Ladakh Made Tourist-Friendly : Restricted Areas Now Open-Up

Ladakh, one of the most famous tourist destinations of India has now become more tourist-friendly as the restricted areas of the region have now opened-up…

Online PR News – 07-March-2013 – New Delhi – Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir of India, is one of the most important tourist destinations of the country. It is flocked by both foreigners and countrymen, every year. Although the Government of India, since 1974 has encouraged tourism but there were still some places, which were out of bound of the foreign tourists. But now they have been opened-up except for the nationals of Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Burma. As before, they will need to take the approval of the Union Home Ministry to visit these places.

The restricted areas that are now open for foreign tourists are La-Durbuk-Tangtse-Lukung-Spangmik-Man-Merak (Pangong Lake); Leh-Khardung-La- Khalsar-hunder-Turtuk-Pachathang Tyakshi (Nubra), Kargil- Khangral-Shaker-Chiktan-Leh; Leh-Upshi-Chumathang-Mahe-Loma Bend (Nyoma) and Dah-Garkone-Darchik-Batalik- Slimo-Kargil (Leh-Kargil) and Karu-Chang.

The home ministry approved a proposal about opening certain tourist regions in Ladakh for the foreign tourists. Foreigners in a group of two more people, sponsored by recognizing tour operators will be able to visit the Nubra valley, after taking permission from the District Magistrate of Kargil or Leh. The days of visiting will be limited to 7 days from the very day, the permit will be issued. You can take up custom-made packages through Leh Ladakh India, an initiative of Indian Holiday Pvt Ltd, if you are making a plan to visit this beautiful mountainous region. - - is venture of Indian Holiday Pvt. Ltd. Launched to cater specifically to adventure seekers in Greater Himalaya in Jammu and Kashmir, LehladakhIndia is your complete travel guide and trip planner for Ladakh Travel.