The Trans Himalayan regions of Leh, Kargil, Lahaul and Spiti are landscapes which are one of their kinds and cannot be found anywhere else in the country.
It comprises a high altitude cold desert, high altitude snow-capped peaks and bare stretches of peaks of various colours shaped by the various forces of nature.
This Trans Himalayan regions are quite remote with extreme climatic conditions, high altitude mountain ranges and impenetrable mountain passes.
Despite this, the people of the region have adapted themselves to the conditions and happily live here.
This region also has a number of Buddhist Monasteries (locally called gompas) because Buddhism is practiced majorly by the people of this region which can visit.
These monasteries have absolute serene surroundings and are situated in really pretty locations.
Best times to visit this area are from early June to end of September. It is also fine to travel during the monsoons as it does not rain much here in this region.