Leh Ladakh (“land of high passes”) is a region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Kunlun mountain range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent. It is one of the most sparsely populated regions in Jammu and Kashmir and its culture and history are closely related to that of Tibet. Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture. One of the most unparalleled travel experiences one can get is undeniably by visiting Leh Ladakh. It is easy to get overwhelmed here, being surrounded by snow-clad mountains at such great heights, numerous trekking trails, deep gorges and turquoise lakes. Renowned as the land of monks and monasteries, it has a spiritual value as it houses some of the most royal and ancient monasteries. Ladakh is dotted with colorful monasteries and is also a popular destination for adventure buffs. Within Ladakh flows the River Indus and Zanskar, which draws river rafters from far and wide. Explore the mesmerizing beauty of Ladakh region which is also referred to as the Land of Lamas owning to its Tibetan connection. Bound by mountains and sharing border with Tibet, the religion, culture and lifestyle of Leh Ladakh is profoundly influenced by Tibetan Buddhism. Ladakh is mostly inhabited by people of Tibetan descent. Our packages combines visit to monasteries, high altitude lakes and high mountain passes, royal palaces with Tibetan Buddhism influence.
Places to visit in Leh Ladakh are – Leh, Pangong Lake, Khardungla Pass, Nubra Valley, Tsomoriri Lake, Kargil (en route Srinagar from Leh and vice versa), Jispa/Sarchu (en route Manali from Leh and vice versa).
Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) is the northern-most state of India locked in Himalayan Mountains and shares its borders with Himachal Pradesh and Punjab, and the neighbouring countries of Pakistan, China and Afghanistan. The state consists of three regions – Jammu, the Kashmir valley and Ladakh.
The natural beauty and picturesque locations have made it a favoured destination for tourists across the world. Jammu is famous for its temples especially Katra Vaishno Devi, while Kashmir is known for its lakes, gardens and Valleys such as Kashmir Valley, Tawi, Chenab Valley, Poonch, Sindh Valley and Lidder Valley. Some major tourist attractions in Jammu and Kashmir are Srinagar, the Mughal Gardens, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Patnitop, Jammu, and Ladakh.
One of the most popular tourist destinations in north India, Himachal Pradesh is known for its tourist attractions. Snow covered peaks of the mountains welcome you to the land which has just about everything to offer to the tourists. The most famous tourist places in Himachal Pradesh include hill stations, pilgrimage sites, stunning lakes, tibetan monasteries and many more. Famous tourist spots of Himachal are –
Shimla – The queen of hills and the capital of Himachal Pradesh is set amidst spectacular hills and seeped in an aura of colonial charm, Shimla is the most popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh. Famous tourist spots around Shimla are like Chail, Kufri, Naldehra and Mashobra.
Manali – The second most popular hill station in Himachal. Enjoy the snow, mountains, greenery and the rivers magnificent views everywhere.
Kullu – A truly lush slice of heaven on earth, the valley is famous for its beauty and for handicrafts especially the Kullu Shawls.
Kasauli – The nearest hill station from the plains, famous destination of artists and for quick trips. Many painters and writers have made this place popular by having their second homes here. The weather is neither too hot not too cold.
Dharamshala – With the Dhauladhar Mountains serving as its backdrop, the town presents a picturesque sight. Famous for the holy seat of Dalai Lama and recently built international cricket stadium which has helped this place to become popular in recent years.
Kangra – Noted for its beautiful temples, valley and artistic heritage, with Brajeshwari temple the most famous one here. Kangra tea is famous worldwide.
Palampur – Famous for tea plantations and picturesque views of mountains and the plains.
Dalhousie – Having a distinct colonial aura. The town will make your travel vacation the most memorable one.
Chamba – Famous for beautiful temple and handicrafts, once a charming medieval town. Well known for its splendid architecture and a base for numerous excursions.
Khajjiar – Switzerland of India, famous for impressive natural beauty. Saucer-shaped plateau surrounded by dense pine and deodar forests easy accessible from Chamba and Dalhousie.