Leh-Ladakh

Can an obese/overweight person travel to Ladakh?

Can an obese/overweight person travel to Ladakh?

When it comes to traveling to Ladakh, there is a lot of misinformation around. Spread mainly by those, who would like to have you believe, that traveling to Ladakh is an extraordinary feat, one which could only be achieved by them or those as “tough” as them. From only certain […]

July 17, 2017
How-to explore Ladakh in 3 days!

How-to explore Ladakh in 3 days!

Gone are the days when you needed half a month to travel to and explore Ladakh. These days with corporate pressure increasing day by day, disposable income on the rise and thanks to plenty of flights to Leh, the possibility of exploring Ladakh on a long weekend has become a […]

July 10, 2017
Pangong Tso

How to explore Ladakh in 5 days

Ladakh is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Little wonder then, those who have never been there, wish to travel there and those who have been there earlier, wish to go back and explore it even more! Even though it is best to explore Ladakh at a […]

June 30, 2017
How to travel to Spiti and Ladakh

How to travel to Spiti and Ladakh

For most people, Spiti and Ladakh are a dream trip they wish to undertake at least once in their life. And for a vast majority of people, it is nearly impossible to take multiple long leaves. So when they start planning for Ladakh, they also think about adding Spiti to […]

June 11, 2017
Srinagar – Leh finally reopens for 2017

Srinagar – Leh finally reopens for 2017

After a lot of confusing news and online rumors, Srinagar – Leh Highway has officially reopened for the light vehicles. In a nutshell, it means you can now travel to the beautiful Ladakh in your own vehicle! However, it isn’t really as simple as that. Zoji La at the moment […]

May 12, 2017
New restriction on vehicles heading to Ladakh!

New restriction on vehicles heading to Ladakh!

It seems just when you think, it cannot get any worse for tourism in Ladakh, something new and disturbing comes up. From the late opening of the road to the reimposition of Inner Line Permit for Indian travelers. This year has started on the wrong foot for Ladakh, and now, […]

May 4, 2017
Ladakh ILP reintroduced for Indian National

Ladakh ILP reintroduced for Indian National

In what can only be described as a regressive move, LAHDC (Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council) has once again decided to reintroduce Inner Line Permit (ILP) for Indian Nationals for all inner line areas. In 2014, LAHDC had abolished ILP requirement for the tourist circuit of Ladakh (see link). A […]

April 18, 2017
Why you don’t need a tour company for Ladakh

Why you don’t need a tour company for Ladakh

It seems for as many people heading to Ladakh these days, there are a similar number of travel and tour companies offering packages for Ladakh. Of course, this isn’t just limited Ladakh; it seems the internet and in particular, facebook is full of tour companies selling packages for popular and […]

April 17, 2017
Flight booked for 9th trip to Ladakh!

Flight booked for 9th trip to Ladakh!

For past few days, I had been contemplating the date of travel for my 9th trip to Ladakh. Since this is going to be another trip with friends, planning the trip meant, I had to consult with them as well. Finally, after much deliberation, we decided on a date and […]

March 19, 2017
Tunnels to ruin the fun of Ladakh?

Tunnels to ruin the fun of Ladakh?

Today the BRO announced, it is planning to construct 4 new tunnels in Ladakh, in order to improve the connectivity of this landlocked region (click here to read more about it). Reaction to this news was mixed, while some applauded it, stating benefits of round the year connectivity for locals […]

March 2, 2017