Frequently Asked Questions: most frequently asked questions about trip to Leh Ladakh and Kashmir.

Frequently Asked Questions on Ladakh & Kashmir Tourism

Ans: April to July and from mid-September to October are considered as the ideal time to visit Leh Ladakh. However, if someone wishes to go for the Chadar trek then January is the best time to visit Ladakh.
Ans: 8 to 10 days are enough for the Leh Ladakh trip.
Ans: The easiest way to reach Ladakh is by air. It takes around 1 hour by flight from Delhi. The Leh airport is connected to destinations like Delhi, Srinagar, Jammu etc. One can also go for a bike trip or can travel by bus and private car from Srinagar and Manali.
Ans: Lah is situated 427 km from Manali.
Ans: Yes, Ladakh is safe for couples. Moreover, it is equally safe for everyone. It is among the best tourist places to visit for couples.
Ans: Leh has its own airport named Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, which has direct flights from Delhi, Chandigarh, Jammu, Srinagar, and Mumbai.
Ans: The town is situated 10,000 feet above sea level and hence there is a lack of oxygen and you might find it difficult to breathe. So, it is best to take it slow.
Ans: BSNL/MTNL connectivity is better in Leh compared to other mobile networks.
Ans: Children below 4 years of age do not have mature lungs to handle high altitude sickness. So, it is recommended not to plan a Leh trip with children below 4 years of age.
Ans: For people having Asthama or other respiratory diseases, it is suggested to seek doctor's advice before planning the trip.
Ans: Yes.
Ans: Yes, travelling to Kashmir is absolutely safe.
Ans: April to September is the best time to visit Kashmir. And for winter season, from October to February to enjoy the snowfall, Gondola riding, skiing and other adventure activities.
Ans: Ideally, at least 7 days would be needed to explore Kashmir.
Ans: The Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport (Srinagar Airport) is approximately 6 hours and 33 minutes (250.5 km) away from Jammu.