Ladakh is often called the land of eternal beauty which attracts adventure junkies every year. This hidden gem of North India is truly a spectacular place for people who love to indulge into some amazing experiences. Not just the rough trails enthralls the travelers, but the mesmerizing and paradisiacal attractions in Ladakh also keeps them standing on toes and keeping their eyes open to grasp all the beautiful sights at one glance. And while all this already gives us a major adrenaline rush, Samrat’s Ladakh trip experience will force you to pack your bags right away and head to this heavenly land. If you’re planning a trip with your gang and thinking what to do, fret not and take down some tips from his own story and make your travel experience a memorable one.
Just to escape our monotonous lifestyle we were looking for a place where we can relax and immerse ourselves in the beauty of nature’s landscapes. I have heard a lot about the beauty of Ladakh and thus without a second thought chalked out our travel plan with TravelTriangle. And true to the words, this place is indeed a mesmerizing destination for adventure junkies and nature lovers.
Details Of Our Adventurous Ladakh Trip
Trip Type: Adventurous Ladakh Trip Experience
Duration: 6 Days and 5 Nights
Travel Agent: Milli Group Of Tour Travels
Package Cost: INR 39,999 (Per Person)
Inclusions: Breakfast, Dinner, Airport Transfer, Welcome drink on arrival, Government Taxes/VAT/ Service Charges, Cab for sightseeing, Double Deluxe room
Exclusions: Lunch, English Speaking Driver, Camel Ride, Entry Fee Charges, Flight, Rafting
Glimpses Of Our Ladakh Trip Experience
From magnificent destinations to picturesque and rough landscape terrains, we traversed the lengths and breadth of Ladakh on our trip. Here’s a glimpse of our Ladakh trip experience that will hopefully leave you inspired to take a trip yourself to this exotic destination.
1. Magnificent Views Of Ladakh Welcomed Us
The picturesque landscapes and the adventurous trails of Ladakh were enough for us to give us an adrenaline rush on our Ladakh trip by bike. Just like we have imagined in our mind, this beautiful land gave us an ultimate high altitude experience while we passed through the mighty Himalayan ranges. The main highlights of adventurous endeavor were the drive to the Magnetic hills, exploring the barren beauty of Nubra Valley passing through the Khardung La Pass which is ranks as one of the world’s highest motorable road. And when we came across the beauty of the Pangong Lake, which is one of the pristine lakes in Ladakh. The clear pristine blue water was like a sight to capture with snow-capped mountains in the background which felt almost unreal to our eyes. Ladakh is not a paradise on earth for the adventure junkies, but its mesmerizing landscapes left us almost speechless.
2. Interacting With Locals Was The Best Part
Apart from the magnificent views, another best thing of our Ladakh trip plan was interacting with the locals. They are very friendly, sweet and welcoming for the tourists. Wherever we went and came across the locals, they greeted us a bright smile and said “Juleh” which is the magical word in Ladakh and used by locals to say hello, goodbye, thank you, how are you. The best part of this place was that even at night it was so safe to walk around on the streets.
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3. We Never Got Tired Of The Ladakh Food
Ladakh was just like a food paradise for us and every dish we tasted was delicious and had that authentic Tibetan flavor. For us, it almost felt like we have come across the hidden gem to taste the most scrumptious cuisine. The best things we got to taste was Thupka, Khambir, Kava tea and Momos. And honestly, we can go back again to this place just to get a taste of these delicious varieties of Ladakh food.
4. Shopping Has Many Varieties
I didn’t go out for shopping, but while roaming around the Ladakh markets we came across some authentic items like Pashmina Shawls, Woolen, Tibetan Handicrafts and carpets which were quite fascinating and looked worth the price.
Main Highlights Of Our Adventurous Ladakh Trip
- Exploring the beautiful city of Leh
- Driving to the Khardung La Pass
- Witnessing the sand dunes and unexplored beauty of Nubra Valley
- Capturing the scenic beauty of the Pangong Lake
Ladakh Travel Tips For Future Travelers
- Check the weather conditions before planning the trip as during winters the region becomes prone to heavy snowfall.
- It will be good if you take proper rest and adjust with the climate on the first day.
- Get yourself a postpaid connection of BSNL or Airtel (which only works here), because there is no connectivity at higher altitudes.
- Don’t disrespect the Ladakhi culture.
- Avoid consuming alcohol and using plastic in Ladakh.
- Don’t travel much in the first two days of your trip.
Our Experience With TravelTriangle
The experience with TravelTriangle was beyond excellent. The agent assigned to us was amazing and very responsive and she was constantly in touch with us and helped us in everything which was required during the trip.
What To Pack For Ladakh Trip
- Inner thermals 2-3 pairs.
- A fleece jacket or windcheater jacket or windproof jacket to prevent the winds.
- Good insulated boots or trekking shoes in winters.
- Woolen socks 2-3 pairs.
- Heavy woolens 2-3 sets – Sweatshirts, pullovers, warm hoodies.
Best Time To Do Leh Ladakh Trip
- Mid May to July. During this time, only the Srinagar-Leh highway opens up and thus, this is just not the right occasion to visit.
- August to Mid-September.
- Mid-September to Mid-October.
- Mid October to Mid-November.
- Mid-November to March.
Did Samrat’s perfect equation of leisure and adventurous expedition gave you some vacay goals? If yes, then pack your bags and plan your enthralling holiday in Ladakh with TravelTriangle and enjoy a fun-filled getaway amidst the mountains with your gang.
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Common Queries Before Planning A Trip To Ladakh
What is Ladakh famous for?
Ladakh is famous for its picturesque landscapes, unique culture, magnificent monasteries and adventure spots which will definitely give you an adrenaline rush.
What are the main tourist attractions in Ladakh?
Pangong Tso Lake, Zanskar valley, Nubra Valley, Khardung La Pass, Magnetic hill and Spituk Gompa are some of the best places to visit while in Ladakh.
Is Ladakh safe?
Ladakh is a pretty safe and secure region where one can travel without any fear and enjoy a walk on the streets even at night.