Top Offbeat Places in Ladakh

Offbeat destinations in Leh Ladakh

Ladakh, Himalayan wonderland, is the land of the Lamas where beauty is hidden in every turn, every path. However there are so many untouched and beautiful offbeat places in Ladakh that attracts true nature lovers and explorers.

List of Top Offbeat Places in Ladakh

Swastik Holiday compiled a list of top offbeat places in Ladakh where everyone should visit while travel to Ladakh.


Hanli is a large historical village in the valley of Hanli River locate in Nyoma Tehsil under Leh District in Ladakh. It situates only 19 Kms from the disputed frontier of the Line of Actual Control. There are about 2000 People lives in the valley, out of which nearly 300 people lives in Hanli Village. There is a beautiful monastery which is a house of 10 Monks and also an astronomical observatory.

Both Village and Observatory are very close to the Tibetan / Chinese border so they are highly sensitive and required special permission by government of India to visit. So don’t delay, contact with us and book your Tour Packages to Leh Ladakh.


Turtuk is a big village locate at the bank of Shyok River in Nubra Tehsil. This village is a part of Shyok valley and 205 Kms away from Leh.  It was occupied by Pakistan at the time of independence but it captured by India in 1971 Indo-Pak War.  It is one of the stunning offbeat destinations in Ladkah that is open for tourists from 2010. In this village tourists can feel the Balti culture.

The village has Muslim majority so there are some Gompa’s at the platue above the Shyok River and an old royal house. There are so many guest houses and homestay so tourist can visit this village with full of apricot plantations and enjoy their travel before the Line of Control (LOC).


Uleytokpo is a camping area situate around 60 km from Leh in the Sham Valley region at the banks of the Indus River. It is one the idyllic offbeat places in Ladakh. The Magical sound of Indus River, lush greeneries in summer month, Beautiful Cottage and Tent facilities lets you enjoy the beauty of nature at its peak.

If you tires of the hustle bustle life of city and want to spend some time alone along with natural beauty then you must visit Uleytokpo.


Rangdum is a last Buddhist village in the Suru Valley place 100 km ahead from Kargil in Taisuru Tehsil. One side of this village is full of colorful and lush hills while glaciers and stunning majestic hills are on other side that makes it one of the most beautiful offbeat destinations in Ladakh State.

To contemplate life, there is also an exceptionally peaceful place which is Rangdum Monastery that was built in the 16th century which is a home of nearly 45 monks. Rangdum has a tourist bungalow, three tea-houses and, around 2 km from the village, a summer-only camp offering accommodation for tourists in bedded tents.


Basgo is a town place on the bank of the Indus River about 40 km from Leh on Srinagar Leh Highway. It is one of the best offbeat places in Ladakh. The Place was once an important cultural and political center is known for its Gompa’s such as Basgo Monastery and historical ruins. The Monks of the Monastery preaches in his melodious voice. If want to get peace to your mind then you must visit this place.


I hope the list given above is useful for you and do justices to the offbeat areas of Ladakh. So book Leh Ladakh Tour Packages from Mumbai and different cities of India with us and explore these offbeat destinations in Ladakh.


Swastik Holiday is a leading tour and travel Agency in Mumbai, India. Our company has specializing in inbound and outbound tour & travel services. We have energetic and enthusiastic team of professionals, under a group of experienced tour operators over two decades.

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