The Driftwood Ladakh

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In serene Shey near Leh, The Driftwood Ladakh is an inviting oasis of comfort and luxury. It is a premium retreat, that has been thoughtfully designed to blend the century-old Ladakhi architecture of mud-plastered walls and turrets with modern-day convenience and amenities. Once inside, the warmth that emanates from the smiling faces of the attendants makes one forget the biting chill outside. It boasts spacious rooms of all sizes and amenities to make your stay truly enriching and memorable. Ladakh is a high altitude destination. Minimum 48 hours of acclimatization is recommended for tourist arriving in Ladakh. For more details please refer to Ladakh Tourism Advisory.

THINGS TO DO

Shey Palace & Monastery

Shey Palace and Shey Monastery 15 kms to the south of Leh lies the Shey Monastery or Shey Gompa. Shey once upon a time was the summer capital of Leh. The chief attraction of this place is the giant copper gilded gold statue of Shakyamuni.

Pangong Lake

Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake is a series of five sub-lakes. Pangong Tso is the westernmost lake that lies in Ladakh. Although a saline lake, it completely freezes during the winters. The lake is famous for its diverse flora and fauna.

Thikse Monastery

The Thikse Monastery is a gompa that is located on top of a hill in Thikse. Designed on the lines of the Potala Palace in Tibet, it is the largest gompa in central Ladakh. This monastery is also known for its nuns who reside in separate quarters.

Local Delicacies

For the foodies, there is no dearth of dishes to try from in Ladakh. Piping hot thukpas, momos, and a host of other Tibetan dishes can be found here. Then, there are several types of bread and fresh fruit jams and jellies to fill a hungry stomach.

EASY TO GET TO. HARD TO LEAVE.

FLIGHTS

  • Leh

    15km

TRAIN

  • Jammu Tawi

    695km

ROAD + FREQUENCY

  • Leh

    5km

FACILITIES PROVIDED

The Driftwood Ladakh resort offers one of the most comfortable and luxurious places to stay from where you can explore this amazing land and its culture. It has spacious rooms that offer visitors a sense of opulence and belongingness. The rooms are well equipped with all the modern amenities that only add to the convenience of the visitor. Apart from all these, the resort also has BBQ and an in-house restaurant, serving lip-smacking local and global cuisines.

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