Rejuvenate Love in the valleys of Ladakh

Ladakh, the “Land of High Passes” offers a mesmerizing landscape. A clear blue sky with sunshine falling over the snow is an absolute movie scene to celebrate this Valentine’s day with your partner. Ladakh gives you an experience of the Himalayan Range and is also popular among newlywed couples across the globe. It has a calm and wonderful climate to allow you romantic vibes on this special day. Find below some of the top romantic things to do in Ladakh.

Visit for some top romantic things to do in Ladakh.
A beautiful shot by Darshan Chudasama, source: Unsplash

1. Magnetic Hills

It offers you an enthralling ride. The defying gravitational force here drags your car upwards which is a rare experience. The villagers in Ladakh believe that this road once led to heaven. If you are good enough, you will be dragged to heaven. But in fact, the reality is you get dragged to heaven! Heaven of Love! When you feel like rolling down the hill, roll down in your love’s arms and let the scenic beauty do its magic.

A romantic long drive to gravity defying Magnetic Hills.
Magnetic Hills captured by Shubham Sharma, Source: Unsplash
  • Timings: It is open 24 hours. Preferred time- 10 a.m. to 12 noon

2. Zanskar Valley
  • Chadar Trek- The Zanskar Trek, aka “Chadar Trek” is the most amazing experience on this trip. The beautiful snow-covered trek is the reason people love it during February. Every relationship comes with its difficulties and we learn ways to resolve them together. If you are an adventurous couple, this trek is definitely worth it! Join this, one of the toughest treks, to learn and fall even deeper in love.

Chadar Trek is most popular in February even among couples.
Frozen River in Chadar Trek, By Vatsal Bhatt Source: Unsplash

  • Who doesn’t fantasize about enjoying water rides with bae? Even in the coldest season, Ladakh offers an exciting range of water sports. If you are foody or even not, the local cuisines are so mouth-watering that you will not be able to resist. And for a perfect night, the calm ambiance in a camp will give you your cozy time under the bright stars.

Camping in Zanskar with your partner is must do Romantic thing in Ladakh
Camping under the bright stars, a stunning shot by Fahrul Azmi, Source: Unsplash

3. Lamayuru

Enchanting valleys and mesmerizing views in Switzerland allure couples for romance. But the cost becomes an issue for many. The snow-covered pine trees in Lamayuru will surely make you feel like Switzerland. You can enjoy romantic walks here with your partner.

Lamayuru resembles Switzerland, a must go to for couples in Ladakh.
The aesthetic view of Lamayuru captured by Rutpratheep Nilpechr, Source: Unsplash

4. Shanti Stupa

This enormous white statue offers gorgeous views from the top. Get on a fun journey and climb 500 steps to reach the statue. You can even meditate and discover the true meanings of spirituality together.

The serene white Shanti Stupa attracts young couples to connect with spirituality.
Such calming vibes of Shanti Stupa, clicked by Rishabh Dharmani, credits: Unsplash

  • Timings: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Preferred timings- sunrise and sunset.

5. Nubra Valley

It offers stunning scenery with sand dunes. Famous for its orchards, this is the right place to let your love bloom. Here you can experience the amazing desert safari or popular Bactrian camel rides with bae. To relax, sit by a bonfire, some good music and stay in night camps.

Bactrian Camel gives you an amazing experience in white Ladakh
Bactrian camel ride in Nubra Valley has been perfectly captured by Shubham Sharma, Unsplash

Bactrian Camel Ride:

  • Timings: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Cost: Rs.300 per person (approximately)

6. Pangong Tso

Do you remember the ending scene in the movie 3 Idiots where Aamir khan and Kareena Kapoor kiss? Have you ever thought to get that same perfect shot with your partner? Then Pangong Lake is a must-go for you! Yes! The Pangong Tso is popular even in Bollywood. Many music albums and movies have been filmed here. It is known to change colors from blue to red and green. Witness your love darkening with this lake changing colors beautifully and recreate some epic scenes. If you love the outdoors, you can stay in night camps near Pangong lake.

The camps around Pangong Lake must be in your bucket list to do romantic things in Ladakh
Amazing view of Pangong Lake, Credits: WiX

There are some other attraction points like Hemis Monastery, Khardung La Pass, Tso Moriri Lake, Drass Valley, and Leh Market to spend time with your darling and unravel the beauty of Ladakh. Hold their hand and set on a journey for that lovey-dovey time with your better half this Valentine’s Week!

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