Pangong Lake - Pangong Stay Options

Renowned for its stunning natural beauty, ancient monasteries, and unique culture, Leafmount Adventures is your gateway to some of the most breathtaking attractions in Leh Ladakh.

Pangong Tso is one of the most breathtaking lakes in the world. The crystal clear blue waters surrounded by rugged mountains create a surreal landscape. We offer various Pangong stay options including comfortable tents, guest houses and luxurious cottages. Our accommodations are located in close proximity to the lake, offering stunning views and easy access to this natural wonder. Whether you're traveling with a group of friends or with family, we provide comfortable and cozy accommodation that will make your stay an unforgettable experience.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your stay with us and experience the best of Leh Ladakh. Contact us today to learn more about our Pangong stay options, Nubra Valley stay options and other attraction packages.

Khardungla Pass

Khardung La pass is a gateway to some of the most enchanting and unexplored landscapes. This famed mountain pass is very popular amongst adventure seekers and regular tourists alike. Located in the Leh district of the Indian Union Territory, Khardung La is situated at an elevation of 5,359 meters. It is hailed to be the highest motorable pass all across the globe. Historically speaking, Khardung La is quite significant as it lies on the major caravan route that links Leh to Kashgar in Central Asia.

During the second world war, an attempt to transfer war well to China was made through this route. Khardung La was constructed in the year 1976 and was made accessible to public motor vehicles in the year 1988. The pass is maintained by the Border Roads Organisation and is of great strategic importance as it is used to carry goods to the Siachen Glacier.

Magnetic Hill

Located at an elevation of 14,000 feet, Magnetic Hill in Ladakh is one of the most mysterious and intriguing places to visit in the country. This small cyclops hillock is said to be a place where the forces of gravity are defied, as it is here where vehicles seem to be pulled in an upwards direction on the hill. While there are several scientific theories that could debunk the mystery of this unique phenomenon, there is also the rather common local superstition, that states that the Magnetic Hill Road is a direct “stairway to heaven.”

The road to Magnetic Hill is home to a signboard that reads, “Magnetic Hill – the Phenomenon that defies Gravity,” along with a white box that asks you to park your vehicle there. Upon parking your vehicle in neutral gear, you can eventually see them moving uphill at a speed of around 10 to 20 km/hr, all by itself, against the force of gravity.

Nubra Valley

For those who want to explore the unique beauty of Nubra Valley, we have a variety of Nubra Valley stay options available. From traditional Ladakhi homestays to luxurious campsites, our accommodations cater to all types of travelers. Experience the natural beauty of the valley, with towering sand dunes, hot springs, and stunning views of the Himalayan range.

In addition to Pangong Lake and Nubra Valley, there are many other attractions in Leh Ladakh that are worth exploring. These include monasteries, mountain passes, and picturesque villages. Our experienced and knowledgeable guides can help you plan the perfect itinerary, tailored to your interests, preferences and the one that fits your pocket.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your stay with us and experience the best of Leh Ladakh. Contact us today to learn more about our Pangong stay options, Nubra Valley stay options and other attraction packages

Tso Moriri Lake

Amongst the most serene places to visit in Leh Ladakh, Tso Moriri is no less than a heaven. Nestled amidst picturesque and secluded Rupshu Valley, the Tso Moriri Lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and amazingly beautiful landscapes. The lake is approx. 4,000 m above sea level, about 29 km long and 8 km wide and is a great destination to enjoy the extraordinary natural elegance.

Home to diverse species of exotic birds, including native to migratory birds, it is also a paradise for photographers and bird watchers. Known as the largest high altitude lake in India, it falls under the Tsomoriri Wetland Conservation Reserve area. If you want to endure an experience of a lifetime, include this breathtaking place in your Leh itinerary but make sure to take Inner Line Permit as it is mandatory to visit this lake. And plan your trip in the summers when the beauty of the place is at its best.

Lamayuru Monastery

Famous as Tharpa Ling, the Lamayuru monastery is not only the oldest but one of the largest monasteries in Leh. The monastery is located at an altitude of 3,510 m and is amongst the most serene and tranquil Leh tourist places. Home to over 50 monks, it is a famous ancient Buddhist shrine and belongs to the Red-Hat Sect of Buddhism.

Decorated with beautiful wall paintings, thangkas, ancient murals, scriptures and sculptures of Buddha and other deities, this place amuses the visitors with its beautiful architecture and spiritual charisma. A cave named Naropa’s Cave is also located nearby, which is another centre of attraction. Its annual festival "Yuru Kabgyat", "Mask Dance" and many rituals like "Burning of Effigies", also attract tourists from across the world.

Diskit Gompa

Perched at an altitude of 3,144 m, the Diskit Gompa is the largest surviving monastery in the Nubra Valley in Leh. Belonging to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism, this monastery is settled along the slope of a mountain. It overlooks the pristine snow-capped Himalayan peaks and the stunning flood plains of the Shyok River that present a remarkable sight to behold.

The Gompa is famous not only for its serene surroundings but for the historical and mythological significance that it boasts of. While the statue of Maitreya Buddha pleases the visitors with its unmatched elegance and 100 ft height. The beautiful paintings of different deities of Buddhism, stunning fresco, and grand architecture are majestic as well.

Shanti Stupa

In this world, much in need of peace, the white, beautiful and serene Shanti Stupa on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district, Ladakh, in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir provides a fabulous, unobstructed view. This white beauty amidst the snow lets you experience a moment of breathlessness and it is one of the beautiful places to see in Leh Ladakh. Situated at a height of 4267 metres, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, the Stupa is at a distance of about 5 km from the Leh City.

It was built by the Japanese monks to promote world peace and also to celebrate the 2500 years of Buddhism. Therefore if you wish to experience peace amidst all the noise, among the places to visit in Leh, there’s no one better than Shanti Stupa. It is a combo of serenity, peacefulness and exotic views.

Shey Monastery

One of the renowned holy places to visit in Leh Ladakh, the Shey Monastery is an integral part of the Palace Complex. Built in the 17th century under the reign of Ladakh's king Deldan Namgyal, it attracts Buddhism followers from across the world. However, the monastery carries a huge religious significance; it is also famous for being one of the most beautiful places in Leh.

A huge copper sculpture of gilded Shakyamuni Buddha is the monastery's prime attraction for being the second-largest statue in Ladakh. Also, several magnificent illustrations, paintings, and beautiful art pieces adorn the place making it truly artistic. If you are planning your Leh trip in July or August, don't miss visiting this amazing place and being part of annual festivals like Shey Doo Lhoo and Shey Rupla.


Are you interested in the historical know-how of the Kargil War, then Kargil falls among the most suitable places to visit in Leh Ladakh. Famous for the very known Kargil War, Kargil is a city situated near the Line of Control (LOC) between Pakistan and India. It is the second largest town in Ladakh after Leh. With an elevation of 2676 metres, it is situated along the banks of Indus River. The sonder feeling that one gets after making a visit to the city of Kargil is beyond expression.

It is an avoidable adventure that lets you pray for the families who lost their loved ones during the war and compels you to bow down to the war heroes.

Royal Leh Palace

Marking its place in one of the most striking places to visit in Leh Ladakh, The Royal Leh Palace showcases the grandeur of the era gone by. The scenic location of the structure adds up to its beauty. It stands, overlooking the Ladakhi town, Leh and was built back in the 16th century. The Palace is as high as a nine-storey building and the upper floors are occupied by the royal families while the lower ones were the storerooms and had stables for the animals.

While on the top, you can enjoy the panoramic views of the rustic Zanskar valley which contrasts with the clear blue skies. Such views are a feast for the eyes, mind, and soul and rejuvenate as well. If history attracts you then this is the perfect place for you as here you can witness the Chinese paintings which are approximately 450 years old and more such beauties of the previous days.

Alchi Monastery

One of the renowned places to see in Leh Ladakh, if you are touring Leh then you will be surprised to know that this place is dotted with a number of monasteries, and the Alchi monastery is also one of them. Famed as the Alchi Gompa this is one of the oldest parts of the monastic complex and is administered by the Likir Monastery. This place is a treasure for the ones seeking a tranquil setting as the aura is forever magnetizing and intricate carvings are a plus.

The monastery comprises of three shrines in total one of the Dukhang, the Sum Tsek and the Temple of Manjushri and each one of them has a story to tell. When here, you can see the monks perform several ceremonies and worship in the complex itself. Also, this is one of the most lesser known places to visit in Leh.

Sangam Point

Scanning for amazing places to visit in Leh? You’ll be delighted to know that places like Sangam point do exist. With the literal meaning fusion, this is the locale where the two rivers of Leh, Zanskar and Indus combine.

Each one of them has variable texture while the Indus exhibits textures of green Zanskar is more of browns. When the two fuses into one another the view are truly majestic and is a feast for the eyes. Snuggled on the National Highway 1 this place falls on the route to Leh and you need not to take different roads to reach here.

Tso Kar Lake

Unravel the paradisiacal virtue of nature or just lie down along the Tso Kar Lake which has several scenic bounties in its abode. Holding a place in of the most refreshing things to do in Leh, this lake is toured by flocks of visitors all around the year. The lake is scattered over an area of 9 km and has a rustic reflection.

While the contrast of the sand with the muddy water camouflage is common. The views which you’ll be witnessing here will definitely make you fall in love the place and will make you visit again and again. You can also spot the nomadic along the lake and each one of them has an interesting tale to tell about their life. If you wish to know about the region then they are the best people to ask.

Namgyal Monastery

There is another monastery which is a must visit for you in your Ladakh Sightseeing Tour, Extending the unparalleled combination of tranquility and beauty Namgyal Monastery is one of the most scenic places to visit in Leh. Locals call it the temple of Dalai Lama and peace is interwoven the aura of the place.

While one segment contains the Namgyal Tantric College where the tantric practices are common the other segment contains the Buddha statue. This private monastery of Dalai Lama is named after the female lifelong deity and is one of the best spiritual centers of the region.

UmlingLa Pass

Umling La or Umlung La is a mountain pass in Ladakh, India on the ridgeline between Koyul Lungpa and the Indus River near Demchok. At an elevation of 5,640 metres, it forms the source for the Umlung stream that drains into the Indus and a tributary of the Kiungdul river that drains into Koyul Lungpa.

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