There is a lot to see in Leh tours, which take you to a height of thirty five hundred meters above sea level. Leh is the point from where Ladhakh becomes reachable. There are many places to see in Leh which has snow covered mountains and rugged terrain to offer. Leh is very popular as a wildlife tour and is best place if you are fond of mountaineering and trekking. There are outstanding trekking trails here amidst the majestic mountains and barren beauty.
Leh is situated to the east of Srinagar and one can take Leh tours from Srinagar also. Zanskar River flows through Leh which becomes Indus as it goes down. The best time to take on wildlife tours to Leh is July to September. This is the time when the various places in the district also appear prettier thanks to the nature and weather conditions.
Historically, Leh was an important trade center in the Silk Route and tourism started in this district around 1970s. Since then there is no looking back for Leh tours which cover various places like the Shanti Stupa that is an efforts of Buddhists from Ladakh and Japan and gives an outstanding view of the entire valley. Other than taking wildlife tours to Leh, you can also visit the Leh Palace which is under Archeological Survey of India today. Victory tower is another thing to see situated at the Namgyal hill. A monastery called Namgyal Tsemo Gompa is again an important tourist attraction which houses a Buddha image that is three-story high. Another gompa to visit is Shankar Gompa.
Leh tours are incomplete without the mention of trekking activities that are possible here. Some of the prominent trails are Markha Valley and Likir to Temisgam stretch.