Ladakh, India

Ladakh, India Ladakh - is a small Buddhist province in the western Himalayas with some of the highest mountains in the world. Ladakh was opened to tourism only in 1974. Ladakh is part of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Literally, "La" means a pass, "Dakhil" - country. It was once passed the Great Silk Road, and Buddhist pilgrims founded monasteries on its way from India to Tibet. His second name - Little Tibet, Ladakh was due to its similarity to the culture and the nature of Tibet.

Ladakh is part of Jammu and Kashmir in northern India. Ladakh consists of two regions - Leh and Kargil. In the west, Lech borders with Pakistan, in the north - with China. The region consist... Read more


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