Travel Tales of Leh : Pangong Tso Lake

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An Excursion to Pangong:

PANGONG TSO lake, a synonym of pristine, exquisite, magnificent nature! Further, this was the last scene where the record breaking movie, 3 Idiots was shot. Getting curious?? Read on #FOTW’s journey to Pangong Tso Lake.

Let’s get to know Pangong Tso Lake:

Situated at approx. 4250mts, far away in the barren terrain of Ladhak, this gorgeous lake is spread across 134 kms, 60% of which lies in China(Basically Tibet ,but the region is controlled by Chinese) & rest 40% in India. It falls under the Army & requires special approvals to access. An Inner Line Permit Continue Reading

Travel Leh : NUBRA – Samtanling Monastery Part II

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Continuing from the Part I of our trip from Leh to Nubra, Via Khardung La pass.

Diskit Monastery, leh View

A lovely cloudy morning welcomed us again. Drizzling all through the greens of our cottage, we enjoyed those little showers on the “sleep nets” tied across the trees, relaxing lazily. No work, no responsibility, only gazing at the mesmerising nature was the work entrusted to us. We took to an interesting breakfast at the cottage. Yummy aloo parantha’s, hot elaichi tea in the chilly rainy morning. This is what a life should be. Post breakfast we had to head back to Leh via Diskit Continue Reading

Diskit Monastery, Leh!

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An exhilarating view from Diskit Monastery (Nubra Valley)

Diskit Monastery, Nubra Valley, leh View

Location: Diskit Monastery, Leh

About Diskit Monastery

We visited Leh , Diskit Gompa in the month of July & we were amazed by the incredible magnificence of nature lying in this region.

Diskit Monastery, leh View

Diskit Monastery is situated in Nubra Valley, on top of a hill. One needs to climb close to 60-70 stairs to reach the top. It lies above the plains of river flowing from the huge rocky mountains which can be heard gushing through while climbing the hill for monastery.

It is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery (termed as Continue Reading

Tranquil Leh – Nubra – Khardung La – PART I

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Its none other than Leh, The paradise of India !

This Part I of our Leh trip covers – Heaven of India: Delhi To Leh & NUBRA Valley!

I had always dreamt to go on a biking trip on the world’s largest motorable road, but fulfilment of this wish is yet awaited. Due to lack of holidays, we planned our expedition to Ladhak by boarding Delhi – Leh Flight. It was just 2 hour flight, but the climate of Leh is highly unpredictable so landing was not so sure. 

As we peeped the window, huge snowy mountains greeted us. But, Continue Reading