resort of Ladakh is one of the ten provinces in the Indian
state of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh offer the magic of the
majestic mountains and the Tibeto-Buddhist Culture. The lovely
Ladakh is one place where you may suffer from sunstroke and
frostbite at the same time. The snow capped peaks and the
barren lands beckon more intense and adventurous of travelers.
You need to be in the wilderness of Ladakh to enjoy its
Ladakh - Location
The hill resort of Ladakh is
surrounded by the Karakoram Range in the north. The Himalayas
border Ladakh in the south. The Indus River flows through
Ladakh and divides it into Leh, Nubra, Zanskar, lower Ladakh
and Rupshu. Geographically speaking the landscape of Ladakh
comprises of uplands, craggy, barren cliffs and plateaus.
Ladakh - Past
The rich cultural past of
Ladakh is revealed in the Buddhist simplicity. The Tibetan
culture and the Buddhist monasteries not only offer the
gorgeous gompas to the tourists but also have a vital part to
play in the social lives of the people.