Ladakh (Leh) Experience: Leh is a place at almost 3500 altitude. It is mainly inhabited by the budhists since 10 century but due to old silk route many muslims also live here. Leh is famous for its monastries and natural beauty. All the time you can watch the snow capped laddakh range. here you will find less greenry but indus river and many other rivers and mountains will attract you. People are friendly.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: There are many hotels in leh which provide you good food. if you want to do shopping, you can buy beautiful pashmina schawls and apricots.
Leh palace, shyok palace, stakna and alchi monastries are very interesting.
Activities & things to do: In leh you can roam around and have a beautiful view of the valley. The monastries in and around leh are worthseeing. Beautiful fresko paintings and statues of Buddha are awesome. When you are at the bank of Indus river, you have a different kind of feeling. Because you sit at the river, where the earliest indian civilization emerged.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Leh is at the minimum altitude of 3500 mtrs. When you arrive there, you must have a sleep of 3-4 hours to get used to the altitude. you should drink regulary water. during day it is hot, but in the evening it is cold.
you can reach laddakh either by air from delhi or srinagar.
if you want to travel by road, you have two options.
1. via manali
2. via srinagar.
If you travel by road, you come across lots of small destinations with excellent scenic beauties. you cross lots of pass. it would be a great experience.
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