Trip to Heaven (Leh Ladakh)

by Anand


Posted on : 01 Mar 2018

Things to Carry (Estimation for 11 days trip)

Home Collection

  • Flashlight.
  • Take license and pan card with Xerox.
  • Towel.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • T-shirt (7-8).
  • Jeans (5).
  • Slipper.
  • Napkins.
  • Shocks (7-8).
  • Shoes (1 pair).
  • Jacket (primary + secondary).
  • Tooth Brush


Shop Collection

  • hand sanitizer.
  • Nylon Rope.
  • Tooth Paste. 
  • Sun screen, lip- salve, moisturizers.
  • Liquid soap.
  • Shampoo.
  • Monkey Cap or balaclava.


Medical Collection

  • Diamox tablet.  (read about high altitude sickness and acclimatization before you get it.)
  • Volini.
  • Headache medicine.


Camera

  • Wide angle Lens.
  • Charger.
  • Camera.
  • Remote release
  • Tripod.


Mobile

  • Power Bank.
  • Low budget phone with good battery life.
  • BSNL postpaid or Airtel postpaid. 



Things to buy from local Leh Market

  • Thermal T-shirt and pant pair.
  • Full Hand Glows.
  • Buy Permits Form.



Tips: 

  • Avoid Alcohol.
  • It is also important to keep yourself hydrated so drink plenty of water, soups.
  • On arrival, it is imperative to take “complete rest” on Day 1. You need to sleep on arrival, go slow, not move around too much and not go to the high points around Leh on day 1.
  • don't take zero or below temperature lightly. cover your entire body with thermal protection.  



                                               Place to Visit
Srinagar to Leh Journey 

  • Night stay in Tent after kargil.

  • Visit Two highest peak on the way. (12198 feet and 13497 feet)
  • Zanskar and Indus sangam.


After Reaching Leh.

Note: You need to take things easy in order to acclimatize properly and not rush around. On arrival, it is imperative to take “complete rest” on Day 1. You need to sleep on arrival, go slow, not move around too much and not go to the high points around Leh on Day 1.

i would suggest you to visit local places in leh on day 1.  

1st day Visit Local Places in Leh

  • Gurudhwara

  • Hall of fame

  • Leh Palace

  • Shanti Stupa


Get Ready for some adventure :)

Journey to Pangong lake

  • Via 17,590 feet peak (Chang La)

  • Pangong lake. 

  • Night stay near Pangong lake

  • in return trip to main city visit Thikse gompa after Karu.

Journey to nubra valley

  • via 18380 feet highest motorable road (Khardungla)

  • Nubra valley


Journey to Tso Moriri 

  • Night stay near lake

  • Tso moriri Lake


and feel like royal :)



Leh to Srinagar (Return trip). 

  • River rafting in zanskar river. Tips: Do not forget to swim (with live jacket) in zanskar river for 5 to 10 mins. :) it's fun. don't worry it's part of river rafting.

  • Visit Kargil War Memorial (in Kargil), 



Contact Number: 
Niri-la Ladakh guest house in Leh city

Address: Near Women's Alliance Office,spangchhenmo, Sankar Road, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir 194101 Contact : +91 9419179160 - Rinchen Tondup (nt sure of the name) +91 9906972899 - House Owner Lady's number.

Apex adventure Bikes on Rent.

Name : Rinchen Olthang 
Number: +919419218233
Royal Enfield classic 350cc   1300 Rs per Day
Gixer                                         800 Rs per Day