Ladakh’s serenity, chimeric blue skies, stunning rainbows, and panoramic lakes are pure magic, providing a breathtaking view all around. The breezy bumpy roads surrounded by mountains are said to be every traveller’s dream visit. Perched at a height of over 11,000 ft above sea level, the city of Leh is a paradise for adventure sports. Its rugged terrain and gushing rivers offer raw opportunities for activities like trekking, river rafting, camping, mountain climbing and biking. During the winter season, the city is enveloped in a blanket of snow, making it a dreamy setting for winter sports activities.
Along with the beauty of the Kingdom of Ladakh, the journey to Turtuk is difficult yet breathtaking. Also known as Balti village, Baltis, an ethnic group of Tibetan descent, Turtuk that was once a part of Pakistan till the 1971 Indo-Pak war. Turtuk is especially known for apricots, some unique woodwork & Walking canes.
It is also one of the most beautiful gateways to the Siachen Glacier. The line of control is just 6 km away, Turtuk was annexed to India in 1971 during the Indo-Pakistani war, a permanent Indian Army base camp is located in between Turtuk and Tyakshi. It is a small village with pristine, untouched beauty and there is a lot to do there, starting from the crazy adventurous trek to spiritual seekers, or learning about new cultures – Turtuk has all of it.