Ladakh is no less than heaven on earth. The beauty of the place is unfathomable, spellbinding beauty of the place will mesmerize you and will show you different colours and natural beauty of the place.
There are a lot of tourist attractions in Leh Ladakh, some of the popular places are Zanskar lake, Pangong lake, Buddhist monasteries, chadar trek and others. The beauty of the place is worth visiting.
You can reach this beautiful place by road and air. Firstly you can take a bus from Delhi and reach Manali or reach Manali by bike from Manali, crossing Rohtang pass, Jispa and Sarchu, you can reach Leh.
It is 14 hrs journey from Manali to Leh and it can the distance covered will be 472 km via Manali Highway and Keylong Road.
The best time to visit Leh Ladakh is during the months of April-May, this is the best time to visit. During this time the temperature hovers from 6-degree Celsius in the day and -5 degree Celsius in the night. This is a suitable time for travellers to explore the city at its best.
Places that can be explored in Leh Ladakh are:
- Zanskar valley
- Pangong Lake
- Nubra valley
- Chadar trek
- Thiksey gompa
1. Zanskar valley
If you are planning the trip to Ladakh then you must know about Zanskar valley, it is one of the best and most visited places in Leh Ladakh and it is a popular tourist destination.
People all across the country come to visit this amazing valley. The path covered with snow reflects the blue sky. It is famous for the seasonal white river rafting. You have to visit this amazing place while you are in Ladakh.
Best time to visit Zanskar is between June to September, when there is less snow and the temperature of the place is moderate. In the time of winters and heavy snowfall, the valley remains closed.
2. Pangong Lake
Everyone has watched 3 idiots, The lake in that movie is Pangong Tso, it is the popular Tourist attraction, it is an ideal picturesque place to have good photos. It is situated on the Changtang plateau in eastern Ladakh region.
If you want to have some good time then you can visit this place in oof season, there will be less crowd. This is the perfect camping site with a ravishing view. Best time to visit is from June to September.
Kargil is the second largest town in Ladakh, situated on the bank of Indus river. You have to visit Kargil when you visit Leh Ladakh. The roads leading to Leh, Zankar and Srinagar also.
It is a total adventurous place where you can enjoy sports like trekking and mountaineering. Best time to visit is between May to July, the temperature is cool and enjoyable.
4. Nubra valley
Nubra valley offers the tourist Arabian Night like experience from Sands. It is one of the top places of Leh Ladakh. It is tri armed valley to the northeast.
It is famous for its two-humped camel, you should visit the place to have a memorable experience. The best time to visit Nubra valley is in the autumn season between July to September.
5. Chadar Trek
Walking on a frozen lake is a next-level experience and is something new and adventurous. Chadar trek is an astoundingly beautiful place, in winters the popular Zanskar river freezes.
Experience the transformation of the river while trekking on it. It changes its colour when the sun shines directly on it and looks phenomenally beautiful and eye-catching. The best time to visit is from January to February.
Alchi is a village located in the Himalayan region. The town of Alchi is the home to Buddhist monastery back 900 years ago. Alchi is a busy village located in the Himalayan region of Ladhak, in the valley of Indus River.
The model town of Alchi is home to an ancient Buddhist monastery. Enjoy river rafting at the place and discover the village life. Best time to visit is from June to September.
7. Thiksey gompa
It is at an altitude of 11,800ft. It is 12 story building with 500 monks residing in it. This has a large collection of a Buddhist monk, journal, scripts, stupas, and Thangka painting.
The best time to visit the place is from October to November.