Leh HolidaysIndia
One of the most iconic images of the high Himalaya, the dust-colored Buddhist town of Leh rests at more than 3500 meters in the rain shadow of the world’s highest mountains. With a super-relaxed traveler vibe, it was once the capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Ladakh, and is the …

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How to get to Leh

Here's what you need to know about getting to Leh. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Leh takes 14 hours, 30 minutes.

When to go to Leh

Typical Holiday Price

£723 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Leh varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

November

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - November is the cheapest month to go to Leh.

Where to stay in Leh

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Leh, according to other travellers.

Reviews of Leh

Mantosh Kumaar
Mantosh Kumaar
12/05/2019

I loves it the best thing was culture, people, calmness, chant of Lord Buddha in the air. Apart from that most important thing was the helpful nature of local people. Leh is heven.

Shashank Palur
Shashank Palur
04/05/2019

The stark beauty of the land is mesmerising. The contrasting colours of snow and water on dry barren land make for breathtakingly beautiful shots.

Manu Jha
Manu Jha
17/02/2019

Ladakh is another planet. I have been to quite a places now but Ladakh is stunningly beautiful. Its way beyond comparison and one can't capture the beauty of the most spectacular scenery on earth. If I get a chance, I'd keep going there.

Sue King
Sue KingBrighton and Hove
02/11/2015

Leh is a captivatingly beautiful and culturally fascinating enclave nestled between the Himalayan Mountains in Ladakh, India. It is the perfect destination for both adventure junkies and spiritual seekers. Surrounding snow capped mountains and sweeping high desert terrain provide a spectacular setting for trekking, climbing, biking and rafting experiences at the top of the world. For those exploring spirituality, Buddhist monasteries can be found perched on mountainsides and prayer wheels on every street corner in bewitching Leh. The Om Mani Padme Hum mantra is often inscribed on them which can be recited as you spin. Ladakh is often referred to as the last Shangri La, and there is no arguing that it is a very special place indeed.

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