Ladakh, a region in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, comprises of two districts Leh and Kargil and
is located between Himalayas and Karakoram mountain ranges. Leh is the largest town and
district in India covering half of the area of the state. This mountain beauty is also known by
names such as Little Tibet, Moonscape, The Last Shangrila and others. It is a tourists’ paradise
and trekkers’ delight with numerous picturesque and challenging treks and high mountain passes.
Leh is an airport in the area which is about 1045 kms (650 miles) from Delhi and is well
connected by roadways ascending up to 11500 feet heights and that some winter months may be
treacherous, snow bound and unmotorable.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, taxis, buses and tour vehicles.
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is from June to August, mid season April, May and
September and low season October to March.
Weather: Climatological Information Srinagar, India, source India Meterorological Department.
Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather condtions in the same city,
town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions. Visit relevant
source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
- Climatological information is based on monthly averages for the 100-year period 1901-2000.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared.
Tour sites and attractions: Monasteries, Gompas, local Festivals of the season, Trekking,
Shanti Stupa sunset, Hemis National Park, Druk White Lotus School, Tsemo Victory Fort, Hall of
Fame, Stok Palace Museum, Zanskar Valley, Prayer Wheel, Moore Plains, visit Villages, snow
leopard sighting, Jeep safari, Yak safari, paragliding, camal safari, drive through the Magnetic
Hill, river rafting, cycling, biking, hot water springs, and more.
Tour packages: Air, hotel, auto rental, tour packages by air, road, transfers from airport to hotel
and back, local sightseeing and other combinations.
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