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Travel Ladakh India

A Buddhist monk travels by horse with his companions near the village of Rumbak.

Ladakh - India's great mountain kingdom

Ladakh. Just the name gets the traveller high. Once a great Buddhist kingdom, it is today a strategic military outpost for India, sharing borders with China and Pakistan. Over the last few years, more and more tourists have been choosing Ladakh as a destination for its awe-inspiring scenery, demanding treks and rafting adventures, as well as culture. Enjoy these fascinating images from India's highest, and largest, district.

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