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Ladakh, which means the land of high passes, is situated amidst a series of high Himalayan ranges. On the north, it is bounded by the lofty Karakoram ranges, which separates it from the Chinese district of Kotan.To its west, lies the Indian territory of Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Baltistan. On to the East and southeast are the Chinese districts of Rudok and Chumurti, while to its south, lie the great Himalayan ranges which separate from Himachal Pradesh. The southern mountain ranges prevent rain-bearing monsoon clouds from crossing into Ladakh, making it a rain shadow zone. Thus, the luxuriant greenery of the Kullu valley ends abruptly after crossing the Rohtang Pass Similarly, the lush green valley of Kashmir gives way to a barren landscape after crossing Zoji la Pass. Ladakh is a mountainous region and the coldest desert in the world.. Ladakh is an exotic destination considered as the highest plateau lying at an altitude of 9, 800 ft. Ladakh is the 3rd province of Kashmir Valley. It is one of the best tourist destinations for a certain duration in a year because of very unique, incredible mesmerizing art of natural phenomenon, and history seen in the rock carvings and inscriptions found on various parts of Ladakh, state that the history of this place dates back to the Neolithic period. The historical and literary contributions of Herodotus, Megasthenes, Ptolemy, and even the Puranas mention the Mons and Dards, the mixed Indo-Aryan inhabitants of the place. However, the factual history states that around the 1st century. Ladakh was a part of the Kushan empire. Buddhism crept into the place around the 2nd century. During the 8th century, Ladakh was involved in a clash between the Tibetans and the Chinese. The suzerainty over Ladakh frequently changed between Tibet and China. In 842, a Royal Representative of Tibet annexed Ladakh and founded a separate Ladakhi Dynasty. He brought in the influence of Tibetan culture, and traditions and spread Buddhism in Ladakh. By the 9th century, the Buddhist kings of Ladakh had established a kingdom extending from Kashmir to Tibet. During the 16th century, Ladakh was also invaded by the Muslims of the west, and finally, it was annexed into the Dogra Rajas Kingdom of Jammu. Since then Ladakh has been a proud part of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh is known for its extreme deserts, blue waters, freezing winds, glaciers, and dunes. Ladakh is a region of India that is isolated from the modern world. The main source of water is the winter snowfall in the mountains.

Not only a paradise for trekkers, Ladakh is an ideal destination for all tourists. Leh Ladakh Motorbike Tour Packages take you on a trip to the colorful center of Tibetan-Buddhist culture made beautiful by innumerable Gompas and monasteries. The culture of Ladakh is fascinating, intoxicating, and captivating which can give us a brief idea about the people of the place, their lifestyle, and their beliefs. The culture of Ladakh is quite similar to the Tibetan culture. The most popular cuisines of Ladakh, mostly of Tibetan origin, are Thukpa and Tsampo.

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Capital City : New Delhi
Total Area : 32,87,263
Total Population : 1.486 Billion
Official language : Hindi
Currency : Indian Rupee
UNESCO Sites : Agra Fort,Ajanta Caves,Fatehpur Sikri,Jaipur City,Red Fort,Sun Temple,Khangchendzonga National Park,Taj Mahal etc.

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