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One of the major draws of adventure tourism in Leh Ladakh, India is trekking.

Trekking in Ladakh

Peak Season for Trekking in Ladakh, India: Early-June to Mid-October
Ladakh Trekking Destinations: Lamayuru-Darcha, Markha, Padum, Stok-Khangri, etc.

Trekking in LadakhTrekking options in Ladakh are generally of two types, one consisting of short, daylong walks and the other, long treks lasting from a few days to a few weeks. The short ones are generally undertaken to see various monuments, monastic settlements, etc or across a ridge to enjoy the picturesque locales. While, the long ones are generally trans-mountain treks. Some of the famous routes for trekking in Ladakh, India are:
  • Lamayuru (in Indus Valley) to Darcha (in Lahoul) - takes nearly three weeks
  • Markha Valley trek - takes nearly ten days
  • Lamayuru-Padum trek - takes nearly eleven days
  • Stok-Khangri round trek - takes nearly four to five days
  • Parts of the Ladakh range, lying between the Indus and Shayok valleys

Normally, the season for trekking tourism in Leh Ladakh is from early June to mid-October. However, the short treks within the central Indus valley can be undertaken in May also.