Thursday, October 4, 2018

Leh Ladakh Holidays

Leh Ladakh Holidays

Leh Ladakh Holidays

Leh Ladakh Holidays

Leh Ladakh Holidays

Leh Ladakh Holidays

Leh Ladakh Holidays is all about travel information of Leh Ladakh region in which we would like to provide knowledge about Leh Ladakh Festival, How to reach Leh Ladakh?,  What to see in Leh Ladakh?,  Leh Ladakh sightseeing Places, Best time to visit Leh Ladakh etc. Many tourist from worldwide want to explore this beautiful Leh Ladakh in Himalayan region. 

     Leh Ladakh Holidays Information

Leh is the capital and largest town of the Union  Territory of Ladakh in India. It covers the area of 86905 Sq. most of the region above 3000 mtrs. Leh Ladakh Holidays is always be a dream destination for all nature Lovers for Indian and foreigner tourist, tourist specially come to enjoy photography tours, adventure activities such as from Manali to leh jeep ride via Rohtang Pass known as summer Ski destination of Manali, Keylong, lots of dangerous passes of himalayan region. If you are travelling from Srinagar to Leh jeep ride via Kargil by covering a distance of nearly 435 kms.
Basically LADAKH name means Land of High Passes, word “LA” denote for Pass and “DAKH” indicate for various routes. Leh Ladakh also known as for Moon land and  Cold Desert because its located in himalayan region due to this topography with temperature reaching to -30 Degree or below in winter time. Summer time is the best weather with quite pleasant temperature between 10-25 degree centigrade which is prefect to enjoy Leh Ladakh Holidays

Basically Leh Ladakh is combination of two district “LEH ” and “KARGIL” and in these region history, traditions, culture and geography is much similar Tibet and majorly people here follow Buddhism. Leh Ladakh Holidays is full of various kind of activities where traveler can enjoy Mountaineering at Stok kangri peak and Kangyartse Peak, bike ride in Leh Ladakh road, river rafting on Indus river etc. Winter time guest can enjoy trek on frozen Indus river and Zanskar river called Chader Trek which is known as full of extreme adventure for adventure loving people.
Leh Ladakh Holidays must cover lots of beautiful destinations such as Nubra valley known as cold desert of India by crossing world highest motorable pass called Khardungla pass, Pangong Lake known as high altitude lake by crossing Chang la pass and Tso Moriri Lake located in the south west of Ladakh region and Tso Kar lake  very close to Manali Leh highway. While driving towards Leh Ladakh from Srinagar via Kargil by following  Indus river everyone can explore Alchi monastery, Likir Monastery, Basgo Monastery, Lamayuru monastery etc. are main attractions of Leh Ladakh Holidays  

Leh city known for Land of monasteries and Gompas where you can visit  many  famous monasteries like Shey Palace, Thiksey monastery, Hemis monastery, Chemrey gompa, Diskit monastery in Nubra valley, Leh Palace, Stok palace etc.

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How to reach Leh Ladakh by road or by Flight

This is very important question asked by many traveler how to enjoy Leh Ladakh Holidays by road or flight, We would like to share below following points:-
Leh Ladakh by road:- There are two ways to reach Leh Ladakh by road either via Kashmir region or Himachal region.

  • We suggest to reach Delhi by flight or train and evening board the volvo to Manali which is approx 550 Km from Delhi and overnight journey. Next day start journey to Leh Ladakh from Manali approx 475 Km by taking enroute night stay at Jispa or Sarchu which takes minimum two days to reach Leh from Manali.
  • Another way to reach Leh Ladakh from Srinagar via Kargil taking as night stop here and distance approx 435 Kms from Srinagar to Leh via Zojila Pass. This journey also completed in two days. 
Leh Ladakh by Flight:- We recommend to book preseason flight to get cheaper fare to Leh airport which is know as "Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport" where many direct domestic flights from  major cities like  Delhi, Mumbai, chennai, Srinagar, Jammu etc to Leh and return operating. 

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Best Places to visit in Leh Ladakh Holidays 

There are numbers of attractions and sightseeing places in Leh Ladakh that are filled with extreme beauty and adventure, around ladakh you can see well- known ancient monasteries, unique Gompas, mountain peaks, wildlife safaris, adventure activity points and mountain trekking etc. 

To enjoy Leh Ladakh Holidays every year lots of domestic tourist as well as foreign tourist are come to visit this beautiful mountain region becoz this place is popular in summer as well as a winter holiday destination. Ladakh untouched beauty, snow capped mountain peaks, lush green valley and secluded spots attract every tourist around the world. With the range of adventure activities that it has to offer such as trekking, mountain biking, mountaineering, river rafting in ladakh and so on, it is well-known amidst adventure enthusiasts too.

Leh Ladakh sightseeing points:-
In Ladakh region lots of tourist attractions and sightseeing places to attract global tourist for Leh Ladakh Holidays:-

Leh Palace, Sankar Gompa, Shanti Stupa, Central Asian Museum, Leh Old Town, Sindhu Ghat, Hall of Fame museum, Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic hill, mahabodhi Meditation center & Main bazaar etc.
Srinagar- Kargil –Leh enroute sightseeing points:- 
This route is full of beautiful locations like Sonamarg, Zojila Pass, Drass, Kargil war memorial, Namika Pass, Lamayuru, Uleytopko, Alchi Likir monastery etc.

Watch this video Kashmir to Ladakh by road via Kargil:

Leh- Pangong enroute sightseeing points:-
Guest can visit Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, Chang La Pass, Durbuk, Tangtse and Pangong Lake.

Watch this video of beautiful Pangong lake:-

Leh -Nubra Valley enroute sightseeing points:-
Here guets can enjoy main attraction point Khardung La Pass (5602 mtrs), Deskit Monastery, Hunder Village, Turtuk village etc,

Leh - Tsomoriri - Tsokar - Leh route sightseeing points:-
This route is basically to enjoy high altitude lake Tsomoriri Lake, Tsokar Lake with Hemis monastery, Chumthang etc.

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Leh Ladakh Tour Itinerary

We would like to suggest some Leh Ladakh Tour Program  in which you can cover major sightseeing of Leh Ladakh Holidays region. Please find the below tour program link with our own regular marketed hotels for reference:-

Leh Ladakh Hotels

We would like to suggest you about best hotel in Leh Ladakh with comfortable stay. To enjoy Leh Ladakh Holidays with our own regular marketed hotels, please find the below hotel video link for reference:-

Best Time to visit Leh Ladakh Holidays

Previously Leh Ladakh Holidays known for summer holidays only but now its becoming too popular in winter season also. 

To explore Leh Ladakh from Manali by road guest can travel only mid may to mid october time becoz road condition totally depends on weather conditions as lot of snow at Rohtang pass so always plan accordingly road journey Manali to leh. 

Another option of road journey from Srinagar to Leh open normally by the end of April and again depend on weather conditions.

To enjoy Leh Ladakh Holidays Flights options are open round the year from major cities specially in winter guest can travel to ladakh by flight only to enjoy top rated Chadar trek on Zanskar river.

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Many tourist choose Leh Ladakh Holidays to see and enjoy Ladakh Festival. Ladakh is an abode for the Buddhist culture and way of life in India and has a number of monasteries to testify to this. Every year global tourist coming to Ladakh to enjoy or celebrate various festival in this region where guest can learn about Ladakhi culture and custom. 
Find the below some of the important festivals which are celebrated in Ladakh and plays an vital role for Leh Ladakh Holidays

Hemis Festival:-
Venue: Hemis Monastery
Hemis Monastery is known as the largest and richest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh region which plays major role to host popular yearly festival day called Hemis Tsechu.

Saka Dawa Festival:-
Venue: All over Ladakh
The Saga Dawa festival is celebrated on the 4th month of the Tibetan calendar.

Sindhu Darshan Festival:-
Venue: Shey Manla
Very Popular Sindhu Darshan is celebrated in Shey Manla which is located 8 kms away from the main Leh city.

Yuru Kabgyat Festival:-
Venue: Lamayuru Monastery
This is two days festival that takes place in every July month in the Lamayuru monastery

Stongday Gustor Festival:-
Venue: Stongdey Monastery
This Festival celebrate every year in June month and venue for Stongday Festival is the Stongday monastery in Zanskar region of Ladakh.

Karsha Gustor Festival:-
Venue: Karsha monastery
Karsha Gustor festival, is celebrated at Karsha monastery, the largest one in Zanskar in terms of the resident months, as it is home to around 100 lamas.

Naropa Festival:-Known as Kumbh of Himalayas
Venue: All over Ladakh

Naropa Festival takes places every 12 years in the Tibetan calendar to celebrate the life of Buddhist philosopher and scholar Naropa.

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Ladakh Weather and Temperature

Best weather for Leh Ladakh Holidays is Summer time which is quite pleasant in Ladakh region while in winter its too hars and cold. Summer time  extends from May to September with temperature between 5-25 degree celcius, while the rest of the year very cold temperature, sometimes its reach -35 degree celcius in some places like  Drass, pangong lake etc. For tourist to enjoy Leh Ladakh Holidays season starts from Mid April to October  02nd week.

  • April : 3 – 10 Degree Celsius
  • May  to June :  In between 7 to 15 Degree Celsius
  • July to August : In between 15 to 25 Degree Celsius
  • September : 15 – 20 Degree Celsius
  • Oct to Dec : 10 degree to  – Minus 15 Degree Celsius
  • Dec to March : Minus 35 to 0(Zero) Degree Celsius
  • Very less rain is expected in this 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.

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Transportation in Ladakh

  • Leh Ladakh is a restricted area which has its own Taxi association and other state vehicles are not allowed to make any commercial practice in this region. Guest can drive own / private car to enjoy Leh Ladakh Holidays but not for any commercial purpose. In Ladakh transportation prices are based on sector wise which are pre-defined by union. All commercial vehicles must to take the permission from the Local Taxi Association before moving to a particular section / sector in Ladakh. Toyota Innova / Scorpio / Tavera Car/ Tata Arya / Maxi Cab – 10 seater / Tempo Traveler are the major vehicle use in Leh Ladakh Holidays for tourist purpose.
Restrictions in Ladakh:
  • In certain area you need to have 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 carry their valid Photo ID while traveling to any places of Leh Ladakh Holidays region.
  • Khardungla pass always close on every monday for the maintenance purposes, so avoid journey on this day.

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Tips and Instruction before traveling to Leh Ladakh

During Leh Ladakh Holidays every Tourist are advised to take the pre insurance against their travel for any unforeseen circumstances and flight cancellation. Ladakh region is a remote area and evacuation of the people from Ladakh to main land may take 02 to 03 days. Be prepared for flight cancellation in every monsoon season but not very often.
Please read the below instructions carefully to enjoy hassle free Leh Ladakh Holidays
  • Acclimatize your body before starting of Leh Ladakh Holidays completely to the high altitude in order to prevent acute altitude sickness.  if you come by Flight to safe from High Altitude sickness better to rest first day of arrival in Leh.
  • Use of Sunscreen , full sleeves clothes we are recommending as the sun rays are so intense and  always wear a good pair of sports shoes.
  • Avoid alcohol and smoking
  • Drink lot of water in order to prevent the altitude sickness
  • If you feel light-headache, nausea, breathlessness and headache contact a Physician
  • Your Driver / Hotel personal / Local Guides and Trekker team always expect a tip at the end of services and depends on your overall program and duration.

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Medical facility in Leh Ladakh: To enjoy Leh Ladakh Holidays health is most important. In Ladakh region only basic hospital Sonam Norphel Memorial Hospital is fully equipped with medical facilities and staff is prompt to help the patient. This is the only hospital in a walkable distance from the main Leh town and 5 minutes drive from the Fort Road.
    Cell Phones & Network:
This is advisable during Leh Ladakh Holidays must have your postpaid connections in Ladakh. Prepaid connections may not work. Airtel / BSNL /Jio are common network at the moment use this network always in Leh Ladakh Holidays.

Leh Ladakh Holidays

Leh Ladakh Holidays Leh Ladakh Holidays is all about travel information of Leh Ladakh region in which we would like to provide knowledg...