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This section provides a quick glance and information on Ladakh, along with some other fast facts about Leh Ladakh, India.

Ladakh Facts

Ladakh will come up as the land of monasteries, covered with a glistening blanket of snow. To make your Ladakh travel easy and interesting we have compiled some interesting and quick facts on Leh and Ladakh. Read on to know fast facts about Ladakh.

Area: Approx 97,000 sq km (approx 38,000 km under Chinese occupation)
Altitude: Leh - 3505 m
Kargil - 2750 m
Climate: Summers - 25 deg C to 08 deg C
Winters - (-5) deg C to (-20) deg C
Rainfall: 15cm, 6" (annual average)
Population: 2.4 lakh (in the districts of Leh and Kargil)
Best Time to Visit: March to October
Clothing: Summers - Light and Medium woolens
Winters - Heavy woolens
Languages: Ladakhi, Urdu, Hindi and English
Religions: Buddhism and Islam.
Currency: Rupees
Airport: Leh
Major Fairs and Festivals: Hemis Festival, Dosmoche Festival, Losar Festival, Sindhu Darshan Festival, Ladakh Festival, Tak-Tok Festival, etc.
Tourist Attractions: Buddhist Monasteries, Leh Palace, Leh Mosque, Wildlife, Adventure Sports, etc.