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Watch Ladakh's breathtaking Gompas in pics

New Delhi: The spectacular arid mountains with their magical Gompas  make Ladakh, India's beautiful little Tibet.Nestled in the Himalayas on the border of Tibet and  Kashmir, Ladakh has been right on the Line of Control
India TV News Desk February 13, 2014 6:36 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: The spectacular arid mountains with their magical Gompas  make Ladakh, India's beautiful little Tibet.

Nestled in the Himalayas on the border of Tibet and  Kashmir, Ladakh has been right on the Line of Control demarcating Jammu and Kashmir from Pak Occupied  Kashmir.

Ladakh is known for its breathtaking passes, particularly the Khardung La pass, the highest moutainous pass on earth.

For the last 20 years, Ladakh has become a major center for tourism.

The main town of Leh is the main abode of Buddhism. Majority in Leh are Tibetan Buddhists and 30 to 40 per cent people here are Muslims.

Tibetan culture can be experienced in the small town of Leh.

Let's explore this cold desert of India: