Think Himalayan magic, think Ladakh. Complete with the mighty Himalayas, jaggered terrain, enchanting lakes and inviting mountain roads - this region needs no introduction. It is one of the most sparsely populated regions in Jammu and Kashmir, and its culture and history are closely related to Tibet. Ladakh is laced with picture-perfect gompas (Tibetan Buddhist monasteries), Buddhist stupas and meditational mani walls topped with countless mantra-inscribed pebbles – Ladakh attract numerous travellers every year. Leh, the biggest town of Ladakh is almost synonymous with adventure and thrill, as bikers, trekkers and outdoor lovers come here very year to indulge in the natural beauty the place offers. The colourful fluttering prayer flags are the characteristic trait of Ladakh. If you haven’t already, this is the time to come visit Ladakh!