THE LAND OF ENDLESS DISCOVERY!
An area covered with spectacular mountain and landscape, bordered with China in the northeast and Pakistan in the Northwest. At an average elevation of 11500fts (3500m). It is a land of barren mountain and hills, a land of Lamas and Gonpa (Buddhist monasteries), oasis of villages, turquoise colored lakes and high passes. This is Ladakh, a beautiful hermit Kingdom in the great Himalayas. Ladakh is the one of the best destination during summer to see all combination of awesome lakes, valley, mountain and peaks. There are scope for a adventurous trip like trekking, hiking expeditions, river rafting, Jeep Safari, camel safari and horse riding and wildlife and cultural study, there are place for meditation and learning ancient knowledge of Lord Buddha’s teaching and many more.....
Igloo travels is always their with you to take you to an adventurous journey with safe and much comfort. Give us a chance to serve and take an opportunity to spend with us for this mysterious journey..... Ladakh!
Nubra is a tributary of the Shyok River which flows parallel to the Indus on the other side of the Ladakh range. To go to the Nubra region, one has to go over Khardung La at 5578m. The Nubra Valley was on the caravan route leading from Leh to Kashgar through the two passes of Saser and Karakoram. The main village Deskit has a regular bazaar and a Gompa.
4256m high and lying 153 kms north-east of Leh, this is the largest salt water lake in Asia. Only one third of the lake is in India, the rest lies in China. The lake is virtually an inland sea, 150 kms long and 10 kms wide.
Tso Moriri / Rupshu
The area traversed by the Manali Leh road and containing the drainage basins of Tso Moriri and other lakes is known as Rupshu. Lying south-east of Ladakh, the altitude of the Valley varies between 4000m and 5000m. The climate which is extremely cold and dry, makes for little agriculture but plenty of grazing ground. The lake which is 28 kms long and 8 kms long and 8 kms at its widest is situated in te middle of the elevated region of
Two rivers flowing towareds each other along the northern flank of the Great Himalaya meet in the broad plain of Padum. They become the Zanskar river which flows off northwards through a gorge in the Zanskar range to meet the Indus at Nimo. This T-shaped complex of valleys is Zanskar, opened to motor traffic only in 1980 when a road was built via the Suru Valley and Rangdum and over the Penzi-La.
Home stay offer you a unique opportunity to stay and cultural exchange with the local people in the remote villages, homestays also offers and comfortable environment where tourists will share meals with their host family and our cultural guide will assist you to make easy interaction, while trekking through rugged habitad of the endangered snow leopard. It allows you to enjoy the rhythm of life in hamlets where farming and livestock herding has been the way of life for centuries. These homestays are offered along the trekking routes in western part of Leh (Sham area) and Hemis National park.
We also prepare tailor made itineraries as wildlife watching, honeymoon package tours, special homestays in Snow Leopard area in Ladakh-himalayas
Best Season, June to October
How to reach Ladakh:
Indian airlines, Jet and Kingfisher Airways has schedule flights to Kushok Bakula Rinpoche airport, Leh from Delhi.
Indian airlines fly twice a week from Srinagar and Jammu to Leh.
Leh-Manali by surface takes two days (474 Kms) with a night halt in jispa or sarchu.
Please book your flight well in advance, since this sector is busiest in summer.