Rank: Top 100
Wonder Type: Natural
Ladakh is a mountainous region in north India and in the area known as the Trans-Himalaya Ladakh. The main tourist sites relate to Tibetan Buddhism, and to the stunning landscape Ir's a land of rich natural beauty - and it's this natural beauty that hits you so hard, because it's a barren beauty. Many travellers find themselves at a loss to understand how something so barren can yet be so beautiful. Be respectful, these are holy places and active monks in most of them. Must-see sites include "Moon-land-view" (the area around Lamayuru) on the Leh-Kargil highway; [More Details]
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