Leh Ladakh – The Roof of the World

Leh is the Capital city of Ladakh . It is located at 3505 meters and falls on east of Jammu and Kashmir. It is important not just as a city but also it holds importance as the administrative, cultural and commercial capital. Leh is situated on the Indus shores, and is also one of the most visited Ladakh town. The important monasteries are within 40 kms of distance from Leh. Tourist and travellers, trekkers and adventurers all camp in Leh before setting out for their real adventure. Trekking in Ladakh is a dream of every Adventurer around the Globe.

It is at a distance of 434 Kms from Srinagar and 474 Kms from Manali. Leh district comprises of Leh town and 112 inhabited villages and one un-inhabited village. The total population of Leh district is 1.17 lacs.
You are in for some wonderful times and thrilling adventures. But before we get into the how’s and what’s and why’s, there are some very important notes need to be adhered to and it is a must for anyone who has his or her eyes set on this wonderful landscape. You may have so many questions, concerns and issues that are related to the approach, the climate, the permits and the itineraries itself.


For all those adventurous spirits and nature lovers, Ladakh has loads to offer. It’s closely located in the Trans-Himalayan region. Tourists from all over the world prefer this landscape with the aim of exploring not just the vast expanse the place has to offer but to reclaim their inner soul. There are abundant regions that are thriving in natural treasures. And besides these Ladakh is also famously dubbed as Little Tibet for the boundary it shares with Tibet and playing host to quite a heavy population of Tibetan Buddhists.

lake Leh

No matter what gets written about Ladakh, you are bound to come back with much more memories than what you find on the internet. The experiences are phenomenal and vivid. You will definitely need to take some safety measures since you will be mostly exploring a barren land that has low atmospheric pressures. May to August are the peak seasons to traverse Ladakh and with the aim to provide a first-hand info on this wonderful land you will need some basic and some very important tips that will help you in planning your trip well.

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