The food of Ladakh is significant as it represents tough & rough topography of the region. Which Is different from the rest of the subcontinent. The Ladakhi cuisine is very simple and is cooked with mild but tasteful ingredients. Vegetables are also cooked with milk and butter. Ladakhis also consume meat. The food is prepared with various kind of sauces & spices which are very delicious. The most favored food items are momos and gur-gur tea. But the specialities include, Ruchotse or momos, butter tea, tsampa, pava, cholak, thukpa, khambir, mok-mok and skyu.


It’s a paradise for any shopaholic One can enjoy shopping for curios and souvenirs in Leh market, while on your tour of Ladakh.

Popular items with tourists are Pashmina shawls, stoles and other Pashmina wool garments, handwoven rugs, carpets and shawls.

Ladakhi handicraft items include prayer wheels, Buddhist masks and Thangka paintings can be purchased in Ladakh. Tibetan silver jewelry and traditional Ladakhi jewelry with turquoise are also available.

Apricots that grow abundantly in Ladakh are another popular gift that you can take back as a delicious souvenir of your trip to Ladakh.