Leh-Ladakh adventurous trip is the ultimate road trip rated among top 5 road trips on the earth. You would love to hit this destination by car that is situated in Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh is recognized worldwide as “Snow Desert” and for its Buddhist Tibetan monasteries. A trip from Chandigarh to Leh-Ladakh is worth traveling and also one can have an amazing experience for a lifetime. For this you can pick the best Leh-Ladakh Tour Packages and book rented car from Carrentals, Chandigarh that can help you in covering the tour with their excellent services. Well you should follow few effective tips when you’re planning for a road trip to Leh-Ladakh.
1# Mark the duration and temperature: The peak season to travel Leh-Ladakh are June to August because of the pleasant temperature (20-35 degrees) in summer. Roads remain open in September and October for those tourists interested to enjoy Diskit and Thiksey Festivals.
2# Book Car Transport early: As Ladakh is a good time to visit mostly from June to August, you should book your cars beforehand as booking gets packed the more you delay. You should prefer heavy taxis involving Mahindra, Innova, Toyota, Scorpio, and Tata Grande (whichever is available) with good drivers.
3# Clothing and Footwear: While packing their bags, tourists should pack warm jackets; woolen clothes (sweaters, shawls, comforters, etc) during April-July and October-November months due to chilly and airy weather in Ladakh. In August and early September, one doesn’t require much of woolens. Because of unexpected rain/snow showers, one should carry rain jackets, umbrellas or raincoats. One should wear waterproof, heavy shoes with thick socks for walking and trekking.
4# Luggage and Bags: You are always recommended to carry waterproof backpacks, and handbags, instead of suitcases and strollers.
5# Credit Card and Cash: Few tour operators and hotels accept credit card, but they also charge 2% service tax. There are distinct private ATM banks in Leh city, but still you shouldn’t forget to carry good amount of cash in your journey.
6# Communications: It is recommended to every tourist to recharge their smartphones with Talk time and Internet pack before leaving for your tour. But if by chance, network is not available in the city, you can contact your family members through STD booths (before 10 pm) in Leh-Ladakh region.
7# Carry Essential Car Spare Parts: You should ensure that your car should have important spare parts that include basic toolkit (jack and spanner), spare tyre; puncture repair kit; hydraulic jack, air compressor and foot pump, torchlight, screwdriver set, tow away rope, shovel and hammer, a long rod, and jerry cans/coke bottles to carry spare fuel.
8# Toiletry and Medical Supplies: You should carry plenty of drinking water and dry fruits/snacks, along with pain relievers, high SPF sunscreens, lip balm, moisturizers, antiseptic cream, Oral re-hydration salts, and iodine based water purified tablets. Ask doctor if you require any important regular medications in your trip (such as medicines for headache, uneasiness, stomach ache, foot/hand cramps). Take full precautions towards your health throughout your Leh-Ladakh tour!