An enchanting land nestled in the lap of mighty Himalayas, Ladakh is not just a place but a feeling that everyone should experience. Monks dressed in maroon robes, turquoise lakes, rugged mountains, treacherous roads, ancient monasteries are the first things that appear in front of our eyes as soon as we picture Ladakh in our mind. The celestial beauty and splendour can be witnessed by taking the Leh Ladakh trip. And when it is about travelling from Chandigarh, your trip will become even more magical. At Go2Ladakh, we offer the best Leh Ladakh tour packages from Chandigarh so that you can explore the scenic terrains of this region.Come and delight in the beauty of myriad places to visit and enjoy a variety of thrilling activities. No matter whether you are up for a short trip, a long adventure-filled tour or simply a relaxing one, choosing from our Chandigarh to Leh Ladakh tour packages you will get unmatched experiences. With us, explore the alpine lakes, splendid Buddhist monasteries, gushing rivers, relish local food, learn about the culture & history of the region that will not just soothe your mind and soul but enrich all your senses and make you feel re-energised.
A trip to Ladakh can be planned at any time of the year. However, the best time to visit depends on several factors including what travel mode you choose, the kind of experience you are looking for in Ladakh. Choosing our Leh Ladakh tour packages from Chandigarh, you get to travel at the best time of the year and gather lifetime memories. The section gives detailed information about the weather and temperature of all the seasons.
This is the best time to plan Chandigarh to Ladakh trip. The weather during the summer months is pleasant and the temperature ranges from 5°C to 25°C. It is the time of the year when the landscape appears to be even more beautiful making it perfect for hiking, trekking and sightseeing tours.
Ladakh is a rain shadow area because of its high altitude. This means the region receives little to no rainfall and making it yet another good time to plan a Leh Ladakh trip from Chandigarh. The temperature ranges from 10°C to 25°C. However, while choosing the best Leh Ladakh tour package you are guided by our experts on how to prepare yourself when travelling to Ladakh during monsoon season.
Ladakh appears no less than a magic land during the winter months. The entire region gets covered in snow. The temperature drops down to 10°C or even less. This is a perfect time for adventure lovers to enjoy Chadar or Frozen River Trek and many other treks. Ice skating and ice hockey are other popular activities to enjoy in Ladakh in the winter season.
You can reach Ladakh from Chandigarh by all modes of transport but the best depends on how soon you want to reach and the days of holidays you have planned. Our Leh Ladakh packages from Chandigarh guide you the best so that you can reach your destination hassle-free.
To reach Ladakh by air, you have to board a flight to Leh’s Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport. Leh airport is well connected to Chandigarh and other major cities of India. On arriving Leh, take a taxi or local bus to reach your destination in Ladakh.
Leh Ladakh trip from Chandigarh can be planned by public transport including taxi/cab and bus. Those who are up for a train journey to Ladakh can board a train to Jammu (approx 367 km) as there is no railway station in Ladakh. From Jammu Tawi Railway Station, you can take a taxi or board the JKSRTC bus to reach Leh.
Cabs/taxis from Chandigarh are easily available to reach Leh Ladakh. A road trip of approx 731 km/ 19-20 hours from Chandigarh by making ways through the swirling routes brings you close to the unparalleled beauty of Ladakh.
As there is no direct bus from Chandigarh to Leh Ladakh, you have to board a bus operated by HRTC and HPTDC to Manali (304 km) and then take another bus from Manali to reach Leh (427 km).
Indulge in a thrilling bike ride expedition from Chandigarh to Leh Ladakh by covering a distance of approx 731 km via NH205 and NH154. The Chandigarh to Leh Ladakh bike trip route covers Chandigarh > Rupnagar > Kiratpur Sahib > Bilaspur > Ghurana > Mandi > Bhuntar > Kullu > Manali > Sissu > Tandi > Jispa > Zing Zing Bar > Rumste > Thiksey > Leh.
With our Leh Ladakh tour package from Chandigarh, you can explore the best places and tourist attractions that will make your holidays a memorable one. From ancient monasteries to alpine lakes, Ladakh has experiences for every kind of traveller that leaves one spellbound. Here are some of the best places to visit that make a part of our Chandigarh to Leh Ladakh tour packages itinerary.
The hypnotising beauty of Turtuk Village makes it an important place to visit and thus we add this to our itinerary of the best Leh Ladakh tour packages from Chandigarh. The village lies in between Nubra Valley and Baltistan and hence is a beautiful blend of Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu realm. Turtuk is blessed with impressive landscape and thus this place will get you out of the maddening city crowd and make you feel close & connected to nature. Don’t forget to try Balti cuisine and delicious locally grown apricots and take some home for your loved ones.
One of the most enchanting and yet another best places to visit on your Leh Ladakh trip from Chandigarh, Hanle is home to the Indian Astronomical Observatory which is considered to be the highest observatory in the world at an elevation of 4,500 metres. Hanle is even home to a lovely monastery that offers amazing views of the entire village. The moment you visit Hanle from Leh, you would find yourself on an altogether different plant. Words can’t do justice to the beauty of the place. You even get to spot some wildlife here including golden ducks, rabbits, jackals.
Popularly known as the Aryan villages of Ladakh, Dha and Hanu are home to the Brokpa tribe of Leh which is different from the Ladakhi tribe found in the rest majority part of the region. The Brokpa tribe are said to be the only living descendants of the original Aryan (Indo European) race. If you are a person interested in cultural diversity then you will definitely fall in love with the place. You will get to witness how the people living here wear distinct ornaments and headgears. A number of photographers have visited the villages to capture the beautiful faces of the people belonging to the Brokpa tribe.
The valley is called Apricot Valley as it is bordered by blooming apricots and we make sure to add it to our Leh Ladakh package from Chandigarh. With small mountain passes, barley fields, and shady willows, the place is one of the most preferred trekking destinations in Ladakh. Indulge in baby treks here that are even suitable for families and as you make your way through the remote hamlets you will taste the authentic culture of hills by interacting with the locals. Opt for homestays to experience warm hospitality, culture, rituals and more. You can either first reach the farthest place Alchi and then visit all others while backtracking which includes Likir, Basgo, Zanskar & Indus River Confluence at Nimmu, Magnetic Hills, and finally Gurudwara Pather Sahib. Every spot offers stunning views and you just can’t miss out on any of them.
Also called the twin of Pangong Lake, Tso Moriri is one of the most scenic lakes in the region and that’s why we have it in our Leh Ladakh packages from Chandigarh. Nestled in the greens of Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary, the lake is home to a number of migratory birds. Once you are here, you feel lost in the serenity and poise of the captivating vista with stunning mountains and tranquil water. Don’t carry your camera to capture some good shots of the landscape and rare migratory birds.
Head to visit this much-celebrated tourist attraction of Ladakh to witness the magic. Pangong Tso is known for its tricky play of changing its colours at different hours of the day. Camping near Pangong when on a trip to Ladakh from Chandigarh would be a great idea as it will help you relax and rejuvenate your mind and body amidst the stunning setting of deserted mountains in sync with the clear turquoise water of the lake. At night don’t miss out on the starry sky which gives a heavenly feeling. Wake up to the mesmerizing views of sunrise and chirping of the birds that are truly soul-soothing. We make sure that every traveller experience this and that is why we add it to the tailor-made Chandigarh to Leh tour package.
A fun-filled activity, Bactrian (double-humped) Camel safari is one of the best things to do in Ladakh. Head to Hunder village of Nubra Valley where you can witness the beautiful Bactrian camels, enjoy a ride and get your picture clicked with them. The sand dunes of Hunder offer an Arabian Nights like experience. Don’t miss out on this activity.
Zanskar Valley is the next home of adventure lovers. There are a number of treks that you can do from Zanskar including the Chadar/Frozen River Trek (December-February), Padum to Pidmo, Lugnak Trail, Zanskar to Sham, Padum to Darcha, etc. You can get your adrenaline rush pumped by enjoying river rafting in the gushing waters of the Zanskar river.
Your trip will remain incomplete if you don’t try Ladakhi food when on a trip to Leh Ladakh from Chandigarh. The best way to try the local delicacies is when opting for homestays. Other than this, there are cafes and restaurants where you can relish Skyu, Chhutagi, Tingmo, Thukpa, Momos, Chhurpe (Yak Cheese), Chhang, Khambir and more. Trying the local delicacies makes a part of our itinerary of Leh package from Chandigarh.
When in the land of Buddhist monasteries, you can’t return home without visiting some of the famous monasteries that boast stunning architecture. The must-visit monasteries of Ladakh include Diskit Monastery, Alchi Monastery, Thiksey Monastery, Lamayuru Monastery, Hemis Gompa, Stok Monastery, Hanle Gompa, Samstanling Monastery and more.So, this was a short travel guide to Ladakh. Hope the information was helpful and now you are ready to plan a perfect holiday to Leh Ladakh. In case you need assistance with the best Leh Ladakh tour package from Chandigarh, we can assist you with the best of our capabilities. Just write to us with your queries and our travel experts will get back to you.