The stark, stunning beauty of Ladakh will impress even the seasoned travellers as you drive or fly over snow capped mountains into the region. Considered among the most extreme of environments, Leh with its gorgeous mountains, its arid desert terrain sprinkled with ancient Buddhist monasteries, and its dignified popplar trees is a photographers dream destination and the natural beauty means that as long as you have a camera you are guaranteed some amazing photos of your trip.
The relatively warmer months of May to October are the perfect time to visit this breathtaking region. We pick out our 10 favourite photos of Ladakh and Leh.
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