the famous Karakoram Pass, is the most recently opened area of Ladakh. Nubra invites you to a trip back in time into a nearly forgotten 'Shangri La'. With breathtaking views and delightfully hospitable inhabitants, it is quite an experience Known as the Valley of Flowers, Nubra is situated 150 kms north of Leh, and is the most fertile valley in Ladakh.. Its gentle slopes transform into a verdant green in the summer months, hence its name (Nubra means green). It is dominated by two expansive flood plains through which run the Nubra and Shyok rivers. The glaciers in the area provide abundant water till the end of autumn and the terraced fields are rich in alluvial brought by the two rivers.. The Shyok and Nubra rivers converge just above Deskit, is the largest town of Nubra Valley. Its population is predominantly Buddhis

     
Alchi
 
Alchi is a village and monastery in the leh.city  ofladakh  region of J & k  situated on the bank of Indus river  70 km downstream from the capital in leh . Unlike the other gompas in Ladakh, Alchi is situated on lowland, not on a hilltop. he village is famous for the existence of one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh (a national heritage) Alchi Monastery, mainly known for its magnificent, and well-preserved 11th or 12th century wall paintings, all in an Indian style. Alchi is a small village with all modern facilities for overnight stays, Alchi is a comfortable and a nice place in the heart of the Himalayas. The best time to visit is from June to September.
     
Khardung Pass
 

Khardung la (5359m) is alleged to be the highest mountain pass in Ladakh. It is almost always covered in fog and snow, and it boasts of being one of the highest motorable roads in the world. It is the gateway to Shyok and Nubra valleys and is situated 37 kms north of Leh. This short route of 37 kms takes about 2 hours to cover. The first 24 km from Leh to South Pullu check point are paved. From South Pullu to North Pullu check point, beyond the pass, the road is narrow and broken, being as it were, made up of loose rock, dirt, and occasional rivulets of snow melt. The pass was built in 1976 and was opened to motor vehicles in 1988. It has seen many automobile, motorbike and mountain biking expeditions. Earlier it was considered one of the most important passes for trade in the Central Asia. Khardung La was the last major blockage to caravans on way to the Indus valley. Even today it is very valuable for the Indian Army.