Fishing, Ladakh
Travel Tips

  • In J & K, six fishes per angler per day is allowed.
  • All the fishes must be longer than 7.5cm.
  • Fishing and angling is barred during the breeding season of the fishes.
  • Do not litter the river or the place by junks of any type.
  • Angling requires high amount of patience. Do not disturb the species of the river.
  • Stay careful about the fishes in motion. Some fishes are deadly.
  • Prepare yourself in advance.
  • Do not go for the sport all alone. It is a good idea to take a pal along with you.
  • This is a secluded area. So be careful and watchful during the sport.

When to visit

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • July
  • Aug
  • Sept
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
sprinkles Very Cold
  • 17° Max
  • -9° Min
  • 12 mm
  • Woollen
Route/ Place

The land of high passes, Ladakh is the most attractive place for those who wants to explore the vast cold desert and its beauty. This land is sitting in between the Karakoram Mountain and Himalayan mountain. Ladakh is the mysterious land which is awe-inspiring for all the visitors. Snow covered silver mountain ranges of Himalaya and Karakoram is breathe taking. The hustle bustle of the Indus and Zanskar along with some small ones are keeping the guests busy with their dancing tunes and views. Those looking for an adventurous trip in India amidst the picturesque set of nature can enjoy their dream experience by coming to Ladakh. Ladakh has the highest motorable road in India. Thin air, long mountain passes, terrifying mountains and undisputable charm are completing this trip. Manali to Leh is a 473km journey and Srinagar to Leh is 434km.Fishing becomes one of the favourite activity with the arrival of summer and spring. Sindh, Lidder are full of fishes. April to October are the best period of the year to catch the fishes of the water.


For angling and fishing, the basic items required are barbed metal hook, Dacron or nylon line, spoons, reel, two to three meter rod. Food for as the bait to fish.

Places to Stay

How to Reach

  • There are no international airport situated around the Leh city. The KushokBakula Rinpoche Airport is connected via some weekly flights with Jammu and Srinagar. Due to the unknown nature of the weather, many times the flights are re-scheduled or cancelled.
  • There are no train routes available to reach Ladakh and Leh because of the high altitude zone. Nearest is Jammu Tawai connected with all other major cities of India.
  • Public buses, private cars are available from Kargil and Manali.

Surrounding Attractions

Ladakh is famous in the adventurous loving tourists. There are several trekking routes to boost the adrenalin of the guests. Pangstong Tso, Tso Moriri, Leh Palace, Thiksey monastery, Drass war memorial, Nubra valley, Zanskar valley, Shanti stupa, Zozila Pass, Rohtang pass, confluence of Indus and Zanskar river, Spituk monastery, Suru Valley, Magnetic hill, Khardunglaa, Alchey monastery, Diskit monastery, Shey monastery, DrangDrung glacier, NamgyalGompa are some of the few attractions of the place. Khardun La is situated at an altitude of 18, 830 feet by making it the highest motorable road in the world. All over the area has several tourist places to keep the visitors busy and take an oath of coming back again in this barren heaven on the earth.

Emergency No.

Police: 100

Fire: 101

Ambulance: 102

  • J&K State Road Transport Corporation

Leh(Ladakh): +91-1982- 25208

  • Airports contact numbers
    Leh (Ladakh) : +91-1982- 253076
  • Foreigners Registration Offices
    Kargil (Ladakh) : +91-1985- 232545