When to come ?

Between May and October, the temperatures are pleasant. They vary between 0 degree Celsius at night and 25 degrees Celsius during the day. From November to April they are more wintery and can decrease below 0 degree Celsius until 25 degrees Celsius at night depending on the area. The days are however sunny most of the time. The winter time is the unique opportunity for you to discover Ladakh in a more authentic manner thanks to the traditional festivals and celebrations.

The whole year various Buddhist Festivals are celebrated in many monasteries located in Ladakh and Zanskar :

Monastery festival Areas 2016 2017
Spituk Gustor Spituk 7-8 January 25-26 January
Dosmochey Leh & Likir Monastery 6-7 February 24-25 February
Yargon Tungshak Nubra (Yarma) 12-13 February 2-3 March
Stok Guru Tsechu Stok Monastery 16-17 February 6-7 March
Matho Nagrang Matho Monastery 21-22 February 11-12 March
Saka Dawa All over Ladakh 20 May 09 June
Yuru Kabgyat Lamayuru Monastery 1st-2nd July 21-22 June
Hemis Tsechu Hemis Monastery 14-15 July 3-4 July
Stongday Gustor Zanskar 22-23 July 12-13 July
Karsha Gustor Zanskar 31 July – 1st August 21-22 July
Phyang Tsesdup Phyang Monastery 31 July – 1st August 21-22 July
Sachukul Gustor Sachukul Monastery 21-22 July 11-12 July
Korzok Gustor Tsomoriri 5-6 August 26-27 July
Dakthok Tseschu Dak thok Monastery 13-14 August 2-3 August
Sani Nasjal Zanskar 17-18 August 6-7 August
Deskit Gustor Nubra 28-29 October 17-18 October
Thiksay Gustor Thiksay 17-18 November 6-7 November
Chemday Wangchok / Padum Chemray Monastery 27-28 November 16-17 November
Galden Namchot All over Ladakh 23 December 12 December
Ladakhi Losar All over Ladakh 30 December 19 December