Whether you are a solo traveler or you are the one who loves to travel with their flock of peers, every one of us has a list of must-visit places in our lifetime and Ladakh is that one place! Located in the North-Indian territory of Jammu and Kashmir and bounded by the Great Himalayas on one side and the Karakoram range on the other, Ladakh is widely known for its awe-inspiring landscape and unique culture. Despite its lack of modern infrastructure, luxurious hotel facilities and with the most treacherous roads in the world, Ladakh tour packages are some of the best-selling holiday packages in India.
Ladakh evokes the visions of some Martian landscape. With towering mountains, ancient Tibetan monasteries, shimmering lakes, welcoming locals and elusive wildlife, Ladakh remains on the top of the bucket list of many adventure seekers. The thrill of crossing high-altitude passes on a bike, the joy of seeing surreal lakes like Pangong, the panoramic views from monasteries perched on a hill, and the taste of local cuisine doesn’t fade quickly after spending a holiday in Ladakh. It’s a destination that attracts nature lovers, adventurers, honeymooners and families alike. So, book the best Ladakh trip package to enjoy all the things ranging from monasteries to wildlife.
Bestselling Ladakh Tour Packages
|Holiday Packages For Ladakh
|Offbeat Leh Ladakh Tour With Turtuk
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|Thrilling Leh-Ladakh Trip Package
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|Ladakh Trip With Nubra Valley
||6 Nights/7 Days
|Bestselling Leh Ladakh Travel Package
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|Adventurous Ladakh Vacation Package
||7 Nights/8 Days
|Enigmatic Leh Ladakh Holiday Package
||9 Nights/10 Days
|Offbeat Ladakh Package Including Tso Moriri
||9 Nights/10 Days
|Alluring Leh-Ladakh Holiday Trip
||9 Nights/10 Days
The second largest district of the country, the cold desert of Leh is well-connected to major cities of India via different ways of transport - air, rail, and road. As a result, you can book Ladakh tour packages from India, depending on your current location. Ladakh tour packages from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, or Kolkata offer travelers a chance to explore the stark yet beautiful landscape of one of the most beautiful places in India.
Ways To Reach Leh-Ladakh
The geographical location of Ladakh makes it an ideal destination for anyone who is looking for an adventurous trip. The way towards Ladakh is scenic as the mountains are bestowed with snow along with turquoise blue waters and frozen lakes. There are various ways to reach this beautiful destination according to your own convenience.
One of the easiest ways to is by air. Yes! The nearest airport is located in Leh, that is, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport. This airport is well-connected with almost all the states in India. Moreover, there are daily flights available from Delhi. As it is a military terminal, checking over there is a bit strict and according to the regulations. Hence, it is advised to keep handy all your documents required while checking. You can book a taxi for covering the destination left which will be easily accessible outside the airport. Do not forget to do your flight bookings according to the Ladakh trip package that you have booked with your agent.
Many tourists and travel enthusiasts plan a bike trip to Ladakh to enjoy the serene beauty of the place and make the most of Ladakh tour. It is considered as one of the world’s top three highest mountain passes that can be covered through a vehicle. Riding through this enchanting place makes you feel out of the world. You can cover the distance via two routes:
- Leh-Srinagar Highway: The total distance from Srinagar to Leh is 434 kms. This route gives you some spellbinding views of the mountains while covering Sonmarg, Kargil, Mulbek, Zozi La, Drass, Saspol and Lamayaru.
- Leh-Manali Highway: Covering around 490 kms, this route lets you through different passes like Rohtang, Kokshar, Darcha, Gramphu, Baralacha La, Lachulung La, Tanglang La, Gata Loops, Gya and Karu.
It is important to choose the right bike to cover the uneven path without any mishappenings. Therefore, tourists generally opt for Royal Enfield, Bajaj Avenger, Hero Impulse and other heavy-duty bikes. The cost and documents vary for different providers.
If you are traveling in groups with family or friends and if you love road trips, then this your option. You can go there by car, jeep or hire a taxi. Moreover, traveling by road is way more cheaper than traveling by air but it is time consuming. You can reach Ladakh via Srinagar, Manali and Chandigarh, depending upon your location in India. However, the highways are closed during the winter season due to heavy snowfall. The road trip takes you through the passes like Zoji La Pass and Tanglang La Pass.
Bus rides to Ladakh are usually bumpy due to uneven roads at some points. There are two routes which lead to Ladakh, one from Manali via Rohtang Pass (opens from June to September) and another from Srinagar via Zoji La Pass (opens from June to October). Interested peeps can book a bus ticket from Delhi as direct bus services begin from there.
The closest railway station to Ladakh is Jammu Tawi which is 700 kms away from Ladakh. The station is well-connected with Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata. Other railway stations are Chandigarh and Pathankot, however, they are quite far from the destination and thus are advised not to opt for.
Which Season To Pick For A Perfect Trip?
It is important to explore a place at its best time so as to enjoy the trip to its fullest. Here is a detailed account of weather in Leh and Ladakh during different seasons. Go through it before booking Ladakh packages so as to enjoy the place to the fullest.
April to Mid-May
In April, the place starts to receive tourists from all over India as well as the world. Marking as the beginning of the tourist season, restaurants, hotels and guest houses start to welcome travelers. They also offer heavy discounts so as to attract more customers to their abode. Moreover, many agents might give best deals on Ladakh travel packages at this period. By late April, the Pangong Tso and Tso Moriri Lakes start to melt, uncovering the turquoise color and beguiling views. However, Both Chang La and Khardung La passes remain covered with snow owing to which they are inaccessible during these months.
Mid-May to July
The Srinagar-Leh highway opens up during this time, thereby giving route to the road travelers. Moreover, in early June, one can travel from Rohtang Pass too. However, due to rapid melting of snow, the roads remain wet and slippery but the sides are covered with snow and this path gives once in a lifetime views to the travelers.
August to Mid-September
During the monsoon season, the rivers are full of fresh water and the weather is cold. However, it is risky to travel at this time due to landslides and slippery roads. But the Zoji La Pass and Barachala Pass are rain shadow areas which receive less rainfall, thereby making Ladakh accessible.
Mid-September to Mid-October
The whole place is imbued with beautiful colors at this point of time. During this time, the levels of water recede too and the weather is dry with occasional snowfall bringing a bit of chill. Additionally, the roads are in better condition after maintenance due to rainfall. Another fantastic advantage while travelling at this time is that you get to witness the Ladakh Festival.
Mid-October to Mid-November
By this time, the place is completely in sub-zero temperatures all the locations above 14,000 ft. The tourists tend to leave the place by this time and restaurants get closed, thereby abandoning the place till winters.
Mid-November to March
During the winter season, Ladakh gets cut-off from the rest of the parts of India. Nonetheless, roads through Nubra Valley and Pangong Tso are kept open in winters also. The temperature dips further with each passing day. Some tourists come for the famous Chadar trek in February and March.
Best Time To Visit Ladakh
Sitting at the height of 9,800 ft, Ladakh is a high-altitude cold desert surrounded by great mountain ranges and massive glaciers and receives very less amount of annual rainfall. The best time to visit Ladakh for a fun-filled vacation extends from April until October including the peak season from May to June when tourists from all around the globe choose economical Leh-Ladakh holiday packages. During these months, the maximum temperature fluctuates between 14°C - 18°C. Thrill-seekers avail adventurous Leh-Ladakh tour packages for the months of winter, i.e. December to February, when the temperature drops below 0°C, especially for Zanskar Chadar trek.
You can enjoy outdoor thrills in Nubra Valley, swimming and camping at Pangong Lake, and click selfies at Khardung La Pass on Ladakh holidays. Make your getaway to Ladakh special by availing the best itineraries by TravelTriangle. Go through our list of all-inclusive Ladakh vacation packages mentioned above and enjoy a hassle-free trip to Leh Ladakh.