is the largest town and the capital of the Ladakh region. Leh
is situated at an altitude of 3,524 meters above sea level. Leh
is connected to many roads, but most important National highway 1 connects with Srinagar, and Leh-Manali Highway connects to the Manali.
Leh is surrounded by the great Himalayan snow-clad mountains. Leh has some beautiful tourist destinations that everyone should visit. Pangong lake is the most visited place in Leh. Other than
Pangong Lake in Leh, there is the Magnetic Hill, Thiksey Monastery, Khardung-la-pass, Markha valley, Nubra valley, and many other places where explorers can visit and witness the best scenic beauties of Leh.
Leh has a total area of 3.53 sq meters. It has a total population of 30,870. Most of the population speak Ladakhi language. A little population also speaks Balti, Urdu, Hindi, and English.
The old town of Leh was included in the World’s Monuments Fund list of the most endangered sites due to the increased rainfall.
Leh has mostly a cold climate. This area receives heavy snowfall during winters, so the roads remain blocked most of the time. Dras in Ladakh is the world's second coldest place, wherein in winters people do not bother to come out of their homes due to the severe cold.
Ladakh could be the best place for travel junkies, honeymoon couples, solo travelers, and family vacationers.
The best time to visit here is from May to September, as the climate remains moderate during this time and the wandering becomes easy.
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How to reach:-
You can reach Leh via Leh airport and the National Highway that leads to Srinagar. There is no such railway station in the region. You can only reach the destination via roadway or airport.