Ladakh, River Rafting, Ladakh Mountain Climbing, Ladakh Trekking
Ladakh, River Rafting, Ladakh Mountain Climbing, Ladakh Trekking

Ladakh offers great cope for undertaking adventure activities amidst landscapes of breathtaking, rugged beauty. The most popular and best established among these are trekking, mountaineering, river-rafting and jeep safari.

River Rafting : River rafting in Ladakh is quite unlike anywhere else in the world. It provides the best opportunity to enjoy and experience the natural beauty of the spectacular landscape with deep gorges, towering snow-capped peaks, hilltop monasteries, hillside villages, and glimpses of the unique wildlife. 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. Several agencies in Leh offer attractive rafting packages. Ask for details at the Tourist Office at Leh. They will also be able to provide some rafts on hire. Ladakh, River Rafting

Mountain Climbing : The area most frequented by foreign climbers is the Nun-Kun massif in the Great Himalayan Range. Its easy accessibility from the Kargil-Padum road and the shortest possible approach march to the base camps makes this massif the most attractive climbing destination in the Great Himalayan. Among its six known peaks accessible from the Suru Valley, Nun (7,135 m) and Kun (7,087 m) are the highest summits. The climbing season extends from mid - May to mid -October, the ideal period being from June to September because during this time only Ladakh remains unaffected by the monsoon which holds sway over most of the Himalaya. Ladakh Mountain Climbing

Trekking : Ladakh is a paradise for trekkers with plenty of opportunities to fit all adventurers and nature enthusiasts. The trekking options range from short, day-long walks up and down mountain slopes to visit monuments or monastic settlements (or across a ridge to enjoy the sheer beauty of the lunar landscape), or long, trans-mountain treks involving weeks of walking and camping in the wilderness. There are numerous treks with a combination of culture and sport activities . Trek along the Indus river and experience the tour of local monasteries allowing you to relish various aspects of Ladakhi culture. Some treks at Ladakh Are: Zoji La, Drass, Kargil, Zanskar Treks, Padum, Ladakh TrekkingMarkha Valley Trek etc.

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