The Great Himalayas are the barriers between the Indian subcontinent and the Tibetan Plateaus, while the Karakoram range separates Ladakh from Central Asia. Ladakh was the transit point on the ancient Central Asian trade route for traders. Besides traders, this route was also exploited by invaders, travellers, and nomads, Buddhism also reached Tibet through Ladakh. The pure Aryan race is the racial treasure of Ladakh with their beautiful Aryan features. Ladakh is a vast plateau of sand, rocks and boulders strewn all around flanked by lofty, barren mountain peaks, resulting in a harsh climate with very scanty vegetation. Ladakh has been referred to b various names like, the land of monks, the land of passes, the land of monasteries, the snow land, etc. The lofty peaks of Khardungla and Stok Kangri dominate the landscapes of Leh. Visiting Ladakh is an unforgettable experience as it is a different land, an ‘amazing land’.