Leh-Ladakh

Warshi Village opened for Indian travelers

Warshi Village opened for Indian travelers

In what can only be termed as a great news for both travelers and locals alike, Warshi Village in Nubra Valley has been opened up for domestic travelers by the Jammu and Kashmir Government. Earlier travelers used to be stopped after Panamik Village and only those who had permission from […]

January 22, 2015
Ladakh 2014 travelogue

Ladakh 2014 travelogue

I have finished writing travelogue of my 2014 trip to Ladakh, which I had done during October and November. With over 42 pages of text, 14,300 words, 181 images and 4 videos, it is more like a short story of my travel to Ladakh, which has taken me over 12 […]

January 22, 2015
Flights for Ladakh 2015 trip booked

Flights for Ladakh 2015 trip booked

Earlier in the month, I had booked Delhi – Leh flight (27th July 2015) and today, I booked my return flight from Leh as well (3rd August 2015). This is the first time I would be traveling to Ladakh during July-August, a time considered perfect for visiting the land of […]

January 19, 2015
NGT deals another blow to Ladakh Travelers

NGT deals another blow to Ladakh Travelers

Just when you think things couldn’t get any worse for road trip enthusiasts in India, NGT (National Green Tribunal) comes out with another way to piss us off! This time around, under the guidance of NGT, Himachal Government has decided to setup a pollution check center near Vashisht (Manali), where […]

December 30, 2014
Rohtang Jot

Manali – Leh Highway closes for 2014

In a press statement issued today, Manali District Administration and BRO have officially closed the Manali – Leh Highway. Manali-Leh highway, which passes through some of the highest mountain passes of the world, has officially been closed for vehicular movement till next summer season. With a thick layer of frost […]

November 7, 2014
Blessed is the fool, who returns from Ladakh

Blessed is the fool, who returns from Ladakh

No matter how many times I visit Ladakh, it never ceases to amaze me nor does it cease to teach me a thing or two about life and God. And my most recent trip to Ladakh (fifth to be precise) was no different. The fool i.e. me who flew in […]

November 6, 2014
All set for 5th trip to Ladakh

All set for 5th trip to Ladakh

I am all set for my 5th trip to Ladakh and I am just waiting for my taxi, as I write this. This trip to Ladakh is dedicated to photography, if not for producing stunning images than at least for scouting palaces for upcoming trips. I will try to post […]

October 27, 2014
Manali – Leh Highway reopens for 2014

Manali – Leh Highway reopens for 2014

Much to the delight of all those planning to head to Ladakh this year, Manali – Leh Highway has finally reopened. In the next couple of days, district administration would inspect the road and give a nod for vehicles (initially only light vehicles) to start plying between Manali and Leh. […]

June 2, 2014
5 things to remember while traveling to Ladakh in 2014

5 things to remember while traveling to Ladakh in 2014

With the official reopening of Srinagar – Leh Highway yesterday, Ladakh road trip season has begun and people are now eagerly planning and waiting for their trips to begin. However before you begin your journey to this heavenly abode, here are 5 things to remember while traveling to Ladakh this […]

May 12, 2014
Road to Zoji La

Srinagar – Leh Highway reopens for 2014

Ladakh road trip season has begun today with the official reopening of Srinagar – Leh Highway, one of only two roads which connects Ladakh with rest of India (other being Manali – Leh Highway, which is still close at the moment). While BRO had managed to reopen Srinagar – Leh […]

May 11, 2014