5 exclusive things to do in Ladakh

Ladakh is famous for its novel culture and beautiful landscapes. The snow-clad mountains and alluring deserts define the topography of the region. Besides, some famous lakes and rivers catch the tourist's attention of any traveller. Other than sightseeing, there are a few exclusive things that you should never miss on your trip to Ladakh. Make sure your Ladakh tour package  includes these activities. Read more:

·        Hemis Monastery Festival   

Hemis festival is a treat of Ladakh’s vibrant tradition and culture. The unmatched artistry and enthusiasm of Ladakhis can be enjoyed in this slow-masked dance festival called Cham. The exquisite traditional attires, masks and devil dance truly will blow your mind. People dance wearing masks and the dance is symbolic of good winning over bad. And one could not miss Chang a local drink served at the festival. 


·        Yak Cheese Momos

Ladakh predominantly has Yaks as their livestock. The wish-granting Yaks provide people with the incomparable taste of its milk, butter and cheese. Chhupri_ yak cheese is used to make yak cheese momos which are uniquely delicious in taste and creation. On the Ladakh trip one just cannot miss these steaming hot pockets of yak cheese dumplings those one-of-a-kind experiences. These can be found at Gesmo restaurant, Opp. Hotel Yak.


·        Donkey Sanctuary

If you are an animal lover and have a special place for animals in your heart then the Donkey Sanctuary is the place you should visit at Leh. The name of the sanctuary is Home for Helpless Donkeys. The animals that are being used for backbreaking work and even being mocked, this sanctuary is an initiative to provide  healthcare and shelter to ill, homeless donkeys. The place in Leh Ladakh is a very lively barn and will probably set a smile on the face of children and adults alike with its witty posters and graffiti. Your affordable Ladakh package should definitely cover this sanctuary.


·        Leh Palace – Witness The Royal Life

The royalty and heritage of a region truly enrich any trip. Leh Palace at Namgyal Hill made by Sengge Namgyal, the king of Ladakh in the 17th century is a majestic construction that adds to the magnificent beauty of the atmosphere around. The interior is decorated by Tibetan thangka or paintings, which are more than 450 years old, with intricate designs that still retain the bright colors derived from crushed and powdered gems and stones. It is a nine-story building which has The Palace Museum that holds a rich collection of jewellery, ornaments, ceremonial dresses and crowns. 

·        Lamayuru 

Lamayuru or Yuru Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Lamayouro, Leh. This place is incredible in its stunning odd topography as it is known for its “lunar” landscape – quaintly promoted as a “Moonscape” for tourists. This place is for those who want to talk with stars as it is perfect for stargazing. The twinkling stars spread out like the ocean of glitter in the dark will truly take away your breath.   


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