Ladakh – The adventure capital of the country, is the destination that has the top three highest mountain passes in the world. This destination has strong links with Buddhism and Tibetan culture. From architecture to cuisine, this city has an Eastern outlook.
This is a very famous tourist destination for those who love isolated adventure spot for many outdoor activities that pump adrenaline into the brain. Ladakh is a stretch of null vegetation hills, craggy mountain passes, think snow, monasteries and clear water bodies that usually stands as block ice.
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Camel Safari in Ladakh
Camel Safari is one of the most memorable experiences of exploring the rugged mountain region on a camel back. Camel Safari takes you to the old and the most beautiful passes of the region and can give also gives you a wonderful opportunity to have a firsthand experience of the lifestyle of the locals at the remote villages and valleys in Ladakh.
This unique safari has always proved to be a fascinating part of a Ladakh Visit. The camel, known as “ship of Desert” is not confined to the plains of Arabia and Rajasthan only, but it’s also one of the chief modes of transportation in the cold deserts of Ladakh.
Double Humped Bactrian Camels offer the most enchanting ride in Nubra Valley. These Shaggy double humped camels were earlier used by traders as pack animals to load spices, fruits, clothes, etc. Now, These have been bred from the tourism point of view.
They can carry two to three adults at a time and can travel for miles. In the past few years, these camels have emerged as the hot favorites among tourists for camel safaris. A double-humped camel ride is quite popular at Deskit and Hunder. A double-humped camel ride is popular in Ladakh and is considered one of the best camel safaris throughout the world
Leh Ladakh Bike Ride
A bike trip to Ladakh is one of the things that many people aspire to experience at least once in their lifetime. And then, there are others who are pros at epic bike expeditions including the Leh Ladakh one. Whether you are a pro or not, a bike trip to Leh pushes you to face new adventures. It will push you both physically and mentally; be prepared for rugged terrains and unpredictable weather.
The route has gained the reputation of being one of the top-rated road trips on the earth. Rightly so! Snow capped mountains, narrow roads with steep curves, Karakoram mountain ranges, ancient monasteries and many such surreal spots add more dimensions to your journey.
River Rafting in Kashmir and Ladakh
Kashmir is quite famous for a number of picturesque lakes and rivers. These water bodies of Kashmir not only serve as delight to the eyes, but are also a hub of a number of activity-oriented leisure sports. The less adventurous people go for the quiet Shikara boat rides on the Dal Lake and Nagin Lake of Srinagar. The Shikara rides offer peace and serenity as well as the option of sightseeing some of the beautiful places on the embankments. Other options include riding motorboats or going for water skiing.
If there are two important facets that define Sonmarg, they are vast leisure valleys and adrenaline rushing activities. The Indus River offers grade 4 rapids for whitewater rafting. Anyone from experienced rafters to first-timers can indulge in rafting.
Rafting On The River Indus
Between the end of June and late August, when water levels are high, Leh’s most travel agents and travel operators organize rafting trips on the Indus river. This event is still in its infancy with floating downstream in a rugged and beautiful landscape. Experience Water Sport in Kashmir.
River Rafting in Ladakh
River rafting in Ladakh is difficult to find anywhere else in the world. It provides the best opportunity to enjoy and observe the natural beauty of the awesome landscapes with snow-covered mountain peaks, deep gorges, hillside villages, towering hilltop monasteries and glimpses of the unique wildlife. Ladakh provides an array of rafting options on the Indus and its main tributaries.
The best stretch for professionally guided runs in white water is on the Indus between Spituk and Nimu or Saspol, which rates 2 to 3 in the international river grading scale of 1 to 6. Upstream of Spituk, the Indus has the easiest stretch up to Karu, which is ideal for beginners training. In recent years, running the Indus has become a popular option and features on the itinerary of most travelers.
The most difficult but enthusing rafting option is available on the Zanskar River, along its daring course through a gorge in the Zanskar Mountains, between Padum and Nimu. This is fitted only for well-organized white-water expeditions, framed for about a week of rafting and camping in complete wilderness. It is necessary that the participants are trained rafters themselves while the arrangements are assigned to a reliable professional agency. Adequate arrangement for rescue operation is an important prerequisite for undertaking this white-water expedition.
Zanskar River in Ladakh has on offer some of the most difficult, but exciting, rafting options. One of these stretches is the one between Padum and Nimu, through a gorge in the Zanskar Mountains. However, this trek will take upto a week.