Land of Mountains

Leh- Ladakh

Ladakh is a divison in Jammu & Kashmir and Leh is the capital of Ladakh. There are two regions in Ladakh, they are Leh and Kargil. On the northernmost state of Jammu and Kashmir lies the land of high passes, also known as Ladakh. ... Technically, Leh and Ladakh are not the same. Ladakh is a mountainous region and the coldest desert in the world. In Ladakh the nature has rendered a magical, unbelievable and fantastic landscape which is extremely breathtaking. Ladakh lies in the north-east region of India and is surrounded by the world's highest mountain ranges, Karakoram and Great Himalayas.Ladakh is a mountainous region and the coldest desert in the world. In Ladakh the nature has rendered a magical, unbelievable and fantastic landscape which is extremely breathtaking. Ladakh lies in the north-east region of India and is surrounded by the world's highest mountain ranges, Karakoram and Great Himalayas.

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Nubra Valley

 

Diskit the capital of Nubra is about 150 km north from Leh town, the capital of Ladakh district, India. Local scholars say that its original name was Ldumra (the valley of flowers). The Shyok River meets the Nubra or Siachan River to form a large valley that separates the Ladakh and Karakoram Ranges.Leh To Nubra Valley in April. For a brief overview, Leh to Nubra valley road will remain open in April; and so will be the road from Leh to Pangong Tso. ... Chushul route will remain open in April but for Indian citizens only.

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Pangong Lake

Pangong Lake, one of the most famous high altitude lakes in Leh Ladakh. This scenic wonder derives its name from the Tibetan word, “Pangong Tso”, which means “high grassland lake”. You could spend hours in contemplation here, and still not have enough of its beauty.Pangong Lake is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft). Pangong Tso is geographically situated in a disputed territory, claimed both by India and China. The eastern end of the lake is in Tibet and is not claimed by India.

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Budhism

The population of Ladakh is predominantly Buddhist and Ladakh has been deeply influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, which follows the Mahayana and Vajrayana schools. ... Various incarnations of Buddha, known as Bodhisattvas, are also worshipped in monasteries.Located in the beautiful Nubra Valley– Diskit is one of the most beautiful and the oldest Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh, founded in 14th century by Changzem Tsera Zangpo. It belongs to the Gelugpa sect (Yellow Hat) of Tibetan Buddhism and has various Buddha statues, images of other guardian Gods, and a huge drum

Tso Miriri Lake

 

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Tso Moriri or Lake Moriri or "Mountain Lake", is a lake in the Ladakhi part of the Changthang .... Nature clubs have been set up and Information booklet on the lake published. Efforts of WWF – India has also resulted in the local community ... Location‎: ‎Ladakh ;Basin countries‎: ‎IndiaSurface area‎: ‎13,500 ha (33,000 acres) Max. depth‎: ‎105 m (344 ft so Moriri is one Ladakh's two most famous lakes. It is located in eastern Ladakh approximately 230 kilometers via Tso Kar from the capital town of Leh. The lake sits at an elevation of 4595 meters/15,075 feet and is surrounded by snow covered mountains rising well over 6000 meters.

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