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Things to do in Ladakh

Leh Ladakh is one of the most majestic of destinations of India. The most picturesque place with amazing views and clear nights. Photography in Leh Ladakh becomes one of a kind experience. From its mountain ranges to frozen rivers, palaces to monasteries, from hills to valleys and lakes; Ladakh has a lot to offer to travelers.

Source: http://offbeat360.com/10-amazing-things-to-do-in-leh-ladakh/

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Pangong Tso lake

Pangong Tso lake

The beauty of Pangong Lake is that it keeps changing colours and hence it is a place you must visit when travelling to ladakh. This lake is 134 kms long. Travelers can do camping if they wish to stay overnight at the lake.

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Nubra valley

Nubra valley

Two valleys Shyok and Nubra provides the travelers with the most charming views and it’s a heaven for adventure junkies. Nubra valley sightseeing would include Hunder sand dunes, Diskit monastery, Panamik village, Yarab Tso Lake and Samstanling monastery. Tourists can also engage in Jeep & camel safaris. Nubra valley is also famous for Maitreya Buddha- a 32m tall statue of Buddha made of 8kgs of gold. It faces the Shyok river and was sanctified by the Dalai Lama

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Zanskar river

Zanskar river

During the summers, tourists can enjoy white water rafting in the Zanskar river tributaries. But the real beauty of the river can be experienced during the winters when you can go for Zanskar river trek popularly known as the Chadar trek. Trekking on a thick blanket of ice is a thrilling experience. Zanskar river temperature goes down below -35 degree Celsius and the major attraction is the Nerak Waterfall which gets frozen from top to bottom.

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Leh palace

Leh palace

Built on medieval Tibetan architectural style in the 16th century by King Sengge Nagyal is the Royal Palace of Leh. It is situated at the top of the hill. Inside there is a museum which contains 450 years old artefacts. This palace showcases the culture of the region

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Magnetic hills

Magnetic hills

Popularly known as the “Cyclops Hill”, the magnetic hills of Ladakh are the most awe inspiring wonders. They are one of the most fascinating things to do in Leh Ladakh. It’s said to be the phenomenon that defies gravity. There are certain different theories regarding the hills. Some say there’s a strong magnetic force pulling vehicles within its range and some say it’s just an optical illusion.

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Shanti stupa

Shanti stupa

Opened in 1991, Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist white- domed stupa located on a hilltop. This beautiful structure was constructed as a symbol of peace & tranquility of the world. It was made under the Peace Pagoda Mission which was initiated by the Japanese monks by building Buddhist stupas. This structure is not only famous for its religious significance but also for its panoramic views

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Khardung La pass

Khardung La pass

The Highest Motorable Road in the World. The pass is the gateway to Nubra & Shyok Valley and Siachen glacier. Adventure travelers go to Khardung La through bikes and cycles for their adrenaline rush.