If Ladakh is paradise, Leh is your stairway to heaven. This enchanting quaint setting is a dreamland for visitors. Leh is definitely a must visit for people of all tastes. Huge mountains, refreshing lakes and clear skies leave people mesmerized.

Distance from Srinagar: 419 km (approx.)

Altitude: 3500 meters.

How to reach: A two-wheeler or four-wheeler.

Places of Interest:

  • Sankar Gompa: Nestled amid the shimmering poplar coppices and terraced fields of barley that extend up the valley behind Leh , Sankar Gompa, 3-km north of the town centre, isa Buddhist monastery.
  • Shanti Stupa: Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist white-domed stupa (chorten) on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district, Ladakh. Shanti Stupa is situated at a height of 4267 meters overlooking the Leh city, it gives a panoromic view of surrounding snowcapped mountains. Situated at a distance of about 5 km drive able road from the Leh city. The location of Shanti Stupa is such that it is visible from all over Leh city.
  • Jama Masjid: The historic mosque is situated in the heart of the Leh town, just below the Leh palace.
  • Choglamsar: A centre for Tibetian Budhism, culture and history. A Tibetian refugee settlement camp can also be seen in Choglamsar.

Things to do:

  • Hiking
  • Trekking
  • Camping
  • Photography
  • Night Life
  • Archery
  • Shopping