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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.

         Book Now!(Email: india@shikhar.com) with our travel company, for an everlasting, memorable trip to Ladakh.


Welcoming The Travelers…

New Year 2012 is here…time to bid goodbye to the past and welcome the new year with open hearts. With Us, get ready for an everlasting, memorable trip in 2012. Discover the splendor of the three historic cities of  India – Delhi, Agra, Jaipur.

Delhi: The capital city of India, Delhi, where diverse Indian cultures dwell together. It presents a perfect combination of modern and traditional lifestyles. You’ll find a slew of wonderful spots, ranging from cultural sites like India Gate, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, to towering malls and other contemporary architectural wonders.

Agra: Renowned throughout the World for Taj Mahal – the epitome of love. Every year, thousands of tourists from all across the world flock in Agra to have a feel of classic Indian architecture and arts. It’s not just the Taj Mahal, but the city has several other historical places, such as Red Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, and others.

Jaipur: Popularly named as the Pink City of India, Jaipur has a host of scenic buildings and cultural spots. Among all its forts and castles, Amber Fort is arguably the grandest of all. Its rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate refinement. Other attractions of Jaipur include the princely Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, the City Palace, and the list goes on and on.

So get set with our travel company, for an everlasting trip, popularly tagged as ‘The Golden Triangle’ of India.