The best time to visit Ladakh is from June until September, the region’s summer season. At this time, Ladakh is an unparalleled paradise, with clear, stunning views and warm and sunny weather – the average temperature range during the day is about 20–30°C. Keen trekkers usually head to Ladakh during July and August, when the Manali-Leh and Srinagar-Leh highways are open to vehicles. That said, Ladakh is a land bound by two of the world’s highest mountain ranges – the Himalayas and Karakoram – anyone visiting Ladakh, even in the middle of summer, should be prepared for the sharp drop in temperatures at night.

Weather Toolkit

To face Ladakh’s unpredictable weather,
you should carry:

Gloves and Mufflers
Woolen cap
Boots/Walking Shoes
Wide-brimmed Sun Hat

Did You Know?

It is often said that Ladakh is perhaps the only place where you can get both sunburn and frostbite at the same time!

Weather Wise in Ladakh
Elevation 2700 m to 7672 m
Summer Temperatures 5°C to 28°C
Winter Temperatures –22°C to 7°C

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