The Magnetic hill, referred as gravity hill is a of great interest for the globetrotters. It is located on the Leh-Kargil-Baltik national, just 30 km from Leh, the capital city of Ladakh. A billboard is placed near the hill, directing towards it. Magnetic hill is situated at a height of 14,000 ft above the sea level, a great place to be explored.
The wonderful destination lures the holiday makers for its amazing magnetic qualities. It is a natures power that your car moves uphill, with ignition off. You would be surprise to know that such a place exist on earth that defies gravity. Nestles in the lap of mighty Himalayan ranges and misty valleys, Magnetic hill in Ladakh is place which should not be missed during your Ladakh tour.
At a certain point at magnetic hill, one can experience the magnetic qualities. Your vehicle will keep on moving up hill at a speed of 20 km/hr. The most surprising is that it the pull of magnetic field is also felt by the pilots of helicopters and aircrafts. They can feel the jerk when it comes within the radius of this hill.
Colorful High Hilly Ranges
Enjoy the panoramic view of colorful mountains near the Magnetic hill. Nature lovers will be delighted to see the colorful mountains in different shades of black, grey, green and orange. The natural splendor these hilly ranges captures the heart of every traveler. Apart from that the charisma of snow clad mountains mesmerizes the visitor's mind and soul.
Gurudwara Patthar Sahib
The historical Sikh holy shrine, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib is a popular sight-seeing place near the Magnetic hill. Gurudwara hold is a revered destination for the local people and army personnel, who often visit it to seek the blessings of Guru. According to legends, Guru Nanak Devi, the tenth Guru of Sikhs had meditated near the hill in the seventeenth century.