Leh is the district Ladakh is now a dream destination of many and the Mecca of adventure enthusiasts! Leh, one of the coldest deserts in the world is located at a distance of 434 Kms from Srinagar and 474 Kms from Manali (Himachal Pradesh). It is a perfect destination for anyone looking for mountainous ice, solitude, peace of mind, inspiration and to enhance creative ability. This place is frequented by photographers, Artists, Writers and people from other creative fields.
Leh is a destination that requires good amount of time to get explored. Best of Leh is a well-planned tour package of 4 nights and 5 days, taking you to the prime destinations and attractions of this place. Its winter temperature ranges from -7 to -10 degree C, while the summer reaches maximum to 16 -21 degree C
How to reach Leh
There are two routes by road that one could take to reach Leh.
- Leh via Manali
- Leh via Srinagar
The Srinagar – Kargil – Drass – Leh route is less demanding than the Manali – Rohtang – Sarchu – Leh route however the landscape that Manali route takes you through is breathtaking.
The best time to visit Leh
In the summer season, best time to visit Leh via Manali is between June and August when summer is at its full bloom and snow has melted and during the winter season, the best time to visit Leh is between December and February i.e. during winter when you can experience authentic Leh, when there are only a handful of tourists.
Places to visit in Leh
Pangong Lake is the most popular places to visit in Leh and is located just 160 kilometers away from Ladakh. It is a beautiful lake with crystal blue waters with a pleasant weather throughout the year.
At the Lake Tourists enjoy the solitude near the placid waters of this magnificent lake and they take out their cameras to capture the picturesque view of this wonderful place. Black necked Siberian can be spotted near the Mahe marshes, the only breeding place for these rare migratory birds.
Tourists gets surprised if they leave their vehicle at the base of the hill with the brakes unlocked, it will start moving uphill slowly on its own. It’s simply the superpowers you get when you reach this place
It is due to, Magnetic Hill having strong magnetic properties which can pull cars uphill and make Aircrafts go higher in terms of altitude so that they could bypass magnetic interference. Due to this amazing effect, millions of people from all over the world are attracted towards this place.
The valley is named as “the valley of flowers” and it has some of the most beautiful, vibrant and colourful flowers set amidst lush green landscape
This valley gives an experience like as ‘A desert among the snowy hills’. The sand dunes of the Nubra Valley offer the tourists a very much Arabian Nights like experience. It surprises the tourists who came here first time.