Nestled between the vast ranges of the Karakoram in the north and the mighty Himalayas in the south, Ladakh is one of the world's highest plateaus and sparsely populated regions. Renowned for its remote mountain beauty and Buddhist culture Ladakh is sometimes called "Little Tibet" as it has been strongly influenced by Tibetan culture.
Leh, the capital of Ladakh is situated at a height of 3505 meters and is towards the eastern parts of Jammu and Kashmir. The region is watered by the Zaskar River. Which flows into the Induss River just below. A beautiful destination with many attractions, Leh is the center of Tibetan-Buddhist Culture for ages. Its colorful Gompers have attracted the devout Buddhists from all over the Globe. Besides, it is also a favorite hiking locale and is known for some of the best hikes in the country.
With breathtaking landscapes and extremely hospitable inhabitants, Ladakh is attracting travelers, adventurers and traders for centuries.