• Tips for carrying cloth in Ladakh

Because of elevation and cold desert, with warm summer day and chilling night. Winter gets extremely cold, especially during the night. it is advisable to carry mix match clothing while travelling in Leh Ladakh. Weather in Leh Ladakh can be unpredictable. The temperature fall quite low, even in the month of August.

  •  Is Ladakh worth of a visit? 

Well, though the answer depends on what you are looking for from your vacation, you will surely miss out a piece of paradise if in case you don’t plan a Ladakh trip at least once in your life.

  •  How high is Ladakh from the sea level? 

Ladakh literally mean “ The Land of Many passes” lies between the Himalayan at the height of more 3,000 m+ above the sea level.

  •  How about the oxygen level in Ladakh? Is it safe for visitors? 

Yes, it’s safe to travel to Ladakh, However, once you gain a height of more than 10,000ft, you might experience lack of oxygen. You must acclimatised yourself before going further to higher places. It is true that because of elevation and cold desert there is less oxygen in Leh, as compared to low altitude and plane areas. For any visitors to Ladakh, getting acclimatised is always advisable.

  •  How to get acclimatised? 

Getting acclimatised to high altitudes that is acclimatization is one of the most significant things when you are travelling to Ladakh. Almost all places and attractions in Leh Ladakh is situated above 10000 feet above sea level. Tourists and other visitors might suffer from headaches, dizziness and Acute Mountain Sickness or AMS. Thus, a little planning for acclimatization to the high altitudes of Ladakh surely becomes one of the most important things to do during your Ladakh tour. Please read the mentioned link for more information https://www.princeton.edu/~oa/safety/altitude.html

  • Mobile connectivity in Leh Ladakh?

While in Leh, one can use Airtel, BSNL and Jio ; however, only post-paid connections works in this region. In case, you are moving away from the Leh city, you can only rely on BSNL and Jio post-paid for communication. Electricity can be an issue while in Ladakh. Try to keep your gadgets and devices charged or charge them whenever you have access to electricity.

  • What would be minimum time frame for an ideal Ladakh tour? 

Minimum 5 nights and can be extend up to month or you can even spent whole summer in Leh.

  • Is a road trip possible to Ladakh? 

Yes! You can but Leh is inaccessible from November to April due to harsh weather and/or road closures. The right time to head by road is between May and October

  • What is the best time to visit Ladakh? 

April to Oct = Peak season

Nov to feb: for those who want to experience winter in Leh

  •  Can visitors hire bikes or cars in Ladakh? How tough is it to hire vehicles? 

Almost the entire of Ladakh Valley is dotted with travel agencies that offers bike or car rental services. Also, till one has a valid Driving License and comes under the jurisdiction to ride or drive in India, he/she can hire a bike or car while on a Ladakh tour.

  • Can I rent a car in Leh-Ladakh?

There is no option to rent a self-drive car in Leh Ladakh. You can, of course, rent a local taxi in Leh and ask the driver to let you drive in some sections in case he agrees.

  • Can we go to Ladakh by zoom car?

You can use the outside rented self-drive cars to reach Leh. However, these self-drive rented cars outside Leh Ladakh are not allowed to do any sightseeing within Ladakh including places like Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso, and TsoMoriri.

  • Can I get a self-drive car in Leh Ladakh?

No, there is no option to get a self-drive rental car in Leh Ladakh. You will have to rent a local taxi in Leh to do sightseeing within Ladakh.

  •  Is ATMs available in Leh?

While in Leh, you can find almost all the ATMs of all major Banks but Nubra, Pangong and another place we advise you to carry cash along , there hardly any ATMs.