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
The road signs in Ladakh are not the usual signs that you may have seen in any other parts of the world. These unusual and quirky signs found only in Ladakh are an amusing initiative taken by the Border Road Organisation (BRO) for Project HIMANK that look after the construction, repair and maintenance of some of the highest motorable roads in India. Continue reading
India being a tropical country comes with the advantage of the natural tan Indians are either born with or gradually come to acquire over years of exposure to the merciless sun. It also makes India an attractive spot for tourists from cooler latitudes and altitudes to come down for some sun. There are many exotic destinations around India where you can just relax and work up a gorgeous sun tan that’ll do all the talking once you’re back home.
India is a land of many contrasts. She carries mountains and oceans, frozen lakes and sweltering beaches, modernity and traditions, the rich and the poor, and intellectuals and illiterates. India has been a subject of global fascination for years. A mention of India still conjures up a vision of majestic elephants, snake charmers and princely palaces. Today, India is a far cry from what it used to be when it was emancipated from the imperialistic rule of the British. One of the fastest growing nations in the world, India is metamorphosing into a global economic giant. And along with that, she has become one of the most popular tourist destinations. Continue reading