STI can find you or advice you the locations as per the requirement of your script and budget. The references of photographs can also be provided on mail from our library that could give you a right idea of the location in Ladakh region
shooting location ladakh Permit For Filming

No permission is required for ordinary photography or video cameras. However, for movie filming in 16 mm/35 mm, a special permit is necessary. The procedures are fairly complex, so please apply at least a year in advance. The application should be made at the Indian Embassy or Mission in your country of residence. The Indian government requires complete details of the synopsis of the film, location, exact period of shooting schedules, bio-data and passport details of the crew members and a complete list of equipment to be imported.


Capital of Ladakh, Leh has been traditional and important junction on the famous Silk Route of the antiquities.
It has enjoyed close trade relations with Central Asia.

Leh Palace:
This 17th century. Singee Palace dominates Leh town.

Shanti Stupa:
Japanese Stupas made for world peace, sets picturesquely on the hilltop above Leh.

Hall of Fame
is a glorious museum constructed by Indian army. You can see biographies of eminent defense personalities, images and weapons used during Kargil war, Siachen and its heroes and their daily instruments and lifestyle of Ladakhi people.

Hemis Gonpa:
Hemis Gonpa is considered as the largest and richest monastery in Ladakh. The famous annual festival day called
“Hemis Tsechu” has been declared as the state holiday.

Shey Palace:
15 Kms. south of Leh, Shey was the seat of power of the King of Ladakh. And Three-storey statue of Shakyamuni
Buddha is only of its kind in the region.

Stok Palace and Museum:
Stok Palace was constructed after the Ladakh lost to Zorawar Singh in 19th century. At present Royal family resides
here at Stok. Stok Palace has museum of Royal dresses, Kings Throne and Thankas.

film location lehThiksey Gonpa:

Thiksey Gonpa is famous for its three-storey Maitriya Buddha’s statue and the photogenic view of the Gonpa, which
looks alike Potala Palace of Lhasa in Tibet.

Alchi Choskor:
Alchi monastery was founded by the great translator Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo in 11th century AD. The exquisite murals of Alchi Choskor are world famous and it is said that the artists were specially brought from Kashmir.

Lamayuru Gonpa:
Lamayuru Gonpa is the oldest monastery in Ladakh, which is around 125 Kms from Leh on Leh-Srinagar Highway. Surrounded by picturesque moonscape Lamayuru Gonpa belongs to Drigung sect of Tibetan Buddhism

Nubra means “Valley of flowers” situated on Pakistan Border across Khardongla Pass 18,380 ft, the highest motorable road in the world.

Administrative headquarters of Nubra valley, and offers variety of accommodation to travelers. It has a monastery atop a hillock from where you can also enjoy panoramic view of the valley. Deskit sand dunes and double-humped camel ride reminds of silk route tradition.

Sumur is a village across the Shayok River along lush green meadow. Samstanling monastery of Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism with historical and religious significance attracts both devotees and tourists.

Famous for hotspring and it was a major stopover for Caravans of Silk Route before continuing further journey towards Leh.


Tsomoriri Lake is located in Changthang approx. 240 Kms. from Leh. The Lake is around 28 Kms. long and around 8 Kms wide at an altitude of 14,000 ft, above the sea level. It harbors many species of migratory birds including Brahmini Duck, Rudy Shelduck etc. The Korzok village settlement with a monastery close to the lake has its own appeal.

A twin lake Tsokar and Tarsaphuk tso form the part of a wide picturesque valley with many wildlife including migratory birds, wild asses (Kyangs) and Changpa nomads with thousands of livestock including sheep, goats and yaks live in their tents around the lakes in the vast expanse of pasture.

film shooting location pangong lake ladakhPangong:

Pangong is approx. 140 Kms. away from Leh, situated at an altitude of 14,000 ft. above the sea level. The Pangong Lake is around 71 Kms. long but only 25% of the Lake is in India rest falls in the share of China. The vast and serene lake displays a spectacular color variation from dark blue to turquoise green during the day.

Kargil, headquarter of Kargil district, is the central meeting point between Srinagar, Leh and Zanskar with almost equal distances from all sides. Shia Muslim populated town has hotels and guest houses for tourists traveling between Leh, Zanskar and Srinagar.

Located on Leh-Srinagar highway is second coldest inhabited place on earth. A magnificent view of Tiger Hill can be enjoyed from the main road. It has memorial museum of Kargil Heros and 10th century rock carved Buddhist statues.

Suru Valley:
A lush green valley on the way to Zanskar with Shia population is famous for magnificent closer view of Nun Kun glacier peaks and giant rock carved statue of Buddha.

Zanskar is most isolated region of Ladakh, situated in the Kargil district of Ladakh region, approx. 430 Kms. away from Leh Town. Large number of Buddhist monasteries such as Karsha, Phuktal, Zongkhul, Stongdey, Sani and Bardan etc. and the interesting folklores, myths and startling natural beauties attract thousands of tourists to this land.

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