Ladakh in AugustPaying a visit to Leh Ladakh in August is certainly feasible and much more enjoyable, as it becomes a favorite monsoon holiday destination despite being located in a dry, rain-shadow zone. The untold truth regarding traveling to Ladakh in August is that it is pretty challenging to navigate the roads here. Because of water streams and landslides, the routes become particularly difficult to drive.
Some of the top sites to visit in Leh in August are Magnetic Hill, Tso Moriri lake , Pangong lake , Turtuk village, and monasteries. Apart from visiting the picturesque locations, you can indulge in trekking, camel safaris, yak safaris, river rafting, camping, shopping and stargazing.
You can also attend the vivid festivals of Ladakh in August. While there may not be that many during this time, festivals like Tathok Tse Chu, Karzok Gustor, and Sani Naro Nasjal will give you a deeper knowledge about Ladakhi culture. Additionally, keep in mind that August is Independence Day month, so Ladakh and its surrounding regions are on high alert.