Nearby Places and Things to do

Pangong Lake

Pangong Lake, situated at an elevation of about 4,350 meters (14,270 feet) above sea level, is one of the most mesmerizing and iconic destinations in the Ladakh region of India. Spanning across the border between India and China, approximately 60% of the lake lies in the Tibetan Autonomous Region. This high-altitude lake is renowned for its stunning beauty, crystal-clear blue waters, and the surrounding barren yet awe-inspiring landscapes.

Khardungla Pass

Gateway to the Shyok and Nubra Valley, the Khardungla Pass is strategically a very important landmass for the country. Famous for being the highest motorable pass with an elevation of 5359 metres, the pass is a favourite spot among the bike riders and adventure lovers. The pass has mighty mountains on both of its sides, which further offer the most dramatic views one can imagine. Khardung La pass is a gateway to some of the most enchanting and unexplored landscapes.

Magnetic Hill

The famous Magnetic Hill of Ladakh is a cyclops hill, a place where vehicles seem to have defied the force of gravity and move upwards when parked at a particular marked location here. Located on the Leh-Kargil-Baltic National Highway, this place remains a mystery even today, as many tourists are awestruck to witness the magical experience. Located at an elevation of 14,000 feet, Magnetic Hill in Ladakh is one of the most mysterious and intriguing places to visit in the country.

Nubra Valley

Nubra valley, also known as Dumra is one of the most famous and most beautiful destinations in Leh, Ladakh. From hot springs to river streams and from age-old monasteries to remote villages, Nubra Valley has everything which an explorer seeks. Being a high altitude destination, the valley has many double humped camels, riding which can be a delight. One of the most beautiful parts of the moonscapes of Ladakh, Nubra Valley is a deep-cut gorge created by the combined effects of Shyok and Nubra (Siachen) rivers.

Tso Moriri Lake

Amongst the most serene places to visit in Leh Ladakh, Tso Moriri is no less than a heaven. Nestled amidst picturesque and secluded Rupshu Valley, the Tso Moriri Lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and amazingly beautiful landscapes. The lake is approx. 4,000 m above sea level, about 29 km long and 8 km wide and is a great destination to enjoy the extraordinary natural elegance.

Lamayuru Monastery

Famous as Tharpa Ling, the Lamayuru monastery is not only the oldest but one of the largest monasteries in Leh. The monastery is located at an altitude of 3,510 m and is amongst the most serene and tranquil Leh tourist places. Home to over 50 monks, it is a famous ancient Buddhist shrine and belongs to the Red-Hat Sect of Buddhism. Decorated with beautiful wall paintings, thangkas, ancient murals, scriptures and sculptures of Buddha and other deities, this place amuses the visitors with its beautiful architecture and spiritual charisma.

Diskit Gompa

Diskit Gompa, also known as Diskit Monastery, is one of the oldest and largest monasteries in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh, India. Perched on a hill above the town of Diskit, the monastery offers not only spiritual solace but also breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes, including the mighty Karakoram Range. Founded in the 14th century, Diskit Gompa belongs to the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) sect of Tibetan Buddhism. This statue is a symbol of peace and compassion, attracting pilgrims and tourists alike.

Shanti Stupa

In this world, much in need of peace, the white, beautiful and serene Shanti Stupa on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district, Ladakh, in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir provides a fabulous, unobstructed view. This white beauty amidst the snow lets you experience a moment of breathlessness and it is one of the beautiful places to see in Leh Ladakh. Situated at a height of 4267 metres, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, the Stupa is at a distance of about 5 km from the Leh City.