Magnetic hill is a Cyclops hill which is also known as mystery hill, gravity hill or gravity road. Magnetic hill pulls the vehicle upwards. Situated at 30Km from Leh, around 14,000 feet above sea level. It’s a major tourist attraction in the valley and perfect stop point for travellers travelling on highway.
The magnetic hill is famous for its optical illusion, which basically means that you see the things different than what they are. Out of the many optical illusions recorded, one of them is Gravity Hill. Which means that the downhill slope appears as an uphill slope.
Magnetic hill is at 32Km from Leh international Airport, connected with major airports in India.
Best Time to Visit
Best time to visit is between June to Oct. The roads are clear at that time and it’s a good time to explore the magnetic hill.
The eating joints are not available in the region. If you will be lucky enough you will find few homestays. Therefore, it is always better to keep your stock of snacks in your vehicle before you plan to travel to Magnetic hills.