Trip from Delhi to Ladakh

The rugged landscape of Ladakh offers one a spectacular break from the mundane city life. It can transport you to a land of silence in the lap of human nature. This page will give you all the details of trip from Delhi to Ladakh.

LadakhAltitude: 9,000 feet (2750m) at Kargil - 25,170 feet (7,672m) at Saser Kangri
Population: 70 Lakh (2011 census)
Main Languages: Ladakhi, English
Distance from Delhi: 1000 km
Best time to visit: June – September
STD Code: 01982



Best Ladakh Tour Packages

  • Chadar Trek - Frozen River Trek on Zanskar
    8 Days/7 Nights
    -Leh (4 Nights)
    -Bakula Bawo (2 Nights)
    -Tipyak Bawo (1 Nights)
    Inclusions: Meals Included, Sightseeing, Transfers
    Rs. 36,499 (Starting price per adult)

  • A Trekking Adventure in Ladakh
    7 Nights & 8 Days
    Inclusions: Meals Included, Transfers
    Rs. 46,999 (Starting price per adult)

  • Ladakh Panorama (Superior)
    7 Nights
    Inclusions: Flights, Transportation, Meal, Sightseeing and Accommodation
    Rs. 34,999 (Per person on twin sharing)

  • Lakes and Passes of Ladakh
    10 Nights
    Inclusions: Transportation, Meal, Sightseeing and Accommodation
    Starting from Rs. 44,299 (Per person on twin sharing)

  • Ladakh Insight Tour
    7 Nights
    Inclusions: Transportation, Meal, Sightseeing and Accommodation
    Starting from Rs. 31,199 (Per person on twin sharing)


How to reach Ladakh from Delhi

By Air: Leh is the nearest airport to Ladakh which is well connected to Delhi airport.
  • Indian Airlines operates 3 flights in a week between Leh and Delhi in tourist season (June to September).
  • Jet Airways operates six flights a week between Delhi - Leh in tourist season (June to September).
  • Go Air operates daily flight between Leh – Delhi in tourist season (June to September).
 The airfare from Delhi to Ladakh is Rs 3500 to Rs.4000 (approx).

By Rail: Ladakh is not connected by railways, so one needs to get down at Jammu Tawi station (JAT), which is the closest station to Ladakh. Taxis and buses are available from Jammu to Ladakh at a cost of approx. Rs 9,000 - Rs 10,000, and will nearly be a 2 days travel.

Train schedule from Delhi to Jammu Tawi (JAT) -

  • Train: Jam Jat Express
    Train No.: 12477
    Departure: 04:13 AM (H Nizamuddin)
    Arrival: 02:45 PM (Jammu Tawi)
    Duration: 10h 32m
    Running Days: Wed

  • Hapa Jat Expres
    Train No.: 12475
    Departure: 04:13 AM (H Nizamuddin)
    Arrival: 02:45 PM (Jammu Tawi)
    Duration: 10h 32m
    Running Days: Thu

  • Swaraj Express
    Train No.: 12471
    Departure: 04:13 AM (H Nizamuddin)
    Arrival: 02:45 PM (Jammu Tawi)
    Duration: 10h 32m
    Running Days: Mon, Tue, Fri & Sat

  • Sarvodaya Exp
    Train No.: 12473
    Departure: 04:13 AM (H Nizamuddin)
    Arrival: 02:45 PM (Jammu Tawi)
    Duration: 10h 32m
    Running Days: Sun

  • Malwa Express
    Train No.: 12919
    Departure: 04:37 AM (H Nizamuddin)
    Arrival: 04:05 PM (Jammu Tawi)
    Duration: 11h 28m
    Running Days: All Days

By Road: Ladakh is not connected by direct buses from Delhi, but can get a bus up to Jammu and from there one can either hire a cab or get a bus to Ladakh. One most convenient option to travel to Ladakh from Delhi is to hire a private taxi/cab.
Duration: 17 hrs, 20 mins
Charges: Rs 10 to Rs 45 per km (depending on the type of car/cab).

Bike Trip to Ladakh:
Travelling to Ladakh on a bike is undoubtedly a thrilling experience for those who wish of riding through the highest mountain range in the world.

Outline Delhi to Ladakh on bike Itinerary:
Day 1: Delhi to Chandigarh: 6 hours
Day 2: On a bike to Manali: 320km
Day 3: Rest  in Manali
Day 4: On a bike from Manali to Tandi: 115km
Day 5: On a bike Tandi to Sarchu: 125km
Day 6: On a bike Sarchu to Leh: 250km
Day 7: Rest in Leh
Day 8: One a bike from Leh over Khardung La to Nubra Valley (Diskit): 120km
Day 9: On a Bike from Diskit to Hunder to Leh: 130km
Day 10: On a Bike from Leh to Pangong Tso (Lukung): 135km
Day 11: On a bike from Pangong Tso to Leh: 135km
Day 12: End of trip

Find below the names of few important hotels in Ladakh along with their contact details

  • Grand Dragon Ladakh
    Old Rd Sheynam, Leh Ho, LEH Ladakh – 194101
    Call: (01982) 257786

  • Grand Himalaya
    Chubi Sanker Road, Leh Ladakh, Leh Ladakh – 194101
    Call: 9419208786

  • Snow View Hotel
    Near Gomang Stupa, Karzu Road, Leh Ho, Leh Ladakh – 194101
    Call: (01982) 257153

  • Ladakh Residency
    Changspa, Leh Ho, Leh Ladakh - 194101
    Call: (01982) 258111

  • Royal Palace Hotel
    Sheynam, Old Road, Leh Ho, Leh Ladakh – 194101
    Call: (01982) 255740

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    Piyush Kewat from Madhepura 1443 Days ago

    Is Ladakh safe for travel ? as there terrorist attack take place often. So i afraid to go there. Anyway, Please suggest me the safest place to visit in Ladakh.
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    delhionline.in Expertfrom 1414 Days ago

    Ladakh is a wonderful tourist destination and absolutely safe. Do check out our page on Leh-ladakh for more information: http://leh.jkonline.in/city-guide/tourism-in-leh

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