Ladakh is known for its adventures, bike rides, exceedingly cold weather, and breathtaking views. It is a must-visit place for all travellers in and out of India. And now you might want to know the best time you can head to Ladakh to make the most of the experience. 

Summers obviously will be the sensible choice for anyone planning to travel to Ladakh. Following are the different time schedules you can choose from to plan your Ladakh trip.

From March- June (Summer Season)

The best time you can visit and enjoy it to the fullest is the summertime. With the view, you get to see a lot of crowds too. The temperature ranges from 15-31 degrees celsius which is optimum to travel comfortably.

The sun shining brightly amidst the mountains makes it a perfect view to witness.

Why visit now?

You get to see spectacular scenery with a hint of sunshine. The clear sky and the famous Pangong lake are at their maximum beauty. While these months mark beautiful sceneries, you can also enjoy different local festivals. Also, comfortable travel is a bonus point to consider in the summertime.

You should visit Ladakh by taking the route from the Valley of Kashmir via Kargil if planning by road. This route remains open from the early months of June to November. Finally, the longest road route, the Manali-Leh road, is open from the middle of June and remains open until early October.

Flights are a better option to consider for safe and comfortable travelling.

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From July-August (Monsoon Season)

Monsoons in Ladakh are concerning. The temperature ranges from 10-20 degrees Celsius.

Why visit now?

The weather is refreshing and great for travelling. Also, a great time to indulge in activities like White Water Rafting and Trekking if you love the roads. 

You should pack clothes that are lightweight and easy to dry and waterproof shoes if travelling in monsoons. Make sure you also carry a raincoat or umbrella with you. Check the weather report before planning your journey to stay safe.

From September-February (Winter Season)

During the winters the temperature drops exceedingly and then gradually rises again. The start of the season can be pleasantly chilly but then becomes unbearable at the end. With such low temperatures, it becomes very risky and unfavourable to travel.

Why visit now?

The early phase of winter can be great if your body is good at handling low temperatures and love the snowy view, Ladakh offers. It is also the best time to witness frozen lakes which is also an attraction for tourists. Ladakh is very less crowded in winters which can be a plus point for someone who wants peace. Also, it receives very high snowfall in February which makes it impossible to visit. 

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