Ladakh is a heavenly place that provides you with the best tourism experience. It is known as the land of the Himalayan Kingdom. It is the cold desert land perched at the elevation of high altitude. The altitude range is from 11000 feet to 18000 feet. The Ladakh is declared as one of the Union Territory of India in 2019. Apart from the other districts, Leh and Kargil are the major districts of Ladakh. The administrative body of Ladakh is Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council. It is also divided into two parts one is Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh and the other one is Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Kargil.
Ladakh – The land of the Himalayan kingdom is full of natural surprises. It is the high altitude cold desert land that amazes the visitors by barren snow-capped peaks, rivers, deep gorges, high altitude lakes. Leh and Kargil are the major districts of Ladakh. Other areas are remotely located. The governing administration body of Ladakh is Leh Ladakh Hill Development Council, which is separated into two, i.e., Leh Ladakh Hill Development Council, Leh & Leh Ladakh Hill Development Council, Kargil. Ladakh is declared as a union territory in 2019. Sometimes people confuse between Leh and Ladakh. They take the wrong assumptions that Leh and Ladakh are two separate places. The truth is that Leh is one of the districts of Ladakh.
As Ladakh is rich in terms of nature, it is also rich in religion. The dominant religion is Buddhism. The majority of people in and around Lakad are the followers of Vajrayana Buddhism. Buddhism in Ladakh influences Tibetan Buddhism due to this; there are more than 30 monasteries are exist there. The monasteries are for both purposes, i.e., meditation and religious study. Almost monasteries have residential quarters where scholars & teacher lives and practices the teachings of Lord Buddha. The significant monasteries of Ladakh are Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastery, Spituk Monastery, Diskit Monastery, Phyang Monastery & many more. There are must-visit monuments Shanti Stupa, Hall of Fame, Kargil War Museum, etc. Here if you want to enjoy nature and culture, then Nubra Valley, Shyok Valley are the best places.
Leh is the central district of Ladakh in terms of the facility where you can find ATM and branches of some banks. Here are some restaurants where you can enjoy local as well as international cuisine. The central market is the best place for shopping. In Leh Market, you will find several shops that sell handicraft and woolen items. The crafts are based on the Tibetan arts so that it could be the excellent souvenir for your loved ones.
Day 1:Arrival at Leh
Day 2:Sight Seen In and Around Leh
Day 3:Leh – Nubra
Day 4:Nubra – Pangong Tso
Day 5:Pangong Tso- Tangste
Day 6:Tangste- Leh & Departure
Best Time to Visit Leh Ladakh
The best time to visit Leh Ladakh is from April to June and then from September to November. At this time, weather conditions remain pleasant, which makes the sightseen more enjoyable. During the monsoon time, there is heavy rainfall and maybe chances of rainstorms & road blockages, so it is not safe to visit there. When the winter falls in full swing, then the whole area covered with a thick sheet of snow and climatic conditions are not suitable due to extreme cold. The roads remain closed by heavy snow. In place of sightseeing, you can experience the frozen river trekking, which is known as Chadar Trek. This trekking place at Zanskar valley when it freezes.
Things to Carry
- Water Bottle
- Thermo Flask
- Energy Drink
- Trekking Shoes
- Trekking Poles
- Trekking Bag
- First Aid Kit
- General Medicine Kit
- Woolen Clothes
- Woolen Socks
- Woolen Gloves
- Personal Toiletries
- Solar ChargerSmall Garbage Collection Bags
- Led Flashlights
- Identity Proof
- Sunscreen Lotion
- Lip Balm
- Body Lotion
How To Reach
- By Air
The primary and only airport in Ladakh is Kushok Bakula Rimpoche Airport. It is connected with all major airports of India via Delhi as well as well connected with Delhi Airport. The flights from Delhi are on a regular interval. From outside the airport, you can hire a private taxi cab to reach the desired destination.
- By Road
If you want to reach by road transportation, then you have two options one is via Manali, and the other one is via Srinagar. The Srinagar is 421 km away from Leh, and Manali is 473 km away from Leh. Both routes are picturesque and fantastic for the ride. From the Srinagar side, you will pass through Zozila pass, and from the Manali side, you will pass through Rohtang Pass.
- By Train
As Ladakh is high altitude land, so it doesn’t have its railway station. The nearby railway station is in Jammu, named as Jammu Tawi railway station. The distance between Leh and Jammu Tawi railway station is 821 km.
In all terms to reach Leh, By air option is the best at all. It will save time in comparison to other transportations means.
- Do not involve in any activity which is against the Forest Law of India.
- Do not carry any weapon. It is against the law.
- Please do not use any toxic material during the trip; it may lead you in difficulty.
- Obtain all the permits before the commencement of the trekking to avoid last-minute arrangements.
- Upon asking, you have to show your id-proof authority.
- If you face any issue regarding health, then tell your team leader immediately. They are experts to handle all kinds of health difficulties at high altitudes.
- Try to avoid activities that harm nature. Be a responsible trekker.
- Do not litter
- Do not make fun of any religious belief.
- Stick with the group and follow the instructions of the group leader.
- You can book the tour by this booking platform.
- Avoid plastic materials for use. In case you have used proper disposal of it.
- Avoid hard heated comments with local people. If you face any issues, then sort it out genuinely.
It is all about Leh Ladakh Group Tour so -” Stay Blessed, Keep Travelling”.