Ladakh (Leh) Experience: Ladakh was the dream destination of mine for long. well you reach ladakh by air from Delhi. taked about an hour.The plane flies over majestic snow clad mountain peaks. and as you descend in leh ,the plane goes betwwen mountain ranges, and you fel you could touch the tip ot the mountain. aflight which will leave you delighted of god's creation and man's adventure.
best time to visit would be from august to October.You need abt 5-6 days to enjoy the place at your leisure.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Ladakh has numerous places for the sight seer in you.We have the monastries ,which emanate an aura of peace and happiness all around you .convenient transport is available by non-ac-suvs to visit thes monastries. then you visit the palace of leh., shanthi stupa. for the adventurous the drive on khardungla pass, thro the highest motorable road in the world,is a lifetime experience. you sip hot piping tea at the free tea stall managed by indian army,and have maggi in the world's highest cafeteria. don't miss this!!
The snow capped mounts and white meadows, with yaks grazing,and an occosional marmoset will excite you. your camera lens will be occupied throughout this drive down to the camo site at Nubra valley. Enchanting in its beauty and the exquisite beauty of the valley ,makes you want to stay back. you can camel ride the sand dunes here. Next you must visit the mystique pangong lake .Drive through the chang-la pass and the 150 km lake is words cannot describe!.just awesome and an element of god's grandeur aquamarine and blue waters are wonderful.
You have plenty of water sports.
1) River rafting
2) Motorbiking and more
Advise to go with guides and proper gear
shopping, well many handicraft shops, selling tibetean curios, and woolen wear,(need to be good in bargaining) precious stones and jewellery are also tempting.
food well you get authenticindian and Ladakhi and tibetean food in all places
momos and their soups are wonderful.Apricots are grown in ladakh,and they have a desert made with apricots in sugar syrup. Try it out.
Activities & things to do: River rafting.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Carry warm clothes and proper shoes.Sunscreen and caps and shades are must
acclinatization at high altitude is important and hence rest on the first day at Leh is advised.Respiratory and cardiac problems may get aggravated.
Reach air from Delhi.Road from Srinagar, Manali.
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