Tips on Travel to Leh and Kashmir

by Nisha Parmar SEO Executive

While higher altitude destinations like, for example, Bhaderwah, Kishtwar and Patnitop, have the same climate as the mountainous regions of Kashmir, the plains of Jammu resemble the north Indian plains. The summers here are extremely hot with the temperature rising up to 45° C, and the best season to visit is in winters, from November to February.



India does not have a fixed dress code. The sari and salwar kameez are most commonly worn by women in India. The kurta and pyjama or dhoti, with sandals or leather chappals, is the preferred attire of Indian men, especially in semi-urban and rural areas. In cities most men wear trousers and shirts, and younger women have taken to wearing western attire. For the foreign traveller, the thumb rule would be to wear sensible, comfortable clothes do not attract unnecessary attention. In case you are travelling to India during the hot Indian summer, loose cotton clothes that will protect you from the heat are ideal.

Travel Insurance

It is advisable to purchase a travel insurance New Delhi policy, covering theft and loss, before coming East Block 8, Level-II to India. Also buy medical insurance. There are several kinds of insurance policies and a suitable choice can be made after consulting a reliable travel agent in your country.

Registration for foreigners in towns and cities where there are no FRRO offices can be done in the local police commissioners' offices.

To travel to the 'inner line' areas surrounding Leh, including the tourist destinations of Nubra valley, Pangong Tso and Tso Moriri, both Indian and foreign travellers need permits issued by the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council to travel.

Tips on Travel to Leh and Kashmir

Local Travel

Although buses and auto-rickshaws do ply in towns across the districts, it is advisable that visitors hire vehicles during their stay. Please approach your hotel desk for information on reliable car rentals and their charges. You can also call Swan Tours (one of the leading travel agents in India at 011 23415601 and ask them to book a car for you.

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