Leh Ladakh -Close to Heaven

Spectacular Himalayas

Spectacular Himalayas

Buddhist Monk calling for prayers

Buddhist Monk calling for prayers


At 11,480 feet Leh Ladakh is one of the highest destinations on earth. In the Indus Valley, Leh is surrounded by the majestic, spectacular Himalayas. Leh, a high-desert city in the Himalayas, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking. Massive 17th-century Leh Palace, modeled on the Dalai Lama’s former home (Tibet’s Potala Palace), overlooks the old town’s bazaar and mazelike lanes. The people are gentle and a pleasure to meet.

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