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Tourism in Ladakh

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Best time to visit

Sep - Oct

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  • Trekking
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  • Mountain biking

Weather in Ladakh

Sun, Nov 12 2017

28.87ºC | 17.85ºC

Clear in morning and afternoon and clouds from evening to night

59.57% Humidity

Mon, Nov 13 2017

29.76ºC | 17.53ºC

Clouds from morning to night

63.63% Humidity

Tue, Nov 14 2017

30.8ºC | 20.89ºC

Clouds from morning to night

59.75% Humidity

Wed, Nov 15 2017

28.52ºC | 20.89ºC

Rain in morning , afternoon and evening and clouds in night

73.5% Humidity

Thu, Nov 16 2017

23.1ºC | 20.41ºC

Rain from morning to night

95.75% Humidity

Best Time To Visit Ladakh

Plan your trip during best season to experience the best of this stunning destination

The best time to visit Ladakh is the summer season from May through September. During these months, the weather in Ladakh remains warm and clear. It is also the best time to visit Ladakh by road via car or bike.

Peak Season for Honeymooners:

Summer season is the best time to visit Ladakh for honeymoon as the weather allows all kinds of activities to be enjoyed to the fullest. With so much in store encompassing a bevy of places to visit in Leh Ladakh spoil tourists to indulge in their unparalleled charm. Visit here during the summers (June-September) when the temperatures are moderate and hospitable to its tourists.

Bike Trip to Ladakh:

Summers in Ladakh are characterized by comfortable, and cozy weather with sun shining over the snow clad mountain peaks. The plain sailing roads without any blockage by landslides or snowfall, also make it the best time to visit Ladakh on bike. During winters and monsoons, it becomes quite difficult to travel by road. Warmer weather in summer months (May through early October) makes sightseeing in Ladakh quite enjoyable, and one can cover almost all major Ladakh places such as Pangong Lake and Nubra Valley that are open for tourists.

The best time to visit Ladakh by road is from mid-May to September as the Leh Manali Highway opens up via Rohtang Pass. Mid-September to mid-October is an amazing time to visit Leh and Ladakh as the place is permeated in flamboyance through the Srinagar-Leh as well as Manali-Leh roads. Road conditions are better during this time. For enthusiastic bikers, the best time to visit Ladakh on bike is during the months of July and August as all passes and streets to the land are opened and the land turns exceptionally welcoming.

Let’s have a look at our month-wise segregation to decide on when to visit here.

April - June(2° to 19°C):

With the month of April, travel passes for tourists are open. Hence, summer season is the best time to visit Ladakh. The weather during this time is crisp and the skies are clear, offering splendid views that can be enjoyed through a ride on bike or jeep.

During the late April, the region sees the melting of the lakes, and one can witness a spread of brilliant colours everywhere. And, with the beginning of the month of June, one can hop on an excursion to Rohtang Pass as well.

July - September(3°C to 17°C):

Experiencing irregular heavy rainfalls during the monsoon season starting from the month of July, it is advised not to get on an excursion to Ladakh this time. With frequent landslides, roadblocks, and snow slides, it becomes quite difficult to walk or drive here.

Though, the month of September can be considered as a good time to visit Ladakh. For, the precipitation stops and there is hardly any humidity.

October - March(-9°C to 2°C):

With temperature dropping to minus degrees, it is not recommended to visit Ladakh during the winter season. Covered with snow, driving through roads can be quite dangerous.

However, adventure lovers can choose to hop on Chadar Trek during the months of January to March.


Climate in Ladakh

Summer Season in Ladakh

Summer (April-June): With the mountains warming up and the land blooming, it is a tourist season in this region. The landscape is quite barren framed by the snow-capped mountains giving it a beauty that is like no other, making it best season to visit Leh. The lakes begin to melt (Pangong Tso and Tso Moriri) painting the landscape with beautiful colors. Travelling by road is a popular way to see this region. The Passes Khardung La and Chang La are popular routes to take granting breathtaking vistas to be captured by the cameras. The Rohtang and Baralacha Pass are an ideal way to complete the circuit. This is a trip of a lifetime and the best time to visit Leh by road, many traversing it on a motorbike consider it a rite of passage.


Monsoon Season in Ladakh

Early Winter (September-October): This is the time for trekking and exploring the region on foot making it the Best time to Visit Leh. The cool mountain breeze begins to set into the region. Occasional snowfall lends the region a dreamy glow. This along with the water bodies turning the most alluring shades of blue, the region seems to transform into a dream land turning this time best season to visit Leh.


Winter Season in Ladakh

Monsoon (July-August): With the heavy rains and with all hilly terrains, this region too gets blocked. Tourism shuts down due to the landslides and the ‘moving’ earth. Even though there is a different sort of beauty granted to the region during this season, only tourists in four wheel vehicles brave this region.


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    FAQ's of Ladakh

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    An acclimatisation walk for a day or two is recommended for beginners looking to trek or visit higher altitudes in Ladakh.

    Markha Valley trek, Chadar trek, Stok Kangri Trek, and Padum to Darcha trek are among some popular treks in Ladakh.

    Travellers can stay in a camp in towns along Leh–Manali highway, trek on Chadar River, and expedition to Stok Kangri summit.

    There are several tour operators in Leh that provide rafting packages to travellers on the thunderous rapids of Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

    The time taken for acclimatization differs from person to person. Usually oen must rest for one whole day even if you are feeling ok. Avoid alcohol for a minimum of 3 days, and increase your intake of water. The biggest cause of Acute Mountain Sickness is dehydration.

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