Welcome to Hotel Mount Castle , Leh , India

Hotel Mount Castle

Hotel Mount Castle Leh Ladakh is within easy access to the other places in Ladakh and just a 15-minute drive from Leh Airport. Hotel has 14 Deluxe Rooms . Hotel is located near to Leh palace , couple minutes walking to market. A Hotel with its own distinctive character. This is the true spirit of Ladakh- welcoming and pleasing! No matter if for a Group trip or a family holiday, the loveliest and most convenient place to stay is this Hotel. Each has a big attached bathroom with shower running hot and cold water and other facilities.

Ladakh is a region of India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and lies between the Karakoram mountain range in the north and the main Great Himalayas to the south. Known for its wide variety of fauna, the region has a great diversity of birds like Black Redstart, Hoopoe, Brown Headed Gull, Brahminy Duck, etc. The other wild animals found in Ladakh are Bharal, Shapu a rare variety of goat, Argali, Chiru or Tibetan Antelope and Snow Leopards.

Ladakh is a land of endless discoveries. There are many magnificent sites in and around Leh, the capital city of Ladakh. Important amoung them are the 17th century, nine storey Leh Palace built by Singey Namgyal, 1825 built Stok Palace which houses a museum which has a unique display of rare royal ornaments, Thangkas and traditional clothing and jewellery and Shey Palace where 12mts.

You can also visit Namgyal Tsemo Gompa which contains a fine three storey high Buddha image and ancient manuscripts and fresco, 11th century Alchi Gompa in village Alchi, Thiksey Gompa (it houses the two storey Maitreya Buddha), 17th century Hemis Gompa, 10th century Lamayuru Gompa (the oldest Gompa in Ladakh), Pangong Tso (One of the highest brackish lake in the world), Tsomoriri (28 km long and 8 km wide lake) and the highest motorable road in the world (18,380 ft.) Khardong La (Pass).


Ladakh lies at an altitude from 9000 ft to 25170 feet. At these heights, you are on the roof of the world! As the highest inhabited land in the world, it holds a fascination for many, while for some there is an enchantment of seeing mountains which had been under the sea for million of years.

Ladakh means "land of high passes". Until the coming of the aircraft, the only access into this remote, high Trans-Himalayan kingdom was across several high pass crossings. From the west the Zoji La at 14,000 feet is the lowest. Taglang La to the southeast is 17,200 feet high and a military highway now crosses this coming from Manali. To the north is the Khardung La - at 18,200 feet, the only access into the Nubra valley and the Karakorams. Dead ends now, but important in centuries past, were the northern passes on the Central Asian trade route - Saser La and the Karakorum pass.

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