Ladakh needs no introduction to travel enthusiasts as visitors from across the globe come to the place for its breathtaking beauty at different times of the year in different Ladakh temperature. Also known as the ‘cold desert’, Ladakh has beauty, which is difficult to put into words. Buy the 12 Days Manali Leh Bike Trip Package to experience the surreal beauty of nature.

The region is landlocked and lies between the Great Himalayas and the Karakoram Range. The insane landscapes, the high altitude mountains, the saltwater lakes and the cold desert – what else can you ask for? While Tibet lies to the east of Ladakh, the Kashmir valley is towards the west.

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Spiti and Lahaul is to the south west of Ladakh. For adventure enthusiasts, Ladakh is as good as paradise. Ladakh climate has extremities – both in summers and winters. There is practically no rainfall and the place is dry and arid. It is better to know about the weather conditions of each month and then plan your Ladakh trip accordingly. 
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January and February

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January and February
January and February are extremely cold months in Ladakh, with temperatures dropping much below the freezing point. There is constant heavy snowfall in these months leading to freezing temperatures. Adaptation and survival become truly tough during these months.

While the minimum temperature can drop to well -15°C, the maximum temperature remains close to -2°C. Winter is practically unbearable for people who cannot handle and withstand the freezing temperatures. Water and electricity supply is vastly affected due to the chilling weather conditions.
 
However, these are the two months for the Winter Chadar Trek. Adventure enthusiasts select the time from mid-January to mid-February for trekking on the frozen Zanskar River. The Tso Moriri and Pangong Lake also have different shades.

The lakes are frozen with ice and suitable for trekking. Various kinds of festivals in Ladakh are also held in these two months. Snow Leopard Trekking is a popular trek in the winters in Hemis National Park. The numbers of tourists are quite less because bearing the cold is not that easy. 
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March

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March
During the month of March, the weather gets a bit better when compared to the chilling and freezing winter months. However, even this weather seems to be extremely cold for the majority of the travelers and tourists visiting the place. As the sun comes out well in March, the days become sunny.

Ladakh temperature during winters rises to about 6°C during the daytime. But during the night, the temperatures drop again and go below freezing point to almost -5°C, making the nights extremely chilling. The highways are still closed for traveling and the only way to reach Ladakh is by flight from Srinagar or Delhi. Camping is also not feasible at Nubra and Pangong. 
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April

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April
Travel to Ladakh and get mesmerized with its magnificent beauty! It is from the month of April that travelers and tourists start coming to Ladakh. It is because April marks the onset of summer in Ladakh. Heavy snowfall practically stops in April, though occasional snowfall can be experienced. While the maximum temperature remains in the range of 10-15°C, the minimum temperature can drop below freezing point to -1°C.

If you expect the weather to be pleasant and warm, you will be disappointed. The mountains remain covered in snow and the lakes in Ladakh begin to melt by end of April. You will have clear sky at this time, but you will need to put on abundant warm clothes to be comfortable. 
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May

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May
The thawing of snow begins in mid-May. Even in the month of May, you will feel that winter has not gone completely. There is a certain amount of chilliness in the breeze, which persists. The sun shines brightly during the daytime and Ladakh temperature reaches up to 16°C in the day.

The minimum temperature remains in the range of 3°C. Since the snow starts melting, the roads become pretty slippery. By the end of May and beginning of June, the Leh Highway opens up. However, the Manali-Leh highway still remains closed. Air travel is the best way to reach Ladakh, as many roads are still closed. There are many hotels in Leh available for stay round the year.  
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June

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June
By early June, all the roads open up to Ladakh and the Srinagar-Leh and Manali-Leh circuit can be completed. Initially, the conditions of the roads are not that good for the snow melts, but by mid-June, things start coming under control. The snow melts and small streams are seen flowing across the roads in many places.

Ladakh climate at this time is quite interesting and comforting. During the daytime, the sun shines brightly and temperature remains in the range of almost 21°C. However, at night, there is the sudden drop in temperature till almost 7°C. A blanket is needed to keep oneself warm. Majority of the festivals and trekking expeditions in Ladakh begin at this time. 

Manali to Leh road trip tour packages will enchant your life for months to come with its magical and ravishing memories. A journey where you ride at your own speed and cherish forever.
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July and August

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July and August
If you want to see Ladakh in the best manner, July and August are the months to be there. The land of passes presents a majestic view at this time of the year. All the roads and passes which are there for reaching Ladakh open at this time of the year. All kinds of travelers and tourists visit Ladakh at this time and enjoy the scenic splendor that the place offers.

Lose yourself in the tranquil and serene ambiance of the grand mountains. July and August are monsoon months in India, but Ladakh remains completely dry opening up its doors for visitors. 

Weather in July is little hot in Ladakh as the sun scorches pretty well. Ladakh temperature during the day might rise up to 25°C in the daytime. At night too, it remains in the range of 10-12°C. By mid-August, Ladakh starts getting cold again and it is recommended to take proper woolens and unexpected temperature drops have been experienced many times.

If you are taking road trips from Manali or Srinagar, leave early so that you can avoid rush and traffic at Rohtang Pass and Sonmarg respectively. Know more about the road trip to Ladakh and book the best package before its too late. 

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September

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September
September is the month when you can enjoy an excellent landscape view of Ladakh with lesser numbers of tourists in the place. If you travel to high altitude passes like Chang La and Khardung La, you might experience snowfall in mid-September. In this month, Ladakh already experiences the winter season; the chill can be felt already.

The waters in the various lakes are still liquid and glimmer in the sunshine. During the daytime, the sunlight is quite strong and the weather seems pleasant with temperature in the range of 20-22°C. At night, temperatures fall down to almost 6°C. Ladakh looks grand and magnificent in this month. 

Leh Ladakh is a well-known destination among adventure enthusiast. There are numerous activities in Ladakh to enjoy like river rafting, trekking and so on
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October

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October
Winter life is in full swing during October in Ladakh. Though the highways remain still open, the roads are often covered in snow. Snowfall is common with cold breezes blowing particularly in the high altitude areas. Usually, adventure lovers and passionate travelers explore Ladakh in October.

Ladakh temperature during the daytime remains in the range of 12-14°C, while during the night it drops to 0°C or even below that. Diskit Festival, a monastery festival is hosted in this month. 

Ladakh monasteries are among the best things to see in the Himalayan region of India. The monasteries in Ladakh are breathtaking and enchanting structures that still hold the Buddhist heritage alive and fresh.

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November

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November
All highways leading to Ladakh are closed in November. Airway is the only mode of transportation available. November is complete winter month in Ladakh and temperatures remain well below freezing point in the place. While maximum temperature reaches to just 7°C, minimum temperature can drop down to -6°C.

Freezing of the lakes is seen at this time. Water scarcity is also an impending problem at this time. Electricity also comes for just 6 hours in the day during evening time. Padum and Thiskey festivals are poplar during the month of November. 

Here are a number of attractions in Leh Ladakh that are filled with extreme pristine beauty, the list is inclusive of well- known ancient monasteries, other religious sites.
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December

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December
When it comes to Ladakh temperature, this month has the scariest figures. It is the coldest month of the year, when the temperature drops down well below the freezing point. During the day time, the maximum temperature hovers in the range of just 1-2°C. This is still bearable. However, at night, the minimum temperature is freezing at around -15 to -13°C.

It extremely chilling and uncomfortable. All highways remain closed as there is heavy snowfall and roads are blocked. Rivers and lakes have thick covering of ice on them. Since the weather seems unbearable by the common man, there are practically no tourists in the area during this time of the year. Golden Namchot and Losar are poplar festivals during December. 

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Best Time to Visit Ladakh

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Best Time to Visit Ladakh
Now that you have detailed idea about Ladakh climate and weather conditions and the temperatures during each month of the year, planning a trip becomes easier. Depending the way in which you wish to go to Ladakh will decide your best time. For instance, if you want to avail the roadway, June to September is the best time as the highways remain open and accessible.

If you want to visit Ladakh on a bike trip, June to September is the best time as well. Magical panoramas can be enjoyed and experienced at this time of the year. If you want to travel by air, you can go to Ladakh at any time. 

Bringing back the vigor of younger days, the once-in-a-lifetime experience will make you come across breathtaking sights. It also gives you the much-needed nudge to be physically fit before you even get there. Explore a thrilling holiday with various Leh & Ladakh tours packages.
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11 July 2019
Excellent
We went for Manali to srinagar Bike tour. It was the best bike trip of my entire life It all started with the person named Shubham from thrillophilia who helped me in selecting the best trip and processed with my booking, all thanks to him! Without him I wouldn’t have been able to experience the best trip of my life. On arrival there, we met our tour guide Tani and our Mechanic Shashi about whom I have read a lot at thrillophilia reviews. These 2 guys were so supportive during the entire tour that no matter what happened they were always there to look after us. They always made sure we are safe and we are following them and there is no overtaking taking place. Tani, the tour guide, one chilled out person he is! Make sure you get him as your tour guide and Shashi as the mechanic as these guys will always make sure that they are there for you no matter what. And in the end, it’s all the Main man behind everything, Jimmy Sir. Thanks a lot Sir for making me experience the best trip of my life! Without you and your team this wouldn’t have been possible. Thanks for helping us out in every way possible. The roads here are difficult terrain to ride on. You gotta be careful. You gotta carry your gum boots during water logging which is the most difficult to cross. But these guys made sure that we were all safe and had sound health till we reached home. Not even a single person was hurt. Our group was a mixture of all age groups, I’m fact we even got to meet 2 people From the Indian navy as well. One mad kickass experience! Unbelievable. Reaching the worlds highest Pass, Khardungla Top, was the highest achievement of my life till date which happened on this trip! And if at all you wish to go, don’t forget to ask Tani and Shashi as your tour guide and mechanic, and go only through Jimmy Sir as he has the best team! Thanks a lot to everyone out there for which I thought the best way would be to write at thrillophilia reviews.
12 July 2018
Excellent
From Recent Expedition -: Srinagar > Leh > Manali !! The feeling was awesome and words are not enough to express my experience of the expedition, but ever since I talked about it, it makes me feel that I’m still travelling, I’m still there. I had been a frequent traveller, but the emotions associated with this tour were different. We enjoyed, we had fun, we went emotional, we met some new friends, we felt proud, we captured every possible feelings and emotions we can during the entire journey.
12 July 2018
Excellent
From Recent Expedition -: Srinagar > Leh > Manali !! The feeling was awesome and words are not enough to express my experience of the expedition, but ever since I talked about it, it makes me feel that I’m still travelling, I’m still there. I had been a frequent traveller, but the emotions associated with this tour were different. We enjoyed, we had fun, we went emotional, we met some new friends, we felt proud, we captured every possible feelings and emotions we can during the entire journey. We passed through all the ranges of the Great Himalayas, starting from the Shivalik, Karakoram & Pir Panjal. The memories of “late night road journey from Jammu to Srinagar risking our life while crossing South Kashmir (Known for Terrorist activities), early morning (4 am) shopping at Awantipora, Dal Lake, Shankracharya Temple, Srinagar Market, Lunch @Lal Chowk, Eid Celebrations, Shalimar Garden, Noon & Kahwa Tea, Sonmarg, War Zone (Kargil, Drass &Batalik), Oldest Gompa Lamayuru, Rafting at World’s highest point (Zanskar river), Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, Leh Palace, gruelling terrain & passes(Zoji La (3528 Mtrs), Namki La (3815 Mtrs), Fotu La (4108 Mtrs),World’s highest Motorable road – Khardungla (5359 Mtrs), Nakee La (4739 Mtrs), Tanglang La ( 5328 Mtrs), Bara-lacha (4890 Mtrs) & Chang La (5360 Mtrs)), Crazy bath in Pangong Tso lake (-4 °C), cute Marmot, Yak, Deer & Pashmina Goats at Changthang Wildlife sanctuary, snow-capped Karakoram Ranges, Sand dunes at Nubra Valley, Diskit Monastery, the Gata loops (22 hairpin bends) at 4190 Mtrs elevation on Pang – Sarchu road, Suraj Taal, Whiskey & Brandy Nallah, Picturesque Jispa, Hiking at 4350 Mtrs Himalayan ranges and driving alongside the rivers across the two states” are never gonna fade away !! Thanks to Thrillophilia for making this trip awesome & memorable one.
24 June 2018
Excellent
Your Destination would be a dream until you come out and step ahead to it and experience. Leh-Manali Bike ride is one such vibe which will resonate for many years to come. Here the journey was more scintillating then achieving those milestones and Thrillophilia ensured we had great time by organising it perfectly to last mile would like to thank Tarun and Chitransh. Tani and Amit who were our Tour Leaders were just amazing with their hospitality to the care taken through out the ride. Ride at Khardungla Pass, Gata Loops, Zing Zing Bar, Barlachala were just amazing.
Excellent
Such an amazing bike ride, challenging but with thrill till the end. Make sure that you are prepared to prevent the cold, the rough wind, the altitude sickness etc because even the symptoms of sickness will affect your trip. Khardung La Pass is quite a challenging one, also there are different shorter and longer passes throughout the journey. The service was also nice, not many complaints. The guides will know the place better because they are doing it for long. But still keep the track of the route before you start the trip. The guide was nice to us, keeping everything coordinated. The accommodation and food were also flawless to me.
We booked this Leh Ladakh complete tour from Delhi with the flights. And the whole trip was beautifully managed and it was a mesmerizing place being the Stupas, or rivers, hills or the passes. They were all enchanting and beautiful.
The Thrillophilia team has surpassed all of my expectations! I was initially apprehensive about the Parang La trek because of the altitude and the difficulty, but Thrillophilia made sure I had no issue at all! Everything was taken care of, and the guide was just brilliant. For any further treks, Thrillophilia is my go-to website and the one I’ll always recommend!
A great way to rent a bike and be secure about the condition and price for it. The bike of choice is also available and it is easy to book as well.
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The Thrillophilia sales and support teams are absolutely brilliant. When I heard the Parangla trek pitch for the first time from them, I was not sure if the trek would pan out in the exact same way, but surprisingly, it did. The sales team was very articulate with the trek prerequisites, and outlines and the operator had answers to all the questions I asked!
17 November 2019
Excellent
Leh Ladakh's location had everything that you dreamed about. It had ice (lots and lots of ice), even when I was sleeping battling the cold at night I was could see those ice sheet right in front of my eyes. but the most exciting part was that we were never complaining even under these extreme conditions. the food offered was very tasty. everything was perfectly planned by the thrillophilia team. Awesome experience !!

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