Practical information

There are regular flights between Delhi and Leh (airport of Kushok Bakula Rimpoche) which last 1 hour 20 minutes and the air companies operate only between 5 am and 9 am owing to atmospheric conditions. By road: if you have the spirit of adventure, one of the most beautiful experiences is that of the Transhimalayan Road. 480 kms of tarmac, sand, fords with col passes more than 5000 meters high at altitude, negotiable by car, motocycle or bicycle await you. We assure you that you will have an exceptional adventure in one of the most spectacular regions in the world. It takes 3 days from Delhi via Manali. Read more

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: see areas and dates. Read more
A tourist visa is required to enter the Indian territory. After months of negotiations, the Indian Authorities announced in May 2015 the opening of the tourist visa-on-line application for 43 countries of which France. If you wish to apply, here are the conditions Read more