What Makes Ladakh a Heart-warming Trip in May: 6 Reasons Revealed


The sheer name of May month conjures up the images of scorching heat. If you live in metro cities you can resonate with us. If you, too, want to make an escape to the hilly terrain, then what is a better place than Ladakh?

The minimum temperature in May at metro towns in India ranges between 32 °C to 44 °C (approx.).

Booking a Leh Ladakh toursim package will provide you enough opportunities to get respite from the city’s heat.

It is the time in Ladakh when snow melts and the terrains of this place become clear for trekking.

Beautiful valleys get carpeted with lush greenery, and tourists find ample Instagram-worthy moments featuring the Himalayas in the backdrops.

Here we present to you that you can do in Ladakh in May 2021. Lend us your ears!

But first….

Get to Know the Temperature of Ladakh in May

The temperature of leh Ladakh in May fluctuates between 15°C to 20°C.

It is the time when all the road to this sightseeing remains open.

You can easily traverse across Ladakh top tourist attractions like Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake without the fear of road blockage.

  1. Plan a trip to Dras
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Imagine voyaging across the coldest inhabited region on your tour package.

Drass is perched at an elevation of 10,700 ft (approx.) sea level and is touted to be the coldest hill station not only in India but in the whole world.

You must plan your trip to Dras if you are looking to beat the summer heat in May.

There are ample tourist attractions in Drass one could visit, including Mushko Valley, Kargil War Memorial, etc.

  • Embark on Alchi Trek
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If you plan to visit Leh Ladakh for 7-10 days, elevate your experience to a Ladakh trip by taking a trek to Alchi.

It is a 5-6 days trek (approx.) and will reward you with the best of the Ladakh landscape.

You can stay with locals at the homestays while conquering the trek to experience the finest Ladakh hospitality.

Reaching this trek will reward you with the Buddhist monasteries like Lamayuru, Alchi where you can meditate to rejuvenate your senses.

  • Ride the motorbike on Khardung La Pass
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If there is one thing we all want to do on the Ladakh journey, it would be riding the mountain bike on the Khardung La Pass.

It was once the highest motorable road and now is the dream of every adventure seeker.

Book your Ladakh bike trip to voyage across at an elevation of 17582 ft (approx.) sea level.

If you make Leh town your base camp, you can reach Khardung La by driving 40 km (approx.).

Tick this unique sort of experience on your Ladakh holidays in May.

  • Meditate in the Buddhist monasteries
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Your trip to Leh Ladakh won’t be considered completed without seeking spiritual enlightenment at the Buddhist monasteries.

Also called Gompas in the local Ladakh language, monasteries in Ladakh are wildly popular for storing the traditions, culture, and history of Ladakh.

There are many monasteries there which you can visit.

All you just need to do is cover yourself properly and respect their beliefs. You will find monks living inside the monasteries.

Spend time with them and learn the art of manifesting anything you desire by practicing meditation with them.

  • Spot the endangered snow leopard

Ladakh’s Hemis National Park is home to snow leopards.

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If you want to increase your chance of spotting these majestic creatures, book the Ladakh holiday package with a guided tour.

April to May is the perfect time to visit Hemis National Park because it is when the temperature is not minus.

If you are lucky enough, chances are super high you will spot the snow leopard in your camera frame.

  • Pangong Tso Lake
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How could you miss witnessing the pristine blue waters, snow-capped Himalayan peaks, and golden hues of sunrise on your Ladakh tour?

It would be a sin if you don’t plan your visit to Pangong Tso Lake.

In May, this lake becomes the tourist hotspot because the significant Srinagar-Leh highway opens up.

This is the same lake that was featured in the climax of the 3 Idiots movie where all the three actors of the movie meet Silencer (Chatur) and receive – “Jaha Pana Tusi Great Ho, Tohfa Kabool Karo.”.

So make sure you add all of these experiences to your vacations once in a lifetime.

If you want to know the best places to visit in Leh Ladakh according to travel style -backpacker, couples, leisure travelers, get in touch with Go2Ladakh.


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