Our Favourite Hotels in Ladakh

Leh and Ladakh is a small region in the Himalayas and part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The region is not only unique for its terrain but has a raw beauty. Some of which you might not find anywhere else in the world.

We can help plan your travel to Ladakh and explore this beautiful region. In this blog, you will see a few of our favourite hotels in Ladakh. This has been contributed to us by our Ladakh and Leh experts at Unplugged Life.

Our Favourite Places to Stay in Ladakh Leh and Ladakh is a beautiful mountainous region great for hiking (Photo Credit – Barbara Gaggioli)

Grand Dragon Ladakh

The Grand Dragon Ladakh, one of the first luxury hotels in Ladakh. It is the first hotel with a host of state of the art amenities. You will find electronic key cards for the rooms and a baggage scanner. They also have their own sewage treatment facility.

The entire facility is wheelchair accessible to provide differently abled guests with a comfortable sojourn. Also, the hotel is centrally heated and solar-powered. This not only ensures warmth but also ensures that all services are eco-friendly.

The attention to detail offered by the associates, coupled with the magnificent views, will guarantee you to take back home sweet memories.

Where: Leh

Cost: INR 16,000/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

Gallery image of this property, best places to stay in Leh and Ladakh Eco-friendly and the first luxury hotel in Ladakh (Photo Credit – Booking.com)

Ladakh Sarai Resort

A premier eco-resort nestled amidst a green ocean of barley fields and groves of willow that rustle in the wind. These are like whispering well-kept secrets of a land that has witnessed a wealth of history in the making. At Ladakh Sarai, time follows its own sluggish pace, trotting along leisurely as opposed to the raging Indus River, above which it rests.

Days here take the shape of a quiet visage in the charming little village of Saboo engulfed in rustic charms and striking views of the rugged landscape, a mere 7 kms away from the heart of Leh city.

Wake up in the warm reverie of your mud-house at Sarai, step out and relish the awe-inspiring view of Stok Kangri, the highest peak in the Stok Range of the Himalayas. You can see the range standing tall, looming over the Stok Village like a protective parent with a clear blue sky as a backdrop.

Where: Saboo Village, 7 kms from Leh

Cost: INR 13,100/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

Why visit the himalayas. Leh Step out and relish the awe-inspiring view of Stok Kangri, the highest peak in the Stok Range of the Himalayas (Photo Credit – Ladakh Sarai)

Hotel Yak Tail

Hotel Yak-Tail is one of the oldest hotels in Ladakh (Leh town). The main market is about a one minute walk away. Though it is in the heart of the town yet it provides you complete privacy and tranquil atmosphere for relaxation. Greenery welcomes you with its freshness and cooling effect as you step inside the hotel.

Enjoy the most beautiful and historic panorama view of the city while wining and dining. The Hotel Yak Tail sets the standard for elegance in Ladakh. From the magnificently painted local and Ladakhi style dining hall including a modern dining hall, The Hotel Yak Tail ensures that every stay is a memorable one and offers an unforgettable level of luxury and service.

Where: Leh

Cost: INR 4,000/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

In the heart of the town but also a place of privacy and tranquility (Photo Credit – Himachal Pradesh Helpline Tourism)

Yangphel Guest House

Yangphel Guest House with its traditional Ladakhi style architecture complemented by stunning views of the Stok mountain range of the Himalayas.

The main market is located at a 10-minute walk away from the guest house. Accommodation at the guest house consists of 3 deluxe rooms, 3 super deluxe single rooms and 1 suite, all the rooms are with attached bathrooms and all the rooms have a spectacular view of Shanti Stupa and the Stok Kangri Range.

Where: Leh

Cost: INR 2,500/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

Gallery image of this property All rooms have a spectacular view of Shanti Stupa and the Stok Kangri Range (Photo Credit – Booking.com)

Nubra Ecolodge

Nubra Ecolodge is a family-run ecotourism venture located near Sumur sand dunes in Nubra Valley. The landscape facing the confluence of Shyok and Nubra rivers is the natural habitat for sea buckthorn, wildflowers and desert wildlife.

Along with vegetable gardens, this 11-acre farm has also been planted with poplar, willow, apricot and apple trees. It commands a 360-degree view of the Karakoram Mountains, the sand dunes and the Nubra River.

In fair weather, a large open deck facing the valley near the vegetable garden is used as a lounge or for dining. It is the ideal location to go for long walks along the Sumur sand dunes and the Nubra River. We recommend a minimum of two days stays to enjoy the Nubra experience.

Where: Sumur, Nubra Valley

Cost: INR 7,300/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

Nubra Ecolodge is a family-run ecotourism venture located near Sumur sand dunes in Nubra Valley (Photo Credit – Nubra Ecolodge)

Hunder Resort

Set amidst in the picturesque Hunder Village and surrounded by colourful Karakoram Mountain Range. Hunder Resort is an innovative combination of traditional building techniques and contemporary design. It unveils a whole new appreciation of the soul-stirring enchantment of nature.

It is a place where you can take time to reflect, and allow space, peace and beautiful landscape to work their magic around you. The resort has been meticulously planned to integrate nature with the most contemporary amenities. This way they try to bring you uniquely-different feelings during your stay.

It is here that you can unwind and make every moment worthwhile in the midst of natural rural setup, lush green surroundings and alluring sound of the water stream.

Where: Hunder, Nubra Valley

Cost: INR 5,400/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

Based in the picturesque Hunder Village surrounded by colourful Karakoram Mountain Range (Photo Credit – Hunder Resort)

Nubra Ethnic Camp

Nubra Ethnic Resort is a luxury tented camp at Nubra Valley offering a quiet and peaceful environment situated in the middle of the Hunder Village. The tented accommodation is well appointed with all the modern facilities with private spacious bathrooms.

Leaving behind the city pace, you can unwind yourself in the clean, fresh air and village life of Ladakh. Hunder sand dune is just a 5 minutes drive and a 20-minute walk away.

Where: Hunder, Nubra Valley

Cost: INR 5,280/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

Try out luxury tents and feel as though you’re staying in amongst the wilderness (Photo Credit – TripAdvisor)

Mystique Meadows Camp

The camp is situated in Sumur. Sumur is also home to the Majestic Samstanling Monastery. The Camp has got 18 Swiss Cottage Tents, 5 Mongolian Yurt Tents and 4 Rooms. All come along with an attached bath (running hot shower) and toilet. This is the only tented camp in Nubra Valley that provides such a comfortable arrangement.

The kitchen has its own organic vegetable garden and serves Indian, Chinese, Continental, Italian and Ladakhi cuisines.

Where: Hunder, Nubra Valley

Cost: INR 4,719/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

Eat delicious cooked food straight from the organic vegetable garden (Photo Credit – Booking.com)

Pangong Retreat Camp

A boutique retreat set facing the magnificent Pangong Lake in Spangmik Village, with stunning panoramic views of nature’s gifted scenery. The Retreat offers you a comfortable accommodation providing you with basic amenities. But also allowing you to enjoy a truly unique experience with nature. You have the golden grass, the sunsets, the mountains and Pangong Lake and much more to explore.

Where: Spangmik, Tso Pangong

Cost: INR 10,370/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

Gallery image of this property Enjoy stunning panoramic views of nature’s gifted scenery (Photo Credit – Booking.com)

Pangong Inn

The Pangong Inn is a luxury resort that is located within the vicinity of Pangong Lake, Ladakh. That is near about 120 kms away from Leh.

The Pangong Inn witnesses the innate beauty and nature’s splendour while overlooking the Pangong Lake (a saltwater lake). A beautiful experience with sparkling water at feet and expansive blue sky overhead. Your stay at The Pangong Inn can be a heady dream that you would like to go on for eternity.

What makes this luxury Inn even more striking is the fact that it is the first hotel in that area. In order to maintain the sanctity of mother nature, only camps and tents have been used. The property has 9 rooms which are already functional. And, they are also planning on erectinf 10 deluxe tents as well.

Where: Lukung, Tso Pangong

Cost: INR 6,500/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

why visit leh ladakh Witness such splendour overlooking Pangong Lake (Photo Credit – Pangong Inn)

Himalayan Wooden Cottages

Himalayan Wooden Cottages are situated at the Spangmik Village. This is at the brink of Indo-China border. The Wooden Cottage consists of 10 Cottages. Besides many camps and homestays in the village, people prefer these cottages for its warmth, hygiene and hospitality.

These cottages are located in the remotest village of Ladakh. Also, they are being built with the most eco-friendly and affordable collection of materials. Accordingly. it is not fancy enough to attract all people.

Where: Spangmik, Tso Pangong

Cost: INR 4,000/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

best places to camp in Ladakh Built-in the remotest village of Ladakh along the Indo-China border (Photo Credit – Offbeat Escapes)

Royal Camp Pangong

The camp is set amidst a quiet and peaceful environment in Spangmik Village. This is at an altitude of 4200 mtrs above the sea level and 150 kms from Leh. The Camp offers 15 Deluxe Tents with extra comfortable beds and attached bathrooms of standard size.

The tents easily sleep up to three with separate beds for each. They also come with an extended back porch with a shower room (hot and cold water) and toilet. The tents have wall to wall carpet and comfortable beds. These tents combine the comforts to stay with the benefits of fresh air.

All the tents are situated amongst unspoilt natural surroundings. Also, they come with a wonderful view of the Pangong Lake and the snow-capped mountains as a backdrop.

Where: Spangmik, Tso Pangong

Cost: INR 3,960/- for 2 adults with dinner & breakfast

To conclude, if you would like to customise and personalise a trip to India and would like to explore the region of Leh and Ladakh. We can tailor-make a plan using the above hotels or others. Do remember to also read the best time to travel to Ladakh and the different regions in Ladakh.

Pangong Lake and snowy tipped mountains, places to visit in Leh Ladakh Stay within natural surroundings with a wonderful view of Pangong Lake and snowy tipped mountains (Photo Credit – Booking.com)

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