The visit to Leh is an adventure-filled and adrenaline-pumping experience. It’s landscape provides something for everything, for those who want to just take in the scenery, those who want to explore the area, those who want to engage in adventure, those who want a slice of spirituality. We have drawn out a you can opt to do. Take your pick:
This marathon is held at the highest point in the world at more than 11,000 feet above sea level. This marathon was started in 2012 as an initiative to showcase the spirit of Ladakh after the 2010 flash floods. This has continued ever since and is amongst the only five marathons internationally recognized in India. This challenge is held in September and tests the mettle of the participants coming to compete.
Chadar Trek Expedition
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This is one of the most challenging and yet the most inviting trekking expeditions for the adventure enthusiasts. This 9-day trek takes place in the winter when everyone is hoping to move out of the chilly Ladakh region. It even involves walking on frozen lakes and intensely dangerous ridges to conquer the goal of self-achievement. This expedition has a place on every trekking enthusiast’s list for sure.
Motorbiking To Khardung La
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The wonderfully maintained roads of Khardung La are considered as the best way to satisfy the biker in you. Every biker in India aspires to take this expedition at least once. This road experience could teach you more about life and survival than years of boring life. It teaches the bikers the value of companionship and the belief in self to achieve greater goals.
Leh, Ladakh is a place that is open to everyone, from an adventure sports enthusiast to a peace-seeking monk. It has something to offer everyone. The experience of Leh could change how you see the world and also the way in which you perceive it. There can be several learning experiences and even some tough times, but when you look back at this trip few years later, there would only be one phrase left, ’What a trip’