Ladakh Adventure Tour Activities

By: Steve Manik

Ladakh is world famous for excellent adventure opportunities within its' picturesque landscape and awesome, rugged beauty. Some of the famous activities include river rafting, trekking and mountaineering.

Here are some of these activities in detail in order to provide you the picture of actual enjoyment and amazing excitement when indulging into these activities in ladakh.

a)Trekking:
Trekking possibilities in Ladakh may include short, day long walks up and down mountain slopes in order to visit some of the beautiful and out of the slight villages known famously as 'monastic settlements'. You may also enjoy breath taking beauty of the Lunar Mountainscape. The trek initiating from Lamayuru in the Indus valley towards Darcha in Lahoul across Zanskar would take only three weeks.
Most of the routes especially meant for trekking cross the Zanskar range and separates the Indus Valley from Zanskar.

Some of the most popular treks include the following:
a)The ten-day Markha Valley trek.
b)The eleven-day Lamayuru-Padum traverse
c)The Stock-Khangri round trek.
You may hire horses and ponies to enjoy rides. Tents and other camping gear are also preferred. You need to carry a good quality pair of trekking boots, warm socks, warm and waterproof clothes, sunglasses and hats, warm sleeping bags and first aid kit.
b)Mountain climbing in Ladakh:
The best-suited time for mountain climbing in Ladakh is during June to September. This is due to the extreme cold and heavy snowfall in the region during winters. Tourists love to visit Nun-Kun Massif of the great Himalayas figures. This is because it provides comfortable accessibility to the base camps.
c)Yak safari in Ladakh:
Yak is one of the local animals of this cold desert. This is also referred to as the largest animal found in Ladakh. Yak safari is one of the most adventurous events here.
d)Cycling in Ladakh:
If you are looking forward to do cycling in Ladakh, you need to be equipped with alertness, activity and accuracy. This will help you tred on the saddle and wheel through the rough and zigzagged roads of Ladakh. The place is known to provide amazing opportunities for a cycling enthusiast who wants to experience cycling through the highest mountain range that exists in this world.
e)Jeep safari in Ladakh:
Jeep safari in Ladakh is the most comfortable and fastest mode to explore the real beauty of this place and to interact with the locals here.

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