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Ladakh: A True Delight For Nature Lovers

             Shikhar Travels, India(www.shikhar.com) brings for you another mesmerizing destination, Ladakh, that will jazz up your spring expeditions in India. The place dishes up host of wonderful trek routes and enthralling lunar landscapes. A true delight for nature lovers, Ladakh offers some exciting pastures and passes, such as Brandy Nala Trek, Markha Valley, The Apricot Valley, Zanskar Valley,to mention a few.

            The best time to visit Ladakh is June- September. Ladakh, lying  at an altitude from 9000 ft to 25170 ft., is bounded by two of the world’s mightiest  mountain ranges, the Great Himalaya and the Karakoram. It’s a gateway to many exquisite destinations which are Leh – the largest town of Ladakh, Indus Valley – for variousrenowned monasteries such as HEMIS,  the biggest and the most important monastery in Ladakh, THIKSEY, LIKIR,ALCHI,STOK,TAKTHOK and beautiful SHEY monastery. Ladakh’s other attractions includes Khardungla – World’ s highest motorable road, Nubra Valley – which welcomes  you with the purest and most  divine greenery, Panamic for hot water springs and cold desert sand dunes  and Alchi . Ladakh is also known  for is lakes and rivers such as TSOMORIRI, PANGONG TSO,TSOKAR, Interestingly all these great lakes are salty,  not freshwater ones and the main rivers are Indus and Zanskar – these water bodies easily figure  in the world’ must-see natural wonders.

 Ladakh is also popularly known  for its many festivals , some of these are HEMIS, STOK GURU TSECHU, THIKSEY, KARSHA, LADAKH festival – MASK DANCE is integral part of  these festivals. Ladakh is the destination with perfect blend of beauty, culture and tradition.

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Some Soothing Spring Holiday Destinations in India

Exotic India can best be discovered in the spring season just before the scorching summer start spreading its ferocity. The country offers virtually everything from scenic ravines and hill stations to beautiful meadows and lush green wildlife sanctuaries that can rock your spring vacations. The spring season is almost here and we can suggest some of the must-visit destinations that can really spice up your trip to India during this time. These are:

 

Himachal Pradesh: This northern state of India boasts some of the most picturesque and happening hill stations and mountain passes around the world. The best of them are Shimla and Kullu-Manali. Another fairyland landscape in the state is Dharamshala, which is popular worldwide for its Buddhist culture and utter serenity.

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Ladakh: Another mesmerizing hill station that will jazz up your springs expedition in India is Ladakh. The place dishes up host of wonderful trek routes and enthralling lunar landscapes. A true delight for nature lovers, Ladakh offers some exciting pastures and passes, such as Brandy Nala Trek, Markha Valley, The Apricot Valley, Zanskar Valley, to mention a few.

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The Golden Triangle: After having a striking sojourn at hill stations of North India, you can head on to bask in the rich cultural heritage in what is popularly tagged as ‘The Golden Triangle’ of India. The Triangle comprises of historic cities of Agra, Delhi and Jaipur, all are highly-venerated for their opulent cultural and historic sites. Delhi, the capital city of India, is the melting pot of diverse cultures, and houses slew of notable buildings and eye-catching sites. Agra epitomizes the imposing combination of Mughal and Indian architecture, with the Taj Mahal standing at the forefront of all. Another historic site in the line is Jaipur, popularly known as ‘The Pink City’, is home to sumptuous palaces and forts.

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Goa: The place that can offer you a wholesome holiday package this spring is the Western Indian state of Goa. This premier beach destination of India is cherished world-over for its absorbing beach trance parties. This perennially vibrant beach city is at its visual best during spring season when the Goa Carnival is in its full swing.

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