in Ladākh of State of Jammu and Kashmīr, India

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
34.217 and 77.295 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 34° 13' 0" and E 77° 17' 41"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - INR
Spoken languages:
English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Panjabi, Assamese, Bihari , Kashmiri, Nepali, Sindhi, Sanskrit, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:26 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Kolkata
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:18 am and 7:34 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
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Current travel safety evaluation for India in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to India.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning India. Last Update: 2020-07-12 07:21:15

Explore Machakka

Machakka in Ladākh (State of Jammu and Kashmīr) is located in India about 386 mi (or 621 km) north of New Delhi, the country's capital.

Local time in Machakka is now 09:26 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kolkata with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 7 airports in the wider vicinity of Machakka, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in India is Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 25 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rutog, Srinagar, Eidgah, Qumudi and Diyag. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 24%
Air Pressure 1005 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 31% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 13th of July 2020

18°C (64 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 14th of July 2020

19°C (65 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 15th of July 2020

19°C (66 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

magnetic hill, leh, ladakh

Published: September 08, 2012
Length: 11:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sameer Shrivastava

Magnetic Hill is a hill located near Leh in Ladakh, India. The hill is known to have magnetic properties, strong enough to pull cars and army trucks uphill and force passing aircraft to increase...

Confluence of Indus and Zanskar River

Published: October 21, 2014
Length: 36:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5

One is a shining blue river. The other is green. Both of them originate in the high Himalayas. While the Indus originates in the Changthang Cold Desert, the Zanskar river originates in the...

Magnetic Hill - Srinagar to Leh Bicycle Tour

Published: May 24, 2013
Length: 19:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: FattyTourFine

The famous Magnetic Hill, about 50km from Leh. Almost all tourist will stop there briefly to defies abit of gravity :)

Magnetic Hill on NH-1D at Leh-Ladakh, J&K, INDIA

Published: June 07, 2013
Length: 34:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nishant Nath

This ia video of the phenomenon exhibited by Magnetic Hill on the NH-1D (Leh-Srinagar Highway). The road is completely flat but the ferrous deposits in the hills exhibit magnetism and pulls...

Magnetic Hill - OneWildRide

Published: August 09, 2008
Length: 58:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Located 30 KM from Leh near Gurudwara Shri Patthar Sahib this Hill defies the law of Gravity.

Magnetic Hill Arok Photography

Published: December 27, 2011
Length: 34:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: arokchowriappa

The "magnetic hill" is located on the Leh-Kargil-Srinagar national highway in India, about 50 km from Leh, at a height of 11000 feet above sea level. On its south side flows the Indus, which...

Walking around near Alchi, Ladakh

Published: November 17, 2008
Length: 33:13 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Bob Witlox

Walking around near Alchi, Ladakh.

Lamayuru Gompa - Place of Freedom. Episode 6-3min

Published: February 09, 2010
Length: 26:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 3minuteAdventures

We ride out of Leh on the remote 'road' towards Kargil to visit the precarious 10th century Lamayuru Monastery, known as the Place of Freedom for sheltering sinners and criminals alike. Distribute...

Himalayas: a journey among Gompas, Ladakh

Published: November 08, 2006
Length: 16:13 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: waltwide

impressions with a handycam..

Effect of magnetic hill, sightseeing LEH

Published: August 28, 2018
Length: 24:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sayani Roy

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Basgo is a historical town situated on the bank of the Indus river in Ladakh. It was once an important cultural and political centre and is frequently mentioned in the Ladakhi Chronicles. It is known for its gompas such as Basgo Monastery and historical ruins.

Located at 34.22, 77.28 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in Jammu district

Basgo Monastery

Basgo Monastery, also known as Basgo or Bazgo Gompa, is a Buddhist monastery located in Basgo or Bazgo in Leh District, Ladakh, northern India approximately 40 km from Leh. Although the monastery was built for the Namgyal rulers in 1680, Bazgo itself was embedded in the early days of Ladakh and is frequently mentioned in the Ladakhi Chronicles when it was a political and cultural center.

Located at 34.22, 77.28 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries