Tackling the summer heat becomes quite difficult, especially when you are living in the hotter regions of the country. Well, if you are planning to take some time out of your routine life, and beat the heat, then Leh Ladakh is the right place. Situated in the Himalayas and Karakoram Ranges in Kashmir, this magical place has managed to entice the adventure enthusiasts as well as the nature lovers with its sheer beauty of the picturesque landscapes. Owing to its strategic location, the entire region is an ideal destination for those who want to spend some time in solace. Those availing Ladakh tour packages can do a lot of things to have an unforgettable experience here.
Visit Pangong Tso
Situated at an altitude of about 4350 metres above the sea level, you can visit Pangong Lake, which is an endorheic lake with its 60 per cent part in Tibet. There are different species of perennial herbs and scrubs growing in the marshes around the lake. This lake acts an important breeding place for a number of migratory birds. You can also see many gulls and ducks floating over the surface of this brackish water lake.
Pay homage at Gurudwara Pathar Sahib
Another prominent attraction that can be visited with Leh Ladakh tour packages is Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, situated at a distance of about 23 km from Leh. This revered place was built in the early 16th century to commemorate the visit of Guru Nanak who came here after giving his sermons on the sumer hills. Today, the rock is covered with a sacred veil, enshrined inside the Gurudwara. You can take a flight to Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh, and afterwards cover the remaining distance by road.
Explore Thiksey Monastery
While availing Leh Ladakh tour packages, explore the Thikse Monastery, renowned for the largest gompa in the central Ladakh. Referred to as mini patola of India, the monastery is noted for its splendid architecture. This 12-storey building has an assembly hall, ten temples and nunnery. You can also find numerous items of the Buddhist art, such as attractive wall paintings, thangkas, precious stupas and statues. The statue of Maitreya, covering two storeys, is installed inside the holy place, commemorating the 14th visit of Dalai Lama in 1970 to this monastery.
Globetrotters can make the most of this trip by visiting the above-mentioned attractions with Ladakh tour packages.