Apart from the enthralling adventures and impressive mountain boundaries in the North, Ladakh is also known for the festivals celebrated year. One of the important festivals amongst them is Stok Guru Tsechu Festival in Ladakh. As per Tibetan Calendar, it begins on the 9th and 10th day of the 1st month of the year. In 2018, it will start on 24th February and will be celebrated till 25th February. The current seat of the Ladakhi royals, which is about 20 km to the South of Leh, is the place of commencement of this festival.