Ladakh gains a lot of popularity for being the only cold desert in India apart from bordering the World’s highest saltwater Lake Pangong Lake. Riding up the highest motorable road in the world, Khardung la is a dream come true for many. The Hunder sand dunes, frozen river trek and snow leopards all find their only home in Ladakh. Trekking on the high mountains is one of the most sought after adventures of people visiting Ladakh on routes like Chadar Trek, Stock Kangri Trek, Markha Valley Trek, Nubra Valley Trek, Padum to Darcha route, etc. The dangerous heights and the risky valleys by the route make it one of the most famous trek routes to accomplish for adventurers.
The residents of Ladakh make it famous for being the most hospitable and warm to entertain every tourist who visits their land.The Hemis Festival celebrated every summer is Ladakh’s most famous festival which marks the 10th-day of the Tibetian Lunar calendar. It is known for its radiant colours and gigantic décor which adorns the city and its monasteries.Ladakh is also famous for double hump camel rides available only at the glistening sand dunes in the Nubra Valley region. Mountain Biking to the highest motorable mountain pass, Khardungla Pass, in the world, also makes Ladakh famous across the globe. You can find the largest National Park in South Asia, Hemis National Park in Ladakh which is famous for housing innumerable leopards and providing natural habitat to them.