Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist white-domed stupa (chorten) on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district, Ladakh, in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It was built in 1991 by Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura .
Leh Palace is a former royal palace overlooking the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. Modelled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, the palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century.
Hemis Monastery existed before the 11th century. Naropa, the pupil of the yogi Tilopa, and teacher of the translator Marpa is connected with this monastery.
Leh Trekking Trails
Leh Ladakh, lying amidst greater mountain passes of the Himalayas and the Karakoram is bewitched with high terrains for fantastic trekking opportunities.
War museum of Leh, which is also popularly known as Hall of Fame is a fascinating place which exhibits the war effort and sacrifice of the Indian Army during war against Pakistan.
Chamba is the northwestern district of Himachal Pradesh, in India, with its headquarters in Chamba town. The towns of Dalhousie and Khajjhiar are popular hill stations and vacation spots for the people from the plains of northern India.
A glorious symbol of religious forbearance and magnanimity, Jama Masjid in Leh, along with the other mosques in a landscape replete with monasteries and Buddhist faith followers, blends in seamlessly with the spiritual and religious force field of Leh.
Gurudwara Pathar Sahib
Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, is a beautiful Gurudwara sahib constructed in the memory of Guru Nanak, about 25 miles away from Leh, on the Leh-Kargil road, 12000 ft above sea level. The Gurdwara was built in 1517 to commemorate the visit to the Ladakh region of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder Guru of the Sikh faith.
Jo Khang Gompa
Jo Khang Gompa, which is also popularly called as Soma Gompa is located in the main bazaar of Leh, Jammu Kashmir among all the shops and banks.
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa is a Buddhist monastery in Leh district, Ladakh, northern India. Founded in 1430 by King Tashi Namgyal of Ladakh, it has a three-story high gold idol of Maitreya Buddha and ancient manuscripts and frescoes.
Sankar Gompa is a Buddhist monastery within an easy half-hour walk from Leh in Ladakh, northern India. It is a daughter-establishment of Spituk Monastery and the residence of the Abbot of Spituk, the Venerable Kushok Bakula, who is the senior incarnate lama of Ladakh due to his ancient lineage and personal authority.
Stok Gompa or Palace is a Buddhist monastery in Leh district, Ladakh, northern India, 15 kilometres south of Leh.
The Victory Tower
A couple of hundred feet above the Leh Palace, on the peak of the Namgyal Hill stands the Victory Tower overlooking the Leh. The tower was built to commemorate Ladakh s victory over the Balti Kashmir armies in the early 16th century.
The Zorawar fort is situated in Ladakh a region in the northern most part of India in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. It was built in the 19th century by Gen Zorawar Singh of the Dogra dynasty of J & K. The Zorawar Fort at Leh is a reminder of the legendary Gen Zorawar Singh’s military exploits.
Magnet Hill is a so called “gravity hill” located near Leh in Ladakh, India. The hill is mistakenly characterized as having extreme magnetic properties which are strong enough to pull cars uphill and force passing aircraft to increase their altitude in order to escape magnetic interference.
Pangong, Tibetan for “long, narrow, enchanted lake”, also referred to as Pangong Lake, is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft). It is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from India to Tibet.
Khardung La is a high mountain pass located in Ladakh region of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The local pronunciation is “Khardong La” or “Khardzong La,” but, as with most names in Ladakh, the romanised spelling varies.
Alchi Monastery or Alchi Gompa is a Buddhist monastery, known more as a monastic complex of temples in Alchi village in the Leh District, of the Indian state under the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council of Jammu and Kashmir.
Sand Dunes Nubra
Nubra is a tri-armed valley located to the north east of Ladakh valley. Diskit the capital of Nubra is about 150 km north from Leh town, the capital of Ladakh district, India.
The Siachen Glacier is located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalaya Mountains at about 35.421226°N 77.109540°E, just northeast of the point NJ9842 where the Line of Control between India and Pakistan ends.
Tisuru Stupa is a ruins, archaeological site, buddhist temple located in Leh