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About Ladakh

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leh ladakhLadakh is a land of snow carved peaks, translucent Lakes, barren terrain and mystic culture. The district of Ladakh lies at the border with Tibet at the most eastern corner of the State of Kashmir. Bounded by two of the world's mightiest mountain ranges, the Great Himalaya and the Karakoram, Ladakh is a land like no other. Ladakh is often referred to as the "Little Tibet", or the "Last Shangri-La".

ladakh mapLadakh, todays population seems to be mostly of Tibet origin. Buddhism reached Tibet from India via Ladakh. The area was the stronghold of Budhism before Islam reached Ladakh. The dependence of Kashmir was greater and greater until Ladakh, comprising the areas of present Leh and Kargil districts, became part of the independent India in 1948.

Facts About Ladakh

Full Name : Ladakh
Capital : Leh
Location : 30 degree to 36 degree east latitude and 76 degree to 79 degree north longitude
Area : 96,701 Sq.Kms
Altitude : Ranging from about 2750m at Kargil to 7,672m at Saser Kangri in the Karakoram.
Languages : Ladakhi, Urdu, Hindi
Climate :-
Winter : -30° C(Leh & Kargil) and -30°C to -35°C in (Drass)
Summer( July and August) : 20° C to 38° C
Humidity : Ranges from 31 to 64 percent.
Rainfal : 529mm
Best season : March to October
Clothing : Light/Medium woollens in summers to Heavy woollens in winter
River : Indus, Zanskar, Suru and Shayok.
Attraction : Adventure Tour comprising Trekking, Jeep Safari
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