Leh is a land of serenity, natural beauty and spirituality situated between the North Indian plains and West Asia. It consists of the Buddhist monasteries, flamboyant lakes and valleys and exquisite places for shopping. Spirituality is also a main attraction for people visiting Ladakh which includes tours to pilgrimages and rejuvenation activities such as spas, yoga and other such treatments which provide mental peace. Ladakh is an ideal location for enthusiastic people.
Leh Ladakh is basically the land of the Buddhists, people from this region are similar to those of China and Central Asia, in terms of religion and culture also they follow similar practices. Buddhists are generally simple and sincere people who adopt extremely simple ways of living. Buddhist monasteries, temples and stupas are the main religious centres where the monks live and perform their religions practices which are also important centres for sightseeing during a Leh Ladakh tour.
Festivals are also important religious practices and celebrations which are rejoiced by people of Ladakh and invite a great number of tourists during these occasions. As far as these festivals of Leh Ladakh are concerned, they are ostentatious and intriguing, which are undoubtedly considered as the best time of the year for tourists. Every festival is Leh is celebrated with full enthusiasm and excitement.
The fairs and festivals of Ladak are celebrated by the locals of Leh by feasting, dancing and singing traditional songs of Ladakh which is a tradition that has been prevailing since years. These are celebrated both in winter as well as summer. During these, the monks are attired in vibrant colourful silk robes and facial masks.
The major festivals of Ladakh include Hemis, Thiksey, Karsha and Spituk Gustor, Dosmochey, Matho Nagrang, Stok Guru Tsechu, Phyang Tsedup, Yuru Kabgyat, Losar and Ladakh festival. They are all distinct and unique in their own ways and should be experienced by all tourists. The festive season is the best time of the year to visit this flabbergasting destination due to the mood of merry making and festivities.
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Celebrate the Treats of Leh Ladakh