Know Amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Leh- Ladakh : Jammu Kashmir – North India Hill Station

Hill station tour of Leh-Ladakh is renowned for mountain beauty and rich cultural heritage of the Great Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges and the upper Indus River Valley.

Snow carved peaks, translucent Lakes, barren terrain and mystic culture enriched with great Buddhist tradition has made Leh Ladakh, miniature Tibet in India.

On the Leh Ladakh tourism visitors are bound to come across with variety of rare flora and fauna while enjoying the world’s best trekking and hiking trails.

Leh Ladakh is the place revealing the dream of walking on lake / river water because of sub zero winter temperatures.


Vital Tourist Information : Leh Ladakh

Location :
Leh Ladakh is located in the Himalayan heaven of earth in the south Himalaya, surrounded by Karakoram Range in the north and holy Indus river flowing through.


Mountain Range : Karakoram Range


Altitude : 2750 - 3505 Mt


Near By City : Leh


State : Jammu Kashmir [India]


Region : North India


Famous as / For :
Buddhist traditions
Annually held festival Sindhu Darshan
Virgin beauty of Himalaya
Rare Himalayan Wildlife


Weather & Climate :
Leh Ladakh Experiences typical Himalayan climate.


Temperature :
Summer temperatures of Leh - Ladakh hardly goes beyond 27º Cwhere is in the winters sub zero temperature is normal here as in remote areas at winter peak mercury may drops even to (-) 20 º C.


Tourist Season : June to September


Spoken Languages :
Boti is the main language of Ladakh. Hindi & English is spoken at hotels and by people from tourism industry.


Souvenir / Shopping :
Shopping is the fun activity of Leh - Ladakh tour and here one can look forward for purchasing Handicrafts, Captivating clothes, Buddhist masks and Thangka paintings. Locally handmade woolen socks, gloves, caps and sweaters are a favorite of tourists in Ladakh.


Trekking/Excursions :
There are ample space for the trekking at Leh Ladakh. The most impressive thing of trekking here is every trekking tour lost for 6 -10 days and there is over night village stay, opportunity to learn about local life.


Fair & Festivals :
Hemis Festival, held annually in the month of June attracts many thousands of visitors. Dosmochey [February] is popular festival celebration of Leh, like the Ladakh festival held on 1-15 September every year.
Sindhu Darshan Festival is celebrated for 3 days in Leh since 1997. This was started to promote national Unity. It is believed that India got its name from Sindhu River. In a way it is treated as birth origin or cradle of Indian Civilization. Sindhi River is integral to Identity of Nation. Sindhu Darshan festival is organized for three days every year. This is the perfect time to visit the remote region of Leh and Ladakh.


Travel Tips :
Travelers don't need any permit but foreigners need to get registered.


Must Visit Places :
Buddhist Monasteries - Hemis National Park - Zanskar Wildlife Sanctuary


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots : Hemis National Park - Leh Palace - Namgyal hills - Shanti Stupa - Victory Tower - Zanskar Wildlife Sanctuary
Religious Places : Alchi Gompa - Hemis Monastery - Namgyal Tsemo Gompa - Sankar Gompa


How To Reach Leh Ladakh Jammu Kashmir [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
There is no train journey route up to Leh Ladakh. Kalka is the nearest railway station, from where buses, tourist Vehicle are available for getting here by road.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
National Highway 1D connects Leh Ladakh with main land of state. It takes almost whole day traveling but amazingly spectacular road side scenic beauty doesn't allow fatigue to exists.
Shrinagar Leh road and via Simala Manali are the two options for road travel to Leh Ladakh.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Leh is connected with Delhi and Jammu Kashmir by regular domestic flights.