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"On the TOP of my list, get ready to feel at home by the generosity of the locals and be blown away by some captivating, magical locations in Leh-Ladakh, This is exactly where I fell in love with traveling and knew I was never gonna be the same again! At an altitude of 11500ft, Leh-the capital of Ladakh, serves you with smiling faces, humble people, cute-naughty local kids, and yumminess of momos & thukpas at dirt cheap prices. In the city centre and on the outskirts, lie tons of undiscovered roads filled with natural beauty and a bunch of Tibetian monasteries. Lots of space to get lost and feel at peace, anywhere and everywhere you look, your senses are gonna be fulfilled. For the adventurists- Ladakh is home to the world's highest motorable road - Umling La Pass at 19,300ft (even higher than the base camps of Mt Everest in Nepal) So get those motorbikes & jeeps ready, for you are in for an adrenaline rush. So many unique lakes and terrains to discover, I remember camping and spending a night at the Pangong Tso Lake and being hypnotized by the surreal beauty of it, oh, and did I mention I caught 6 shooting stars in one night?! The less polluted terrain offers magnificent star sightings in the night sky. Here are some popular places for you to check out & activities to do in Leh-Ladakh: - Pangong Tso Lake - Nubra Valley - River rafting a 28km glacier-melted Zanskar River - Winter Chadar Frozen River Trek - Hemis Monastery (these are just a few, trust me, this place has too much to offer) AND, its the safest destination is India for Solo Female Travelers! "

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