Holidays in Ladakh are an experience of its own. Cradling between two magnificent mountains and exuding spiritual Buddhist charm, the picturesque scenery and colourful monasteries, the place lures travellers to spend for packages for holidays in India.


In the serene and majestic province of Jammu and Kashmir, India, perched between two highest mountain ranges in the world, is the mesmerizing region of Ladakh. Holidays to Ladakh will definitely infuse a traveller with innumerable warm and sweet memories to cherish. Tourists from around the world come to spend their holidays in this beautiful place so as to experience the Buddhist influence, familiarize with the rural charms and seep in the best of the magnificent terrains India has ever seen. Let’s explore why tourists like to book packages for holidays in Ladakh.

Monastery Tours

Travellers spending their holidays in India cannot choose to miss on the cultural tour of Ladakh to understand the rich Buddhist influences. It is the land of many famous monasteries and castles. It houses magnificent monasteries which are more than 1,000 years old. The popular monasteries for which the tourists pick travel packages for holidays in Ladakh, India are located in Leh. Monasteries of Sankar, Spituk, Shey, Thiksey, Stakna, Matho, Dakthok, Chamdy, Alchi, Rigzong, Liker, Lamayuru, Phing, Mangu, Wanla, Hemis Gompa and Sumda are famous tourist attractions of the region. Each monastery has its own religious festival which also includes the popular mask and the oracle dance. These religious festivals take place every year and have fixed dates according to the lunar calendar. Attend the early morning prayers at these monasteries and witness old and young monks chanting and offering prayers.

Trekking Tours

Trekking packages are the most sought after tourist attractions of this territory in India. Travellers plan their holidays to Ladakh and grab vacation packages in numbers to take on this beautiful yet challenging terrain. Ladakh gives ample scope of trekking, biking cycling and excursions to travellers spending their holidays here because it abounds with multiple versatile terrains for outdoor activities. One of the most preferred treks of the area is Markha Valley Trek. Dotted with small villages, shepherds with their cattle fleet, and valley passes overshadowed by KanyatsePeak are major highlights of this trek. The trek begins from Spituk Monastery or StokVillage crossing GandalaPass and finishing at the Hemis. Lamayuru to Darcha or Padum is another favourite trek amongst vacationers booking packages for holidays in India. This trek starts from the famous monastery of Lamayuru and enters Zangskar crossing few isolated villages and then reaching Padum valley and a further trek would lead one to Darcha in Himachal Pradesh, India. Treks consisting of KhardunglaPass and NubraValley are also popular amongst tourists spending on travel packages for holidays in the region.

Village Tours and Sightseeing

This province in India believes in preserving the natural and real essence and hence tourists spending theirs holidays here see a very little western influences. The warm and friendly villagers of Ladakh invite tourists to their home for tea or lemonade. Take a walk around the villages of Ladakh to mingle with the locals, learn about the local way of life and taste the homemade delicacies. In your spare time, visit the famous attractions of the province like the StokPalace learning about the lives of King and Queen of Stok while enjoying the views of the StokKangriRange. Located in the Leh district is the iconic Shanti Stupa, a pillar representing peace and harmony. The pillar is famous for its gilt panels that depict the life stories of Buddha and stands opposite the famous LehPalace, the previous abode of the King and the Queen. The SunTemple, Jama Masjid, coupled with historical forts and museums are other popular attractions for travellers who spend on holiday packages for a tour of ‘little Tibet’ of India.

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