THINGS TO DO IN LEH!!

Here we present a comprehensive list of things to do in leh. It includes all the major events that take place and the places to visit in leh. We take care of all the variables that may affect these: weather, distance, prime time, budget, and so on, to devise the ultimate guide. So get out of your hotels to let the traveler inside you overcome the tourist.

There are various activities to do in leh, ranging from adventure to cultural to wildlife.

Rafting in Zanskar River (Whitewater River rafting)

Rafting In Zanskar River (Whitewater River Rafting)

Cost: 1500 INR

Distance: 0 Km

The vicious waters of Zanskar river offer the extreme experience of rafting like no other place.  Rafting through the Zanskar canyon along with the rusty hills of Leh and Ladakh, you will also enjoy the glimpse of small towns and villages, exquisite wildlife throughout your journey. There are various grades and distance for river rafting that you can choose as per your convenience.  ..... Know more
Experience local Ladakh

Experience Local Ladakh

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

Homestay at Stok village and trek to Stok base camp, casual stroll around Leh market - visit cafes, try out local cuisine Head to the local market of Leh which is brimmed with the old shops and a variety of Buddhist souvenirs that you can take back home...... Know more
Hemis Gompa Monastery

Hemis Gompa Monastery

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

The unique and the largest monastery of Ladakh 44 km from Leh which is famous for its statues made of copper, gold and silver. It has a two day annual festival that attracts tourists from all over the world...... Know more
Shanti Stupa sightseeing

Shanti Stupa Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

Located on a hilltop in Chanspa, Shanti Stupa is pearl-white domed stupa which is a famous tourist destination not only for its religious importance but also for the panoramic view of the surroundings that one can marvel from here. The stupa was built in 1991 and is a part of Peace Pagoda mission. It looks only better at night when illuminated by the moonlight.  ..... Know more
Local sight-seeing around Leh

Local Sight-Seeing Around Leh

Cost: free INR

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Head to Leh – Srinagar highway - The drive further is one of the most spectacular journeys you will have. From the mountains formed by amalgamation of various types and textures of rocks to the dazzling Zanskar Valley, accompanying you all along the journey the white snow clad peaks, this route gives you an absolute picturesque landscape. make your stops at Magnetic hill, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, Hall of fame, confluence point, etc...... Know more
Lamayuru Monastery

Lamayuru Monastery

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

Lamayuru or Yuru Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Lamayouro, Leh district, India. It is situated on the Srinagar-Leh highway 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of the Fotu La at a height of 3,510 metres (11,520 ft)...... Know more
Local sight-seeing including Shey and Thiksey along with Sindhu Ghat and Druk White Lotus school

Local Sight-Seeing Including Shey And Thiksey Along With Sindhu Ghat And Druk White Lotus School

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

On your way to the Pangong Lake, visit the Shey and Thiksey monastery. Shey monastery, also known as Shey palace located on the hillock of Shey, just 15 km from Leh, was once the residence of Deldan Namgyal, the king of Leh. Thiksey monastery is located on the hilltop of Thiksey and is solely dedicated to the Tibetan Buddhism. Sindhu Ghat and Druk White Lotus School On the banks of river Indus, Sindhu Ghat is known for its prismatic landscapes of arid hills and fierce Indus river. Located 10 km away from the city of Leh, it is a beautiful place to spend some time amidst the serenity of nature. A beautiful engineering masterpiece, Druk White Lotus School was built to preach the teaching of Tibetan Buddhism.  ..... Know more
Hemis Monastery (on the way to Pangong)

Hemis Monastery (On The Way To Pangong)

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

Established in 1630, Hemis Monastery is the largest and richest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh region known for its rich collection of remnants of the ancient Buddhist culture. It is situated on the foothills of Indus valley and offers the spectacular views of the surroundings. It also holds the famous Hemis festival in the month of June which attracts the tourists from all around the globe...... Know more
Half day sightseeing to Khardungla Pass (2nd highest motorable road in the world)?

Half Day Sightseeing To Khardungla Pass (2Nd Highest Motorable Road In The World)?

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

The second highest motorable road in the world, Khardungla Pass is the getaway to Shyok and Nubra valley. It is situated at the elevation of 18,379 and is not an easy road to drive on, however, the scenic beauty throughout the pass is no less than a treat for eyes...... Know more
Cycling to local villages

Cycling To Local Villages

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

The rugged mountains of Leh and Ladakh are one of the best sites in the country for a bike ride. Rent a bicycle and tour around the local villages to enjoy the Ladakhi culture, the local people and the jaw-dropping beauty of the surroundings.  ..... Know more
Chadar Trek

Chadar Trek

Cost: 18000 INR

Distance: 0 Km

This is one of the most beautiful treks. The experience of walking on a frozen river is surreal. The trek usually takes time ranging from 6 to 10 days and can be really challenging. Starting from Chilling, which is 65 km away from Leh, the trek leads up to the frozen Zanskar River. The white powdery snow can be a bit tricky to walk upon. The temperatures here are usually very low and stay below minus all the time. Hence before going here, be well prepared in advanced.  ..... Know more
Stok Kangri trek

Stok Kangri Trek

Cost: 16500 INR

Distance: 0 Km

This scenic trek which starts from Leh is a good short trek to acclimatize your body to the chilling weather and altitude of Ladakh. This trek takes 4 days and can be completed easily. The Rumbak River which flows into Indus can be a perfect site to pitch your tents and you can even take a dip in those fresh waters to rejoice yourself. Further trekking will take you to the Rumbak village and to the Hemis National Park where you can enjoy the flora and fauna of the mountains.  ..... Know more
Snow Leopard Trek

Snow Leopard Trek

Cost: 30000 INR

Distance: 0 Km

This Trek is for the wildlife lovers and usually takes 8-9 days to cover, with the starting point being Leh. You can see and capture (in your cameras only) various exotic animals and bird species to quench your wildlife thirst. You can visit the Hemis National Park, established in 1981 for the protection of unique flora and fauna of the region. You can also visit Rumbak village and interact with locals to understand their way of lives.  ..... Know more
Homestay at Stok Village

Homestay At Stok Village

Cost: free INR

Distance: 106 Km

Drive your way to Stok Village where we can study the history of Ladakh. At Stok, you’ll walk the village and enjoy the stay over there in a Ladakhi home along with families. Get to know their culture, enjoy Ladakhi cuisine, and interact with locals and hikers around there..... Know more
Moonscape - Lamayuru sightseeing

Moonscape - Lamayuru Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 108 Km

Lamayuru is Ladakh’s oldest monastery and is set in a surreal surrounding called the moonland, because of its topography. Enroute Visit the famous Pathar Saheb Gurudwara, Magnetic Hill, Confluence point and beautiful villages of Ladakh.   ..... Know more
Visit Mahabodhi Meditation center, enjoy splendid view of Moonland escape

Visit Mahabodhi Meditation Center, Enjoy Splendid View Of Moonland Escape

Cost: free INR

Distance: 108 Km

Mahabodhi Meditation is an international organization for meditation. They preach the teachings of Buddha and spread the value of Buddhism around the world. To enjoy the peaceful retreat and some meditation sessions amidst the solace of Ladakh, you can make your stay at Mahabodhi meditation center.  ..... Know more
Visit Alchi Gompa

Visit Alchi Gompa

Cost: free INR

Distance: 148 Km

Alchi Gompa is a small village located in the Leh district on the banks of river Indus. It houses one of the ancient Buddhist monasteries of Ladakh- Alchi Gompa monastery. The monastery is divided into four complexes and houses the mixed ancient culture of both Buddhism and Hinduism religion...... Know more
Sightseeing at Nubra valley

Sightseeing At Nubra Valley

Cost: free INR

Distance: 159 Km

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Diskit monastery and village - white sands of Hunder

Diskit Monastery And Village - White Sands Of Hunder

Cost: free INR

Distance: 159 Km

Hunder sand dunes are one the high altitude deserts of the world. A trip to Ladakh is incomplete without visiting the sand dunes of Hunder and taking a ride across its vast expanse on a Bactrian (double humped) Camel. Diskit Gompa, also known as Hunder Gompa is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh. It is one of the popular attraction while crossing the Hunder sand dunes.  ..... Know more
Turtuk village

Turtuk Village

Cost: free INR

Distance: 159 Km

Visit from Hunder, situated at Baltistan (India - Pakistan border), offers magnificent view of K2 peak, enjoy delicious apricots. Located only 12 km away from the Line of Control, it became a part of India in 1971, the village of Turtuk can be accessed from Hunder in Nubra valley. It is a drive of 80 km along the Shyok river.  Homestay with the locals which serves some delicious local meals and offers rooms with a great view of the K2 peak.  ..... Know more
Double Humped camel ride at Hunder desert

Double Humped Camel Ride At Hunder Desert

Cost: 400 INR

Distance: 159 Km

The cold desert of Hunder is famous for their double-humped ride that takes you through the valley offering the surreal beauty of Ladakh. It is the only place in the country where you can find the double-humped Bactrian camel and enjoy a bumpy ride around the valleys...... Know more
Sightseeing in the Spiti valley

Sightseeing In The Spiti Valley

Cost: free INR

Distance: 165 Km

The moon shaped Chandrataal lake being the foremost in the scenic landscapes. The Dhankar Lake provides another spectacle of nature’s beauty. Kaza a small town that serves as a base for adventure activities. It also has the World’s highest motorable monastery The Komic monastery. Key Gompa is another monastery where one can find ancient Buddhist relics.     ..... Know more
Crossing the Chichum Ropeway

Crossing The Chichum Ropeway

Cost: free INR

Distance: 165 Km

Crossing the Chichum ropeway is one of the most adventurous and possible the most life threatening thing you’ll ever do. This, believe it or not, is used by the little kids of the area to go to schools and is a regular means of transport for the locals...... Know more
Sightseeing at Pangong Tso

Sightseeing At Pangong Tso

Cost: free INR

Distance: 199 Km

The valley is blessed with a beautiful stream flowing through it, originating from the lake, giving a greenish tincture to the otherwise dry landscape around. The vast expanse of the lake leaves one dumbfounded and it also adds to the wild beauty of the place. Apart from flora this area is rich in fauna too. You can see a lot of Himalayan Marmots around the area. However, the main attraction of this circuit is the grand Pangong Tso...... Know more
Kargil Sightseeing

Kargil Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 210 Km

Head to explore Kargil, like Mulbekh Monastery, Suru Basin, Drass war Memorial and etc...... Know more
Visit Kargil war memorial, Take snaps of Tololing and Tiger hill

Visit Kargil War Memorial, Take Snaps Of Tololing And Tiger Hill

Cost: free INR

Distance: 210 Km

Kargil War memorial, also known as Vijaypath is memorial built by the Indian Army in the memory of the brave soldiers who lost their life to Kargil War. It is situated in Dras region of Kargil surrounded by the majestic mountains. Also, visit the Tololing peak, which was one of the important battles in Kargil War. Then visit the Tiger Hill, which is one of the highest peaks in Dras region that played a major role in the Kargil War...... Know more
Tso Moriri sightseeing

Tso Moriri Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 220 Km

Tso Moriri lake in Changthang region of Ladakh is one amongst the foremost stunning, calm and sacred altitude lakes in Asia. It is the biggest high altitude lake in Asian nation...... Know more
Visit Korzok Monastery, Mahe bridge and Chumathang hot water springs (on the way to Leh)

Visit Korzok Monastery, Mahe Bridge And Chumathang Hot Water Springs (On The Way To Leh)

Cost: free INR

Distance: 220 Km

Overlooking the pacific Tso Moriri Lake, Korzok Monastery is one of the high altitude monasteries in J&K. This 300-year old monastery offers the surreal view of the surroundings along with the insights of the Buddhist culture. After the rugged adventures in Ladakh, a rejuvenating hot-water bath is pleasing. Chumathang is a small village with numerous hot water springs which possess the healing properties to give your body the complete relaxation...... Know more
Walk beside the Tsomoriri Lake

Walk Beside The Tsomoriri Lake

Cost: free INR

Distance: 220 Km

Tso-moriri Lake also known as Mountain Lake is a spectacular site amidst mountain ranges in Leh. Situated in isolation, unending vastness, and sheer raw beauty, you can sense an untouched purity. Check into Tsomoriri camp and resort for the night. The place also a home to few rare species of migratory birds. This eye-soothing lake is a divine destination in Leh.  ..... Know more
Rafting in Beas River

Rafting In Beas River

Cost: 700 INR

Distance: 255 Km

Located near the river Beas, Manali has emerged as a hub for water sport activities, making a name for itself in rafting. Put on your life jackets, experience the ultimate challenge as the raft get's tossed from side to side  and get hit by the waves...... Know more
Chandrakhani Pass Trek

Chandrakhani Pass Trek

Cost: free INR

Distance: 255 Km

On the traipse to Chandrakhani pass you will jot down the journey from Kullu valley with the magnificent view of Pir Panjal ranges, thick vegetation of pine and fir and culture of Himachal befriending you throughout. The trek of 22 km can be covered in 4-5 days. The end point of the trek is Chandrakhani pass which will captivate you into its world of isolation with the serene view of snow clad mountains and the huge pasture land wearing a green carpet. Best time to go for this trek is May-July and for those who wish to trek amidst the snow carpet, November-March would be the best time...... Know more
Naggar Castle (25 km from Manali)

Naggar Castle (25 Km From Manali)

Cost: free INR

Distance: 255 Km

Located 25 km away from Manali, Naggar castle is one of the exceptional edifices in Kullu district. The historic castle built in wood and stones is a great example of the British architecture. Apart from all this, the view from the castle is what you can’t afford to miss.  ..... Know more
Rafting in Beas River

Rafting In Beas River

Cost: 1200 INR

Distance: 255 Km

The battle against the fierce water of Beas river in Kullu. Rafting in Kullu is one of the must-do activities in Kullu. Trips generally start at Pirdi and continue 14 km down to Jhiri. The adventure sports of rafting is available throughout the year except for Monsoon season from mid-July to mid of September...... Know more
Kullu market excursion - famous for handicrafts, apples, and shawls

Kullu Market Excursion - Famous For Handicrafts, Apples, And Shawls

Cost: free INR

Distance: 255 Km

The three things dominate the local markets in Kullu viz handicrafts, apples and shawls. The whole Kullu district is a producer of apple which is not only exported in the country but to abroad as well. The handicrafts from Kullu and Kashmir are other souvenirs that tourists take back home from Kullu.  ..... Know more
Bijli Mahadev Trek - 1N / 2 days trek starting from Kullu and end at Naggar

Bijli Mahadev Trek - 1N / 2 Days Trek Starting From Kullu And End At Naggar

Cost: 5800 INR

Distance: 255 Km

Bijli Mahadev trek is a short trek that takes you to the sacred deity of Lord Shiva at the temple. The astonishing fact about the temple is that a lightning struck the Shiva Lingam every now and then leaving the lingam in pieces. The priests of the temple then use butter as an adhesive to join the lingam together. The trek of 15 km from Kullu ends at Naggar village. The temple is located on the top of Mathan hills of Kullu Valley.  ..... Know more
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