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Things to remember before going on a Leh - Ladakh trip - Tips and Suggestions

Leh-Ladakh is the highest altitude level region in India (much of it being over 3,000 m), incorporating parts of the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges and the upper Indus River valley.

There are various options to reach Leh - Ladakh where you can choose through flight from Delhi to Leh.  You must spend at least a day in Leh city because it is at altitude of 3500 m above sea level. To getting used to of your body and mind according to the weather. Getting used to reduce the chances of getting hit by acute mountain sickness. Although it can strike you in the cruel weather situation during your trip.

Another recommended route is reach Delhi by flight and then starts your tour from Delhi by car.  Delhi to Manali and take night stay at Manali which is 3979m (13,050 ft) from sea level which helps your body to accumulate. Go ahead Manali to Jispa / Sarch and then Leh – Ladakh. So upto leh ladakh high altitude position your body completely according to weather which familiarize yourself.

Following things that you must needed during the trip.

  • Carry only Post-paid sim cards there (most probably Airtel, BSNL)
  • Medical Kit (Dettol/Savlon, Headache Medicine, body pain medicine, band-aids, Stomach ache medicine)
  • Goggles for protection from sun and UV-rays/ Torch
  • Sunscreen Lotion with high SPF (30 or above)
  • Mustard Oil/ Lip Balm/ Vaseline to moisturize your skin
  • Gloves/Muffler/Caps/Water & Wind proof jacket
  • Tooth Brush/Tooth Paste/Comb/Soap (Paper soap if possible) Toilet Paper/Face Wash/Shampoo/Towel/Deodorant (if you use it)
  • Keep yourself hydrated. Always carry water with you. Also keep chocolates and dry fruits with you as they are good liveliness source in case you are feeling near to the ground from energy point of view.
  • For some area authorization permits are required for Indian Citizens as well. Like if you are travelling to Tso Moriri from Pangong lake, you absolutely need inner line permits for different check post on the route there. Getting permit is not a tough job. You can apply online through .You can arrange it yourself as well from DC office in Leh. Otherwise your tour agency included it in your package.
  • If you are travelling in Leh - Ladakh via your personal vehicle or rental bike, get your fuel tank full at leh - ladakh and also carry some extra fuel in cans because you may require it during journey as petrol pumps density is very less. Even if you find one, probably not functioning.
  • Carry tool kit and puncture kit along with you in case you are on bike and private vehicle.
The list is more to go. The more you pass through the more you get to know.
Leh-Ladakh is one place which is considered as a bliss by those who search places to gain the thrill of adventure. Also, gracefully called as the ‘Land of Passes’, the region forms the wonderful part of the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
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