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30th Apr to 5th May, 2024Moderate Budget Flight
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Things to do in Ladakh in April

Day 1 - Wednesday 1st, May
morning -

Arrive at Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh, Ladakh. Check in at the hotel and freshen up. Head to Shanti Stupa for panoramic views of the city and surrounding mountains.

afternoon -

Explore Leh Main Market for some local shopping and lunch at Bon Appetit Restaurant for delicious Tibetan and Ladakhi cuisine.

evening -

Visit Leh Palace to witness the stunning sunset over the city. Enjoy dinner at Himalayan Cafe for a mix of Tibetan, Indian, and Israeli cuisine.

Day 2 - Thursday 2nd, May
morning -

Drive to Nubra Valley via Khardung La, one of the highest motorable passes in the world. Stop for breathtaking views and photo opportunities.

afternoon -

Visit the famous Diskit Monastery and enjoy a camel ride in the sand dunes of Hunder. Have lunch at Organic Retreat for local organic dishes.

evening -

Return to Leh and spend the evening at leisure. Enjoy dinner at Summer Harvest Restaurant for traditional Ladakhi food with a modern twist.

Day 3 - Friday 3rd, May
morning -

Go white water rafting on the Indus River for an exhilarating adventure.

afternoon -

Explore the Thiksey Monastery, a beautiful Tibetan-style monastery with stunning views of the surrounding valley. Have lunch at the monastery's cafe for a peaceful dining experience.

evening -

Relax at Leh Waterfront and enjoy a dinner at Lamayuru Restaurant for a variety of Indian and Tibetan dishes.

Day 4 - Saturday 4th, May
morning -

Embark on a moderate trek to the beautiful Pangong Lake, famous for its changing colors. Enjoy the picturesque scenery and take plenty of photos.

afternoon -

Interact with the locals at a nearby village and savor a traditional Ladakhi meal. Experience the rich culture and hospitality of the region.

evening -

Return to Leh and have dinner at Tibetan Kitchen for authentic Tibetan cuisine in a cozy setting.

Day 5 - Sunday 5th, May
morning -

Embark on a thrilling mountain biking adventure around Leh, exploring the scenic landscapes and hidden trails.

afternoon -

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Old Town of Leh, exploring the narrow lanes and traditional architecture. Stop for lunch at Gesmo Restaurant for some delicious momos.

evening -

Relax at Leh Market and indulge in some souvenir shopping. Treat yourself to a farewell dinner at Nirvana Cafe & Restaurant for a mix of Indian and international cuisines.

Weather in Ladakh in Invalid date
Avg Temp10°C to 25°C
Chance of Rain10%

May in Ladakh is generally pleasant with warm days and cool nights. Precipitation is unlikely. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

Things to Carry on your trip to Ladakh

Clothing & Apparel

Moisture-wicking clothing -

For comfort and breathability in varying temperatures.

Warm layers (fleece or wool) -

For insulation during cold nights and high altitudes.

Waterproof jacket -

For protection against rain or snow.

Comfortable hiking boots -

For exploring the mountainous terrain.


Sunglasses -

For protection from the sun's UV rays.

Hat -

For sun protection and warmth.

Gloves -

For warmth in cold weather.

Scarf or neck warmer -

For protection from cold wind and dust.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (if required) -

For identification and entry into the country.

Travel insurance -

For peace of mind in case of emergencies.

First aid kit -

For basic medical needs.

Water bottle -

For hydration, especially in high altitudes.

Good to Have

Trekking poles -

For stability and support during treks.

Camera -

To capture memories.

Binoculars -

For wildlife viewing.

Reusable utensils -

To minimize waste.


Smartphone -

For communication, photography, and navigation.

Portable charger -

To keep electronic devices powered.

Headphones -

For music and podcasts.

Travel adapter (if necessary) -

To connect electronic devices to the local power grid.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash, credit cards, and debit cards are commonly accepted.

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