Tourist Places in Ladakh (Leh)

Places to Visit in Ladakh (Leh)

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Ladakh (Leh) is mostly preferred by travellers from Mumbai, Pune. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Ladakh (Leh) is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Ladakh (Leh) are June, July, August, September. There are 99 tourist places in Ladakh (Leh), which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Ladakh (Leh) can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Ladakh (Leh) for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Ladakh (Leh) Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Ladakh (Leh), browse through photos & pictures, explore Ladakh (Leh) using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Ladakh (Leh), which are great places to visit, are Palace Of The King Of Ladakh, Sindhu Ghat, Moore Plains, Hall Of Fame, Monastero Tak Thok. Ladakh (Leh) can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

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Khardung La Pass, Ladakh (Leh)

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Pangong Lake, Ladakh (Leh)
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Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake is about 140 km from Leh and is situated in the higher reaches of the Himalayas. It is an endorheic lake and is one of the largest brackish water lakes in Asia being around 134 km long and extending into China. It is known as an endorheic lake... Read More »
"Unforgettable ladakh"2 months ago "Beautiful Lake"2 months ago
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Nubra Valley, Ladakh (Leh)
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Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the world, Ladakh has drawn many a traveller from far and wide to its raw and untouched lands. Ladakh lies in the rain shadow area of the Himalayas and is often called “Cold Desert.” Wrapped in the serenity of... Read More »
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Shanti Stupa, Ladakh (Leh)
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Shanti Stupa refers to a peace pillar, which was established by a 'Peace Sect' of Japanese Buddhists. This pillar is located in the Leh District just above Changspa, which is famous for its gilt panels that depict the life stories of Buddha. In 1983, the construction of this... Read More »
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Tso Moriri, Ladakh (Leh)
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14 Ratings & 10 Reviews
Tso Moriri is the largest high altitude lake in India (4,522 m) formed by water from the snow of the mountains melting and natural springs. Since the water of the lake does not have any exit points, it has manifested into an endorheic and oligotrophic lake which eventually has... Read More »
"Mesmerized Lake"Nov 28, 2015 "Camp here"Nov 27, 2015
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Thiksey Monastery, Ladakh (Leh)
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Thiksey Monastery is a popular Buddhist Monastery which is situated very close to Leh. It is a part of Gelugpa order in Buddhism and houses Thangkas, stupas, swords, wall paintings, statues and a pillar. This pillar is carved with the preaching and ideas of Buddha and is... Read More »
"Nature lovers"1 week ago "Beautiful Monastery"2 months ago
  • Type: Gurudwara
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Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, Ladakh (Leh)
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21 Ratings & 14 Reviews
A journey into the clouds is what you can expect, climbing to a height of 12,000 feet above sea level to reach the Gurdwara Pathar Sahib in the valley of Ladakh about 25 kilo meters from Leh. Steeped in local folklore, the shrine is of religious importance with a historical... Read More »
"Peace and tranquility"Jul 19, 2016 "Peaceful Gurudwara"Jun 29, 2016
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Changla Pass, Ladakh (Leh)
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7 Ratings & 7 Reviews
The Changla Pass in Ladakh is located at a height of 17, 590 ft. on the stunning journey from Leh to Pangong Tso (literally translated as ‘Enchanted lake’). It is claimed to be the third highest motorable road in the world, and this makes it an incredibly popular... Read More »
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Hemis Monastery, Ladakh (Leh)
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Hemis Monastery is popularly known as Hemis Gompa, which was built during the reign of King Sengge Namgyal in 1630. Presently, this Gompa is run by Drukpa sect of Buddhism, which once flourished during the Namgyal dynasty. There are two main portions in the monastery, namely... Read More »
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Khardung La Pass, Ladakh (Leh)
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The Khardung La or the Khardung Pass is located in the Ladakh region, in Jammu and Kashmir in northern India. There are many claims to the Khardung La being cited as the highest vehicle-accessible pass in the world, elevated at an incredible 5,359 m. Needless to say, the... Read More »
"On top of the world"Jul 29, 2016 "Riders Paradise"Jul 3, 2016
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Stok Palace, Ladakh (Leh)
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Stok Palace is the residential palace of the royal family and descendants of King Sengge Namgyal. Displaying a perfect blend of traditional and contemporary architectural styles, it was built by King Tsespal Tondup Namgyal in 1825. There are many beautiful gardens in this... Read More »
"A living palace"Aug 30, 2016 "Amazing place to visit"Jul 10, 2016
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Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa), Ladakh (Leh)
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Lamayuru or Yuru Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery that is located 15 kilometres from the Fotu La on the Srinagar-Leh highway. It is situated at an altitude of about 11,520 feet above sea level. The meaning of Lamayuru Monastery is “Eternal Monastery”.... Read More »
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Magnetic Hill, Ladakh (Leh)
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The infamous Magnetic Hill is located near the Leh District in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in northern India. A landscape chiefly dominated by mountains and valleys, Leh has been growing in popularity as an adventurer’s destination. The opportunity to witness the... Read More »
"Not really Magnetic Hill"Jul 19, 2016 "Good place to visit"Jun 29, 2016
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Alchi Choskor, Ladakh (Leh)
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Alchi Choskor is a beautiful temple situated in the village with same name that lies on the banks of the Indus River. This temple is around 70 km away from Leh on the main Leh-Srinagar Highway. It is also known as Alchi Gompa, and is approximately 1,000 years old. This temple... Read More »
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diskit monastery, Ladakh (Leh)
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"Nice place to visit"Aug 6, 2016 "Huge and Handsome !!!"Jul 10, 2016
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Shey Gompa, Ladakh (Leh)
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Shey Gompa, which is situated on a hillock on Shey, is also known as Shey Gompa or Shey Palace. This place is around 15 km to the south of Leh and lies on the main Leh-Manali Road. In the past, Shey was the summer capital of Ladakh and is presently in ruins. This monastery was... Read More »
"Scintillating Shey !!!"Jul 3, 2016 "Beautiful mountain"Apr 16, 2016
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Dras, Ladakh (Leh)
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Dras is a very small village in the district of Kargil, which is often tagged as 'The Gateway to Ladakh'. It came into limelight in 1999, during the incursions by the Pakistani army into the state of Jammu and Kashmir. This place was mainly remembered for the Kargil War of... Read More »
"Salute to Indian Army"Nov 7, 2015 "Very friendly soldiers"Nov 22, 2014
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Leh Palace, Ladakh (Leh)
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Leh Palace is similar in construction to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. This palace was constructed by King Sengge Namgyal during the 17th century. By mid-19th century, this place got abandoned due to the annexation of Ladakh by Dogra forces. This annexation led the royal... Read More »
"Huge Palace"Jun 29, 2016 "Leh palace, really not a palace"Jun 9, 2016
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Panamic Hot Sulphur Springs, Ladakh (Leh)
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"Hot spring midst of himalyas."1 month ago "Don't miss it!"Jun 16, 2016
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Spituk Monastery, Ladakh (Leh)
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Spituk Monastery, also called as Spituk Gompa, comes under the Leh District in Ladakh. This monastery is located at about 8 km from Leh and was established during the 11th century by Od-de, the elder brother of Lha Lama Changchub Od. In 15th century, this monastery was... Read More »
"First Monastery on the trip"Jul 19, 2016 "Gelugpa Monastery"Oct 3, 2013
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Jispa, Ladakh (Leh)
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