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Things to do in Ladakh

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Ladakh. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Ladakh attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Ladakh to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Ladakh.

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  • Artou's

    A bookshop filled with travel guides, maps, and limited-edition photographic essays. More
  • KarmaQuest Ecotourism and Adventure Travel

  • Ladakh Art Palace

    A treasure trove of affordable silver and Tibetan beads, as well as vintage trunks costing up to $4,000. More
  • Leh Palace

    The former seat of the royal family, built in the 17th century, offers panoramic views of Leh and its surroundings. More
  • Shakti Ladakh's Village Experience

    A network of chic homestay accommodations in the Indus Valley, reached by hiking, rafting, or driving. The premise—a rather singular one in India—i... More
  • Tibet Arts

    Specializes in handmade Ladakhi and Tibetan jewelry and antique headdresses. More
  • Wild Frontiers

    Founded in 2002 by acclaimed travel writer Jonny Bealby, Wild Frontiers is an award-winning adventure travel company offering small group tours and... More

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