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Delhi-Leh flight, a destination in itself, follows air traffic service (ATS) route W-39. The route between 77 and 78 degrees of longitude passes over 4 Indian states: Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir. While covering aerial distance of about 856 kilometres, the aeroplane flies over the plains of…
Flights are the fastest means to reach Leh. However, only four airlines ply Delhi-Leh route. Since the flights are vulnerable to weather conditions, most of the flights depart from Delhi / Leh before noon. The flying time ranges from 1:25 to 1:40 hrs. Indian Airlines Air India, airindia.in Go Air,…
Ladakh has reintroduced Inner Line Permit for Nubra, Pangong, Tso Moriri, and other protected areas in 2017. So all Indians wishing to travel to these areas shall get the permits from Deputy Collector’s (DC) office in Leh. Deputy Collector’s Office Timings for Permit: 10:00 am to 04:00 pm on working…
The corporation offers beds and blankets in canvas tents on sharing basis at Keylong for a night. Each gender specific tent accommodates five guests. Permanent wash rooms in the hotel complex are common for all thirty passengers sharing the bus for the two day trip.
In Leh, motorbike rent ranges from INR 600 per day for Bajaj Pulser-150cc to INR 1,500 per day for Royal Enfield-500cc. The daily rent witnessed 9-25% increase.
You can now book bus tickets online for 2-day long Manali-Leh road journey. Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation opened its online booking platform for July-September 2014 season. The bus plies every fourth day.
Indians who want to explore Leh would love the recent changes in Inner Line Permit guidelines. From May 1, 2014, they do not need special permit to visit Bima and Dha villages and the Khardung La and some other parts of the district.
You will need more money for your upcoming Leh trips, because Leh increased room tariff for both guesthouses and hotels. Actual increase ranges from INR 50 per night for an economy guesthouse room to INR 350 per night for a Deluxe-A hotel room.
Forty-day long Chillai Kalan is probably the best time to enjoy snow and the related adventure activities, including ice skating and skiing in Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Parts of the Ladakh region such as Khardungla Pass fall under protected area. Both Indians who are not residents of Jammu and Kashmir and foreigners require a permit to visit the protected area. However, they can visit Leh town, Phyang, Shey, Spituk, and Thiksey without obtaining a special permit.