Ladakh, a Union territory located in North India is a high-altitude cold desert. Crystal clear lakes, snow-covered mountains, blue skies, bright rainbows–what’s there not to love? The land of Leh is blessed with enchanting landscapes, astounding scenery, marvellous Tibetan architecture, and Monasteries, a place to visit at least once in a lifetime! Capture and experience the happy moments of majestic land along with GoParyatak Leh-Ladakh tour packages! Just send us a message and we’ll help you plan your itinerary for Leh and Ladakh
8 Nights – 9 Days
November to February
Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh
Capital of the state
Leh and Kargil
The state borders the Tibet Autonomous Region to the east, Himachal Pradesh to the south, and both the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the Pakistan-administered Gilgit-Baltistan to the west.
Serene lakes, Snow-clad mountains, Buddhist monasteries, Tibetan architecture
What to buy
Tibetan Handicrafts & Wares, Ladakhi stone Jewellery, Pashmina Shawls and Woollens, Rugs and Kashmiri Carpets, Apricots
Camping by the lakes and valleys, Witnessing enchanting Buddhist festivals like the famous Hemis Festival (June-July), River-rafting, Parasailing, Quad- biking, Ice skating/Ice Hockey, Jeep Safari, Double hump camel rides, etc
What to carry while traveling
Medical kit (Including the Band-Aids, Medicines for a headache, fever, stomach ache, cold and cough syrup, vomiting /dizziness, enough supply of any special medicine that you need, Sunscreen lotion, Torch with extra cells, Insect repellent, Warm jackets, Thermal wear, Sweaters, Woollen socks, Scarf/muffler, Caps, Jackets Umbrellas, Sunglasses, Sanitizer, Water Bottle, Snacks, Phone Charger, Adapter, Power Bank, Spacious bags, Enough Cash, Tissue papers, Mouth Fresheners, Flight tickets, Detailed Itinerary.
Famous Places to visit
- Pangong Lake
- Tso Lake
- Thiksey Monastery
- Khardung-la Pass
- Markha Valley
- Nubra Valley
- Tso Moriri lake
- Hemis National Park
- Diskit Monastery
- Royal Leh Palace
- Shanti Stupa
- Namgyal Tsemo Gompa
- Magnetic Hill
- Zanskar Valley
- Chadar Trek
Things to keep in mind while travelling
- Ladakh lies at an elevation over 3,000 metres above sea level. Hence the altitude must be carefully taken into account when planning a trip in the region to prevent Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) or altitude sickness.
- Try to adapt to high altitude gradually. It is advised to carry tablets for altitude sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).
- It is advised to rest for 24 to 36 hours to reduce the risk of AMS once you reach Leh or Indus valley.
- Stock up on water and snacks including dried fruits, nuts, and cookies before the road trip.
- Drink plenty of water (at least 4 litres per day) and keep yourself well hydrated.
- Avoid excessive physical activities, walk slowly, and take enough rest.
- Avoid alcohol and smoking.
- Eat well, high-calorie and high-carbohydrate meals.
- Protect yourself from the cold and the sun. (It is advised to use a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen lotion, and Clothes.)
- Only post-paid mobile connections work in the area of Leh and Ladakh. One can buy a new post-paid Simcard from a local market for temporary use. Airtel and BSNL connections work in Leh City and most major tourist centres in Ladakh including Pangong Lake, and Nubra Valley. Mobile connectivity is extremely infrequent in Ladakh. After the town of Kargil, connectivity is extremely sparse. There is no 3G/4G connectivity, so it’s impossible to browse the internet using your mobile phone.
- The meals included in the package will start from the dinner on Day One which will be served at the restaurants of the hotel of stay. The enroute meals have to be avail by a guest on his/her arrangement and expenses
- There are many hotels (shacks) along the way, most of which cater well to vegetarian and vegan travellers.
Things to avoid while traveling to Sikkim
- Do not carry unwanted baggage.
- Avoid Smoking and drinking.
- Do not swim in rivers, lakes, or glaciers.
- Avoid the use of slang and touching the locals while talking and maintain a healthy distance when in and around the city.
- Do not point at people.
- Avoid wandering alone at night.
- Stay away from drugs.
ID Documents to carry
- Indians: Four passport size photos and Original Photo ID proof with photocopy like passport, voter’s ID card, driving license, etc., Inner Line Permit (ILP) to travel to the remote places of Ladakh
- Foreigners: Passport, valid visa, Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Inner Line Permit (ILP) to travel to the remote placesof Ladakh.
- An Inner Line Permit (ILP) is an official travel document issued and stamped by the Indian authorities. This document is compulsory to visit Restricted Areas which are valid for a maximum period of 15 days for foreigners and a maximum period of 3 weeks for Indian citizens. There is no limit on the number of times you enter a Restricted Area.
- The Restricted Areas are located near the Line of Control (border with Pakistan) and the Line of Actual Control (border with China). There are several check posts on the roads leading to these areas. You need an Inner Line Permit to visit the following places:
- Khardung La Pass, Nubra Valley and Shayok
- Chang La Pass, Tangtse and Pangong Lake
- Chumathang, Tsaga La and Tso Moriri Lake
- Dha-Hanu Valley and Batalik
Public Holidays (Regional) Tentative*
The Sightseeing point remains closed on
- Central Government & Bank National Holidays.
- Mela Dosmochey (21st and 22nd February)
- Tangpe Chongya (9th March)
- Hemis Tsechu (30th June and 1st July)