Why a visit to Ladakh is incomplete without the Pangong Tso

On the Pangong Tso .. Though the country is so barren, the lake has its beauties in the varied tints of surrounding hills and mountains, and the rich deep blue of its waters, becoming quite of an emerald green colour as they shallow near the shore.* Once in a while during your travels, you come […]

Photos from the Nubra Valley

Continued from Part I here. Past Khalsar and the Karakoram wildlife sanctuary, is a stretch of road that is straight as an arrow and appears to point straight at the Nubra valley. “This road is called the camel road“, remarks Tashi, our driver, in his usual mischievous tone. Upon being questioned, he bounces in his driver’s […]

Sights from the high road to Nubra

Nub-ra: the western district As we cross the Khardung La and leave the high altitude behind, the landscape changes and we are well and truly on the road to Nubra. The snow from the glaciated mountains feeds little streams that irrigates the land, leaving patches of white and green. Set against the deep blue skies, the […]

Leh, Ladakh – Places to visit and things to do

A glance at some of the tourist attractions in and around Leh town.

“Julley” Ladakh: An introduction to Ladakh

A brief introduction to Ladakh – the land of mighty mountain passes, barren terrain, inhospitable climate, hospitable people and spellbinding beauty.