Related: What are the most popular tours in Leh? As taught by S.N. High altitude sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness is a serous condition that can happen to anyone at altitudes above 3000 meters or 10000 feet.

If you travel around Ladakh youll be going all the way upto 4500 metres just to get over some passes.

All expenses are met by donations from people who, having completed a course and experienced the benefits of Vipassana, wish to give others the opportunity to also benefit. Hotels near Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers. Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India's most ancient techniques of meditation. So altitude sickness is likely if you do not take proper precautions. Re: Altitude Sickness - How to handle in Leh?? In a few rare cases flyins go beyond hangovers and require medical help.

Dont walk around too much. Meditation centers are dedicated facilities where courses are held regularly throughout the year. After the first couple of days most healthy people have adapted and will be fine. We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason. But the best is to take rest .

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ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-22029556', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Leh´s altitude is to travel via Srinagar , with a night in Kargil at 2700 en route. Drink to replace normal losses , and keep track of how much you drink . Can`t really see the point here. In case you feel sick take Diamox at leh. Is Leh Ladakh is viable in Sepemeber 2020? ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-21973249', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Leh is at 3500 metres. Third night is a major turning point for most but not all. A reduced test dose at home may be a good idea. Stay with homestays and they would guide you better about local conditions. The comparison with the army regs is a good point : the military want everyone in good working order , every day , and put in a lot more time for that end.

For those who are not familiar with Vipassana Meditation, an Introduction to Vipassana by Mr. Goenka & related videos and Questions & Answers about Vipassana are available. Even locals can get sick on this route , and once I had to deal with a fellow passenger going unconscious. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-21971146', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Leh or the surrounding areas?

There are no charges for the courses - not even to cover the cost of food and accommodation. Never seen that , but this year my guesthouse owner told me of a tourist that needed oxygen and steroids for a day in the hospital in Leh. Travel Nubra to Pangong Tso Lake directly. This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. Can anyone tell me if the altitude sickness is a major factor when travelling to (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? If you get a headache push a liter of fluid to rule out dehydration , don´t go beyond that .

To review the Tripadvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: Second best option is flying in , which for most people means experiencing something like a mild to bad hangover. It was taught in India more than 2500 years ago as a universal remedy for universal ills, i.e., an Art of Living. Altitude Sickness - How to handle in Leh?? Talk it over with a doc , there are side effects , sulfa allergics can´t use it .. . Do they rent houses in Leh for long stays like 3-6 months?

This road takes you from below 2000 up to the same altitude as Everest Base Camp , 5300 meters within a day or two. A full day of complete bed rest advised for acclimatisation to the high altitude and low level of oxygen. Few westerners do , since Kashmir stoll has no go recommendations from practically all FO´s.

Today, in regions where centers have not yet been established by local students of Vipassana who live in the area, 10 Day meditation courses are held at non-center course sites.

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If you fly in, devote the first day or two to just resting and letting your body get used to the altitude. Mandatory quarantine in Leh-Ladakh for September 2020? If you just feel under the weather after the first night you can move down to Alchi (which you should see anyway) , four hundred meters lower than Leh. Acclimatization response is driven mainly by nights , when your oxygen saturation drops . Meditation courses are held at both center and non-center locations. It´s imperative that you get a first night around 3000 on this route , see http://korta .nu/sleepless for more.