trek & travel related pages
Various pages helpful while preparing for travel or trek in Ladakh.
- "Mindful Travel" brochure at the Ladakh Project of ISEC
The brochure is a must read for anyone going to Ladakh. DO's & DONT's for travellers to Ladakh, ecological and cultural guidelines.
- An article on Altitude Sickness at merc.com
Altitude sickness, acute mountain sickness (AMS), high-altitude cerebral edema (HACE), high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE). Prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment.
- Blank on the map
A site on NE Himalayas, Karakorum Range and Hindu Kush. A great source of maps and satellite images of the region!
- Dates of festivals in Ladakh at ReachLadakh.com
Dates of some festivals in Ladakh (including monastic festivals) for a few upcoming years.
A very useful train search website.
- Guide on Safe Food for Travellers by WHO
Basic rules relating to food safety.
- Health Information for Travellers to India at CDC.gov
Information on diseases found in India, prevention against infections and symptoms of the illnesses.
- Hemis National Park @ indiawildliferesorts.com
Basic information on the park.
- High Altitude Medicine Guide
Information on health issues for trevellers to high mountainous regions.
- Himachal Road Transport Corporation
Check for buses on route Delhi-Manali-Keylong-Leh.
- Indian and Tibetan Buddhist Art of the University of Vienna
Descriptions of some Ladakhi monasteries.
- Indian Astronomical Observatory in Hanle
Information on Himalayan Chandra Telescope located in Hanle, SE Ladakh, at the altitude of 4500 metres.
- Indian Railway Online Passenger Reservation System
- Indian Railways
Timetables, online reservation of trains in India. For Jammu (on the way to Srinagar) check train No 2413.
- Information on travel and health by World Health Organization
Disease distribution maps, annual reports on diseases, vaccination recommendations, preparations of the trip.
- Inner Line Permits at Devil on Wheels
An article about permits required for travelling to some parts of Ladakh.
- International Society for Mountain Medicine (ISMM)
Information on preventing, diagnosing and treating Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Check Infos -> Public.
- Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation
Check for buses in J&K.
- Ladakh and Zanskar Homestay
Information on home accommodation available in Ladakh. Where is it available? How to book?
- Ladakh at WikiTravel.org
Basic information on Ladakh.
- Leh at WikiTravel.org
Basic information on Leh and on approaching the city from the plaines of India.
Online booking of Indian domestic and international flight, Indian railway and buses.
- Official Website District Kargil, Ladakh, J&K, India
Basic information and statistics for Kargil District of Ladakh. Information on status of roads.
- Official Website District Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India
Basic information and statistics for Leh District of Ladakh. Information on status of roads.
- Travel advices at The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK
Travel advisor for India at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office site. Advices for travelers including safety and security issues.
- Trekking route updates at "Trekking in Ladakh" guidebook author's page
Comments and updates about trekking routes in Ladakh.
- TrekZanskar.org - trek in Zanskar, with Zanskaris
A site for those, who wish to trek in Zanskar and want to rely rather on local community in organizing the trip then on big travel agencies from outside Ladakh. The site provides contact information to local guides and horsemen. It is a must see site for those who want to go to Zanskar!
Many links to interesting sites on Ladakh and Zanskar.
Obviously, the author of Ladakh.pl can't take any responsibility for the content of the websites listed above and will not be responsible for any misleading information found there. In case you feel some of the websites should not be listed here, please use the contact form to let me know. Do not hesitate to write me in case something is missing here!