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As you approach LEH for the first time, via the sloping sweep of dust and pebbles that divide it from the floor of the Indus Valley, you'll have little difficulty imagining how the old trans-Himalayan traders must have felt as they plodded in on the caravan routes from Yarkhand and Tibet: a mixture of relief at having crossed the mountains in one piece, and anticipation of a relaxing spell in one of central Asia's most scenic towns. Spilling out of a side valley that tapers north towards eroded snow-capped peaks, the Ladakhi capital sprawls from the foot of a ruined Tibetan-style palace – a maze of mud …
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Hotel Namgyal Palace

Located at a mere distance of 2 kms from the Domestic airport and just 1.5 kms from the Bus Stand, Hotel Namgyal Palace is just next door to the Indian Airlines Office. With the snow capped Stok Kangri ...