Things to do in Leh

MyTravaly_Logo  Vedanshi Kumar 15 Jun, 2021 6 mins read 161
Things to do in Leh

Situated in the beautiful Himalayas, Leh is a heavenly place and travel destination. The sightseeing and the voice of nature can be heard, it is called a place where nature loves to exist.

The Beautiful rugged valleys, moon-like landscapes, deserted mountains with snow peaks at the top. Religious monasteries and stupas that symbol safety and peace. While leaving for Leh you should take clothes suitable in winter and snowy atmosphere.

With just not the snow as the main reason, Leh has been visited by people who love sight-seeing, spending some time reading books in nature, going for a road trip.

Given below are some activities you can go through while visiting Leh:


The overall atmosphere of the place is heavenly, be it the localities, the animals, the rugged valleys and colour changing sky. The vibe of the place is exclusive and most people love to stay here taking a break from their hectic schedule.


Cycling is a major to-do thing in Leh. In our childhood, we have all waited for the rainy season after which we used to cycle. You can rent a bike or might carry one with you while your trip to Leh.

There are beautiful landscapes and uneven terrains where you can cycle with your family and friends, enjoy breathing in the fresh air. places to visit Leh by cycling: Khardung La pass, Hemis Monastery, Shanti Stupa and Pangong Tso Lake.


The real hustle while trekking is experienced in Leh, the rough terrain and the extreme climatic conditions and freezing temperatures. Chadar Trek is the most famous trekking region in Leh, here is a list of some really important stuff that you should carry with you for trekking, sunscreen, warm clothes, UV glasses, gloves and caps.

Best places to trek in Leh are Chadar trek, Dran Drung Glacier trek, Darcha Padum trek and Spituk Gompa trek. The best time for trekking in Leh is between May and September.

Camel Safari

Camel Safari is the best way to get down after taking the trek on the hill. Slowly moving Bactrian camel will let you enjoy the scenery around you and even make you feel the uneven terrain. The camel safari is used for transportation and recreation as well.


Camping along one of the beautiful lakes in Leh is a must. The sound of water flowing around might arouse you in such a way you have never been. Admiring the scenery while you sit beside the lake and sip your coffee is the best feeling.

Crystal clear lakes and colour-changing sky is good to experience. Some of the camps [resent in Leh: Pangong Retreat Camp, Nubra Ethnic camp and Tsomoriri camp.

Bike Rides in Leh

Traveling to the uneven and rugged terrain of Leh is dream travel of each biker. People who are found of biking really love to visit Leh for such bike rides.

The unforeseeable weather and snowy wind is a challenge for every biker. Using the bike as your major transport vehicle might help you visit places such as Sumur, Turtuk, Baskgo and Panamik, etc.

Also read: A road trip to Leh and Ladakh

Shopping in the local markets

The classic hill markets have the most beautiful clothing available across the country. Embroidery which is rich in structure and with warm and soothing colours. The local markets really do have dazzling clothes. Every visitor wants to get his hands on these clothes.

Also read: Ladakh: A shopper's paradise

You will never get enough of Leh's experience. Pack your bags and plan your next trip at Leh with your beloved ones. For a comdortable stay, book your hote with MyTravaly.

The story is written by Vedanshi Kumar: Content Writer-Team Head, MyTravaly

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