How To Reach From Ahmedabad To Leh Ladakh?

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Are you planning your trip from Ahmedabad to Leh Ladakh. If yes, then we are taking you to the virtual journey with us. The city of Ahmedabad has a rich culture of Gujrati traditions. It is one of the finest cities in terms of infrastructure in India. It is also near to the green city of Gandhinagar. But, still, people from Ahmedabad and nearby cities from Gujrat likes to spend some quality time with nature. Do you know what they do? They plan to visit Leh Ladakh! We are sure all they Gujju people will agree with us.

Leh Ladakh is the place of breath-taking mountain views, amazing valleys, beautiful lakes and an extraordinary blue sky. It is not less heaven. Leh Ladakh has its own rich culture and traditions. Local festivals, local food and most importantly local people. People of Leh Ladakh always welcome the tourists from all over India and abroad and introduce them to the essence of the Leh Ladakh.

You might be thinking that it is difficult to plan the journey for Leh Ladakh from Ahmedabad but it’s not. So, if you are planning your trip from Ahmadabad to Leh Ladakh then read this blog till the end. All your questions like, how to reach Leh Ladakh from Ahmedabad? Which is the best route? How much time does it take to reach? Will be answered here. It will be useful for you to plan your trip, select your route and get started by booking tickets as well.

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How to Go Leh Ladakh From Ahmedabad?

There are three ways to go to Leh Ladakh from Ahmedabad. You should always consider the weather of Leh Ladakh before selecting your route. If you are an adventure enthusiast then you can plan the road trip. People with limited time can plan a flight journey. The one who wants a relaxed and enjoyable journey can opt for the train. Now let’s get started and let’s see how to go Leh Ladakh from Ahmedabad?

Ahmedabad to Leh Ladakh by road

Before starting your Leh Ladakh trip from Ahmedabad by road, you must know that it should be a minimum 13-15 days journey. Do not plan for 10 days journey as it will not give you the best experience of Leh Ladakh. Ahmedabad to Leh Ladakh distance Is 1944 kilometers.

Road journey can be done by car, jeep or bus. The bus journey is going to be hectic hence go for your four-wheeler vehicle. It will take at least 41 hours by road and will cost you at least 9815 of fuel! You can plan your stay in Delhi for rest and then the next day starts the journey. The stay will cost you additional.

Since it is a long journey, you must keep good food storage with you.

Ahmedabad to Leh Ladakh flight

The main airport in this area is Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport. This is the closest airport to Leh. You need to take flight from Ahmadabad to Leh via Delhi, as there is no direct flight to Leh Ladakh flight from Ahmedabad.

Leh airport is a military air terminal, hence you will have to follow some security rules more than the normal airports. After you reach the airplane terminal, you can get taxis that will take you to your hotel. The most preferred airlines to go to Leh Ladakh are Indigo, Air India, Vistara, Go Air as per Google.

Make sure you book your tickets soon to get cheaper tickets. You will have to spend around 13,000 Rs to 20,000 Rs per person for a round trip.

Ahmedabad to Leh Ladakh by train

If you would like to know how to reach Leh Ladakh from Ahmedabad by train? Then log in to irctc.co.in and search for the trains and availability of tickets. To make your search easy here is some information about train routes.

The closest railway station is Jammu Tawi (700 km from Ladakh). There is a daily train from Ahmedabad to Jammu Tawi to go to Leh Ladakh. Adi Jat Express (19223) is the train which you can book to stat the journey. Other cities are also connected to Tawi for railway routes like Mumbai, Delhi, and Kolkata. You can get a taxi or JKSRTC bus transport to go to Leh.

Ahmedabad Jammu Train Schedule

Trains Originating from Mumbai

Train No. Name Departure Stn (Time) Arrival Stn (Time) Trip Time
12473 Sarvodaya Express Ahmedabad Junction (11:35) Jammu Tawi (14:45) 27h 10m
2207 Ahmedabad Junction Jammu Tawi Gulbarga Special Ahmedabad Junction (15:00) Jammu Tawi (20:00) 29h 0m
19107 Janmabhoomi Express Ahmedabad Junction (08:05) Jammu Tawi (15:05) 31h 0m
19223 Ahmedabad Junction Jammu Tawi Express Ahmedabad Junction (11:20) Jammu Tawi (19:35) 32h 15m

Trains Passing from Ahmedabad

Train No. Name Departure Stn (Time) Arrival Stn (Time) Trip Time
12475 Hapa Jammu Tawi Express Ahmedabad Junction (11:35) Jammu Tawi (14:45) 27h 10m
12477 Jam Jammu Tawi Express Ahmedabad Junction (11:35) Jammu Tawi (14:45) 27h 10m
19027 Vivek Express Ahmedabad Junction (19:55) Jammu Tawi (01:15) 29h 20m

Pathankot and Chandigarh are also the nearest railway stations to Leh. But we will suggest you go to Jammu station. The train journey is for two days and it will cost you 550 Rs general ticket to 2500 Rs. 2 AC tickets up to Jammu. From Jammu Tawi to Ladakh, and takes about 2 days to travel.

Leh Ladakh bike trip from Ahmedabad 

Bike trips are one of a kind trips. Leh Ladakh is the place that invites you to see and enjoy not only places but the overall journey. Everyone should go for a bike trip to Leh Ladakh in their lifetime. There are three ways to do Bike trips. Go to Srinagar or Manali and then go for a bike trip or Ahmedabad to Leh Ladakh by bike. We will discuss all the options.

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Route one: Srinagar to Leh

If you are traveling from Srinagar then the distance is 434 km, this trip will take you through the majestic creations of mother earth.

The route will be – Srinagar – Sonmarg – Drass – Kargil – Mulbek – Lamayaru – Saspol – Leh.

Route two: Manali to Leh

If you are taking the route of Manali to Leh then the distance will be 490 km. Manali route will also offer you a never before experience.

Manali – Rohtang – Gramphu – Keylong – Jispa – Darcha – Zingzingbar – Baralacha La – Bharatpur – Sarchu – Gata Loops – Lachulung La – Pang – Tanglang La – Gya – Upshi – Karu – Leh

Route three: Ahmedabad to Leh

This may take almost 20 to 25 for this complete journey and you will have to make multiple stops. Ahmedabad to Leh Ladakh by bike distance is around 2000 km. You need around 6 to 7 days to reach Leh with night halts. You can go for hostels and lodges for the night stay.

Ahmedabad – Delhi – Chandigarh – Manali – Jispa – Pang – Leh

For your best experience in the mountains, Royal Enfield is the best bike for your daring trip. You can also choose CBR 250, KTM, Bajaj Avenger or Royal Enfield Himalayan.

These bikes are great on highways as well as the rocky area of Ladakh. You should choose your bike intelligently as this journey covers extreme paths and long-distance. The approximate price for Bullet 500cc starts from Rs 1700 per day.

Conclusion:

Consider climate conditions before planning your journey. Get a health check-up done before you head to Leh Ladakh as you will face extreme weather change. If you are not a foodie then keep your food options ready. This journey from Ahmedabad to Leh Ladakh will create mesmerizing memories that will stay with you forever. Therefore, do not rush, plan well and start the exhilarating journey to this stunning heaven called Leh.

Bikamp has a campsite in Leh named Bikamp At Leh Camp. If you are planning for an offbeat and adventurous experience, you can get in touch at info@bikamp.com or call us at +91 – 9818824450 / 9549919666

 

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