One of the most highly rated trips in recent times is a trip to Leh Ladakh. Nestled in the lap of Himalayas, Leh Ladakh is filled with colorful monasteries, narrow roads, steep curves, scenic snow capped Himalayan ranges, high altitude lakes and some surreal spots. Apart from offering such stunning views and scenic beauty, a trip to Ladakh also challenges you physically and mentally. You not only feel peaceful and closer to nature as you soak the beauty of the scenic locations. But, you also feel the thrill and adrenaline as you cross through the high-altitude passes or as you trek through its adventurous trails. If you are looking for Leh Ladakh tour packages from Kerala then you just at the right place. Experience a trip o your lifetime at Leh ladakh with India Tourism Guide.
One word to describe Leh Ladakh would be ‘pristine’. The place has an essence of untouched beauty about itself. The scenic location of the region seems unvarnished and raw. Nestled at an altitude of 3000 meters, with its high altitude passes, you will feel closer to nature like never before. You witness the beauty of the desert and the snow-capped Himalayas. The place is perfect for people looking for unwinding and relaxing. The crystal clear lakes, ancient culture, alpine flora, and fauna, make Ladakh a strange blend of peace and adventure. Our Leh Ladakh Tour Packages from Kerala offer overwhelming options of adventure, exploration, filled with thrilling fun-filled activities. Our packages are tailor-made to meet the budget.
A trip from Kerala to Ladakh, makes you witness the difference in landscape, culture, cuisine, and climate. The trip to Leh Ladakh might last for a few days but the memories of the trip will last a lifetime. Lachen Palace or Leh Palace is a place tourists must visit while on a trip to Leh. The place was built-in 1553 by Buddhist Kings. The beautiful place with its stunning duns in stark contrast to the clear skies is eye-catching even from a distance.
About 225 km from Leh is the Pangong Tso Lake. The highest saltwater lake in the world is another major attraction in the area. People love to indulge here in night camping, bird-watching, sightseeing, camping, photography and mountain biking. Located at a distance of 150Km in the Nubra Valley. The iconic attraction is known for its wide range of adventure activities. Tourists engage here in alpine wildlife tours and bird watching. The region is rich in redshank, northern pintail, green sandpiper, black-tailed godwit, Tibetan Lark, and Bactrian camels.
Situated on the hilltop in Chanspa, Shanti Stupa was built to promote world peace and to commemorate 2500 years of Buddhism. The place offers scenic views of the entire city of Leh. The place offers a panoramic view of the city and the surrounding mountains. The stupa remains open for visits from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm. The place is famous for its beautiful views of sunrise and sunset.
Instagram is filled with images of Khardung La Pass enough to entice your appetite to pay a visit to this place. The pass remains closed from October to May owing to heavy snowfall. It is one of the most famous locations in the valley and is one of the highest motorable passes in the world.
Magnetic Hill is one of the best stop-over locations on when traveling to Leh via Srinagar-Leh Highway. The place is famous for its optical illusion. Also called the “Cyclonic Hill”, the place gives the impression that the vehicles on the road are traveling uphill, defying gravity, as opposed to traveling downhill.
Monasteries are an important feature of Leh Ladakh. Some monasteries in the region depict prevalent Tibetan cultures while others reflect the legacies of several dynasties who ruled in the region. The region seems to be decorated with beautiful monasteries like Kardang Monastery, Shashur Monastery, Tayul Monastery, Hemis Monastery, Spituk Monastery, Mulbekh Monastery, Thiksey Monastery, Alchi Choskor Monastery, Samstanling Monastery, Phugtal Monastery, and Sankar Monastery to name a few.
Apart from sightseeing, you can also shop for souvenirs and various artifacts in the local markets. The Pathar Sahib Gurudwara also attracts many Sikhs and Buddhist devotees. Located at a distance for 25Km from Leh at a height of 12000ft, the gurdwara was constructed in the memory of Guru Nanak Sahib.
A trip to Leh Ladakh is an entire package filled with fun and thrilling experiences. Nature lovers and adventure seekers both will find this place ideal for a vacation. If you haven’t been to this ‘Traveler’s Paradise’ yet or are planning a trip then get in touch with us to and spend a comfortable vacation in the lap of Himalayas, in your budget.
How to reach Leh ladakh from Kerala
Leh Ladakh and Kerala are on the opposite corner of the country. But, that doesn’t stop travel enthusiasts to embark on a road trip to Ladakh. Two different routes take us to Ladakh. One from Srinagar and another one from Manali. The Leh-Manali Highway is often preferred for bike trips as it a thrilling experience to drive on the gorgeous yet slightly dangerous roads of the highway.
Though coming from Kerala you might not be acclimated to high altitude. Hence, if time is on your side then you can take the route Srinagar-Leh-Manali. You can make Chandigarh as your base point from where you can take the route- Chandigarh-Srinagar-Sonamarg-Kargil-Leh-Nubra Valley-Leh-Pangong Lake-Tsomoriri-Jispa-Manali-Chandigarh. If you wish to travel via train you will have to reach Jammu Tawi, which is the nearest railway station to Ladakh.
You can board the Himsagar Express (16317) which a weekly train and runs on Fridays. You can also catch a flight from Kochi to Delhi and then from Delhi to Leh. If booked in advance tickets would cost you around Rs. 5000 for Delhi and Leh.
Things to Remember for a Leh Ladakh Holiday Package from Kerala
Take ample rest on reaching Leh. Get used to the height before you start exploring to avoid Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).
You appetite may reduce due to AMS. Carry glucose, dry fruits and chocolates as you might need instant energy.
Carry your ID-card, their photocopies and some passport size photographs.
Make sure to keep multiple copies of inner line permits once you have acquired them.
Make a list of important contacts on a sheet of paper as your phone batteries may die quickly during the trip.
Carry enough cash as finding ATMs will be a hard task.
Only BSNL postpaid connections work in the region.
Why Book Leh Ladakh Tour Packages from Kerala with India Tourism
India Tourism have been organizing Leh Ladakh tour packages from Kerala for over 15 years. Our packages can be tailored to fit your budget. Our experienced Leh Ladakh tour guides make sure that you enjoy a comfortable and luxury vacation in Leh Ladakh. If you are planning a trip to Ladakh then contact our Leh Ladakh Travel Experts in Kerala to customize your trip and clear any other queries related to travels, lodging and sightseeing.