The most colourful traditional festival in the Leh area is held from the 26th to 28th of the 11th Tibetan month. The highlight is a series of chaam (masked dances), with the steeply raked steps behind the dukhang (T…
A week-long series of events focused on a polo tournament but also including cultural events, especially on opening day. Held at Chushot, just across the bridge from Choglamsar en route to Matho.
An entertaining cycle of Buddhist dances, polo, music and archery, aimed at tourists.
Depending on how far you can push your lung capacity, choose the 7km 'fun' run, a half- or full marathon, or a 71km ultramarathon that goes right over the Khardung La – a pass of over 5600m.