Located in the high altitudes of Himalaya, a region known for its natural beauty is Ladakh. Leh is one of the towns in this region which connects it from rest of the country through air. Majority of the people are the followers are of Buddhism and hence there are some very important monasteries in this region. However the region is more famous for breath-taking beauty. Due to its barren lands and mountains it is also known as the cold desert, however fresh water is not an issue because of the winter snowfall. The altitudes here vary form 3000- 4500 meters and hence it is advisable to get your fitness checked before visiting it. Hemis festival is one of the major attractions of this region which is celebrated in the month of June, every year.