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 Places of Interest Ladakh
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Pilgrimage Travel Ladakh -

Zanskar                              Padum                          Stongdey                             Zangla

Wildlife Travel Ladakh -

Ladakh-Described as "The land where snow never melts and only corn ripens" by its discoverer, Fa-hian, a chinese traveler, who traveled across its inhospitable terrain in 399 A.D. Known for centuries as the 'land of passes' (La-pass; Dacha-land), Ladakh is a mysterious land shrouded in myth and legend and much of its ancient history is known only through the mythology of its people.

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Trekking in Ladakh -

Leh Ladakh India is one of few wonderful destinations ideal for trekking and mountaineering. Ladakh with its rough terrain and wonderful scenic locales offer an adventure lover a mix of both scenic beauty and challenging heights. The Susu and Zanskar valley has a number of stunning peaks that challenge an intrepid traveler to scale new heights in Ladakh. Some of the ideal places for mountaineering include Nun-Kun massif and Zanskar massif.

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Important Travel Tips Ladakh -

Zanskar experiences drastic fluctuations in the daily temperature even during the height of summer. While the days are pretty warm, even hot at times due to the desertic effect, the evenings can become quite chilly thus requiring additional clothing. It is advisable to be prepared for this situation with a pullover and a down jacket. Other essential items include a sturdy pair of walking shoes, a good sleeping bag, and a pair of woolen socks or some thick cotton socks.

Fairs & Festivals Ladakh -

The religious philosophy of Buddhism, however, profound and subtle doesn't preclude an immense joie-de-vivre among its Ladakhi adhe-rents, and even solemn religious enactments are made the occasion for joyous celebration. In Ladakh every occasion marriage, birth, harvesting, commemoration of head Lamas founding of the monastery, Losar (new year) and flowering is marked by feasting, dancing and the singing of folksongs that forms a part of its living heritage.

Arts & Crafts in Ladakh -

Here, a community of metal workers, said to be the descendants of artisans brought from Nepal inthe mid -17th century to build one of the gigantic Buddha -images at Shey, cary on their hereditary vocation. There is little tradition of artistic craftsmanship in Ladakh, most luxury articles in the past having been obtained through imports. The exception is the village of Chiling, about 19km up the Zanskar river from Nima.  Working in silver, brass and copper, they produce exquisite items for domestic and religious use : tea and chang pots, teacup - stands and lids, hookkah-bases, ladles and bowls and, occasionally, silver chorten for installa-tion in temples and domestic shrines.

Tourist Information Ladakh -

The main overland approach to Ladakh is from the Kashmir Valley via the 434 km Drinagar-Leh road which remains open for traffic from early June to November. The most dramatic part of this road journey is the ascent up the 11,500 feet/3,505 m high Zoji-la, the pass in the Great Himalayan Wall that serves as the gateway to Ladakh. The J&K State Road Transport Corporation (J&K SRTC) operates regular Deluxe and Ordinary bus services between Srinagar and Leh on this route with an overnight halt at Kargil. Taxis (cars and jeeps )are also available at Srinagar for the journey. Groups can charter Deluxe and A-class buses for Leh, Kargil or Padum (Zanskar) for the J&K SRTC at Srinagar.

Modern Routes Ladakh -

Today, travelers from Srinagar drive on this route in the relative comfort of taxis, local buses or their own vehicles, taking two days and breaking journey at Kargil. It provides the best possible introduction to the land and its people. At one step as you cross the Zoji-la, you pass from the lushness of Kashmir into the bare uncompromising contours of a trans-Himalayan landscape. Drass, the first major village over the pass, inhabited by a population of mixed Kashmiri and Dard origins, has the local reputation of being the second coldest permanent inhabited spot in the world. But in summer when the pass is open and the tourists are going though, the standing crops and clumps of willow give it a gently, smiling look.

New Areas Ladakh -

Ladakh which were formerly closed to foreigners on account of their sensitive strategic position or proximity to international borders have recently been partially opened. Movement within them however is limited to a number of specifically designated circuits, and foreign visitors are allowed to go only in groups, accompanied by a recognized/ registered tour operator.

Culture Travel Ladakh -

The faces and physique of the Ladakhis, and the clothes they wear, are more akin to those of Tibet and Central Asia than of India. The original population may have been Dards, an Indo-Aryan race from down the Indus. But immigration from Tibet, perhaps a millennium or so ago, largely overwhelmed the culture of the Dards and obliterated their racial characteristics. In eastern and central Ladakh, today's population seems to be mostly of Tibetan origin. Further west, in and around Kargil, there is much in the people's appearance that suggests a mixed origin.

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