Leh , at an altitude of  3524 meters, was the capital of the kingdom of Ladakh and now serves as the headquarters of Ladakh district. Leh is also an important base for the Indian Army and Air Force. Most of Ladakh is closed from Novermber end to early March. Best time to visit is from April  to October. Winter temperatures can go down to as low as -30C. You can get here by flights. Many adventure get here by motor bike from delhi via Manali.

Places to see in and around Leh    

  Leh Palace
  Namgyal Tsemo Gompa
Shanti Stupa
  Pangong Tso lake  214 Kms from Leh
               
There are numerous budget hotels in Leh and we can find you the best ones which gives value for money,clean, and has toilet paper! Or you can stay at our homes for really cheap. Our families will take care of your food and accomodation. You can learn about Buddhism from our monk friends.Or if you have lots of time we can take you to remote villages where you may see a snow leopard ! You can also give a helping hand working with local NGOs which run schools for the less fortunate. Theres one one Bar in town. But better than that is home brewed Chang !