What are the useful tips and guidelines for a trip to Leh?
Posted on Dec 12, 2013 by sushma.yadav
A visit to the city of Leh is definitely a wise decision made by you. Your trip can be all the more worthwhile and enjoyable if you are familiar with the basic guidelines about how to enjoy the beauty of city. So here are some tips which will definitely make your trip all the more worthwhile and enjoyable.
The best time enjoy trip to Ladakh is from months of April to September, A trip in winters is only for strong hearted ones as it is very cold and most of the of the roads and passes become blocked due to snow.
You have planned to travel in summer times a good decision. But it is advisable to take light woolens along with you. But a trip , in winters requires, very heavy woolens and other accessories to save you from extreme cold. Being rocky area strong tough shoes are highly recommended.
Do make it a point to do your bookings in advance for hotel accommodation if you are planning a trip in summers. It is advisable to keep some hardcash as there are not many ATMS over here.
It is advisable when you reach Leh to take rest for 12-24 hours to fully acclimatize to its high altitude, roughly around 3524 metres.. Take rest if you feel breathless and uneasy. Always keep a ready stock of chocolates, energy bars while travelling. The other necessary things to be kept handy are mosturerisers, medicines, sunscreen lotions and a bright torch…to lighten up your journey
Last but not least respect the customs of local and you are bound to have an enjoyable journey