Post Tagged with: "Leh"

Travel to Ladakh in Magical Winters Over New Year: December 2015

Winters in Leh are about peace and serenity. A blanket of white covers the place, giving it a magical feel. The Indus and Zanskar rivers are close to freezing point, and temperatures drop significantly below[Read More…]

by December 6, 2015 Club Kunzum, Destinations: India, Ladakh, Travel

Kunzum Travel List #14: Kunzum Route K12 – Don’t die before you do this drive

My job is to recommend great travel ideas but not necessarily insist you experience these. But I will make an exception here: you must visit Ladakh, by road. And ideally, drive yourself. Take four wheels[Read More…]

Kunzum Travel List #13: Nubra – Over the highest motorable road

Get ready to drive over the world’s highest motorable road at the Khardung La (pass) – it is 5,602 m (18,380 feet) above sea level. That sure is some altitude. [The Kunzum Travel List is[Read More…]

by November 28, 2011 Destinations: India, Kashmir, Ladakh

Kunzum Travel List #10: Pangong Tso – Countless Hues of blue

As you descend the 5360 m (17,586 feet) high Chang La (Pass) to get to Pangong Tso (Lake), you see a sign at Durbuk: ‘Welcome to the land of beautiful mountains and blue water lake.’[Read More…]

Kunzum Travel List #08: Leh – At the top of the world

Give me half an opportunity and I will be back in Leh. By road, even if it takes at least three days from Delhi to get there. What will I do there? Walk along the[Read More…]

Kunzum Travel Pix #9: Cuddly Himalayan Marmots at Pangong Tso, Ladakh

Click on the image for a larger view The Kunzum Travel Pix is a series of images from our travels – where we illustrate an attraction with a picture and some teaser text. To know[Read More…]

by November 12, 2011 Images, Travel Pix

Kunzum Travel List #7: Jispa – The oasis across the ridge

This is it. The edge of heaven. As far as oases go, Jispa’s tough to beat. Those driving to Ladakh usually take a night halt here; It’s just the place where the mood kicks in.[Read More…]

Photo of the day: View of Tsemo Monastery from Shanti Stupa in Leh in Ladakh

High quality, archival prints of this image are for sale. Ordering info is given at the end of the post.

by June 29, 2011 Destinations: India, Images, Ladakh, Travel Pix

Kunzum Route K12: Driving in Ladakh – Updated Guide

Are you planning to visit Ladakh and drive to its various attractions? Here is a guide based on my personal journeys in Ladakh. Enjoy the drive on Kunzum Route K12. The route takes covers the following[Read More…]

Hotels in and around Leh, Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir

Planning a trip to Leh, Ladakh? Here is a handy list of hotels for you. Please note that this compilation is based on random selection of what we feel are quality hotels. Unless mentioned, we[Read More…]

by June 17, 2011 Destinations: India, Hotels, Kashmir, Ladakh