There are countless activities and things to do when you are in Leh, it all depends on what you are interested in and what you are looking for! Leh is situated in Ladakh, and is the perfect place to chill if you are looking for a blend of city-life and nature. Whether you are looking for some adventure, a chill time with some friends or both, Leh has got what you need!
If you are travelling in North India, trekking in Zanskar is a MUST DO! Trekking is one of the most authentic ways to explore a place, and probably one of the most rewarding too! Escape the busy crowded streets, and instead explore the humbling Himalayan mountain range and walk through the clouds. You really won’t regret it.
If you want to see and experience one of the most beautiful and majestic monasteries on our planet and need some info about Phuktal, you’re in the right place; here is all you need to know, from directions to home-stays and local tips and advice. Being one of the top 10 monasteries in India, this place is really a must see. Continue reading
Nestled in between a small valley located within the magical Himalayan mountain range lays the town of Kargil, a busy little place teeming with life and culture. Winding your way through countless breath-taking mountain passes, it is located a 7h drive away from the city of Srinagar and is situated on the bank of the Indus River, 8780 feet above sea level. Kargil (historically know as Purig) has for centuries been a place of transit; in the olden days it was an important hub for traders on the Great Silk Route, and a crossing point for tourists travelling from Srinagar to Leh in our modern-day times. Whether you are searching for adventure or serenity, heritage or culture, or are simply on a personal journey of inner discovery, you will definitely find one of the above. Continue reading
This year it is time to usher the spirit of adventure! And what better way to do it than trekking in Ladakh? Ladakh the land of azure lakes with crystal clear waters, inhabited plateaus, beautifully dangerous passes and the breathtaking view of the snow-capped mountains is every traveller’s dream destination. Continue reading
Shanti Travel is an Indo-European travel agency based in New Delhi and also in Leh. We have been organizing trekking in Ladakh for 10 years and are specialists in customized trips. Our experts on site are constantly connected to you by phone or email. They build your trip with exclusive and original destinations for a trek that’s off the beaten track. Continue reading
India is a vast and diverse land, holding a prominent place in history as well as modern times. The birth place of some of the oldest religions and languages, this behemoth has metamorphosed into one of the fastest developing economies in the world today. Along with development has come interest from the rest of the globe. Millions flock to this mystical land, to uncover secrets, find themselves or lose themselves… Continue reading