Razdan Holidays: Your Host in Ladakh
LADAKH, the land of endless discovery……..
The land of many passes, desolate moonscapes, barren rocks, mystical gompas, spectacular summer festivals, geographical terrains and a unique lifestyle Ladakh is sometimes referred to as "The Moon Land" or “The Last Shangri-La”. It derives its name from "La Tags" in Tibetan.
Enshrined in glorious history and abounding in monasteries, Ladakh is among the most beautiful places in the world and also among the most elevated regions at 3513 metres above Sea level. Situated on the western end of the Himalayas, Ladakh has four major mountains ranges - The Great Himalayan, Zanskar, Ladakh and the Karakoram passing through it.
Ladakh offers something for everybody. For the adventure seekers if offers the ultimate experience like trekking, mountaineering and white water rafting. For the culturally inquisitive and not so adventurous, it offers the exquisite monasteries and jeep safaris.
Welcome to the moonland ……. A destination beyond imagination.
The Mighty Himalayan Range.
Passing up the Suru Valley through Pensi-la (which is open 4 - 5 months June to October), one arrives in Zanskar which is the 5000 sq kms vast expanse of concentrated mountains and long valleys. It is an ancient kingdom with a better preserved cultural entity primarily Buddhist. Padum is a sub district head quarters with several accessible monasteries and 8th century rock edicts with significant carvings and inscriptions. Other places of interest in Zanskar are Karsha with its large and wealthy monastery and Zangla.