The holiday season is round the corner with summer vacations approaching in the coming months. Now a days people are becoming more and more adventurous and want to try new things. Ladakh offers plenty of choices for adventure sports. River rafting in ladakh is a very popular activity for those who want to experience some adrenaline rush.
There are different grades of rafting in this indus himalayan region.The grades vary from grade 1 to grade 6 varying upon the difficulty level, grade 6 being the toughest.
Always remember to hire an experienced travel guide and rafting instructor for making your rafting experience safe.
Friends i am often asked by tourists coming to ladakh about the best time to travel ladakh.
I would say that it actually depends upon the purpose of your visit. If you are coming from other parts of India then definitely you are coming here to experience pleasant weather and to enjoy natural beauty of ladakh. The best time to experience best weather conditions is the month of june july. During this month the weather is very good and you can see the real beauty of ladakh.
This is the best time for indian people to travel ladakh as most of the shcools and collgeges are on summer vacation. You can indulge in activities like river rafting in ladakh, trekking, heli skiing etc. This is the best time to relax and enjoy your trip to ladakh.
Ladakh is famous for its monasteries. Its here that you witness the true ladakhi culture. One of the most prominent monastery is the thicksey monastery. It is the biggest monasteries in ladakh and is located 18 kms from leh. The monestary was formed some 600 years ago. The monestary got its name from an incident whereina a crow placed a cake in perfect order in the very monastery. The term thicksey means “perfect” and so it was named Thicksey Monastery. The monastery has ten temples
This monastery is a big tourist attraction so when you come don’t forget to tell your travel agent in ladakh to have this wonderful place in your itinerary.
One of the biggest attractions of this monastery is the statue of Buddha which was founded by the holy dalai lama in the ninteen eighties. The statue is 40 feets tall in height and covers almost two out of twelve floors of the famous monastery. It is the handwork of local ladakhi craftsmen painted in gold color and took around four years to be completed.
The summer season is round the corner and more and more tourists have started planning for their summer vacations. There is no better place in india to get relief from the extreme summers in India that leh Ladakh. This is peak time for travel agents in ladakh to do brisk business as tourists from all over the world start coming to this place in search of relax, peace and adventure.
Located at a very high altitude between the himalayas this place is absolute beauty and has most beautiful locations on earth. You will be amazed by the natural beauty, fresh air, and the spirit of ladakhi people. What makes Ladakh more interesting is its beautiful lakes, mountains and plenty of options available here for adventure sports. We will be writing more about this in our upcoming posts.