Ladakh Travel Information and Guide for Leh Ladakh Trip

Leh & Ladakh is a dream destination for all Nature Lovers for Indian and foreigner tourist, they specially in photography tours, adventure activities such as Manali to Leh jeep safari via Rohtang Pass, Keylong, Baralacha Pass, Namkeela Pass and world second highest pass called Tanglangla pass. Driving from west to east you can avail Srinagar to Leh jeep safari by covering a distance of nearly 475 kms.

There are various activities can full fill your travel requirements like Mountaineering at Stok kangri peak and Kangyartse Peak, bike safari in Ladakh, mountain bike safari in Leh Ladakh etc. In winter season you can enjoy frozen river trek on Indus river and Zanskar river called Chader trek which is extreme adventure for the adventure lovers.

Beautiful destinations such as Nubra valley in Ladakh by crossing world highest motorable pass called Khardungla pass, Pangong Tso Lake , Tso Moriri Lake in the south west of Ladakh and Tso Kar lake which is close to Manali Leh highway. Following in the west of Leh towards Kargil Srinagar highway by following river Indus you can explore Alchi monastery, Likir Monastery, Basgo Monastery, Lamayuru monastery, mulbekh, Da Hanu villages considered as a pure Aryan race tribe is one of the quest to be explored.

Leh is also known for Land of monasteries, there are many famous monasteries such as Shey palace and monastery, Thikse monastery, Hemis monastery, Chimre gompa, Diskit monastery in Nubra valley, Samastaling monastery in Nubra valley, Tak Tak Gompa, Leh Palace, Stok palace etc.

In Ladakh region there are the many options for accommodations including small guest houses , Standard hotels, Deluxe & Luxury hotels are also available which can be considered as a 4 star category services. Beautiful fix camping facility is also available at High Altitude Lakes in Ladakh, Pangong Tso Lake, Nubra Valley, Tso Moriri Lake, Tso Kar lake.

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This is advisable to have your post paid connections in Ladakh. Prepaid connections may not work. Air Tel / BSNL / Air Cell are common network at the moment. 


  • Ladakh is approx 1050 Kms from Delhi – Manali – Leh. While as Manali to Leh is approx 500 Km. and can be reached by overnight VOLVO from Delhi to Manaliand further Manali to Leh in two days as well as three days.
  • Srinagar to Leh is Approx 450 Kms from Srinagar to Leh via Kargil. Can be completed in two days.
  • Regular flight from Delhi to Leh and return ( One hour only ). Though you may have connections from Jammu, Chandigarh and Srinagar to Leh (couple of days in a week and subject to change).


  • Manali to Leh route open around Mid May and depends on weather conditions as lot of snow at Rohtanag pass / Bara La cha and Tanglan La Pass. For safter side you may schedule your programme at third week of May onwards from this sector. Route will remain open till end of September.
  • Srinagar to Leh route open normally by the end of April and again subject to weather conitions. Better to travel May first week or Second week onwards. Route will remain open till end of October and sometime till November.
  • Flights are open round the year though flight schedule may get change in winter season from October to March.


  • Ladakh is a high altitude desert area and called Little Tibet. Tourist season starts from April to second week of October.
  • April : 3 – 10 Degree Celsius
  • May - June : 7 – 15 Degree Celsius
  • July – August : 10 – 20 Degree Celsius
  • September : 15 – 10 Degree Celsius
  • Oct – Dec : 10 – Minus 15 Degree Celsius
  • Dec – March : Minus 35 to 0 Degree Celsius
  • No rain is expected in the region as this is a rain shadow area but in last few years it’s raining and sometime heavily raining during the monsoon – July and August.


  • Due to restricted area Ladakh has its own taxi association and no other vehicle is allowed to make any commercial practice in this region. You can drive your own / private car but not for any commercial use. All the prices are based on per sector basis which are pre defined. All the commercial vehicles need to take the permission from the taxi association before they move to a particular section / sector. Toyota Qualis / Tavera / Toyota Innova / Scorpio / Tata Sumo / Maruti Van / Maxi Cab – 10 seater / Tempo Traveler.


  • In certain area you need to have a Inner Line Travel permit to visits Like Nubra Valley / Pangong Lake / Tso Moriri Lake and others which can be arranged in Leh itself. All clients are requested to have their Photo ID proof.
  • Khardungla pass remain close for the maintenance purposes on every Monday, Therefore your travel to Khardungla Pass or Nubra valley need to be avoided on Monday.


  • Explore Cultural Tourism
  • Explore Monastic Culture
  • High Altitude Jeep Safaries and Mountain Bike Safaries
  • Adventure activities such as – Trekking / Expeditions / Hiking / Safaries etc..
  • River rafting on Zanskar River and Indus River


  • Clients are advised to take the pre insurance against their travel for any unforeseen circumstances and flight cancellation. This is a remote area and evacuating the people from Ladakh to main land may take two to three days. You need to be prepared for flight cancellation in monsoon season but not very often
  • Your Driver / Hotel personal / Local Guides and Trekking tem expect a tip at the end of services and depends on your overall program and duration. You may get the details from your representative and tour escort upon arrival in Ladakh.


You will find basic hospital Sonam Norphel Memorial Hospital in Leh is fully equipped with medical facilities and staff is prompt to help the patient. This is in a walk able distance from the main town and 5 minutes drive from the Fort Road.