India is a land of diversity. What better way to experience this diversity than traveling from the southern part of the country to the northern parts. Up in the north, settled in the laps of Himalayas, Leh Ladakh is one of the most peaceful, scenic and off-beat locations in the country. In recent times Ladakh has gained immense popularity among tourists from all over the world.
Every travel enthusiast and seasoned trekkers have Leh-Ladakh almost at the rim of their bucket list. A trip from Chennai to Leh Ladakh can make you witness the true beauty of nature, visit ancient Tibetian monasteries, beautiful valleys, adventurous treks, scenic lakes, taste delicious Ladakhi cuisine and ensure a trip filled with wonderful memories.
Backpacking enthusiasts or not, the spell-bounding pictures of Ladakh on the internet attracts every eye that falls on it. However, people abscond their plans to Ladakh on the planning stage or do not let themselves think about visiting due to the hassle of traveling. We can help you with everything right from planning, traveling, lodging, food. Our budget-friendly Leh Ladakh Tour Packages from Chennai allows you to tap into a world so different from our everyday city life. Our itineraries are planned by people who know the area through and through. We make sure that our tourists enjoy the best of Ladakh in the number of days available to them and in the most convenient way possible.
Set at an altitude of 3000 meters, Ladakh is a spellbinding land of high altitude passes, throwing constant surprises at every step. It allows the visitor to witness the beauty of the desert and the snow-capped Himalayas. It’s heaven for people looking for unwinding and relaxing. With snow-capped mountains, crystal clear lakes, ancient culture, alpine flora and fauna, Ladakh is a strange blend of peace and adventure. Our Leh Ladakh Tour Packages from Chennai offer overwhelming options of adventure, exploration, and fun. Our packages are tailor-made to meet your needs and budget.
A trip from Chennai to Ladakh, the difference in landscape, culture, cuisine, and climate is something to experience at least once in a lifetime. Several popular Ladakh tourist places attract several people from Chennai each year. The trip usually lasts for a few days but the memories last forever. Leh Palace, which is also called Lhachen Palace, people visiting Ladakh cannot fail to visit this place. Built-in 1553 by Buddhist Kings, the place is sure to catch your eye even from a distance, owing to its stunning duns in stark contrast against the clear blue skies.
About 225 km from the city of Leh, Pangong Tso Lake, the highest saltwater lake in the world, is another major tourist attraction in the area. Several tourists visit the place to engage in bird-watching, sightseeing, camping, photography and mountain biking. The place is popular among tourists for night camping. In the winters the lake freezes completely allow trekking. Nubra Valley, located at a distance of 150Km from Leh is also an iconic attraction. The place is known for its wide range of adventure activities it offers. You can also participate in the alpine wildlife tours and bird watching. The region has redshank, northern pintail, green sandpiper, black-tailed godwit, Tibetan Lark, and Bactrian camels.
Shanti Stupa on the hilltop in Chanspa, Leh, was built to promote world peace and prosperity and to commemorate 2500 years of Buddhism. The place overlooks the entire city of Leh and provides a panoramic view of the city along with the surrounding mountains. The best sunrise and sunset can be viewed from this place. The stupa remains open for tourists from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm.
The images of Khardung La Pass on Instagram is enough to entice people to pay a visit to this place. The pass remains closed from October to May due to heavy snowfall. It is one of the primary locations in the valley that attracts several tourists from both India and abroad. It is one of the highest motorable passes in the world that can be scaled on a jeep or a bike.
Located on the Srinagar-Leh Highway, Magnetic Hill is a place of optical illusion. Also called the “Cyclonic Hill”, the layout of the area and the surrounding area gives the appearance of a hill. The roads are download but the objects and cars on the hill road appear to move uphill, defying gravity, rather than downhill.
Monasteries instantly catch your eyes in Ladakh. While some depict prevalent Tibetan cultures others tell the legacies of several dynasties and kings who ruled the region. The valley is dotted with beautiful monasteries which have Kardang Monastery, Shashur Monastery, Tayul Monastery, Hemis Monastery, Spituk Monastery, Mulbekh Monastery, Thiksey Monastery, Alchi Choskor Monastery, Samstanling Monastery, Phugtal Monastery, and Sankar Monastery.
Apart from these major tourist attractions, you can also visit the Leh Ladakh market for shopping. The Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, another sacred holy place for both Sikhs and Buddhists. It is constructed in the memory of Guru Nanak Sahib. About 25Km from Leh, the place is situated about 12000 ft above sea level and has a mystical story connected to it.
Ladakh is one of the most peaceful and scenic places, it offers an entire package of fun-filled activities. If you haven’t visited the region yet and then plan your trip now. Get in touch with us and organize your trip.
Traveling from Chennai and Leh Ladakh
Winters in Ladakh is chilly. The highways remain closed due to heavy snowfall. Though, experienced travelers and trekking enthusiasts opt for winters to visit the place for enjoying various treks including the Chadar Trek which takes place during this season. Most people, especially new amateur travelers, are advised to avoid winters and monsoons months.
The Srinagar-Leh Highway open around late April or early May. Leh-Manali Highway opens in June. April to June might be an ideal time to visit the place. Or, September to October can be an ideal month to plan a visit.
There are no direct flights are available between Chennai and Leh. Connecting flights are the only option available. Most travelers prefer to take a flight to Delhi and travel via road in bike, bus or train via Leh-Manali Highway to Leh. While traveling to Leh one sees the transition from metro cities to countryside villages to beautiful hills. The trip takes you through sharp bends, miles of barren land, scenic valleys, waterfalls, and snow-capped mountains.