Ladakh Travel Guide : Ladakh is the Land of High Passes. It is the cold desert located in the northern part of India. It is the highest plateau of India with an average altitude of about 10,000 ft. Geographically Ladakh share its boundaries with Pakistan in the west and China in the north and east. Ladakh had two Capitals – Skardo in winter and Leh in summer. The region is covered with snow-capped peaks and beautiful landscapes and is a major tourist attraction. Ladakh again a lot of popularity since 2010. Ladakh as a destination offers High Passes, Buddhist Monasteries, Crystal clear hgh altitude Lakes, Himalayan Wildlife & Beautiful Landscapes making it ideal for travel for everyone. Hence its a paradise for adventure seekers and photographers. It is important to understand before you plan your trip to ladakh, and our travel guide will help to understand about ladakh.
Ladakh is majorly dominated by Buddhism (77%) and it can be traced as old as 600AD. It was the time when Buddhism started in the Himalayas. A lot of ancient Buddhist rock engravings can be seen in the entire region of ladakh. The Muslim religion (14%) is the second major religion of Ladakh and is mainly seen in the Kargil area. Now a days several other religions such as Hindu (8%) and other 1% space is occupied by jain, Christian and Sikh region who enjoy and live in harmony of each other.