Information on Leh


Leh has been a meeting place of the caravans from Yarkand, Tibet, Kashmir and Kullu since ages. Ladakh is also called ‘Little Tibet’ because of its similarity in landscape and culture. The temperatures at times fall below -40 0 C. Leh is not just renowned as the land of monks and monasteries but is also famous for its numerous trekking trails, valleys and picturesque lakes. The beautiful mountains offer the most thrilling experience while the beautiful valleys and the pristine waters are mesmerizing and enchanting.The beautiful lakes with the Brahmani ducks effortlessly floating and many other beautiful Himalayan birds flying above the lake, make up for a beautiful sight.The most interesting feature, however, is its wonderful people who are warm, full of kindness and hospitable. There is a mix of cultures in Leh and people’s ethnicity vary from Mongolian to Aryan. The word that greets you at Leh is Jule, which is an expression of Hello, Thank you, Namaste and Goodbye combined. More information on Leh:



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