Be it summer season at 30 degrees Celsius or winter season at minus 40 degrees Celsius, adventure activities in Ladakh never stop. Take an adventure tour of Leh Ladakh to savor the most delightful offerings of the Union Territory. Enjoy staying in the camps while trekking in the mountain regions. Take a rafting tour to get closer to the Indus water and face the wild rapids of the river. Be it whichever sport, adventure in Ladakh is becoming a major draw for tourists. These captivating sports along with the scenic ambiance are winning the hearts of the travelers globally.
Ladakh has created a niche for every kind of adventure sport. Bring a delightful grimace on your face by indulging in trekking in the various regions of the state. Wide options from the mountain ranges to the various passes are available for trekking. The best areas which will make you go gaga will be the regions of Nubra, Sham Valley, Zanskar, and Chang-thang. Trekking along with camping during expeditions adds to the delight of the experience.
Water sports in Ladakh are of the kinds that cannot be experienced anywhere else in the world. The famous rivers that allow the much-acclaimed white water rafting are Indus and Zanskar.
Among the adventure sports that needs ice to be enjoyed, Ladakh does not lag behind. There are alternatives of Skiing, Heli Skiing and Ice skating. But if you want you can enjoy all these sports in just one trip. Ladakh is famous for ice hockey as well. The local ice hockey teams have established its identity not just in the country but in other nations as well. For Various Adventure Activities in Ladakh, Group Tours, Educational Tours, contact Discover Leh Ladakh.
|Trekking:- Almost all the areas in Ladakh provide excellent opportunities for trekking. The sentence that there is a trekkers heaven at every point in Ladakh will not be an exaggeration. The most popular trekking tours of Ladakh are Markha valley trek, Stok Kangri Trek, Lamayuru to Alchi, Lamayuru to Chilling and Snow Leopard Trek. Besides this, The Chadar or the Frozen River Trek is most popular trek in the winter months (January and February). The Chadar trek is done on the frozen Zanskar river. There are many treks from Himachal to Ladakh and in the Zanskar valley.|
|Skiing: – While skiing as a tourism is not so popular in Ladakh but a few tourists ski down the hills. Tourists can try hands at skiing during winter months. However, ice skating is popular in Ladakh.|
|Mountain Biking: – Take a tour of Ladakh and take up an adventure trip of mountain biking in the Trans Himalayan zones of Ladakh. Explore the rural areas that remains camouflaged due to the celebrity status enjoyed by the cities. Through mountain biking you will also get a chance to see the far off monasteries and temples. The major destinations for mountain biking in Ladakh are the Manali-Leh Highway, Srinagar-Leh highway, Leh to Khardungla pass and till Nubra Valley, Leh to Pangong.|
|River Rafting: – There are two rivers for adventurous rating – Indus River, which flows southeast and then into Pakistan and Zanskar River, the north-flowing tributary of the Indus. The rivers have rapids mostly ranging from grade I to III and few ranging from grade IV to V. Further adding to the beauty of the river rafting adventure is the undulated terrain, crisscrossed by the remote villages and ancient monasteries, which are an important attraction of Ladakh. The most prominent river rafting trail in Ladakh is from Phey to Nimmo that passes through astoundingly rapids ranging from grade I to II. Nimmo is the point of confluence of the River Indus and Zanskar. For the beginners, the ideal stretch is from Phey to Saspol and Kharu to Spituk. Another stretch from Chilling to Nimmo on the Zanskar River is perfect for experts to combat against rapids ranging up to grade IV.|
|Camping: – Enjoy camping tours of Ladakh that not only gives you a chance to enjoy this arresting adventure, but also help you escape the mundane bustle of polluted cities. Camping is the best way to understand the local culture of the area and enjoy proximity to nature. Take up camping in Ladakh to enjoy the exotic wonders of Ladakh and Himalayas. There are many camps that offer accommodation, catering and variety of activities like hiking, nature-tours and rafting. Through camping you get a unique chance to sit in the lap of nature, lie peacefully amidst the woods and enjoy the ear rattling jungle voices. While camping during trekking and hiking is of other level, the families including children and elderly can enjoy camping while sightseeing at Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake and Tso Moriri.|
|Paragliding: – Coming Soon!|
|Mountaineering & Rock Climbing: – Mountains in Ladakh are the gung ho destinations for mountaineering in Ladakh. Wherever you go, you can go for mountaineering in Ladakh. Markah Valley and Kang Yatze have been popular mountaineering sites for decades.|
|Jeep Safari:- Jeep safari tours to Ladakh are very popular. Vehicle safari is an adventure sport that is carried on a jeep/SUV. Take up a Jeep Safari Tour to Ladakh and enjoy the chance to roll over the rugs and stones that will reveal to you the collision of wonders of nature against the wonders of man. Having some of the world’s highest highways and motorable pass, the most important route for vehicle safari is from Manali across the Rohtang pass (3980 m) and then through arid Lahaul to Leh and Ladakh. Manali to Leh (Ladakh) Jeep safari is the most popular safari tour.|
Adventure Activities in Ladakh are the backbone of tourism.