Day Trips in Leh

Altitude Adventure specializes in a few day trips besides our longer multi day expeditions. Read on below to see what you can do in Leh.

Sightseeing in Leh

Go on a day trip around Leh for sightseeing.

Itinerary can include:

  • Morning prayers at Thiksey monastery. Visit the 15th century monastery at dawn and partake in an ancient tradition.
  • Explore the monasteries of Matho and Stakna to view other types of Buddhism present in the Indus Valley.
  • Visit the Hall of Fame and learn about conflict in this border region of the world.
  • Visit Hemis monastery to learn about the Drukpa order of Buddhism.
  • Explore the Central Asia museum in downtown Leh to understand how Leh was a part of the Silk Route and is connected to Central Asia through important historical trade routes.

Prices start at INR 650 per person.

 

Cycle down from Kardung La

Ride down the world’s highest road

Get driven up to the top of the 18,000ft pass and then ride your mountain bike down all the way back to Leh. It’s around 42 KM from the top, back to the town center. The ride is exciting and pretty much all down hill.

Prices start at INR 1500

Monastic Tour of Leh Valley

Go on a day trip around Leh to visit major monasteries with a monastic guide

Itinerary can include:

  • Morning prayers at Thiksey monastery. Visit the 15th century monastery at dawn and partake in an ancient tradition.
  • Explore the monasteries of Matho and Stakna to view other types of Buddhism present in the Indus Valley.
  • Visit Hemis monastery to learn about the Drukpa order of Buddhism.

Prices start at INR 850 per person.

 

Go rafting on the Zanskar!

Drive down to the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar river before taking a fork in the road and heading upriver on the Zanskar.

Rafting trips are available in varying lengths of time and difficulty. You can do trips that last as little as half an hour and as much as 5 hours with class 5 rapids.

Prices start at INR 1400