'Ladakh', situated on the banks of Indus River, is a famous tourist destination of Jammu and Kashmir State. It is also known as Last Sangrila, Little Tibet, Moon Land or Broken Moon etc. In addition to the main city 'Leh', there are some major tourist sites like Alchi, Nubra Valley, Hemis Lymourou, Zanskar Valley, Kargil, Ahmed Pangang Tso, and Tso Car and Tso Moriri etc. near this area. Beautiful lakes and monasteries, fascinating scenes and mountain peaks are attractive features. Common languages spoken in the state include Ladkakhi, Purig, Tibetan, Hindi, and English. Ladakh, the world's two major mountain ranges, is situated between Karakoram and Himalayas, at an altitude of 3500 meters above sea level. In addition, parallel ranges of Zanskar and Ladakh surround the valley of Ladakh.
Ladakh Airport is the nearest air base to reach the destination, which is linked to all the important cities of the state. However, Jammu Airport is the main air base of Jammu and Kashmir which is well connected to the major cities of the country, such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai etc. There are other names. Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, connects Ladakh on the international level as well.
There is no railway station in Ladakh. The nearest railway station is 'Jammu Tawi' railway station for Leh. Located at a distance of 680 km from Ladakh. Jammu railway station is well connected to other big cities in the country like New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai etc.
Ladakh can be reached by road from Jammu and Srinagar. From Manali to Ladakh, 'Rohtang Pass', which is open between July and September, and from Srinagar to Ladakh, by 'JoZila Pass' which is open from June to October. These two roadways connect three cities. Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation or JKSRTC and Himachal Road Transport Corporation or ATRTC, provide bus facility to Ladakh. Travelers can also travel to this place through taxpayers or jeeps.