7 Landmarks from Leh Palace, the Vantage Point

7 Points of Interests Visible from Leh Palace in Leh, Ladakh

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Many travelers opine why to waste money on entry tickets of the monuments and museums. But Leh Palace is a vantage point from where you can see and make pictures of seven landmarks while you are acclimatizing in Leh. Today’s photo essay shows you these landmarks as seen from the…

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Check Out Changspa Road in Leh

Vegetarian Chinese eateries in Leh

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Today I will take you to Changspa Road, a popular tourist location in Leh. The road is littered with travel service providers, including eateries, money exchangers, rooms, shops, and travel agents. Mentokling, one of the eateries, houses a small office of Indian Mountaineering Foundation. However, the nondescript road lacks sites…

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Thali Dance: 5 Photos from Ladakh Festival

Dances from Ladakh Festival, annual event held in Leh

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Young woman dancers from Kukshow (Koksho) village located in Shakar-Chiktan block in Kargil performed thali dance during Ladakh Festival 2013. They picked a simple daily use item, a deep food plate of metal, as a prop. The women sang and danced. They clapped the plates as if playing cymbols. The…

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Serene Shanti Stupa in Leh

Shanti Stupa in Leh, India

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Shanti Stupa is not only a popular religious Buddhist spot in Leh town but also is a vantage point affording 360 degree views of Leh. Watch Serene Shanti Stupa, a slideshow, to preview of the attraction.  

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Accommodation in Leh

Leh, the capital of Leh District, has more than 200 guesthouses and hotels. Only seventy nine (79) properties have web presence. There are no known hotel chains in the town. There are no hotels of Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation (J.K.T.D.C.) that offers accommodation in other parts of the state either. Luxury hotels (3 star or Deluxe A class) are very limited in number. Mid-end and budget accommodation options are plentiful.

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