Encompassed by ice-laden mountains, Upshi is a beautiful village where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of the locals. The residents of this village have been famed worldwide and known to make the tourists feel at home by serving them in the friendliest way despite their poverty.
The scenic beauty of this place is breathtaking and offers some of the most scenic views of Ladakh. The most interesting thing about this place is the wonderful people who depend on goat farming and tourism for their livelihood and offer the best company for the tourists.
Highlights: Upshi is often famed to be one of the best internationally recognised tourist places in Jammu and Kashmir. With just 26 households and a population of 128, Upshi is a spectacular town to get a glimpse of Ladakhi culture and interact with the friendly locals who always welcome the tourists with a smile.
Best time to visit: May to October is the best time to visit Upshi.
Location: Upshi, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
Distance from Leh: Upshi Village is a distance of 47 km from Leh.