Ladakh is at the extreme northern end of india. This region is also known as the Trans Himalayan region. The three dominant mountain ranges in this area are the Zanskar, Ladakh & the Stok ranges which marks the boundary between the Western Himalayas & The vast Tibetan plateau.
Even the low valleys in the region for example the Nubra Valley is at altitude of 3050 m / 10, 500 ft.
The easiest way to reach Ladakh is by Air with a direct flight to Leh over the massive Himalayan range. But if want to take in the lung full of fresh air which will recharge your soul, then hit the road ( We highly recommend this )