Despite of the fact that the climate here is very extreme and harsh, people are always attracted to this place for extraordinary experience of thrill and adventure. There are many reasons why tourists are attracted to this place and here are some of them. Natural beauty The snow clad mountains along with deep valleys provide the tourists a mesmerising view and is a delight for the eyes of those who are in deep love with nature. Although Ladakh is a cold desert yet still there is some forestation that you can find in this region including beautiful flowers and lush green forests. For who want to shoot Mother Nature in their cameras, Ladakh can provide a lot of things to do.
Spiritual enrichment Ladakh is also a great place to be for those who are seeking some spiritual enlightenment and inner peace. Most of the population here is Buddhist and follows the Tibetan ways of Buddhism. You can also find a remarkable number of Muslims and some Hindus living in this region. The Buddhist monasteries and Stupas are great places to explore the Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and get some spiritual enlightenment. Along with that the mosques, you find here are also very great in architecture. Adventure Along with adventure savvy people, you will also find many adventure activities to be enjoyed here. You can enjoy some of the extreme winter sports such as snowboarding, skiing, mountain climbing, hiking, river rafting, etc.
One of the major adventure attractions for tourists here during winters is hiking on the frozen Zanskar River. When you reach Ladakh, one of the things you need to keep in mind is that it is an army controlled area and you will need special permission to visit some places such as Nubra Valley. For that, you must get your papers ready so that you could easily get the permission. You can get this from the DC office in Leh. Another thing you need to keep in mind is that you should give your body sometime so that it could adapt to the extreme climatic conditions of the place otherwise you will face many problems during your trip.
When you are packing for your trip, make sure you take your winter wear with you as without them it is impossible to survive the frigid weather of Ladakh. Don’t forget to pack some wool winter coats men along with warm caps and heavy gloves for better comfort during your trip. With all these tips, you will surely have an experience of life time in Ladakh.