6 Best Tourist Attractions in Ladakh

Ladakh means amazing mountain ranges, scenic mountain passes, and exotic valleys. The overall ambiance of Ladakh is impeccable and that’s what makes Ladakh one of the best tourist destinations in India. The mesmerizing destination includes numerous attractive places to visit. If your soul is seeking a fresh holiday amidst nature, away from the urban chaos, there is no better destination than Ladakh. Being packed with a lot of exciting elements, a planned Ladakh trip can be your getaway from your busy lifestyle. Anyway, you must plan your Ladakh trip considerably so that you don’t miss visiting any special tourist attractions in Ladakh. So, let’s check out the places you must add to your Ladakh trip to make the trip more desirable.

Pangong Tso Lake

Pangong Tso - Attractions in Ladakh
Pangong Tso

If you’re confused while choosing the places to visit in Ladakh, Pangong Tso Lake should be the first one to get added to your list. The highest lake in India offers some breathtaking views to leave you spellbound. This destination is a must-visit one for bird watchers as you will be able to see rare types of seagulls, cranes, and ducks in this lake. Planning a camp retreat by the lake along with a bonfire will make you feel like you’re in a dream sequence.

Nubra Valley

Nubra Valley - Attractions in Ladakh
Nubra Valley

The uniqueness of Nubra Valley will astonish you while you will be roaming across the green valley. Being one of the most transcending valleys in India, this valley is a perfect destination for photo sessions. You will be surprised to see that the valley has a tinge of greenery as well as a rigid desert in a specific portion. Enjoying camel trips with your fellow tourists in this amazing valley will be a priceless experience for you.

Khardung La Pass

Khardung La Pass - Attractions in Ladakh
Khardung La Pass

‘Ladakh’ means land of high passes and it will be a great miss if you don’t explore the thrilling passes of Ladakh. Specifically, plan a visit to Khardung La Pass on priority to witness the rigidity of nature in this region. Riding through this snow-filled pass will take you to another world and hence it is considered one of the best tourist attractions in Ladakh. If you’re in love with riding across challenging passes, you shouldn’t miss visiting this pass. Set your target destination, hire a bike, and start your journey through this adventurous pass to find some new perspectives on life.

Zanskar Valley

Zanskar Valley
Zanskar Valley

Having a trip to Zanskar Valley will take the delicacy of your trip to another level for sure. The startling valley has a different ambiance that is bound to blow your mind. Trekkers will love trekking to high altitudes through the frozen Zanskar river. You’ll get goosebumps while walking across the frozen river, surrounded by high mountains and nothing can be more thrilling than this. The temperature of this valley remains close to 0 degrees most of the time. So, it will be challenging and adventurous for you to explore the spectacular mountain valley during your Ladakh trip.

Thiksey Monastery

Thiksey Monastery
Thiksey Monastery

What can be more exciting than discovering a 12-storied ancient monastery on the hilltop? No need to specify that the mysterious essence of ancient Buddhism will help you get some new perspectives. Also, you will be overwhelmed to meet the lamas of the monastery and witness their lifestyles. Moreover, the extraordinary sculptures and designs of the monastery will linger in your memories forever. If you have a fascination with spiritualism, visiting this amazing destination is a mandate for you. Also, you will get the chance to taste mouth-watering Tibetan foods in this monastery too and all these things make this place one of the tourist attractions in Ladakh. The overall vibe of the place will impress you for sure.

Royal Leh Palace

Leh Palace
Leh Palace

Visiting this old palace will add some vibrant vibes to your entire trip. The building has wonderful historical significance and you can’t come to know about the special historical stories unless you arrange a guided trip. You will be able to have some outstanding views of the entire Ladakh city from the terrace of the building. Also, you’ll get glimpses of the lifestyles of the royal family of this palace.

These are the enchanting destinations that you can’t miss visiting while planning a trip to Ladakh. Your trip will become more elegant as you decide to reside in the Hotel Moonland, Ladakh. So, plan your trip accordingly and make your holiday superb.

Written by

Manu Khandelwal

An engineer and a travel blogger. Loves trekking and doing bike road trips. Burger lover (want to try every burger in the world). Clinomaniac. Sports fanatic. Likes technology but not a technology addict.