Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 11 (Shanti Stupa)

Buddha statue at Shanti Stupa

Rest day at Leh. In the evening visited the famous Shanti Stupa. It is a Buddhist white-domed Stupa on a hilltop in Changspa, Leh. It was built in 1991 by Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura . The stupa holds the relics of the Buddha at its base which were enshrined by the 14th Dalai Lama. The […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 10 (Changspa Road, Leh)

Leh Changspa Road 2

We started our journey in the morning back to Leh from Nubra Valley and we reached at around 1:15 pm. We had lunch at Changsa, Pure Veg ladakhi Organic Food, momos and skyu was amazing. Then spoke to few tour operators for shared taxi to Pangong lake and went for shopping. In the evening had […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 8 (Inner Line Permits)

Sheldon Holiday Home

At Leh, one is required to get inner line permits for his/her visits to Nubra Valley, Pangong, etc. Hence, we headed straight to DC office in the morning to get the permits for our visits to Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake. We were then strolling in the market, bought Apricot Juice (very fresh and good […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 7 (Magnetic Hill)

Magnetic hill on our way to Leh

Next day, we started from Kargil in a shared Xylo taxi at 8:00 am and reached Leh at 4pm. Charges – Rs. 800 per person. For around 5 hours we were the only couple during the journey. Had a great time during the journey, singing songs, stopping for sightseeing, etc. Our driver, Nurboo was excellent. […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 6 (Srinagar to Kargil via Zojila)

View from Jojila Pass 1

Since we had completed our visits to the locations at Kashmir, we decided to move to Leh. The route to Leh can be covered in two days, the first day – one reaches Kargil via Drass and then from Kargil one can move to Leh the next day after a night stay at Kargil. Drass […]