I took a trip to Leh-Ladakh recently. What did I do there? I traded staring at the travel wallpapers on my desktop for the real thing, I spoke to complete strangers and loved it, enjoying the beauty of Mother Nature. But these are just one of the many awesome things I experienced. Here are 35 must things to do in Leh Ladakh. 

35 Must Things To Do In Leh Ladakh.

1. Take A Breath In The Land Of Lamas.

1st

2. Watch The Sun Come Up From Behind The Mountains At Pangong Tso.

2nd

3. Do Camping In The Mountains.

3rd

4. Sit Quietly By The Lakeside.

4th

5. Don’t Miss The Hilarious Road Sign By BRO.

5th

6. Just Stare At Mountains Reflecting In The Lake Flawlessly.

6th

7. A Confluence Of The Indus- Zanskar Rivers. Zanskar River Freezes During The Winters And Is The Only Way To Cross And Go To The Other Side.

7th

8. Take A Lot Of Selfies!!

8th

9. Go Biking On Some Of The Highest Motorable Roads In The World.

9th

10. Feel The Warmth Of Local People And Culture.

10th

11. Try Ladakhi Food And Specially Momos & Thupha!

11th

12. Go stargazing at Tso Pangong Lake.

12th

13. Buy some souvenirs for your loved ones.

13th

14. Backpacking across Ladakh.

14th

15. Take a visit to Donkey Sanctuary.

15th

16. River rafting in Zanskar river.

16th

17. The Chadar trek is generally taken in November when the river is frozen and safe to trek on while the rest of the surroundings are still friendly enough to let you survive.

17th

18. Visit the ancient Leh palace.

18th

19. Feel the peaceful vibes at Shanti stupa.

19th

20. Observe the intricate carvings on colourful wood at Likir Monastery.

20th

21. Visit Hemis Gompa, the biggest monastery in Ladakh.

21st

22. Magnetic Hill- The science behind the phenomenon is unknown but it has been observed that if you leave your vehicle at the base of the hill with the brakes unlocked, it will start moving uphill slowly on its own.

22nd

23. Visit a desert among the snowy hills @ Nubra valley

23rd

24. Feel high at the Khardungla Pass- The highest motorable road in the world.

24th

25. Visit Tso Moriri lake where you can stay forever. Isn’t it?

25th

26. Try a desert safari.

26th

27. Let your inner child rejoice in the snow.

27th

28. Take a bath in Panamic hot water spring.

28th

29. I love mountain dogs.

29th

30. Bactrian Camels are a rare variety of camel you find in the sand dunes of Nubra Valley.

30th

31. Interact with some monks in a Thiksey monastery.

31st

32. Feel the difference by meditating in front of the giant Buddha statue at the disk it monastery.

32nd

33. Pray some when you will find prayer wheels on the way.

33rd

34. Lose yourself in the mountains.

34th

35. Eat langar at Patthar Sahib Gurudwara.

35th

I am sure now you are going to plan a Leh Ladakh trip this year only. So keep in mind these 35 things to do in Leh Ladakh on your next trip. 

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Author

Hey, this is Pankti, a zealous traveler and an enthusiastic entrepreneur who happens to love solo traveling and business is something that always triggers new life into me. Now my passion and interest have led to turn my profession, creating a business of my own- Crazy Wanderer that deals both in travel and lifestyle as well as digital marketing.

4 Comments

  1. Mukul Verma Reply

    Beautiful :)
    btw seems like you thought of taking the langar pic after eating most of your thali or.. you were practicing dieting ? :P

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