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Leh the erstwhile capital of the kingdom of Ladakh is now a dream destination of many and the Mecca of adventure enthusiasts! Leh, one of the coldest deserts in the world is located at a distance of 434 Kms from Srinagar and 474 Kms from Manali (Himachal Pradesh). At the time of reorganization of districts in 1979, Ladakh was divided into Leh and Kargil and now Leh district is synonymous with Ladakh and vice-versa! Built by the Buddhist kings of Ladakh in 1553 the Leh Palace was once the world’s highest building. The primary attraction within the Leh city this palace is structurally similar to the Potala Palace in Lhasa. Now only the palace prayer room lives up to the sense of former grandeur of Leh Palace. Leh is a backpacker's haven with numerous trekking trails, valleys, and picturesque lakes. Renowned as the land of monks and monasteries there is lots to see in this amazing piece of land. There are three sub divisions of Leh with 7 different tour circuits identified for international tourists in Leh with breathtaking Himalayan panorama.

In Leh

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Hemis Monastery

Hemis Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Drukpa Lineage, located in Hemis, Ladakh.

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Alchi Monastery

Alchi is a village and monastery in the Leh district of Ladakh situated on the bank of Indus River 70 km downstream from the capital in Leh.

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General Zorawar Fort

General Zorawar Fort is an ancient fort which lies above the Leh Palace and the Namgyal Tsemo Gompa.

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Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid is one of the historical mosques in Ladakh, which is situated in the heart of Leh, the capital of the state.

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Ladakh Ecological Development Group(LEDeG)

The LEDeG is an environmental NGO based in Karzoo, Leh.

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Matho Monastery

Matho monastery or Matho gompa is a Buddhist monastery which was founded in the 16th century by the Lama Dugpa Dorje.

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Mountain Biking

Leh is a preferred destination for mountain biking offering daring mountain bikers the second highest motorable road in the world.

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Karsha

Karsha is the largest monastery of leh and Karsha Gompa is comprising of several chapels who belong to the Geluks-pa sect.

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Zanskar Valley

Zanskar Valley is the most isolated of all the trans-Himalayan valleys.

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Shanti Stupa

The Shanti Stupa is an impressive white-domed structure in Changspa that is beautifully illuminated at night.

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Spituk Monastery

9 Km from Leh, the monastery standing on a conical hill with 3 chapels was founded in the 11th century.

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Stok Place

Stok Palace is the residential palace of the royal family and descendants of King Sengge Namgyal.

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Thikshey Monastery

The monastery is referred as 'Mini Potala' of India as it resembles Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet.

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Trek Safari

The most natural way of exploring the wonders of Himalayan Mountains is trekking and Safari.