Important Information for your Ladakh Tour

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Ladakh Matho Festival

A desert type climate is typical of Leh with dry winds blowing throughout the day and summers being hot and humid. On your visit to Leh, you will face the cold desert climate which occurs from October to March. In winters the temperatures are extreme, dipping below freezing point. Snowfall is common in winter, especially at night. However, winter days are sunny and bright.

The average temperature for Leh in March is around minus 5 degrees Celsius or 23 degrees Fahrenheit. Considering the extremities that you face here, make sure to carry winter jackets, woolen wear and snow boots. We will give you a full list of what to bring when you book.

To take part on our tour you will most likely need a tourist visa. We urge you to check with your local Indian embassy as soon as possible as it can take longer than you might expect!

What’s Included:

  • 3 nights accommodation in Delhi (sharing unless single room requested)
  • 10 nights accommodation in Leh (sharing unless single room requested)
  • Return flight from Delhi to Leh
  • English speaking guides for duration of tour in Leh and for local tours in Dehli
  • Donations to Shaman, Rinpoche, Tibetan family and Oracle expert
  • Lunch & dinner on Day 1, 3 meals per day from Day 2 to Day 13, breakfast & lunch on Day 14
  • All airport & local transfers for Delhi & Leh
  • Pickup and return to Delhi airport.
  • All transportation within India.

What’s Not-Included:

  • Additional meals not included in the list above.
  • International flights from your hometown.
  • Optional day trip to the Taj Mahal – cost £90 which includes transfers, entrance fees, English speaking guide, lunch and dinner (min 3 people)
  • Visa costs from your home if necessary.
  • Airport transfers, taxes and excess baggage unless specified.
  • Gratuities (Lisa will make a suggestion of what is appropriate).
  • Other non-included items would include souvenir shopping, personal phone calls, laundry, alcoholic and bottled beverages.

Regarding Altitude

We recommend you see your travel doctor before coming and make sure that you are healthy enough to be at over 11,000 ft on this journey. Diamox is a medication that we suggest you ask your doctor for – it is given for cerebral edema (altitude sickness) and will make your acclimatization much easier.

How To Get to Delhi:

Ladekh Himalayas

You must arrive into Delhi Airport on March 6th (or before if you like). Going home – on March 19th we can arrange transfers to the airport if needed, or for those wanting to extend their stay in Delhi we can help you with additional tours if you wish.

If you wish to arrive before the first day of any tour or to stay on after the tour finishes please let us know and we will help you with your travel and/or accommodation arrangements.

Feel free to make your own flights, but please confirm them with us before booking. If you need help – no worries, Ales in Custom Travel is our travel guru – feel free to ring him at: 604-204-0444, 866-866-5566 or email him and it will be his pleasure to assist you!

Keep in Mind:

Every day will be a magical experience for all of us, so keep your heart and mind open to the experience life brings us. Due to the remote areas we are traveling to, weather, bad roads and other unseen obstacles may cause us to make changes in our itinerary. In this mystical land, surrounded by the soft beautiful energy of the land – you can hear the voices of the ancient ones in the wind.


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