Ulley Homestay

A series of local homestays providing heated rooms, home-cooked food and the opportunity to meet some of Ladakh’s fascinating and friendly people.

Ulley Homestay

Accommodation is in traditional mud and stone buildings with flat roofs and communal living quarters. Each guest will be allocated simple private rooms within one or two different houses. The rooms are carpeted and feature mattresses with thick Ladakhi blankets, pillows and a Bukhara style (wood burning chiminea) heater. Please note that a sleeping bag is also recommended to provide extra comfort against the cold. Meals will be taken in the communal dining room/kitchen of the house and will feature local home cooked food such as rice and lentils, vegetables, chicken, eggs, dumplings, and soup. Hot tea, coffee and water is always available and hot water bowls for washing or brushing teeth can be provided on request.


Communal living/dining room in which all guests join the hosts for dinner. Toilets are shared dry pit Indian style in separate building which may be outside and a western toilet seat is provided, private bedroom with local wood burner heater. There are no showers but bowls of hot water are provided for washing.

Local Wildlife

Several snow leopard territories in the area, plus packs of Tibetan wolf, Ladakh urial, Asiastic ibex and red fox. The birdlife includes lammergier, golden eagle, robin accentor, chukar partridge, Tibetan partridge and Himayalan snowcock.

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Jonathan Morris
Area Specialist

Although thick Ladakhi blankets are provided, a sleeping bag is also recommended to provide extra warmth and comfort against the cold. Disposal hand warmers are also useful.

If you have any queries about this accommodation please feel free to call me directly on +44 (0)1803 866965 or...

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Ulley Homestay 34.321466, 77.075476 Ulley Home StayView

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