Thiksey

Thiksey, India
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by Shrikanthhegde
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Climate & Best time to visit Thiksey

Climate in India:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
2
2
2
1
3
5
10
10
6
1
0
1

Best time to visit Thiksey:

Summer (June to September): Summers are the primary tourist season in Ladakh. Daytime temperatures range between 20-30°C (68-86°F) in lower regions like Leh, but nights can get chilly. This period offers pleasant weather and accessibility to various areas.

Monsoon (July to September): Ladakh experiences minimal rainfall, being in a rain shadow area. Precipitation is scarce, and the region remains dry during these months. It's an excellent time for trekking and exploring, with clear skies and stunning landscapes.

Autumn (October to November): Post-summer, Ladakh experiences cooler temperatures. Days are mild, ranging from 10-20°C (50-68°F), and nights become considerably colder, especially in high-altitude areas. The landscapes showcase vibrant hues.

Winter (December to February): Winters in Ladakh are harsh and extremely cold. Daytime temperatures can plummet below freezing, often ranging from -5 to 5°C (23-41°F), while nights are frigid, dropping well below zero. Many areas become inaccessible due to heavy snowfall.

Money & Prices

Currency in India:

Indian rupee (INR)

How expensive is a trip to Thiksey?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
3.12 USD
Fast food meal:
4.33 USD
Mid-range meal:
7.26 USD
Bottle of water:
0.24 USD
Soft drink:
0.45 USD
Cappuccino:
1.99 USD
Local Beer:
2.29 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.44 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.37 USD
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

India general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type D (Old British 3-pin)

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