When to visit Ladakh
Ladakh is open for tourist throughout the year; while best time for tours and trekking is the summer season from June to September. Tourist can also visit Ladakh during winter season; Leh Town has many centrally heated hotels which is remain open throughout the year. Matho, Stok and Spituk monasteries celebrate scared Monastic mask dance festivals in winter season. Most famous among them is festival of Matho Monastery because two oracles make public appearance during the mask dance festival. Frozen River trek on Zanskar River and Snow leopard trek during the winter season of January to Mid-March is the most adventurous. During winter, national high way to Leh-Srinagar and Leh- Manali remain closed due to heavy snowfall on passes. During Ladakh reach only flight.
How to reach Ladakh
By Flight: Ladakh have only one domestic airport which is in Leh situated on the altitude of 3256 metre / 10682 foot above sea level and is one of the highest airport in the world. Leh is the capital city of Ladakh. The Airport is name on Late Kushok Bakula Rimpochee and IATA code of airport is IXL. Late Kushok Bakula Rimpochee was one of the greatest social reformer and political leader of the Ladakh. The Airport is connected to different places like New Delhi, Jammu, Kashmir, Chandigarh and Mumbai. During the peak tourist season from July to August flight ticket fare to Ladakh is very high so it is advice to book flight ticket to Ladakh in advance.