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by Lambert Shadap

The Land of High Passes

Ladakh the “land of high passes” in Jammu and Kashmir,India is a must visit for landscape photographers. The imposing Himalayan mountains,the gompas,the stupas, the colorful fluttering prayer flags, the prayer wheels, the unending valleys and the lonesome Yaks and wild horses will leave you spellbound and longing for more.

Getting There

By Air

The nearest airport is at Leh.
Indian Airlines – operates 3 flights in a week between Leh and Delhi
Jet Airways – operates six flights in a week between Leh – Delhi
Go Air operates daily flight Between Leh – Delhi.

By Train

The nearest railway station is Jammu Tawi (700 km from Ladakh) connecting Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai

By Road

Ladakh is located 434 km from Srinagar and 494 km from Manali

Best time to visit:

June to September

Locations covered:

Thiksey Gompa
Hemis Gompa
Lamayuru Monastery
Shanti Stupa
Tsomoriri lake
Kyagar Tso
Nubra Valley
Tia Village
Sham Valley



The Locals


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