Tourist Information in Leh

Mantra Travel Lounge

An innovative approach to tourist information where you can ask questions of knowlegeable locals or simply meet fellow travellers in a cafe-style relaxation space with free, decent wi-fi and games to play. Donations…
Tourist Information in Leh

Snow Leopard Conservancy India Trust

Visitors can peruse the small displays and gift shop, or watch a 40-minute video on the snow leopard, whose numbers in all Ladakh are estimated at 300 or less. A 3D map shows the location of all its excellent villag…
Telephone in Leh

BSNL

The best mobile coverage for remoter parts of Ladakh, outside of Leh. A month-long package with local calls and 1GB of data per day costs around ₹200. Bring two passport photos, a copy of your passport and visa page…
Medical in Leh

Men-Tsee-Khang

This charitable foundation funded through the Dalai Lama has an Amchi (Tibetan herbal medicine) centre, dispensary and one-room museum, 800m south of the bus station. Consultations are available without appointment.…
Medical in Leh

Dr Morup

English-speaking Dr Morup is an anaesthetist and a specialist in treating Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Makes hotel visits and offers free consultations to those who stay at his homestay, Gangs-Shun.
Telephone in Leh

AirTel

Sim cards cost ₹280 for one month of unlimited local calls and 1.2GB of data per day. Bring copies of your passport and visa plus two photos. Activation generally by next evening. The shop is hidden down an alley of…
Medical in Leh

Oxygen Bar

If you fear that you're suffering from altitude sickness, this comfy room above the tourist office will give you a brief examination and, if they think it's necessary, you can breathe almost-pure oxygen as a makeshi…
Tourist Information in Leh

Tourist office

Come for updated lists of local festivals, bus timetables and helpful English-speaking staff.
Exchange in Leh

Paul Merchant

Currency exchange that's open longer hours than the banks. Receipts available on request.
Pharmacy in Leh

Het Ram Vinay Kumar Pharmacy

Dispenses Diamox along with numerous other essential medicines without prescription.