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The “Land of High Passes”, Ladakh is in the Indian administered region of Jammu and Kashmir
with a culture and history closely related to Tibet.

Travel into Ladakh is mostly only possible by air into Leh from Delhi.
Only during a short time in summer months are roads passable overland from either Srinagar in Kashmir, or the road from Manali- one of the highest passes on earth.

Accomodations:

Leh:
Silver Cloud Guesthouse:
a charming family guesthouse located in a quiet area above the center of Leh town. www.silvercloudguesthouse.blogspot.com

A quiet walking path and pleasant 30 minutes walk from Silvercloud Guesthouse brings you to the center of Leh. Taxis are easily found in town if you prefer to ride up.

 

Mahabodhi International Meditation Center:
founded by the Ven. Bhikkhu Sanghasena in Theravada Buddhist tradition where the practice is Meditation in Action and Compassion: 
www.mahabodhi-ladakh.info/

www.facebook.com/MAHABODHI-INTERNATIONAL-MEDITATION-CENTRE-185023329424

They also run the Mahabodhi Global Family Guesthouse:
http://mahabodhi-ladakh.org/mahabodhi-global-family-home.html


For Ladakh touring arrangements:

Contact a wonderful local guide: Dorje Phuntsog
More info on his website:
www.ladakh4u.com
Email:
  mytourorganiser@gmail.com
Mobile: +91-9419558447 or -9622995510

Internet and electricity can often be down in Ladakh, so be patient with responses.

Road to Leh


Hemis Village


Sankar Gompa close to Silver Cloud Guesthouse in Leh


Thiksey Village

 

 

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