Landscapes in Ladakh

Landscape in Ladakh are crossed by the road from Leh to Manali. This stretch of 40 km falls in between Leh and Sarchu on Manali-Leh Highway. This road has an average elevation of 4000 metres and is flanked by mountain ranges on both sides. At some places the road runs along the Sumkhel Lungpa River featuring some stunning sand and rock natural formations. The plain area starts after covering around 4 km uphill road from Pang towards Tanglang La pass. The road is mostly on the plain for around 30–35 km,  before it again starts to rise to Tanglang La. Flanked  by beautiful mountains on both sides, this area is a major attraction to the Bikers heading towards Leh from Manali. The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) of Indian Army is now in the process of converting the road to two lanes - one in either direction.

Landscape in Ladakh

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the landscape of Ladakh?

Ans.The beautiful landscape of Ladakh comprises alpine blue lakes, gurgling rivers, fluttering prayer flags, and calming prayer wheels standing in stark contrast to the deserted mountains.

Q2. What type of vegetation is found in Ladakh?

Ans.Vegetation in Ladakh is sparse due to high aridity. You can spot patches of grasses and shrubs. During the summer season, fruits like apricots and walnuts bloom in some regions of Ladakh.

Q3. What are some of the beautiful and must-visit lakes in Ladakh?

Ans.Tso Moriri, Tso Kar, Pangong Tso are some of the beautiful and must-visit lakes of Ladakh.

Q4. What is unique about the landscape of Ladakh?

Ans.The landscape of Lamayuru situated at a distance of 127 km from Leh is no less than a moonland. For this reason, it has rightly been called ?Moonscape for tourists.?

Q5. Which mountain ranges secure Ladakh?

Ans.Ladakh is secured by the magnificent Himalayan and Karakoram ranges.
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