Leh - Ladakh

Step on the Stairway to Heaven. The land of bluer-than-blue lakes and stark grey mountains

 

Leh, a high-desert city in the Himalayas, capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites, lakes and trekking areas.

 

Getting to Leh
One can fly to Leh from major Indian cities via Delhi and Mumbai, but much of the time you save will be spent acclimatizing to the altitude. Your other option is to drive, and there are two ways of getting there from Srinagar (415km) and from Manali (482km) 

 

Eating Options
Jeevan Café (a hot cup of cappuccino, Pizza and Lasagne),

 - Changspa ( thukpa – noodle soup)

Bon Appetit for (Great View and chocolate momos)

Tibetan Kitchen on Fort Road (Great Tibetan Food)

Amdo Café - main market, (steaming momos and thenthuk - noodle soup)

Pumpernickel German Bakery on Zangsti road (fresh bread, cakes, and cookies)

Lala’s Café, - restored Ladakhi house and serves butter tea.

Umlingla Pass

Umlingla Pass

Spituk Gompa

Spituk Gompa

Ladakh School

Ladakh School

Lake side Leh

Lake side Leh

Shanti Stupa Leh

Shanti Stupa Leh

Route map Manali Leh

Route map Manali Leh

Ladakh

Ladakh

Leh River Trail

Leh River Trail

Leh - Ladakh

Leh - Ladakh

Leh

Leh

Namgyal Tsemo Monastery in Leh

Namgyal Tsemo Monastery in Leh

Pangong Lake Leh

Pangong Lake Leh

Leh Rock Hills

Leh Rock Hills