Wondering where to go in India during the summer and monsoon months (May – September)? Why not delve into one of its most beautiful and hidden corners, soaking up the spectacular landscapes and spell-binding Buddhist culture of Leh Ladakh.
Leh, the capital of Ladakh, is often referred to as ‘Little Tibet’ and this wild and beautiful region is nestled between the Kunlun Mountains and the Himalayas. Close your eyes and imagine lush green valley’s rolling up to jagged mountains, with a backdrop of high snow-capped peaks. Peppered with Buddhist monasteries, gompas and stupas, colourful Buddhist prayer flags flap around every corner. Simply put, dream-like Ladakh offers a mesmerizing combination of amazing views with rich culture and history. Nothing quite prepares you for the soul-stirring scenery, and it’s impossible not to be moved by the blue lakes, ice-capped mountains and lush valleys.