Leh-Ladakh

Why you should fly to Ladakh!

Why you should fly to Ladakh!

Traveling to Ladakh is a wonderful experience, be it the first time you’re visiting this heaven on earth or the 10th! However, first visit to Ladakh is all the more special. Because for the first time, you actually get to feel the cold Himalayan wind, scarcity of oxygen, breathtaking scenery […]

February 6, 2017
A drive to Chushul

A drive to Chushul

“I want to visit India – China border,” Neha’s words were echoing in my mind, as I applied for inner line permit at the DC Office in Leh. Reality of it is, there is no India-China border in Ladakh. Closest thing to that is the LAC, Line of Actual Control. […]

January 30, 2017
How-to travel from Nubra to Pangong Tso

How-to travel from Nubra to Pangong Tso

You must be wondering, why I am writing about traveling to two of the most visited destinations in Ladakh. After all, pretty much everyone who travels to Ladakh, visits Nubra Valley and Pangong Tso. And it is fairly common knowledge, that in order to visit these two destinations, you need […]

January 27, 2017
Ladakh Monastic Festival Calendar 2017

Ladakh Monastic Festival Calendar 2017

Ladakh is one of the most beautiful places in India and is sure to blow you away, irrespective of when you travel to this beautiful abode. However, in order to truly experience the ancient culture of Ladakh and its bond with Buddhism, it is best to attend a monastic festival […]

January 17, 2017
8th Ladakh travelogue completed

8th Ladakh travelogue completed

Today I finished travelogue of my 8th trip to Ladakh, which coincidentally was also my 8th trip of this year. In case you’re wondering, I have done a couple of more trips since then (travelogues coming soon), taking this year’s trip count to 10. Even though this was my 4th […]

November 30, 2016
Srinagar-Leh Highway to remain open till 20th Dec

Srinagar-Leh Highway to remain open till 20th Dec

In what could have been termed as a good news for travelers and locals alike, BRO officials today said, Srinagar – Leh Highway is likely to remain open until 20th of December 2016, thanks to favorable weather conditions. “In view of the good weather conditions we have decided and will […]

October 31, 2016

Manali – Leh Highway closed for 2016

BRO has announced today the official closure of Manali – Leh Highway for 2016, due to the amount of frost forming at this high altitude road, making travel risky. While officially the road has been closed, vehicles will continue to ply between Manali and Leh, at their own risk. Heavy […]

October 15, 2016
Warshi opened for foreign tourists

Warshi opened for foreign tourists

In 2015, J&K and Centre Government had opened Warshi Village for Indian tourists and now, Warshi Village along with Yarma-Gompa and Yarma-Gonboo Monastery are open for foreign tourists as well. While Indian tourists just need to submit self-declaration form at Panamik check post, in order to proceed to Warshi Village. […]

October 4, 2016

8 on 8, a return to Ladakh

It’s been almost a year since my last visit to the heaven on earth, Ladakh. And it is time to fly back to the place I adore so much, for my 8th trip to Ladakh and also for my 8th trip this year. There are many who wonder, why I […]

September 21, 2016
Ladakh in October, a bad idea?

Ladakh in October, a bad idea?

Ladakh is one of the most beautiful places in the world and yet; it’s harsh, cold and unforgiving landscape ensures that it remains land locked for several months each year due to the road getting buried under several feet of snow during winter. Little wonder then, people and vehicles line […]

September 20, 2016