Suggestion for Camel Safari in Ladakh
- You must learn how to balance your body weight while sitting on the camel and get familiar with their movements, as initially, you will feel a little uncomfortable. Padded cushions will help you to reduce the discomfort. Learn to lean in the required direction and to pull the reins as and when required during the camel ride.
- Physical fitness is required to acclimatize. Also, carry all your prescribed medicines if you are afflicted with any medical ailment.
- Ecosystems in Ladakh are highly fragile so it is highly recommended not to litter around.
- Never provoke the camel and do not offer food to the animal.
- Always wear suitable clothes to maintain comfort- You will enjoy your trip the most if you explore the best places to visit in Ladakh.
Things to Carry
- Woolen clothes, gloves, socks, trek pants, trousers
- Water, juices, snacks
- Medical kit
- Backpack/sleeping bag- You may require sun hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, moisturizer, lip salve, flashlight, toilet paper, and a towel during the day, only if the sun scorches.
How to Reach
Leh airport would be the nearest spot for reaching Ladakh. The flights by Air India, GoAir and Jet Airways are directly connected from Delhi, Srinagar and Jammu and other major cities across the country. The flight schedules may change and are subjected to weather changes. It is always advisable to have extra time and plan accordingly. After reaching the Leh airport, you get various cabs and buses through which you can commute and reach Ladakh.
Those who simply love travelling, Leh Ladakh road trip can be a blessing! You can either book a private taxi or cab from Srinagar or Manali to reach Ladakh and the route is much worth the time and money. Jammu and Kashmir buses (JKSRTC) buses are also available for the tourists to reach Ladakh. Adventure seekers also experience a Manali to Leh bike trip to feel the adrenaline rush. While travelling any road trip, remember that due to heavy snowfall, the highways are shut during the winter months. Therefore, you need to plan your road trip to Ladakh only between May to September.
By Rail:Jammu Tawi is the nearest railway station and is roughly 700 kilometers from Ladakh. This railway station gets sufficient train connectivity from Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai. Once you reach Jammu, you can book either a cab or board a bus to reach Ladakh.
Attractions of Ladakh
It is one of the best places to visit on your Leh Ladakh Bike Trip.
The best time to visit here is from June to September as the village gets cut off for the remaining months due to snowfall.
Nature’s gem, 150 kilometers from Leh, the valley offers an extraordinary sightseeing experience. You must have travel permits to enter the valley. Not only does the place explicit sheer peace but also gives soil for blooming flowers with burning colors. Camps in Nubra Valley will give you the most amazing experience.
A house for Bactrian camels and a hub for making several Kashmiri purchase, Nubra leaves no stone unturned in making you awestruck! This is the best place if you want to experience the Camel Safari in your Ladakh tour package.
Attracting the tourists with its Bactrian camels, you can purchase Kashmiri carpets, Pashmina shawls, apricots, and walnuts. The lush green valley clubbed with the mountain range boasts a splendid view while on a Manali to Leh Jeep Safari.
Also, a magical landscape to relish, the Moonland is the on Leh-Kargil Road. It offers landscape as if on the moon and treats the visitors with its peculiar scenic beauty. Visiting this magical place is one of the best things to do in Leh.
Pay a visit to this royal residence to cherish their historic culture and magnificent tradition. A small remembrance of the Shey palace can be obtained from the souvenir stall at the palace entrance to collect the best memories of your Leh Ladakh Expedition.
You must visit the Suru valley on the same trip. The place will offer you a good accommodation with the best hotels in Leh and food options. You will also find enough road transport facilities to commute.
There are various camps around Pangong Lake that one should definitely experience. Summer months are perfect for you to appreciate the tranquillity and the serene blue stream. There are places which require inner line permits for Leh and this lake is one of them.
You will find various artifacts on Buddhism along with the huge idol of Buddha. The spectacular view of the stupa should not be missed in the moonlight. Rejuvenate your soul by visiting this magical place. This is a must visit place while on Manali Leh Srinagar bike trip.
Located at an altitude of 16,500 feet above the sea level, this tourist spot is a 137 kilometers ride from Leh with adequate availability of road transport. You can also have the best camping experience of your life in camps around Tso Moriri. The place is difficult to survive during the winter months.
The best time to experience the scenic beauty is from May to October. Apart from serving logistic support for the goods exchange, nature lovers and bikers across the world visit here for mountain biking to record their unforgettable riding experience.
Don't forget to check out the Delhi to Leh guide before your next expedition to Ladakh.