Location: Kargil, which is famous for trekking, is located at a distance of 234 km from Leh in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir.
Description: Kargil is the second largest town of Ladakh and it is located in the Himalayan region which makes it suitable for outdoor adventurous activities, like trekking. It is situated at a height of 2676 meters. Kargil is a dreamland for people who love adventurous activities, as it is the destination which can make their dream come true. Some of the famous trek routes of Kargil are Darcha-Pa Lahmo, Pa Lahmo- Zanskar-Sumdo, Zanskar Sumo- Chumik- Napko, Chumik Napko- Lakhang Over Shingo La, Lakhang – Kargakh, Kargakh – Purni, Purni- Phuktal –Purni, Purni- Pipula, Pipula – Raru and many more. Kargil is a typical Buddhist village and one can access most of the popular monasteries, along with a great trekking experience. While passing the trek route, tourists may visit Mulbekh Chamba Gompa and Shergol Gompa which is the treasure of ancient murals and stupas. Urgyan Rizong, which is a meditation retreat for Buddhist monks, is also on the way to Shergol cave monastery.
Activities: Leh-Kargil route is the best to experience adventurous activities like trekking and also for capturing the magnificent views of snow-covered mountains, rivers and dense forests in your cameras.