9 Amazing Places to Visit in Leh Ladakh in April 2022

Ankita | Updated on May 27, 2022

Who doesn’t need an escape in life to break the monotony? For some, it is to travel which gives a moment of self-introspection. And if you are someone who is looking for the best places to visit in Leh Ladakh in April 2022, you have come to the right place. Leh Ladakh, a place where you will be lost in the beauty and serenity of rugged terrains, seek solace in a plethora of Gompas, and satiate your adventure cravings by enjoying various thrilling activities. So, without further ado, let’s look at some of the must-visit places and things to do in Leh Ladakh in April that will make it a lot easier for you to plan your trip to this fantastic world of heavenly bliss.   

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Pangong Lake: Feel True Bliss at the Color Changing Lake

Pangong Lake

Famed to be the world’s highest saltwater lake, Pangong Tso is one of the most popular tourist attractions that may be it doesn’t even need any introduction. It has grabbed the attention of many travellers and shutterbugs. The picturesque setting of the lake with splendid mountains, scenic vistas and pristine water would take you to a world that you have always dreamt of. It is said and witnessed that the lake changes its colour appearing green, red, blue and grey at different times of the day. 

Best time to visit Pangong Lake: April to September is considered to be the ideal time to visit Pangong Tso. 

How to reach Pangong Lake: There are several bus services that are operational from Leh to reach Pangong Lake. Tourists flying to Leh will get a private or shared taxi from Leh Bus Stand to reach Pangong Lake.

Lamayuru: Find Yourself Close to Moon 

lamayuru

Have you ever or wished to see a moonlike landscape with your naked eyes? Yes? Lamayuru is the right place to be in for your  Leh Ladakh trip in April. The landscape of Lamayuru is divine, sublime, surreal and moonlike with old geographic formations and the magnificent Lamayuru Monastery. The place is so dreamy that it has rightly been called ‘Moonscape for tourists.’ 

Best time to visit Lamayuru: The months between April and September is the ideal time to visit Lamayuru as the weather in Leh Ladakh remains pleasant. 

How to reach Lamayuru: Lamayuru is on the road from Leh-Srinagar Highway. So, can be visited by booking a private or shared cab from either Leh or Srinagar while on the way to Leh. Several buses ply from Srinagar to Leh and visa-versa. So you can plan your trip accordingly. 

Zanskar Valley: Discover Your True Self in the Calmness 

Zanskar Valley

Yet another best place to visit in Leh Ladakh in April 2022, Zanskar Valley offers you complete solace and serenity that will soothe your mind and soul. The tourist destination is less crowded and extremely beautiful where you can spend endless hours in peace. Clear blue skies, pleasant weather, sparkling water bodies, and what else do you need to disappear in the folds of time and discover your true self. 

Best time to reach Zanskar Valley: May to September is the ideal time to plan your trip. Adventure activities including trekking, water rafting, paragliding are the best things to do in Leh Ladakh’s Zanskar Valley. 

How to reach Zanskar Valley: The best and the fastest route will be the road from Srinagar-Kargil-Padum. When travelling from Manali, the Leh-Kargil route would be right. You can travel from the Manali-Leh Highway to reach Leh and from Leh to Kargil to Padum. 

Khardung- La Pass: Ride to the World’s Highest Motorable Mountain Pass

Khardung La Pass

To all the bikers out there, get your adrenaline rush pumping by riding through the world’s highest motorable pass. The place is a must-visit for your Leh Ladakh trip in April that will offer you memories to cherish for a lifetime. Gateway to Nubra and Shyok valleys, Khardung La Pass is an endless world of scenic panoramas. Apart from thrill-seekers, nature lovers in search of solitude can visit Khardung La Pass.  is one of a kind. Come here to witness the beauty and bliss altogether. 

Best time to visit Khardung La: The ideal time to visit Khardung La is between April to October. 

How to reach Khardung La: Khardung La is approx 40 km away from Leh. From Leh, you can book a taxi to reach Khardung La. Regular buses ply from Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung La Pass. Bikers can reach the Mountain Pass easily without any hassle. 

Magnetic Hill: Go Against Gravity at the Gravity Hill

magnetic hill leh ladakh

A place where science takes a backseat. Yes, this place is Leh Ladakh has no gravity. There is a yellow board in the Magnetic Hill instructing you to park your vehicles at the base which is also known as magnetic road. The moment you park your vehicle there, you would see it rolling uphill against gravity on its own. Isn’t it mind-blowing? This place should definitely be on your list of top places to visit in Leh Ladakh in April 2022. 

Best time to visit Magnetic Hill: April to September are months to best plan your Leh Ladakh trip in 2022. 

How to reach Magnetic Hill: The easiest and the most convenient way to reach Magnetic Hill is the Manali-Leh highway. You can book a private or shared taxi from Manali to Leh that would cover a distance of approx 427 km. Also, there are several private and state transport buses that frequently ply from Manali to Leh. 

Hemis Wildlife Sanctuary: Say Hello to the Exotic Flora and Fauna

Hemis National Park

For the love of exotic flora and fauna, head to Hemis Wildlife Sanctuary on your Leh Ladakh trip. Being here, you will witness the wonders of nature with alpine vegetation like Veronica, Gentiana, Anemone, Lloydia, etc; and animals like wild sheep, ibex, shapu, and goats, bharal, dholes etc. A visit to Hemis Wildlife Sanctuary will let you take a look at around 70 different species of birds including Robbin acceptor, Himalayan whistling Thrush, Throated thrush, etc. that will blow your mind away. And all this you can do by enjoying a Jeep Safari. 

Best time to visit Hemis Wildlife Sanctuary: April to October is the best time to visit Hemis Wildlife Sanctuary. The weather in Leh Ladakh in April will remain pleasant. 

How to reach Hemis Wildlife Sanctuary: The Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of approx 50 km from Leh. So you can book a private or shared taxi to reach Hemis Wildlife Sanctuary. 

Tso Moriri Lake: Find Yourself in Peace at the Hidden Gem of Leh Ladakh 

Tso Moriri

When on a trip to Leh Ladakh, you can’t miss out on visiting the beautiful offbeat destination, Tso Moriri. Located in Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary, Tso Moriri Lake is for those who are in search of solace. With splendid mountains all around as the backdrop is beautiful and rare birds, you will find absolute bliss that you wouldn’t feel like leaving the place. 

Best time to visit Tso Moriri Lake: May to August is the ideal time to visit Tso Moriri. 

How to reach Tso Moriri: You can reach Tso Moriri from Leh by booking a taxi which would take around 6-7 hours. Tso Moriri Lake is also connected from Pangong lake directly by the Chusul-Tsaga La-Loma-Mahe route.

Kargil: An Adventure Hub for the Thrill-Seekers 

Kargil

Your holidays in Leh Ladakh 2022 is incomplete without visiting Kargil. Situated on the Srinagar-Leh highway. Kargil is one of the top tourist attractions in Ladakh. It is known as an adventurous hub for activities like camping, river rafting, trekking, mountaineering and more. So, if you are a thrill-seeker, head to Kargil to experience something that you have never done before. Apart from this, there are many old gompas and monasteries that will come in your way when wandering in the lanes of Kargil. 

Best time to visit: The months from May to September are the best to visit Kargil. 

How to reach Kargil: Kargil is connected to Srinagar and Leh via NH1. You can either avail bus or book a taxi. 

Tso Kar: Dance and Dream at the side of this Serene Lake

Tso Kar Lake

Enclosed by lofty mountains, Tso Kar is situated in a remote location. The surreal beauty of the place will leave you wonderstruck. The rich wildlife and flora make the place a must-visit and one of the best places to visit in Leh Ladakh. Also, if you are lucky enough you would even get to witness the black-necked cranes. Isn’t it exciting? 

Best time to visit Tso Kar: May to August is the best time to visit Tso Moriri. 

How to reach Tso Kar: If you are travelling from Manali to Leh by road, then you will witness it on the way. Just take a short diversion of about 20 km from Debring and there you will reach the lake. The second is, if you reach Leh by flight from other parts of the country or via Srinagar, take the road to Tanglang La and visit Tso Kar via Debring. 

With this our virtual tour to the best places to visit in Leh Ladakh in April 2022  comes to an end. Hoping that you are done deciding where to go for your Leh Ladakh trip.  If there is something else that you need assistance with like finding the perfect Leh Ladakh tour packages, then we have your back. 

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