Ladakh – the land of high passes is well known for its rugged mountains, snow-capped peaks, extreme dry and cold climate, its culture and adventure tourism. Pangong Tso Lake, Nubra Valley, Hemis & Thiksay Monasteries, Khardongla pass are some of the popular places to visit in Ladakh. Ladakh attracts both domestic as well as foreign travellers. Leh is the Capital and entry point to Ladakh and offers good hotel options for every traveller.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
June to September is the best time to visit Ladakh as the weather is extremely pleasant and all roads to Ladakh by now would have been cleared of snow and opened for vehicles to commute.
Winter is a good option for snow lovers and adventurous people who like to trek on the frozen rivers which otherwise would not be possible in other times of the year.
HOW TO REACH
Kushok Bakula Rimpochee airport in Leh is the entry point to Ladakh by air and is the easiest way to reach Ladakh
By Road: You can reach Ladakh by bus, car, bike using the following highways:
Manali to Leh Highway – ~473 km
Srinagar to Leh Highway – ~434 km
By Train: The closest station is Jammu Tawi (~700 km from Ladakh)
PLACES TO VISIT
A beautiful white dome shaped Buddhist structure built by a Japanese Bhikshu on a hill,
HALL OF FAME MUSEUM
Museum dedicated to brave Indian soldiers
PANGONG TSO LAKE
World’s highest salt water lake
Located on a hill that offers beautiful view of the Indus valley.