Ladakh is famous for its remote mountain beauty and distinct culture. It has a unique culture, art, and faith lies cradled in the lap of the Himalayas located on the banks of Indus River. The main city of ladakh Leh is Located at a height of 11,500 ft.(3505 m)above the sea level, it has many beautiful monasteries located on the cliff of mountains and pretty villages & picturesque countryside, high passes, and dramatic mountain scenery. When the rest of India is suffers with summer heat, Ladakh is the destination for you. Somewhere something amazing is waiting to be discovered. Discover and enjoy Ladakh with UT Trips Ladakh at our beautiful, comfortable, and home like stay and we open a window to you for the mysteries and beauty of Ladakh and a door to a once in a lifetime vacation.
45000 square Km
2900 Mts to 5900 Mts
32 to 36 degree North
75 to 80 degree East
+26.17 to –20.53 degree Celsius
3 heads per Km
Distance from Leh to various places
Delhi via manali
Delhi via Srinagar
Tsomo riri lake
How to Reach
There are two ways to reach ladakh with flight and by road; the nearest railway station is Jammu.
Flights: Daily around seven flights operate on Leh Delhi route and twice a week between Leh to Jammu and once a week from Srinagar. Flights also operate on Leh- Mumbai route and Chandigrah- Leh route. Operating Flight companies are Air india, spice jet, Go air and air Vistara
Road:There are two routes the Srinagar to Leh road remains open from early May to November. The Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation operates regular deluxe and ordinary bus services. Taxi service also operates on this road.
The Manali - Leh road remains open from mid-June to early October. Himachal Pradesh tourism, HRTC and Manali private bus union, operates a daily bus services, which takes two days to reach Leh, after a night halt at Sarchu or Darcha. Taxi service also operates on this route.
When to come
Ladakh is open for tourist throughout the year, while the best period for tour and trek is from June to October.
The best period for Chadar trek is from January to Mid-March.
The festivals of Stok, Matho and New Year take place in winter. It is possible to visit monasteries in winter, as there are many centrally heated hotels in Leh.
Trekking and mountain climbing are physically demanding and medical facilities are very limited in the remote areas of Ladakh. You must certify that you are in good health as part of the expedition or trekking
All the money should be changed with authorized moneychanger available at various places at Leh.
Permit & Passport
Tourist don't require permit for Leh; however, all foreigners are required to register at Drass, Rumtse and Sarchu if they are traveling by road.
Tourist traveling by air get themselves registered at the airport.
The tourist are required to get a permit for restricted areas like Tsomoriri, Tsokar, Pangong Lakes, Dhahanu and Nubra Valley, which our company UT Trips Ladakh manages.
Make it sure to carry six photocopies of the permit while traveling, to submit at the Checking points.
Shopping in Ladakh
You can shop unique, beautifully designed products of Ladakh and all products are easily available in Leh main market. The special products of Ladakh are
Prayer flags: No photo of Ladakh is complete without colorful prayer flags fluttering the wind, against a bright blue sky.
Prayer beads, masks, carved pots of brass or copper, bamboo baby cradles, and baskets.
Choktse: Beautifully carved wooden tables painted in stunning colors or varnished to perfection.
Locally designed puppets
Ladakh designed Crockery
T-Shirts & Hats.
Pashmina: Ladakh markets offer several products made of fine Pashmina wool shawls, stoles, gloves, sweaters, socks, blankets and even caps.