Hotel Gawaling is
located in the small village of Changspa, a short distance from the town
center of Leh, yet far enough
away to enjoy a quiet and peaceful environment of lush green barley fields.
The hotel has 22 well-appointed rooms, and 2 VIP suites, all with modern
facilities including private, spacious bathrooms with hot water, cable TV,
telephone, and 24-hour power. All the rooms have huge windows and
private balconies, with panoramic views of beautiful mountain ranges, green
fields, Stok Khangri, Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, and Khardongla.
Feel free to relax in our 13,000 sq ft lawn garden, amidst flowers and apple
There is a doctor on call, taxis available, cultural shows, parking, TSD/STD,
E-mail, and fax facility.
The dining area serves delicious Indian, Chinese, Tibetan, and continental
Options in the area are:
Hemis Monastery - 40 km southeast of leh
* Thiksey Monastery - 17 kms South of Leh
* Shey Palace - 15 kms, south of Leh
* Patthar Sahib - 20 kms
and August is considered the best months to visit Leh from the point of view
of Festivals. Leh is famous for hosting the world renowned Ladakh Festival.
Winters (Oct-March) are extremely cold here with temperatures touching minus
30 and recommended only for extreme weather adventure enthusiasts (Such as
Ice Skating on frozen Zanskar River).
: Leh is accessible by Road from Manali and Srinagar. Both Routes are best
done with one of two night stopovers. Best way to access Leh is by flight
from Delhi. Air Deccan, Jet Airways and Indian has flights.
is visited as a Flight getaway / Short
Break ex-Delhi or as a part of J&K Itinerary.