Here’s Why Should You Definitely Travel To Ladakh This Month!
A land with unparalleled views, stark beauty, stunning landscapes, high mountain passes, warm and friendly people – is how one can describe Ladakh without any second thoughts. This slice of paradise, Ladakh, is a region located in the Jammu & Kashmir state of India. One of the sparsely populated areas, and therefore, is home to some of the most pristine and untouched lands in the country.
Given its harsh terrain and challenging weather conditions, Ladakh had managed to stay hidden and rarely explored for several decades. With the advent of travellers, adventurers and explorers since a few recent decades, Ladakh is now one of the most popular destinations in India for all kind of…show more content… The unique Himalayan flora and fauna also draws a lot of photographers and wildlife enthusiasts. Pangong Tso made famous by a Bollywood blockbuster “3 Idiots” sees increasing number of visitors each year.
Festivals Of Ladakh
The best way to experience a place is to witness its true colours, heritage and culture. And the best way to see all of this through its festivals. Ladakh celebrates many festivals in full pomp and grandeur. One of its famous festivals, the Hemis Festival just got over. But don’t worry since the peak season is just taking off, there’s a galore of colorful festivals and celebrations coming up.
If you couldn’t make it for the Hemis Festival, you can still plan for the other upcoming festivals. As Ladakhis prepare for the following celebrations, here’s why you should plan a visit to Ladakh this…show more content… You can club your trip to Ladakh in accordance to the festival dates to experience the essence of Ladakh and witness its unique culture and heritage through these festivals and celebrations.
Best Time To Visit Ladakh
The roads to Ladakh are snowbound for the major part of the year. Months of summer through early winter i.e., between April to September are ideal for planning a trip to Ladakh. Winters can get biting cold, and flying in is the only way to enter Ladakh as the roads are closed. However, a lot of adventurous souls do visit Ladakh during winters for its famous Frozen River Chadar Trek.
How To Reach Ladakh?
By Air: Leh Airport has regular connecting flights to and from Delhi, Jammu, Srinagar & few other places. Flying in to Ladakh will offer stunning vistas of the upper Himalayan mountain ranges and is the most beautiful sight ever.
By Train: The nearest railhead is at Jammu Tawi, which is 700 km from Ladakh and connected with major cities like Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. Other options are Pathankot (773 km) and Chandigarh (1000 km) railway stations, from where you can board a bus or hire a