Cozily nestled at an altitude of over 11,000 feet, the remote paradise of Ladakh offers adrenaline rushing adventures through steep, narrow, curvy mud roads and snow-clad mountains. The industrious warm and friendly people welcome you to this cold and mountainous region with their cuisine and hospitality. The average summer temperature hovers between 5 °C – 28°C and the mercury hovers between –22°C and 7°C in the winters.
The hilly terrains of Leh & Ladakh offers brilliant natural beauty. The numerous attractions offer pristine beauty and include ancient monasteries, royal palaces, snow-clad mountain peaks, embellished gompas, wildlife safaris, and adventure sports. With a unique blend of Indian and Tibetan culture, it is worth paying a visit to. The virgin landscapes, lush meadows, and secluded spots attract makes its popular destination both for summer and winter vacations.
Best Time to Visit Ladakh:June to September
What To Do in Ladakh: Watch the sunrise, camp in the mountains, watch the confluence of the Indus- Zanskar rivers, watch the castle enjoy the slopes of the magnetic hills
Best Places to Visit: Monastries, Valleys, Glaciers, Land Passes, Villages
Permit Guidelines: No permits require for Indian Nationals/Toursits. Foreign nationals must obtain innerline permits to visit certain areas in Ladakh
Adventures in Ladakh: Mountaineering, White Water Rafting, Camping and Trekking
Shopping and Cuisines: Pashmina Shawl, Hand-Woven Carpets and Rugs, Tibetan Silver and Turquoise Jewellery. Cuisines include tsampa and chang, yak cheese pizza, Khambir and Butter Tea,Thenthuk, Skyu and vegetarian momos.
Best Eating Joints: Pumpernickel Bakery, Ladag Apricot Store, Summer Harvest restaurant
What To Pack: Windcheaters, Thermals, Sunscreen, Gloves,Wide-brimmed Sun Hat, Mufflers, Woollen cap, Sunglasses and Boots/Walking Shoes
Popular Tourist Places: Leh Palace, Stok Palace,Hall of Fame,Shanti Stupa,Tsemo fort,Old Town,Wanla Gompa,Tiger Hill,Dha and Hanu, Drass War Memorial, Drang-Drung Glacier,Tsomoriri Lake, Yarab Tso Lake, Pangong Tso Lake and Lamayuru Monastery.