Hi, I am planning to do the Zanskar trek from Padum to Lamayuru next summer, however my budget is tight and I would like to do it alone (without guide). ju-lehadventure.com/trekking... I will be carrying a reliable GPS so I am confident I will find the way. My main concern is to know if homestays can be found all along the itinerary or if I will have to carry tent and food?
Do you know if homestays can be found in Hanamur and Snertse?
Would anyone inform names of good travel operators in the valley.
Wish to Visit Manali and Ladakh with family in the month of July 2016, Is is the right time ? I have seen good reviews about Frozen Himalayas who organised tours in valley. Would you'll share whatever information about Places to visit, Food, Travel means , Tour Packages or Self Itinerary preferred to help me to schedule a 9 to 10 days trip which is worth a life experience. Explore Ladakh.
I have booked my tour from Kashmir to Ladakh and I am looking someone to Share the Taxi with us we are two people from France - DAY 01- SRINAGAR – LEH - 29 JUNE 2016
Day 02- 30 JUNE 2016 Route Leh- Shy/Thiksey/ Stok– Leh
Day 03- 31 JUNE 2016 Route Leh – Nubra
Day 04- 01 JULY 2016 Route Nubra – leh
Day 05- 02 JULY 2016 Route leh – Pangong
Day 06- 03 JULY 2016 Route Pangong - Leh
We have already booked the Taxi with one Travel company in Kashmir kashmirtravels.com we are easy going travelers and it would be fun if someone who is in to adventures life. Only two more so we can share Taxi four of us.
Please drop me an email Romain
I and one of my frn are planning to visit Ladakh some time June end or July 1st week for 10-11 days. We will be starting from Delhi. Delhi to Manali by Volvo and then Manali to Leh by SUV. Any suggestions for places to visit and any travel agents you may suggest are most welcome. So far we are planning to see following places :
Nubra Valley, Pangaong Tso, Tso Kar, Tso Miriri (not sure yet)
and while traveling back and forth we might stay at following places:
Key long, Jispa, Sarchu.
One way flight from Leh to Delhi were coming very expensive (min 12-14k per person) so we have decided to do Manali-Leh-Manali.Thanks in advance :)
we are two, am travelling from Dubai to leh and other coming from chennai during 11-20 Sep. We are looking for travel partner to Pangong lake, TSO morri, Alchi and other places within Ladakh region mainly villages and forms. Itinerary is feasible within given date. So please if you are interested reach me directly let's plan together. Amithapk@yahoo.co.in
its been a year and a half post angioplasty for me.i am 55 yrs old and want to ride to a motorcycle to manali, shimla and dharmashala.iam in good health and the angioplasty was successful.i live in Bangalore and have been to shimla soon after my angioplasty .
My husband is 55 yrs andhas double angioplasty done a year ago. He's an avid motorcycle rider and wants to ride from Manali to Ladakh. How safe is it with a group and taking all precautions like oxygen cylinder , medicines etc.
Hi, I am visiting Leh/Ladakh in the first two weeks on June, What are the essential things we need to carry in terms of clothing. Is it too cold even in the June or is it okay to carry thermal inner plus any swaeatshirt/jacket apart from your regular clothes?
Plus, as me and my father already have the glasses, so we cant wear goggles, will normal specs will do or need anything else?
For shoes i think normal sports shoes will do or not?
Is it safe to travel alone in leh
on which date this year will be the fare of jains in leh
how can we prevent mountain sickness? and how best we an treat it ?
Is it a good idea for the Markha Valley Trek in Ladakh, India to be our first high altitude trek? We are reasonably fit people who have previously done easy to moderate hiking and trekking at sea level.
we are a group of 7 4 adults + 3 chilren aged 12, 12 & 6 and are planning to stay in leh for a week 19th may to 25th may...we are also planning a night halt at pangong lake ( pangong retreat...mann village) on the 22nd
we heard that it is v.cold in the night and can sometimes be dangerous esp with small children..is it true at that time of the year???
also a few useful tips for our ladakh trip and pangong in paricular would be well appreciated..
Just to go to the main three touristic places in Leh, are there any Auto-Rikshaws or cheaper mode of transport than hiring a taxi for the whole day?
I am reaching Leh on 12Feb14 and will be there for a week. Could you help me with what to pack, particularly shoes. I have Quecha trekking shoes but they are not water proof. Thanks for your help.
will my Teva event shoes willl be sufficent for Marakah velly treck or i need to buy treking boots. My Tevas are water proof trecking shoes without ankle support but very good grip and water proof.
what max and min temp i can expect for Marakh valley treck starting 14 aug ..
i would like to know which side seat is best for view while flying from delhi to leh. facing towards cockpit in the front will it be left window or right window.
Hello, my friend and I are planning trekking in Markha valley in August. If somebody would be kind to answer my questions: 1) how safe is it for trekkers (crime wise, terrorism wise etc.), 2) is it it unsafe for two women like in some other parts of india, 3) how much would cost to hire local carrier without engaging agency? Thanks!
Me & friend are going Leh from 12th Jun to 1st July 2013.We shall be going to monasteries, Panggong Lake,Nubra Valley,Tso Morriri & Spiti Valley.Anybody going Ladakh during the above period & interested to look for somebody to share transpostation cost,please contact us.Thanks!
We are going for the Hemis festival 29th/30th June. I will also do the Lamayuru to Alchi trek after that. Just wanted to know whether this trek can be done with homestays (without carrying tents) just like we did the Markha valley trel last year. Also, there are two possible routes:
1: Lamayuru -> Wanla -> Hinju -> Sumda Chenmo -> Sumda Choon -> Alchi
2: Lamayuru -> Wanla -> Urshi -> Tar -> Mangyu -> Alchi
Which one will be suitable and more scenic?
I plan to travel in the third week of July(July 14onwards) and for now I have no co travellers . Any group which is headed at the same time and I can join ?
Hi ! i am planning to go to ladakh in may. will there be breathing problem? i have a 4 yr old child.. is it ok for him to go at this high altitude, won't he suffer breathlessness?
Im planning to travel from mumbai to Katra (Jammu) and then forward to ladakh .please suggest if its the correct time and also numbers of some local taxi drivers or private car service from katra to ladakh.
I am a lone traveller visiting Ladakh in september 1st week. i intend to stay in ladakh for 3-4weeks and mite extend if need be. I want to take the following visits for sure
1> Lamayuru to chilling trek(....wud luv to continue further till markha).
2> Climbing Stok Kangri till summit (5days)
3> Visit Nubra valley (4days)
4> Leh-Padum (if its possible)
As i am on budget i am looking at US$60/- or so, per day during the treks. Accomodations as homestays, wherever possible).
Suggestions will be well aprreciated. Thanx.
Hi all, below is the itinerary I have planned. What do you think? Given the limited time we have, I have tried to include most of the highlights, without making it too hectic. Have I succeeded? Any advice would be much appreciated!
Day 1 (17 Aug): Delhi - Leh flight
Day 2 (18 Aug): Leh - Shey - Thiksey - Hemis - Leh
Day 3 (19 Aug): Leh - Lamayuru - Alchi - Leh
Day 4 (20 Aug): Leh - Hunder (via Khardung-La-Pass)
Day 5 (21 Aug): Hunder - Leh
Day 6 (22 Aug): Leh - Sarchu
Day 7 (23 Aug): Sarchu - Manali via Rohtang Pass, Keylong
Day 8 (24 Aug): Manali - Vashist - Manikaran - Manali
Day 9 (25 Aug): Manali
Day 10 (26 Aug): Manali - Dharamsala
Day 11 (27 Aug): Dharamsala/Mcleod Ganj
Day 12 (28 Aug): Mcleodganj to Triund (trek)
Day 13 (29 Aug): Triund - Ilaka - Triund - Mcleodganj (trek)
Day 14 (30 Aug): Dharamsala - Shimla
Day 15 (31 Aug): Shimla
Day 16 (01 Sep): Shimla - Kalka/Kalka - Delhi (train)
I am also thinking about leaving out some of the monasteries near Leh and doing some rafting or trekking instead. Can anyone advise on good one day rafting/trekking routes near Leh?
My wife and I are planning for a month long stay in Ladakh. We want to explore the place in detail and also want to do some treks.
What would be a good time to travel between mid June and mid sep? We are planning a budget trip since its for over a month. Are there any good accom(long stay) available at a decent price?
Also please let us know good trek routes as well (moderate level)
I'm going to fly from Delhi to Leh around the 6th of September, 2011 then hopefully travel by land back down South to Manali, Dharmsala etc
I'm looking forward to the Ladakh festival but I'm wondering does the Ladakh festival have any bearing on finding accommodation in Leh and the Ladakh/ region? Is the festival concentrated on one specific region or spread out over the area? How big and well celebrated is it? I'd like to trek and travel in the region until the end of September then travel by road at the beginning of November. Are the roads generally still open at the beginning of October to head South to Dharmsala? Also what temperature weather is there in September? I suppose I can buy any heavy warmer gear in Leh if needs be?
Thanks so much,
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Hi we are a family of 5 adults and 1 kid of 2 years old.We plan to visit leh-ladakh next year around feb-march.wanted to know the following:
1) what will b ethe weather like during that time or which will be th best weather to visit the places?
2)what are the places we can cover is say 7 days in leh & ladakh and how should we start and end the trip.any suggested itenarary please.this could be our one and only trip to the place.so we want to make the most of it.
3)any suggestions for any tour operators/guides who canarrange everything at the places?
4) is it advisable for kids.if not i may have to leave her behind at home with my parents.
5)any other tips/suggestions
Thanks in advance