Explore our latest offersShort ItineraryDay 1: Drive from Leh to Phyang and then trek to Phyang PhuDay 2: Trek from Phyang phu to the base of LasermoDay 3: Trek from the South base of Lasermo to North baseDay 4: Trek from North base to Hundar DokDay 5: Trek from Hundar upper dok to SkarchenDay 6: Descent to Hundar bridgeDay 7: Camel ride in Hundar and drive back to Leh. LONG ITINERARYDay 01You would be driven to Phyang, visit the monastery and then walk to Phyang Phu.The first day of the trek would help you get acclimatized to the atmosphere and ground.Day 02After taking your breakfast, the trek would continue for the base of the […]DAY 01 : Spituk – Zingchen (4-5 hours)In the early morning hours we will go by jeep to Spituk, where horses will be waiting to carry our equipment.The trek will begin along an old jeep road into a parched and exposed region, so water and sunscreen are absolutely vital!After plodding through the shattered land we will enter the lush Zingchen Valley, where the Rumbak River flows into the mighty Indus.Further into the valley lies our campsite, in the two-house hamlet of Zingchen (meaning ‘big field’).DAY 02 : Zingchen – Ganda La base (3-4 hours)Today we will enter Hemis National Park where we may be fortunate to glimpse wildlife.The National park homes snow leopard, lynx, […]DAY 01 : LEH -LAMAYURU (3-4HRS DRIVE)- WANLA 3250 M (3-4 HRS) We drive from Leh in the morning towards Lamayuru (3 hrs) along the Indus River through Sham valley. Lamayuru monastery was founded by Rinche Zangpo in the 10th century. This gompa is located amidst the massive mountains. The spectacular setting of this gompa and its renowned collection of carpets, thangkas and frescoes has been attracting many people over a long time. It is believed to be the oldest in central Ladakh. After visiting the Lamayuru Monastery, we pack our backpacks, watch the horses get ready and set off for our first day trek. After following the stream for sometime, we will gradually move up to the […]Detailed ItineraryDay 01 :Lamayuru – Urshi , 6-7 hrs.From the monastery , go down towards the village , cross the stream , then , gradually across a mountain – side , reach a small valley which you follow as far as the Prinkiti-La (3720m).Go down into a narrow gorge until reaching the village of Shilla .Cross the river over a bridge , then take the right bank as far as Wanla ( 2.5hrs , possible to get some supplies in 1985).Go along the Yapola on the left bank for another 2 hrs until reaching the village of Phenjilla after crossing the river (bridge ).From Phenjilla , go up a valley […]
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When it comes to temperature and climatic conditions, the summers have a pleasant temperature. In winters, the temperature touches the extreme level. In winters, the temperature can go as low as -30 degrees in Leh & Ladakh and -60 degrees in Drass. Almost all the feasible water resources get frozen. During July and August, the maximum temperature can rise up from 20 to 35 degree Celsius.
Permit & Passport
For traveling in Leh, tourists do not require permits. On the other hand, all foreign travelers are required to get themselves registered at Drass, Sarchu and Rumste if they are traveling through the land. For some restricted areas such as Tsokar & Pangong Lakes and Tsomoriri, Nubra Valley and Dhahanu, tourists require permits. It can be obtained from the District Magistrate of Leh through travel agents.
Leh offers a large fleet of tourist transport facilities with more than 2000 vehicles. Their taxis include Innova, Mahindra, Scorpio, Xylo, Toyota, Tata Grande and Maruti Van. There are several mini deluxe buses that are available in excellent conditions. The local drivers are well mannered and well acquainted with all the tourist sites in the region.
The peak summer months from mid June to August have a pleasant temperature and therefore single T-shirts or shirts can do. In winters (from November to February), one needs heavy woolen clothes and warm jackets. However, in most parts of the Leh- Ladakh region, there is a drastic fluctuation in the daily temperature. Therefore, tourists should carry woolen clothes and sweaters while packing their bags for the trip.
Since most of the markets and STD booths in Leh Tourism board has its own wireless radiophone network that connects its offices h Ladakh region gets closed before 10 PM, it is better to get in touch with your near and dear ones before evening time. The General Post Office and Telegraph Office available in the Leh town also helps in communication. The state tat Leh, Kargil and Padum with those in Jammu, Srinagar and Delhi.
Anybody can fall prey to acute mountain sickness at an altitude of 10,000 ft above sea level. Therefore, it is necessary to take full rest on the day of arrival and get yourself acclimatized. People with high blood pressure and heart ailments should refrain themselves from planning a trip to Ladakh.
Money and Currency
There are a very few hotels and tour operators which accept credit card (aka plastic money) but charge 2% service tax. In the main Leh city, various private banks such as State Bank of India, Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Punjab National Bank and Axis Bank have placed their ATM machine.
The main language spoken in Ladakh is Boti. Other languages spoken in this region include Brokshat, Changshat, Balti and Shina. Use of English and Hindi languages can be seen in schools, offices and restaurants.