What It's Like to Travel to Leh Ladakh: the Land of High Pas

What It's Like to Travel to Leh Ladakh: the Land of High Pas, Leh, India (B)

Julley from Leh! That means Hello in Ladakh and you’ll find that everyone here is itching to say it to you. Leh is the super friendly mountain city that is waiting for you to visit them. When you arrive here, either by bus or plane, you’ll be greeted by the most spectacular panoramic views of snow capped mountains, ancient palaces and Buddhist stupas. It’s also a welcome paradise from the busy, dirty cities like Delhi and Rajasthan.

The best time to visit is actually in the monsoon season between June – September as Ladakh is a dry spot in amongst a country of constant rain! They also shut the road after mid-September so it’s best to visit before then or fly!

It’s beautifully sunny every single day at this time and everything almost looks saturated as you’re closer to the sun and higher up at 3,500 metres! It’s also perfect weather for trekking and is what most travellers flock here for, which I’ll go into later on.

It’s got an interesting mix of cultures and food as it’s on the border of China and its history is closely related to Tibet! You’ll probably question what country you’re in a lot while you’re here and that’s the beauty of Leh. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What It's Like to Travel to Leh Ladakh: the Land of High Pas
Guide Location: India » Leh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sophie Pearce
Read it on Author's Website: http://thirdeyetraveller.com/leh-ladakh/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Castle Tsemo
  • Shanti Stupa
  • Main Market
  • wonderland restaurant
  • World Garden Café