It is one of the most famous Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh also known as Thikse Gompa. It is one of the famous tourist destinations of Ladakh especially known for its lifestyle, sculpture, paintings, and knowledge about Buddhist culture. Thikse monastery is located in the Indus valley and is around 3600mts above sea level. It is a 12 story monastery that hosts around 400 to 500 monks.
Markha valley is a tourist destination famous for its treks. This valley is located between Leh and Zanskar. It is a beautiful place to enjoy views of the great Himalayas. People who love to go on treks this is a perfect place for them as it covers regions like Yurutse and Rumbak where they can also enjoy the traditional culture of India and Tibet along with some famous shrines. This place is best for those who love Camping.
Hemis National Park
Hemis National park is one of the high-altitude national parks situated at the banks of river Indus. Snow leopards are considered the pride of this national park. This park is home for other endangered species too such as Tibetan wolf, Eurasian brown bear, etc along with exquisite birds such as Himalayan Griffon vulture, golden eagle, etc
Pangong Tso Lake
Pangong Tso Lake is an iconic lake, anyone who has watched the famous Bollywood movie 3 idiots will definitely identify this beautiful lake. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Ladakh. People come here to enjoy the peaceful clear blue lake. This lake covers 604 kmsq. The best time for tourists to visit this destination is summer because in winters it completely freezes despite being saline water.
The orchard of Ladakh also known as nubra valley was originally called ldumra which is referred to as the valley of flowers. This is one of the most scenic tourist destinations in Ladakh famous for its breathtaking views and landscape that looks like the moon. this valley is situated between Tibet and Kashmir. The best time to visit this famous tourist destination is from June to August.
Zanskar valley is also known as the hidden gem of Ladhak. Nested between snow-capped mountains with pristine water bodies. This valley is amongst the best destination to visit in Ladakh. It is situated around 104 km away from Leh. This place is also famous for adventure sports such as trekking, paragliding, etc Tourists also love to ride bikes in this location. So next time you plan to visit Ladakh, do not forget this destination.