Candid pictures of Ladakh that will cheer you up

  • Ladakh

    Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe ~ Anatole France

    Nestled in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh is a getaway which offers scenic views, adventure activities, trekking experiences and tranquillity. From majestic mountains amid lush green valleys and sumptuous momos to ancient monasteries and smiling faces, you will fall in love with every bit of this paradise.

    Scroll down to catch a glimpse of this haven which is simply out of this world.

    1. Kids playing in the snowy lands of Ladakh

    Kids playing, Ladakh

    Childhood is the best phase of life - a carefree attitude filled with innocence right? These kids are having a ball, playing outdoors during the winters.

    2. Soaking in the wondrous Pangong Lake

    Pangong Lake

    This is the Pangong Lake from the movie - 3 Idiots! Its blue waters and serene aura will transport you to a fantasy land.

    3. The spectacular view of Shanti Stupa at night

    Shanti stupa, Ladakh

    The glowing beauty of Shanti Stupa is breathtaking right? As the name suggests, try meditating here for inner peace and lasting happiness.

    4. There’s nothing like cycling on the zig-zag roads of Ladakh

    Cycling, Ladakh

    From Camel safari and trekking to Yak safari and cycling/biking, you can explore the picture-perfect landscapes of Ladakh, your way.

    5. Grannies catching up on latest happenings

    Ladakh women

    With small drums in their hands and dressed in traditional attire, like any other women, the Ladakhis too indulge in endless conversations.

    6. Camping coupled with stargazing is an unforgettable experience in Ladakh

    Camping, Ladakh

    Sleeping under the blanket of stars is every wanderer’s dream! Picture yourself camping in Ladakh with countless stars above you, feels magical right?

    7. The monk who sold his ferrari and found his way to Ladakh

    Monk, Ladakh

    This is the spectacular view from the Thiksey Monastery. These natural landscapes appear larger than life, don’t you agree?

    8. The cute smile of this kid is priceless!

    Smiling kid, Ladakh

    A smile a day, keeps worries away - is the message we can take from this kid. One of his eyes covered with a soft drink cap, his playfulness takes you back in time.

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    How to reach Ladakh

    By flight: Nearest Airport, Leh

    By train: Nearest railway station, Jammu Tawi

    By road: Cab, JKSRTC bus or a bike trip from Srinagar/Manali/Chandigarh to Leh (May to September)

    Choose from our Ladakh holidays and experience your best vacation ever.

    Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur