is distinct in its culture and topography. It is a high altitude
cold desert and the region is part mountain and part flat terrain.
Leh, the capital is located at an altitude of 3,300 mtrs. The landscape
is glorious but stark - thesurrounding mountains are painted in
colours that only nature can choose. The region is predominantly
Buddhist and several important Buddhist Monasteries are where the
venturesome go for river rafting and for exhilarating treks.
For the last
20 years Artou Voyages has been operating adventure tours in Ladakh
time immemorial, the Himalayas have sheltered many types of cultural
traditions. Ladakh, Spiti and Lahaul are typical examples of isolated
valleys. Ladakh, Spiti and Lahaul became part of India in 1833.
Position 76 to 79 degree longitude east 33 to 35 degree latitude
97,872 square KM
Between two of the world's highest mountain ranges - the Himalayas
in the south and Karakoram in north.
Areas Leh, the capital, situated in Indus valley. Shyok Valley
in North Nubra Valley in Northeast. Rupshu area in Southeast Zanskar
in South and Southwest