Leh Ladakh is a high altitude destination and a very important tourist hub of monumental and ecological tourism. This hill region of majestic mountains and monasteries is one of the exceptional sightseeing places on the face of the earth and during the old times, this was a part of the silk route, the trade route with the other countries. From this region, the beauty of the pristine Himalayas is visible in all its magnificence. The capital of Ladakh is Leh and the tourist finds a rare beauty at this place. From the point of view of archaeology, Ladakh has a great importance because of the rock carvings. These belong to the Neolithic age. The Phyang monastery is a pristine monastery located on the hill. In the Phyang Gompa, one can also see the nine hundred year old museum.
Hemis monastery is also called as Hemis Gompa and this monastery dates back to the seventeenth century. The Hemis monastery celebrates a very important festival in the honor of Padmasambhava, among the legendary saints of Buddhism who came to this region. In this monastery, there are some references about the unknown life of Christ. Although this is a matter of debate but there are certain references that Christ had come to Ladakh or Tibet during his lost years. Leh Ladakh region has the ecological diversity. Ladakh is famous for the ecological diversity and one can find the Brown headed gull here. This is a migratory bird but swims in the water. In this region, one also finds the bar headed goose. This high flying bird has the tendency to fly above Mount Everest. Yak is a special creature of the region. It is the most trusted animal of this terrain and one will also love to enjoy the yak safari. From Ladakh, one can also visit the valley of Drass and Zanaskar. Both of these regions are exceptionally beautiful. In Padum zanaskar, one can find the carved stone tablets.