Road Distance :
Srinagar - Leh 434 Km
Manali - Leh 473 Km
Srinagar-Kargil 204 Km
Delhi-Leh 1047 Km
Leh-Kargil 234 Km
Kargil-Padum (Zanskar) 240 Km
Leh-Diskit (Nubra Valley) 118 Km
Weather in Ladakh :
Ladakh is a high altitude desert area and called Little Tibet. Tourist season starts from April to second week of October.
April : 3 – 10 Degree Celsius
May - June : 7 – 15 Degree Celsius
July – August : 10 – 20 Degree Celsius
September : 15 – 10 Degree Celsius
Oct – Dec : 10 – Minus 15 Degree Celsius
Dec – March : Minus 35 to 0 Degree Celsius
Activities in Ladakh
Explore Cultural Tourism
Explore Monastic Culture
High Altitude Jeep Safaries and Mountain Bike Safaries
Adventure activities such as – Trekking / Expeditions / Hiking / Safaries etc..
River rafting on Zanskar River and Indus River
Tips / Insurance :
Clients are advised to take the pre insurance against their travel for any unforeseen circumstances and flight cancellation. This is a remote area and evacuating the people from Ladakh to main land may take two to three days. You need to be prepared for flight cancellation in monsoon season but not very often
Your Driver / Hotel personal / Local Guides and Trekking tem expect a tip at the end of services and depends on your overall programme and duration. You may get the details from your representative and tour escort upon arrival in Ladakh.
High Altitude Sickness
Leh is situated at 3500 meter above sea level and if flying to Leh directly means you may have some high altitude sickness after three to four hours of landing. It may vary person to person. Omitting/ Head ace / Breathing problems / Read eye/ Fever / Irritations etc are some of the symptoms which one may feel. It may take 12 hours to 24 hours to acclimatize with the high altitude . This is advisable to everyone to have a complete rest the day you arrive in Leh and avoid sleeping in the day time. Intake the maximum water / Tea ( Black tea is recommended) / Coffee / Soup etc.. which will help. Avoid not to eat the food. In the evening you may have a short walk to the market and advisable areas. Still if feeling bad than visit the nearest state Govt. Hospital for the medical treatments.
Portable Oxygen cylenders can be purchased at the medical shop which may cost you INR 350 – 500. Should you need for the large Oxygen Cylenders during your trek can be arranged on request with an additional cost.
Medical Facilities in Ladakh
You will find base hospital Sonam Norphel Memorial Hospital in Leh is fully equipped with medical facilities and staff is prompt to help the patient. This is in a walkable distance from the main town and 5 minutes drive from the Fort Road.Though you have medical facilities avaliable in Nubra Valley / Kargil.
On tour Guests are requested to carry Original & 2 photo copy (xerox) of any Photo ID proof (Except Pan Card) i.e. Passport / Driving Licence / Aadhhar Card / Voter's ID along with them. Also submit a copy of the same at the time of booking.
Children / Students are requested to carry 2 photo copy (xerox) of school or College Photo Identity card along with them. Also submit a copy of the same at the time of booking.
Temperature goes in lower than 0 degree in Pangong & high passes.
Please carry Heavy woolen & Thermal wear on tour.
All guests have to submit physical fitness certificate traveling to high altitude from MD doctor.
Only postpaid connections works in Jammu & Kashmir state. For better network carry a BSNL/MTNL post-paid connection.
NRI/Foreigners require Valid Protected Area Permit(PAP) for Leh.
Terms & Conditions :
Date of booking to 30 days the cancellation charges will be 25% of the tour cost.
30 to 15 days - the cancellation charges will be 50% of the tour cost
15 to 7 days - the cancellation charges will be 75% of the tour cost
Less than 7 days - Total amount will be forfeited and no refund shall be given.
No show - Total amount will be forfeited and no refund shall be given.
Cancellation Policy is subject to change. It's purely depends upon the cancellation policy of respective hotels. In Peaks seasons, Some hotels may charge 100% cancellation
Refunds normally take 10 working days after the cancellation request has been raised & transferred electronically to your bank account