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Ladakh is one of the most sought after destinations which offer you an opportunity to enjoy several adventure activities and sports. It is situated in the northernmost part of India. The place is blessed with number of trekking routes. Tourists can enjoy the enthralling trekking adventure here.
Enjoy Fun and Excitement of Ladakh Trekking Ladakh the land of high passes is renowned across the globe for its beautiful and scenic Himalayan mountains surroundings. It is the land which gives tourists an exhilarating experience of trekking. As the place is situated amidst two mightiest mountains ranges the Great Himalaya and the Karakoram it is blessed with awe-inspiring beauty. It is located at an altitude ranging from 8000 feet to 15000 feet above sea level. It is best for tourists who love thrill and excitement of adventure. July to September is an ideal time for trekking because all the mountain passes are open. During this season snow begins to melt from the Himalayas which make mountain region accessible for tourists. There are several Ladakh trek routes which trekkers can follow during their visit to this place. Some of the most popular trekking tours are Nubra Valley, Markha Valley, Hemis - Thiksey, Lamayuru – Alchi, Lamayuru – Padam, and Indus Valley trek. Nubra Valley Trek Nubra valley means the valley of flowers which is situated in north of Leh across the Ladakh range. The average altitude of the valley is about 10,000 feet above the sea level which invite scores of trekkers and adventure enthusiasts from different parts of the world. This beautiful tourist destination of Ladakh can be reached through Khardongla which is the highest motorable road in the world situated at an altitude of 18380 feet above sea level. The main attraction in this area is Bactarian Camels (Shaggy double hump Camel) around sand dunes, Deskit and Samstanling monasteries. Markha Valley Trekking This is another popular trekking tour of Ladakh where trekkers come to experience the thrill and excitement of trekking. Trekking is done along the Markha River through Little Tibet. It is one of the world’s highest inhabited plateaus from where trekkers can get awe-inspiring view of Great Himalayan, Ladakh and Zanskar mountain ranges. This is among the most challenging treks because it involves crossing of the three spectacular mountain passes. The three passes of this trek are Stok La at an altitude of 4848 meters above sea level, Kongmaru La at an elevation of 5274 meters and Gandla situated at height of 4878 meters. While trekking on this route tourist gets an opportunity to see beautiful Buddhist Monasteries, high altitude peak Kangyatse, mountain villages and high altitude pastures of Nimaling. The other well-known trekking tour of Ladakh is Lamayuru, Padum Alchi Trek and Frozen Zanskar Trek. Ladakh Trekking is renowned across the globe which invites large number trekkers during trekking season. This adventure sport activity is one of the prime attractions among tourists during their Ladakh tour.
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