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Leh (Ladakh), a beautiful town in Jammu & Kashmir, is best described as an abode of the Buddhist spiritual aspirants. It is a true representation of splendid beauty with lofty mountains, deep blue water, white dunes, Buddhist monuments, beautiful mosques and warm people.

Nestled between the majestic Himalayan and Karakoram ranges, Leh (Ladakh) (Ladakh) is a beautiful land with fantastical and surreal landscapes. Leh (Ladakh) (Ladakh) is home to several Buddhist monasteries, study centers and monuments. It is surely a dream destination for tourists with a plethora of attractions to visit and various exciting adventure sports to enjoy. For those who are keen on shopping, the local markets offer some interesting options like the beautiful Tibetan jewellery, motifs, decorated carpets and woolen clothes which will surely find their way to your bags. Don't forget to be a part of the colorful tourist festival that is annually held in August. With all this and more, Leh (Ladakh) is definitely a tourist paradise. However, there are some precautions one should keep in mind while planning a trip to Leh (Ladakh) to avoid any health issues which may arise due to the weather condition.


You may feel ill-at-ease for a day or so, especially if you fly into Leh, till your body gets used to the lower levels of oxygen at this high altitude. Take it easy for the first few days. Do not exert yourself, rest and drink a lot of water. Avoid alcohol. Don’t worry unless headaches, dizziness, nausea or shortness of breath — symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) — persist. Consult a doctor if they do. You may need to return immediately. A hat, dark glasses and a good sunblock are a must. The breathtaking scenic beauty of Leh (Ladakh) has been perfectly captured in movies like 3 Idiots, Jab tak hai Jaan, and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (some portions)! Once you are here, don’t forget to visit the pristine Pangong Lake to have your own filmy moments.


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Jun 19 2013
Abhishek, well if he/she is new born then WILL NEVER suggest that to you. Technically it  requires 3 months so that all body parts are completely grown and functional, so traveling with infants before that is always dangerous and ... read more
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Nov 01 2013
Monday: Sight seeing: Thiksey Monastery, Shey Palace, Sindhu Ghaat. Arrive at Leh and you will be dropped at Leh Market / hotel for Lunch (on your own). After lunch, you will leave for sightseeing to Shanti Stupa and Leh Tuesday: Leh–Nubra Valley ... read more
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Feb 20 2015
Visit leh ladakh in winters to experience once in a lifetime views !! Indeed heavens !!!do the chadar trek ! Live life once !!
Amazing place .. Loved it
Sep 24 2014
I went there in May 2015. Booked my trip through 365hops. Those huge mountains, roads and of course weather will fill your heart with the feeling of achievement. I will suggest Leh to everyone.
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Leh Tourism - Get information on Leh tourist places and sightseeing tours. This page presents a visual Leh travel guide. Our friendly trip advisor from ixigo helps you plan your next tour and gives you great ideas on what to do, where to eat, where to stay and when to go there. We curate the best information from the web to give you precise, meaningful and useful travel guide for leading places to visit in india and from across the world. ixigo has curated the best travel information on Leh (Ladakh) tourism spanning genres as diverse as tourist places, tourist spots, major sightseeing attractions, the best time to visit, the top places to visit in Leh, the must-see things to see and do, maps, restaurants, hotels, nearby tourist destinations, local public information and more. To start with check out information on how to reach Leh :
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