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Ladakh Safari

 
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    Summary

    Ladakh Safari will offer you originality, quality and memorable travel experiences. It has the supreme and the uppermost adventure playground. Ladakh is the paradise for the trekkers and adventure lovers. Hear the sacred chants in the winds and feel the prayer flags flapping in the sky. Trek through the extraordinary array of main Himalayas in the backdrop; this green sweep is passing through the beautiful and refreshing milieu. Ladakh Treks are the finest and the most beautiful destinations for trekking in India. Ladakh safari will bring you to the villages, built around occasional springs, streams or flat lands. With the worlds highest motorable road, be acquainted with the people and experience the life and traditional activities. Home stays will give you a unique insight into the lifestyle and tradition of Ladakhi people. Visit the main destinations of the Himalayan kingdom like Manali, Jispa, Sarchu and Leh. These heavenly places offer a lot of adventure opportunities. It requires a lot of boldness to perform all these exhilarating escapades like mountaineering, skiing, yak ride, boat cruise and many more. Ladakh safari takes you to the highest mountain passes and brings you to the bounties of Nature.

    Major attractions:

    Buddhist Monasteries in Ladakh: 

    The Gompas or monasteries of Ladakh are world famous. These gompas house a rich collection of Thankas, wall paintings and sculptures of Buddhists. There are umpteen monasteries to visit and explore such as Spituk, Thiksey, Shey, Shanti Stupa, Likir, Hemis Gompa, Lamayuru, Phugal Gompa and Namgyal Tsemao Gompa.

    Jispa: 

    Located in Lahual district, Jispa comprises of some Buddhist chortens (stupas) revealing the usual essence of tranquility. 

    Sarchu: 

    Placed at an elevation of 4290 meters, Sarchu is set between Baralacha pass and Lachulung La. You get an excellent opportunity to camp at Sarchu, an interesting site with some Swiss cottage tents. 

    Leh:

    The main commercial hub of Ladakh region, Leh town has picturesque Namgyal Palace, a nine story building. It was the famous trade center, which was opened for tourism activities.

    Location

    How to get there: 

    By Air: 

    The Leh airport connects directly to important cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, and Srinagar. Major airlines like Indian Airlines, Jet Airways run regularly from this airport.

    By Road: 

    Leh-Ladakh has extremely well-networked roads to Srinagar and Manali. From June to October, the 434-km Leh-Srinagar road is operative, while the 473-km Leh-Manali road remains functional from July to September.

    By Rail: 

    The prime rail head is Jammu Tawai in Jammu, about 690 km away and linked with several major cities across India.

    Other Info

    Places to visit nearby:

    Sankar Gompa & Village: 

    Sanskar gompa is one of the modern monasteries of Ladakh. It is closely related with the Spituk monastery. Sanskar village is the abode of priest Kushak Bakula. Gold icons are the main attraction.

    Chang thang: 

    The land of Nomads: Known as the land of nomads, Changthang is set in the east of Leh at an elevation of 14600m beyond sea level. The prime attraction of this region is Changpa nomads, wild animals, rare birds and majestic lakes.

    Kargil: 

    Located around 204 km from Leh, it is the headquarters of Kargil district. Kargil is populated by Muslims of Shia sect. The local people follow Buddhist religion. Kargil is set on the bank of the Suru River.

    Facts

    Prerequisites/Facts/Suggestion:

    Wear warm clothes on high altitude voyage.

    Good physical fitness is required.

    Do not compromise on quality of your vehicle.

    Maintain silence to cherish the close proximity to the natural habitats.

    Best time to visit: 

    July to October

    Things to carry:

    Binoculars and camera
    Sleeping bag, rucksack
    Woolen clothes, gloves, socks 
    Water, juices, snacks
    Medical kit
    A good compass