Location: Drass is located at a distance of about 56 km from Kargil district of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir.
Description: Drass is also known as Gateway to Ladakh. Located at a height of 3230 m. Drass is one of the remote areas which are accessible for trekking. Trekking is one of the best outdoor activities that are loved by adventure enthusiasts. Drass, which is a small town, is famous for trekking all over the world. It is a paradise for people who love pleasant and adventurous places. One can experience the magnificence of nature through trekking at a place like Drass. Trekking creates a good bond between adventure and landscapes. Along with enjoying the trekking experience, tourists can visit the sacred cave of Amarnath, which involves a three days trek. The Drass trek route is one of the best ways to enjoy the glimpse of snow covered mountains, valleys full of wild flowers and the magnificent landscapes. People of Drass speak Shina which is a Dadric language.
Activities: Summer is the best time to visit Drass to experience activities, like trekking, as the temperature goes up to 45°C while winters are extremely cold. The summer season begins in June and ends in September.