Miles of cold desert swept by freezing winds and brilliant sunlight, placid blue lakes, barren landscape and multi-hued mountains - Ladakh is a land like no other. Leh offers endless dramatic vistas. Often referred to as The Last Shangri-la and Moonscape, Ladakh is situated in a high altitude desert at an altitude of 9,000 feet and is the highest inhabited region of India. Dotted with quaint hamlets around the Indus River and fascinating gompas perched on soaring hilltops, Ladakh mesmerizes you with its untouched surreal landscape, Buddhist heritage, scenic hamlets and occasional cultural festivals. Ladakh was once covered by an extensive lake system, remnants of which can be found in the south-east region flanked by beautiful water bodies

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