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Duration : 4 Nights / 5 Days
Places to Visit: Shanti Stupa | Leh Palace | Hall Of Fame | Pangong Lake | Stok Palace | Diskit Monastery
A landscape is laden with snow-clad mountains, narrow winding roads, crystal clear lakes, and valleys so deep that just a ride along the road feels like following a pathway to heaven; Ladakh has been a province of the State of Jammu and Kashmir. As recently as in October 2019, Ladakh was declared a Union Territory. But no matter the governing power, no one can deny that Ladakh is blessed with such a picturesque nature that touring this place feels surreal. The ethral beauty of nature in Ladakh is beyond words; it is not just to be seen, but felt with all the senses. All the devotees of nature, who wish to catch the peak of spellbinding natural beauty, overcoming the raw conditions, are in for a tour of your lifetime – Ladakh Summer Vacation Tour. Comprising of two districts – Leh and Kargil, and bestowed with extreme beauty, even the climate of Ladakh is extreme. Even the Highways of Ladakh remain closed during the winter due to extreme conditions and layers of snow covering the roads. The weather starts clearing up and the highways start opening up post-April, so that the time period between May to August i.e. the summer, remains the one where tourists can avail various Ladakh Summer Tour Packages.
TOP DESTINATIONS INCLUDED IN LADAKH SUMMER TOUR PACKAGES:
- Shanti Stupa: The Shanti stupa is a white-domed structure, built as a mark of 2500 years of Buddhism in 1991; it was constructed jointly by Ladakhi and Japanese Buddhists. Its purpose is spreading world peace through Buddhist Teachings and is part of the ‘Peace Pagoda Mission’ and it holds numerous relics of old Buddhist culture. Constructed atop a steep hill of height 11,841 ft above sea level, this stupa faces the Leh Palace and gives an enthralling view of the Leh city.
- Leh Palace: Built in the 17th Century, Leh Palace was the Namgyal dynasty’s Royal Palace. An example of Tibetan Architecture, this Nine storied palace is constructed of hard bricks, wood, mud, and sand, such that the inside temperature is regulated. Some of the palaces lays in ruin due to the 19th century Kashmiri invasion and is being restored by the Indian Archeological Survey of India.
- Main Market: For all the shopping enthusiasts, Leh has much to offer. The Main Market of Leh is the place to shop for Tibetan souvenirs, Ladakhi jewelry, antiques, all types of handicrafts, Shawls of Pashmina, and other woolens, etc. And of course, it’s a must to haggle and shop for value.
- Hall Of Fame: Hall fame is a museum that is a tribute to the martyred soldiers of the Indo-Pakistan War. Situated on the Leh-Kargil Road, this museum is maintained by the Indian Army and has a collection of all the Pakistani arms and ammunitions confiscated during the war, memoirs of soldiers, photographs, amenities of the Indian soldiers posted in Siachen.
- Thiksey Gompa: This Monastery is almost similar replication of the famous Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. This 12 storeyed structure has in store various statues, swords, wall paintings, stupas, etc. the most famous of it is the Golden Maitreya Buddha statue which is about 15 m high and covers 2 stories of the Gompa. The Gompa situated at 3600 m above the sea level within the Indus Valley, houses 2 temples – the Tara Temple and the Lamokhang Temple (it is inaccessible to women) – which holds various Buddhist scriptures.
- Chang la Pass: At 5360m above the sea level, Chang La Pass is the world’s 3rd highest motorable road. At the pass is the world’s highest research station. Crossing this pass is a once in a lifetime thrill which any adventure lover cannot miss, and the natural beauty along the Pass is incomparable. For safety purposes, this pass is protected by the Indian Army.
- Pangong Lake: The highest altitude saltwater lake, at 4350m above the sea level, is the Pangong Lake. Its name derives from ‘Pangong Tso’, a Tibetan word meaning ‘high grassland lake’. 1/3rd of this 12 km long lake lies in India and the remaining 2/3rd in China. And the most interesting fact is that the water of this lake changes color from grey to light blue to green to azure to red, and the color changes not just in days, but within a day too.
- Stok Palace: Built-in 1820, 15 km away from Leh, is the Stok Palace, which was the summer home of the Royal family of the Namgyal dynasty. The Palace holds Stok Monastery, a museum displaying the treasures of the royal family, a library containing scriptures of Buddhist preachings, and beautiful gardens.
- Gurudwara Patthar Saheb: Ladakh was graced with the presence of the founder of Sikh Religion and the First Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji in 1517. The Gurudwara Patthar Saheb is a gurudwara built to commemorate this visit and has a rock imprint of the head, neck, and back of Guru Nanak Dev Ji; and is revered as Lama Nanak.
- Phyang Monastery: Established in the 16th Century, The Phyang Monastery is one of the two Monasteries offering the Digung teachings belonging to the Red Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The ochre and white-colored monastery houses a museum as old 900 years and has a collection of Mongolian, Chinese, and Tibetan weapons, Idols, etc.
- Khardungla Pass: The entrance to the Nubra and Shyok Valleys is the Khardung La, which is at an altitude of 5359 m, and was opened for public in 1988. The pass is an adventure for mountain bikers and offers breathtaking views of Mountain ranges of the Himalayas and Karakoram and valleys. Khardungla is of the utmost importance as this is the route through which supplies are carried to the Siachen Glacier.
- Nubra Valley: Beyond Khardung La, lies the Nubra Valley, a cold dessert with picturesque landscape and camels for traveling. The only difference is that the camels are having two humps instead of one and is called the Bactrian camel. Enjoying a ride on a Bactrian camel is a favorite tourist activity.
- Diskit Monastery: The largest Monastery in the Nubra Valley is the Diskit Monastery which belongs to the Yellow Hat sect of Buddhism. The prayer hall of the ‘Orchard of Ladakh’ i.e. Dikshit Monastery is adorned with various images of fierce guardian gods, a huge drum and also a statue of Maitreya Buddha.
BOOK 4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS SUMMER HOLIDAY PACKAGES FROM LADAKH:
Ladakh – a cold desert, a most well-preserved traditional Tibetan City, is a congregation of historic Tibetian architecture, sprinkled with Gompas (Tibetan styled Monasteries) all over. It is quaint, it is serene, and it is a great place for an exciting India Summer Tour Packages. For those looking for peace of soul, this place with its Buddhist believes and practices of Peace is the ultimate place to connect with through our Ladakh Summer Tour Packages. To get a lifetime experience of the ‘land of passes’, chose our Summer Special Tour Packages in Ladakh. Contact us on our website or call us and book now our Summer Holiday Packages from Ladakh – wheelzonrent.