Department of Tourism, Jammu and Kashmir

The most natural way of exploring the wonders of Himalaya is trekking. Trekking infuses a feeling of comradeship, self reliance besides inculcating a sense of perseverance. The vast expanse to the highest mountain chain sheer magnitude of its snowy heights and indefinable feeling of joy and elation that they evoke in the mind of a trekker, make a trek in the Himalaya an experience to be remembered.
Located at the high altitude 3000 m above sea level between the majestic Himalayans and Karakoram mountain ranges in the northernmost part of Indian country, the landlocked region of Ladakh is a globally acclaimed adventure tourism spot. It is well known for abundant natural beauty and several adventures sports. Ladakh is a perfect place to enjoy mountain safaris. Tourists can take pleasure of mountain baking, camel rides, jeep safaris, etc in its vicinity. On their excursion tourists will also enjoy sightseeing of several towering and snowcapped hill peaks, rich collection of flora and fauna, several important religious places. Well, if you are bored from your daily life routine and want to treasure some adventures then safari tours in Ladakh will be the completely refreshing break for you.
Sandwiched between the Karakoram mountain range to the north and the Himalayas to the south, Ladakh is a great place for adventure tourism in India. It offers a variety of adventure sports and outdoor activities. Trekking is one of the most popular adventure sports that can be enjoyed during Ladakh trip in India. Trekking in Ladakh will provide you great way to explore the best charm of mountain beauty, and see remote mountain hamlets and magnificent Buddhist monasteries or gompas. Ladakh, the land of high passes, has been a great attraction for the past few decades for the trekking enthusiasts and adventure sport lovers from all over the world. Indus Valley, Markha Valley, Nubra Valley, Stok Kangri, South Zanskar, Trans-Zanskar, Rupshu Valley, Sham Valley, etc are popular regions for trekking tours in Ladakh, the high passes. Other popular treks in Ladakh include Ladakh monastery trek, Spiti to Ladakh, Chader Ice Trek (frozen river trek), Lamayuru to Alchi, Lamayuru to Martselang, Kala Pattar trek, Padum to Darcha, Tso Moriri Lake trek, Darcha Lamayuru, Zanskar to Lamayuru, Stok Kangri Climb, Kang Yatse trek, Hemis to Padum, Ripchar valley trek, etc.
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