Ladakh in India is one of the most popular travel destinations for foreign tourists who are on the lookout for adventure holidays. Leh is the capital of the erstwhile Kingdom of Ladakh.
Activities On Leh Ladakh Tour
The tour to Leh Ladakh is a true exciting one and extremely adventurous. It is a lovable tour especially by adventure lovers. You may find following exciting activities to enjoy on your adventure holiday to Leh Ladakh:
Mountain Climbing: Nun-Kun Massif in the Great Himalayan Range is highly popular among foreign mountain climbers. In fact, it is so much in demand that you’ll need to book few years in advance. You can easily access this massif from the Kargil-Padum road. It has six known peaks, among which Kun and Nun are the highest summits.
River Rafting: June to October is the best time to go for river rafting in River Zanskar, River Indus and its tributaries in Ladakh. The landscape you’ll come across while river rafting is just awesome. You’ll see snow-clad peaks as well as deep canyons. The hillside villages, hilltop monasteries, and flora and fauna of the region will leave a lasting impression on your mind.
Cycling: If you love cycling in the mountains, then Ladakh would be the best choice. Here you can experience cycling on the highest mountain range in the world. Cycling routes in Ladakh are studded with Buddhist Gompas (monasteries) and villages en route. You can enjoy local cuisine on the way such as noodles, momos, and pulses.
Trekking: If trekkers wished for a paradise, then Ladakh would be the place. In Ladakh, you can enjoy day-long treks to month-long ones. Some treks involve adventure sports activities while some involve getting acquainted with the local culture. On a trek along River Indus, you’ll come across a number of monasteries where you can know more about the culture of Ladakh.
Wildlife: Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir has a very harsh climate and rugged landscape. You’ll not find trees in this region as it is a cold desert. Very few wild animals can survive in Ladakh. The most common wild animals that you can witness here are yak, urial, nyan, and bharal.
Yak Safari: Yak or dong is a wild ox widely available in Ladakh. Wild yaks are quite aggressive compared to their domesticated counterparts. On a yak safari, you’ll get the opportunity to explore the region by travelling on a yak. You’ll have to book in advance for a yak safari.
With so many exciting activities, Leh Ladakh tour definitely seems impressive.