Ladakh Travel Guide : Places to Visit and Things to Do

Fast Facts
  • State

    Union Territory



  • Languages

    Ladakhi, Tibetan, Urdu, Balti, Hindi, English

  • Best Season

    Summers - June to September

    Winters - Oct to March

  • Weather

    Summer 8°C - 25°C

    Winter -5°C to -20°C

  • Altitude

    3500 m

How to Plan a Trip to Leh Ladakh
A Complete Travel Guide

The barren beauty of Ladakh in India with snow-capped peaks and the clean azure sky has continued to attract the intrepid travelers. The scenic destination has maintained to cast its spell since the region was opened to tourists in the 1970s. Since then, Ladakh has become a favorite haunt for trekking and mountaineering enthusiasts. The rugged terrain and the majestic mountains around, make an exotic cocktail for an adventure lover. But before you decide to fly away to the land of Buddhist monasteries and brave people, here's everything that you need to know. It is imperative to understand that you need at least a week to acclimatize and enjoy your tour to Ladakh. Here's a complete guide about Ladakh in India which covers all the relevant information in a detailed manner.

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Best time to visit Leh Ladakh

The best time to visit Leh Ladakh is in summers. April to June are the best months to visit it as snow melts and brings up its natural charm.

Climate in Ladakh

Summer Season

Summers in Ladakh are pleasant and the temperature ranges from 5°C to 25°C. The temperature remains 5°C only in April. in May and June, it rises up to 25°C.

Monsoon Season

July to September are monsoon months in Ladakh. However, a high-altitude cold desert Ladakh receives very little rainfall, being in rain shadow region.

Winter Season

October to February marks the winter season in Ladakh. During these months, the region is snow-clad offering many adventure activities.

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Ladakh Bike Rental

If you looking for bike rental facilities in Ladakh? Take a look at our complete travel guide to get all the information on how to rent a bike.

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How to Reach Ladakh ?

Ladakh can be reached by trains, buses, and flights from various parts of India. It is well-connected with major cities.

By Air

Leh is well-connected with cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata by air. From Leh airport, tourists can board a cab to their destination.

By Train

Ladakh doesn't have a railway station. The nearest railway station to Ladakh is in Jammu that is well connected with cities like Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai.

By Road

Leh is accessible via cab/ jeep/ JKSRTC buses that operate regularly between Kargil, Leh, and Srinagar. Tourists can also take a motorbike trip to Ladakh.

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