Leh Ladakh

Ladakh is a region in northern India and is the highest plateau that is located between the mountain ranges and so the climate is cool in the summer and extreme cold in the winter months. Leh is the capital town of Ladakh and Leh Ladakh is a popular tourist destination in India. 

The best time to visit Ladakh is in the summer when the climate is cool and pleasant. The tourist season starts in April when the lakes begin to thaw, the roads begin to open and the climate starts becoming milder. By May, the roads are open, the snow has melted in many areas and this is an especially great time for a biking Leh Ladakh Road Trip which is very famous. July, August, and September are pleasant months in this region but the summer starts waning and the weather becomes unpredictable due to the rainfall. The winter months are a little harsh and suitable for adventure tourism lovers in this area.

Leh Ladakh

Leh Ladakh seems like an inaccessible rugged region that lies between mountain ranges and has a cold climate. Leh Ladakh is more accessible in the summer months rather than in the winter months, and snowfall makes the roads inaccessible. But as tourism has developed in Leh Ladakh, it has become accessible to the tourists and there are many transport options to reach Leh Ladakh:

The tourists can directly travel to the tourist attraction by air as Leh has an airport with daily flights from Delhi and other cities in India and are usually part of the Leh Ladakh Packages. There are road routes through Kargil and Manali which are open in the summer when the roads are clear. Tourists can even travel to the Tawi Railway Station and then take a cab to reach Ladakh. People can travel to Ladakh by road via taxis, jeeps and many tourists love to take a road trip on bikes to reach Leh Ladakh.

Leh Ladakh

There is a unique food culture in Leh Ladakh with influences from cultures all over the region. Ladakhi food is influenced mainly by Tibetan food next door. Barley is extensively grown here and Tsampa is the locally roasted flour made from barley. Dumplings are common as well as momos but some of the main dishes include Thukpa which is a noodle soup and Tigmo which is a local fermented bread and very popular in the cuisine.

There are some good restaurants in Ladakh and the way Leh Ladakh Itinerary is designed; tourists also enjoy the food at the roadside eateries along the highways in this region. Meat, dairy, and fresh vegetables are part of the diet and even yak milk is common in this region. Chhurpi momos, the famous butter-milk tea are very popular with the tourists in this region. The food in this region is very hearty as the climate is harsh and calorie intake has to be high to build strength in Leh Ladakh.

Leh Ladakh

This is a very famous tourist destination with many places to visit in Leh Ladakh. The ancient monasteries in Leh Ladakh are very popular among tourists and are usually included in the Leh Ladakh Trip Programs.

Leh is the capital town with small towns in Ladakh as well as natural tourist attractions worth visiting. Leh Ladakh is a multi-religious and diverse place where there are many natural as well as man made tourist attractions. The tourist places include Hemis National Park, Pangong Lake, Royal Leh Palace, Tso Moriri Lake, Khardung La Pass, Nubra Valley, Magnetic Hill, and Lamayuru Town are the top places to visit. Alchi is a popular hamlet, Zanskar Valley is popular with tourists, and Markha Valley Trek is often on the tourist train for adventure enthusiasts. Trekkers, regular tourist, pilgrims and road trip enthusiasts all travel to Leh and Ladakh as it is a top tourist attractions in Leh Ladakh.

Leh Ladakh

Buddhist tourism plays an important role in tourism in the state and there are around 35 monasteries in the region. There are beautiful monasteries with Tibetan architecture in Leh and Ladakh. These monasteries are visited as pilgrimage sites as well as tourist destinations by people visiting Leh Ladakh. The architecture symbolizes the Tibetan culture and is a hub for Buddhism in the region.
Monasteries in Leh and other towns in Ladakh are part of most trips to this region. The Thiksey Monastery and the Shanti Stupa are the most famous Buddhist sites in Ladakh. Ladakh Tourist Places include many ancient monasteries like The Hemis Monastery, Rangdum Gompa, Lamayuru Monastery, Phugtal Monastery, Alchi Monastery. The Spituk Gompa, Shey Monastery, and Sankar Monastery are also included in many tourist trips. Buddhist culture is very prevalent in this region and just like Lhasa in Tibet, Dharamshala in India, this culture has flourished in Ladakh.

Leh Ladakh

There are many important tips that the tourists need to take into consideration before visiting Leh Ladakh. There is a permit registration process required for tourists, it is mandatory for tourists to travel with valid permits for all travelers. 

Altitude sickness is a major problem for some tourists who visit this region as it is located on the highest plateau in the region. There should be a proper medicine pack that tourists should carry like personal medications, aspirin, Diamox, altitude sickness medication and basic first aid. An important tip is to know where the basic civic facilities in the region like hospitals, clinics, police stations, shopping, banking, and restaurant facilities. Keeping a watch on the weather is a good idea. The roads are closed during the snowfall months so that is something worth knowing as a tourist. Keeping personal documents and identity proofs is always an important tip for a trip to Leh.

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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Ladakh trip cost?
A Ladakh trip for two weeks for two people costs INR 60 K to 70 K depending upon dates of travel and hotel preferences. For more information or any query mail us, info@cosmovisiontours.com.
Which month is best to visit Leh Ladakh?
April to October months are the best time to visit Leh Ladakh. For more information or any query mail us, info@cosmovisiontours.com.
Is Leh Ladakh costly?
Local food and gifting items are not costly except the fabrics made of pashminas plus few Tibetan and Kashmiri handicrafts. Mail us for more information or any query info@cosmovisiontours.com.
How much does it cost for Leh Ladakh trip by car?
Travelling by car from Manali or Srinagar will be less as compered to flight journey, depending upon number of person travelling together. Mail us for more information or any query info@cosmovisiontours.com.
What are the symptoms of High Altitude sickness?
Headache, feeling and being sick, dizziness, tiredness, loss of appetite, shortness of breath are the symptoms of high Altitude sickness. Mail us for more information or any query info@cosmovisiontours.com.
Is there any lack of oxygen in Ladakh?
Yes, Oxygen is less in Leh, it is located at a high altitude - nearly 10,000 feet above sea level. As one climbs higher, the amount of oxygen in the air begins to fall. Mail us for more information or any query info@cosmovisiontours.com.
Which are the best Ladakh tour packages?
Visit our web portal https://www.cosmovisiontours.com/india/leh-ladakh/ and get details on best Selling Leh Ladakh tour packages. Mail us for more information or any query info@cosmovisiontours.com.
What are the best things to do on a Leh Ladakh trip?
Best things to do on a Leh tour are Jeep ride to Leh Ladakh, Leh Ladakh Trekking, Camel Safari on Two-Humped Camels, Go Camping Along the Serene Lakes, Bike Ride to Explore Leh Ladakh and much more. Mail us for more information or any query info@cosmovisiontours.com
Do local Ladakhi follow English?
Ladakhi usually know Hindi and often English, but in villages without road access neither can be expected. Tibetic language spoken in Ladakh. Mail us for more information or any query info@cosmovisiontours.com.
How long does it take to get acclimatized in Ladakh?
The elevation of Leh (the capital of Ladakh) is 3,500 metres above sea level and takes upto 2 days of acclimatization at this height before going to higher altitude. Mail us for more information or any query info@cosmovisiontours.com.

Leh Ladakh is one of the most popular and unique holiday destinations in Northern India. However, most of the travel companies provide standard circuit of Ladakh tours to travelers but we provide 100% specialized customized tours to customers as per their specific requirements and taste. 

This means that our Ladakh tours are designed and customized according to our guests interest and desire. There is a lot of flexibility provided to customers as there are many tours to choose from ranging from 4-day tours to 30-day tours to Leh Ladakh. The customization options provided to customers include hotel, resorts, camps options ranging from standard hotels to elite super-luxury category. This means that a trip to Ladakh can be customized as per our client's interest and choice.

We offer a free quote on the expenses and travel prices of different Leh Ladakh tours along with expert advice to travelers. The advice given by our experts is based on the planning of the tour, on the number of travelers, and also on details about the tours available on tentative dates or months of the year. 

We advise travelers about the best time for them to travel, the hotel options, the preferences available for transportation, the number of days needed to explore the area well and also cater to special customizations and interests of travelers. The tours can be booked for any date and time period without any time limitations and our experts provide the best options of tour programs to suit the requirements.

There are important suggestions and tips that travelers should adhere to while travelling to Leh Ladakh. 

Firstly all travelers need a permit to travel within Leh Ladakh and need to apply for a permit in advance to get entry in Ladakh. Tourist attractions are closed on some days of the week and visiting timings for tourists. 

Indian food is hot and spicy and not very suitable for every palette and it is a good idea to only taste a bite or avoid some spicy meals as health is very important. Research about destinations and travelling within Ladakh, as it's very important at the time of planning and ask us for any kind of doubt or query.

Tourists are usually looking for the best deal and the best prices on offer for a top quality tour for these Ladakh tour packages. We provide plenty of options to customers and the special offers provided by us make it a great deal for customers. For example, 6 passengers or more make a group and are eligible for group bookings.

Group bookings get a special price and can also get the upgrade to Deluxe Package at the price of the Standard. Our tour price of the overall tours is low because of the in house fleet of cars and good contracted rates with top hotels in the Ladakh. This discount often depends on the size of the group and the groups are usually kept private and are not merged with other groups of travelers. This means that groups are individually taken on tours depending on the dates and duration of travel in Ladakh.

Pangong Tso : Pangong Lake, situated at a height of almost 4,350m, is the world's highest saltwater lake in Ladakh.
Thiksey Monastery : Thiksey Monastery is the largest monastery in central Ladakh is famous for its architecture and its location.
Khardung-la Pass : It is the highest motorable pass in the world and known as the gateway to the Nubra and Shyok Valleys in the Ladakh region. 
Nubra Valley : Famous and known for its orchards, scenic vistas, Bactrian camels and monasteries.
Tso Moriri Lake : Tso Moriri lake in Changthang region of Ladakh is one of the most beautiful, calm and sacred (for ladakhis) high altitude lakes in India.
Hemis National Park : Is one of Asia's most well-known natural habitats of the Snow Leopard.
Diskit Monastery : Diskit is the largest and the oldest surviving monastery in Nubra Valley in Ladakh, famous for its 100 ft high statue of Maitreya Buddha.

The folk music of Ladakh, which is heavily influenced by Tibetan music, involves religious chanting.

The chham is mostly performed by monks in monasteries, which is often accompanied by traditional Tibetan instruments. The other famous dances in Ladakh are lharna, jabro, spao, shondol, chartses & mentok stanmo.

The demography of Ladakh too, has played a strong role in shaping its culture as it exists today. Much of the everyday life of the Ladakhi people revolves around the gompa or monasteries, which is a major part of their culture.

Local markets in Leh are flooded with plenty of local stuff, especially during the peak tourist season of June to September. 

Famous things to buy in Leh Ladakh are handicrafts, Buddhist masks, turquoise and Tibetan silver jewelry, Rugs, Kashmiri Carpets, Apricots' Jam, Oil, Leather Jackets, Ladakhi Ornaments, Tibetan Handicrafts And Wares, Pashmina Shawls, Woollens Thangka paintings, Singing bowls and Choktse. 

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Ms Rena Desai, Malaysia

It was a great Leh Ladakh tour we booked through Cosmovision, though it was short 4 days tour but we enjoyed a lot.

 
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