Ladakh Hill Station

Location of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Ladakh Hill Station Coordinates 34°10′12″N 77°34′48″E
Ladakh Hill Station Country India
Ladakh Hill Station State Jammu and Kashmir
Ladakh Hill Station District(s) Leh
Ladakh Hill Station Population
Density
270126
3 /km2 (8 /sq mi)
Ladakh Hill Station Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Ladakh Hill Station Infant mortality rate 19% (1981)
Ladakh Hill Station Area Elevation 86,904 km2 (33,554 sq mi)
Ladakh Hill Station Climate
Temperature
1. Summer
2. Winter
Arctic and Desert Climate
28 - -2 °C (84 °F)
30C and -20C
-20°C
Ladakh Hill Station Codes
Ladakh Hill Station Pincode 194101
Ladakh Hill Station Telephone 01982
Ladakh Hill Station Website leh.nic.in

Ladakh Hill Station History

Ladakh is a district in area of Jammu & Kashmir in North West of India. It is an elevated hilly area of the remote beauty. The vital area of Ladakh comprises ranges of Ladakhi and Zanskar. These are comprised in one of famous trekking routes and epitomize the wonderful arid exquisiteness of the area. Ladakh is a wonderful place for those people who have an interest in mountaineering or trekking.

Ladakh History

From the mid of 10th century, it was a sovereign kingdom. Its Political fates receded and flooded over centuries, and the realm, was at its best in early 17th century below the celebrated king Sengge Namgyal, whose regulation expanded across Western Tibet and Spiti equal to Mayumla ahead of the hallowed sites of Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash. On this elongated route, Leh was half way abode, and expanded into a busy entrepot, its markets crowded with trades from the far countries. This was ahead of the wheel as resources of conveys was set up into Ladakh which occurred when Srinagar-Leh motor-road was made as early 1960s.

This was before the wheel as a means of conveys was introduce into Ladakh, which happened only when the Srinagar- Leh motor-road was constructed as recently as the early 1960s. Ladakh accompanied by the nearest region of Baltistan, was included into newly made area of Jammu & Kashmir, after one century, this amalgamation was disturbed through the division of India , Baltistan became the division of Pakistan, while Ladakh stayed in India as branch of state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Attractions:

Buddhism in Ladakh

A faith that has granted mankind with the strength of humankind is Buddhism. This valued kindness of mankind definitely is one of the best discoveries in the world of religion. Limpidness echoes the hymn of calm and ardent esteem for mankind and deep fasten desire to hand out human race.

Padum Valley

Padum is situated at a height of 3505m on the top of sea level. Padum is a capital of olden Zaskar. Presently it has its headquartered in Zanskar area. It has population of about 1500-1600. It is very hardly occupied valley in Zanskar. And Padum is considered one of renowned trekking targets for trekking lovers.

The Hemis Monastery

It is a leading monastery of Ladakh. All through the year, visitors can found as a minimum 150 lamas living in monastery. Hemis Monastery is renowned for big painting of Buddha which is carry to public or showed the public only one time in eleven years of time age.

Zanskar Valley

It is the farthest regions of Ladakh. This valet is extended in about 300 kms of area. This place is only reachable through high passes. Zanskar Valley is elevated than any other valley in Ladakh region. It is situated in inner Himalaya. Here climate is very ruthless.

Leh Mosque

Leh Mosque is a federation beauty in main market. It is a Sunni Muslim Mosque. King Deldan Namgial, grandson of Muslim Queen of Ladakh made Leh Mosque.

Accessibility

By Air

Leh is a leading airport for this district. Direct flight connects it to Jammu, Chandigarh, Srinagar and Delhi. Zanskar and Kargil, Suru valleys- Leh and Srinagar airports are both suitable.

By Road

Leh - Srinagar-Leh road is a way with an all night halt at Kargil. And the road is open between middle June and November. Deluxe and Ordinary buses of J&K state road convey corporations regularly work on this way.

Places to See in Ladakh Hill Stations

Buddhism in Ladakh

A faith that has granted mankind with the strength of humankind is Buddhism. This valued kindness of mankind definitely is one of the best discoveries in the world of religion. Limpidness echoes the hymn of calm and ardent esteem for mankind and deep fasten desire to hand out human race.

Padum Valley

Padum is situated at a height of 3505m on the top of sea level. Padum is a capital of olden Zaskar. Presently it has its headquartered in Zanskar area. It has population of about 1500-1600. It is very hardly occupied valley in Zanskar. And Padum is considered one of renowned trekking targets for trekking lovers.

The Hemis Monastery

It is a leading monastery of Ladakh. All through the year, visitors can found as a minimum 150 lamas living in monastery. Hemis Monastery is renowned for big painting of Buddha which is carry to public or showed the public only one time in eleven years of time age.

Zanskar Valley

It is the farthest regions of Ladakh. This valet is extended in about 300 kms of area. This place is only reachable through high passes. Zanskar Valley is elevated than any other valley in Ladakh region. It is situated in inner Himalaya. Here climate is very ruthless.

Leh Mosque

Leh Mosque is a federation beauty in main market. It is a Sunni Muslim Mosque. King Deldan Namgial, grandson of Muslim Queen of Ladakh made Leh Mosque.

Ladakh Hill Station Famous Places

  • Hemis
  • Alchi
  • Spituk
  • Shey
  • Thikse
  • Jama Masjid
  • Leh Palace
  • Kargil

Temples at Ladakh Hill Station

  • Hadimba Devi Temple
  • Manu Temple
  • Chamba

Ladakh Hill Station Handicraft

  • Metal Work
  • Woolen Items
  • Pattu
  • Baskets

Jewellery

  • Tibetan silver jewellery
  • Wooden and Bamboo Items

Ladakh Hill Station Peaks

  Name of The Peak Height (in mts) Lattitudes Longitudes
1 ApsarasasII 7200 3531 - 35o 33 7708 - 77 15
2 ApsarasasIII 7200 3531- 3533 7708 - 77 15
3 ChongKumdan II 7004 3513 7732
4 Padmanabh 7030 3527 7712
5 Peak7223 7223 3528 7647
6 Pk7130 (Apsaras Group) 7130 3531 - 35 33 7708 - 77 15
7 Pk7140 (Apsaras Group) 7140 3531 - 3533 7708- 7715
8 Pk7160 (east of K12) 7160 3518 7703
9 Pk7195 (Teram Kangri Group) 7195 3533- 3538 7700- 77 08
10 Pk7260 (Teram Kangri Group) 7260 3533- 3538 7700- 7708
11 Pk7280 (west of Kondus) 7280 3532 7648
12 Pk7410 (Teram Kangri Group) 7410 3533- 3538 7700- 7708
13 PlateauPeak 7287 3452 7744
14 SaltoroKangri II 7705 3528- 3523 7647- 7657
15 SaserKangri II "E" 7518 3450- 34 54 7745- 77 47
16 SaserKangri III "N" 7495 3450- 3454 7745- 7747
17 SiaKangri II 7093 3538 7647
18 TughmoZarpo 7017 3453 7748

Ladakh Hill Station Hotels & Lodging

  • Hotel De-Wa-Chan
  • Hotel Shambha-La
  • Hotel Dragon
  • Hotel Laser Mo
  • Lotus Hote