Kashmir's mountain ranges are both Alpine and Himalayan and can be grouped into four distinct regions: Kashmir, Kishtwar, Zanskar and Ladakh. The most well known peaks are Kolahoi (5,425 m) known as the Matterhorn of Kashmir; Harmukh (5,148 m) whose north face resembles Eiger; Tattakuti (4,742 m); Sunset (4,745 m) the highest peak in the Pir Panjal range, and numerous small peaks in Sonamarg and Pahalgam. One can climb these peaks quickly, making Alpine style ascents.
Kishtwar represents small Himalayan peaks of... read more
The 'Ship of desert' camel is certainly not confined to the desert of the plains and Rajasthan but is also one of the chief modes of transportation in the cold deserts of Ladakh since the ancient times. Mostly available from July to September, camel safaris are one of the most memorable experiences as one gets used to the rolling and wobbly movements of the camel while exploring rugged mountain terrains and enjoy the ride through some of the most ancient passes and have first hand experience of the lifestyle of the... read more
The Himalayas provide a plethora of choices that you can select from, but the foremost destination to start off any biking trip is Ladakh, the cold desert of India. The biking adventure list of the Indian Himalayan region include from light and introductory cycling to the ultimate challenge of travelling age-old trade routes winding along the mountain ranges toward higher Himalayas.
Jeep safari is the easiest, fastest and most comfortable way to explore Ladakh that can cover the most notable and exciting places in one tour and also presents an opportunity to interact with the Ladakhi people. Though the roads are rough, exploring the remote regions of Ladakh on jeep is one of the most popular adventure activities of Ladakh because of the panoramic surroundings and pretty landscapes that can enchant nature lovers with their picture-perfect beauty. The most preferred and yet the toughest jeep saf... read more
Do you want to have an experience of a lifetime? Then turn towards Ladakh for Ice Climbing. Ice Climbing is somewhat similar to rock climbing, but the difference here is that it involves ascending inclined ice formations. Those who love adventure and are willing to take risks; Ice Climbing is an ideal sport for them. The Suru and Zanskar valleys are apt to experience this thrilling and fascinating adventure sport.
But to be an ice climber, you need a lot of practice and training in order to face difficult and to... read more
Leh Palace is a prominent feature on the map of Ladakh, standing on the Tsemo Hill, with a backdrop of Himalayan Mountains. Its construction was ordered by the founder of Namgyal Dynasty of Ladakh, Tsewang Namgyal, in 1553 and completed in during the rule of his nephew, King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century.
Architecture and HistoryThe architecture of the palace is of the medieval Tibetan style and bears resemblance to the Potala Palace in Lhasa. The top floors in its nine storeys, accommodated the royal fami... read more
Date of establishment- 1981.
Area covered- 600square.kilometers.
Location- The Park is located in the eastern part of the Ladakh.
Explore the beauties of Hemis National Park!
The Hemis National Park is situated in between the valleys of Rumbak and Markha, in the eastern part of Ladakh. The park was established in the year 1981 with the aim to preserve the flora and fauna of the place. The park covers an area of around 600sq.kms, which abounds in wildlife.
The area of the park is quite... read more
Kashmir Hub offers tourists an opportunity to visit the holy temple of the Goddess Ragnya Devi. This pilgrimage destination is located in the village of Tulla Mulla, that is at a distance of 27 kilometers from Srinagar.
This temple is popularly known as the Kheer Bhawani temple. Devotees fast and gather here on the eighth day of the full moon in the month of May when, according to common belief, the goddess changes the color of the spring's waters. The temple complex is known as Kheer Bhawani because of the thou... read more
The lake is situated at a distance of 160 Kms from Leh. The drive which starts from the Thiksey village, to this lake in itself is an experience of a life time. Once you reach the lake, one thing is for sure that your travel plan will definitely go haywire. The beauty of the lake will tempt you to stay here for as long as you possibly can. Located at an altitude of 14,256 feet above sea level, this is the highest brackish lake in the world. The lake is also very lengthy and is around 250 Kms long. Only 150 Kms belo... read more