Tourism Adventure in Kargil Suru Valley Ladakh

Tourism Adventure in Kargil Suru Valley Ladakh

Ladakh is an isolated cold desert Kargil is an importance base for expedition to the Suru Valley Zanskar Sankoo and Nun Kun of Tangole the Kargil Valley remain cut off the rest of the country from December to May in view of heavy snowfall and avalanche of land on national highway at Zojila Kargil get snowfall varying from 2ft to 4ft the Kargil town Sankoo Valley and Zanskar a snowfall up-to 5ft while in Drass and some part in Zanskar it is 6ft Suru Valley and Zanskar is covered by a thick blanket of snow for month almost six month in a year the winter temperature touches as low as minimum 20degree in Kargil while Drass sub Zero it is a take-off station for visitors to the exotic Zanskar and those who are coming from Kashmir and Leh have to make a night halt here before starting the second leg of their journey.

Suru Valley
Suru Valley extends up to 140 km till the Penzila the point of entry into the Zanaskar Valley it is one of the prettiest and most fertile region of Ladakh abundant water from melting snow help in producing two crops annually in spring the Valley is at its scenic beauty when the apple, apricort and mulberry tree are in full bloom while in the autumn they are fully laden with ripen fruit. Suru Valley and Zanaskar in particular are the most beautiful area and attract large member of Indian tourist and foreign tourist. The view long the Sankoo Panikhar tract is spellbinding the beauty of the upper Valley is further enhance by the sheer contrast provide by the towering peak of Nun and Kun.

NuKun Glacier
White snow clad mountain ranged swift flowing Suru River and cast stretch of agriculture land represent the exotic landscape of Suru Valley. the view long the Sankoo Panikhar tract is spellbinding the beauty of the upper valley is further enhance by the sheer contrast provide by the towering peak the most frequented climbing area the Nun kun massif comprises several peak chief among them being Nun (7135m) and kun (7087m) kun was the first to be conquered in 1913 by the Indian mountaineer Piacenza while Nun, the highest summit of the massif was first scale by the Swiss climber Madame Claude Kogan in 1953. The massif fall on the Kargil Zanaskar road it is approach both from Tangole (70 km) kilometre from Kargil and Gongma Tangole 110 kilometre depending upon the route of ascent allotted by Indian mountaineering foundation. Some approach are also made from parkachik 84 km south of Kargil along the parkachik Glacier. The approach Gongma Tangole involves crossing the Suru River over a footbridge. The base camp can be reached after a day trek both Gongmatangole and Tangole. The Suru valley serves as an important base for trekking to Sankoo and Mulbek Kargil the tourist dress in the attire of the mountaineer and climbing up the rough and rugged mountain of suru valley.

The Sankoo Valley
Sankoo valley which has fall 40 km away from district Hqs the Sankoo is situated in between the verdant alpines of the mountainous range Nakpochoo and Kartse the two perennial source of the Suru river accompany the beauty of Sankoo; the site of Sankoo possesses a shrine which is dedicated to the guru of local Suru faith Thi Namgylwho converted in Islam follower in as early as also knows 16th century. Sankoo is also knows for the ancient shrine of Muslim scholar saint Syeed Mir Hashim who was specially invited from Kashmir to imparting religious preaching for people who died at Karpokhar the Valley. Sankoo situated in between the verdant alpines of the mountainous range the picturesque village of the valley is 40 km south of Kargil city SankooValley flaunts its natural aesthetic as the part of the Jammu Kashmir Valley Nakpochoo and Karsay the two perennial source of the Suru river along with the beauty of Sankoo the Valley of Sankoo is an eminent landmark of adventure tourism as the place is bounded by hilly terrains it is just too perfect for trekking expedition, enthusiasts for every cranny part of the globe come in large number of tourist to Sankoo to exploration the reciting path some of which are shrouded with incredibly beautiful alpine while some other are adorned with holy shrine of the state the trekking usually begin from the place of Sankoo itself from where it proceeds toward the valley of Mulbek.

The Panikhar Valley
Panikhar valley is the best station to undertake mountaineering expeditions to the various peaks surrounding the valley. Tangole, the approach base for climbing Mt. Nun, is just 6 Kms. further up the valley along the road. A short walk up the hill slopes from here takes one across the Sentik Ridge to the base camp on the rim of the ice plateau. Another very interesting hike is to the Nun- Kun view saddle (3810m) in the Parkachik ridge. This requires 3 hours of walking along verdant slopes overlooking the fertile valley.

Zanskar Tourism Adventure
The Valley of Zanskar start from penzilla 14000 ft. is the main gateway of Zanskar and lies 130 km south east of Kargil tourist who are inclined toward the historical aspect of the site. The Zorawar Singh fort is an ancient edifice of Zanskar on the religious front Zanskar boasts of the hugely influence of Buddhism the monastery of Gelugpa is one such evidence of the Buddhists faith which still stand tall on the landscape of Zanskar. The splashing experience on way from Serchu to Nyimu through Padum is an unforgettable experience for anyone who enjoy the excitement of rafting in the rough water, the Zanskar river is the main river of this valley and join Indus river at Nimu village of Indus valley the only motor able road to the valley is usually open between early June to mid-October the valley is covered by a thick of snow for almost six month in a year. The area remain inaccessible for nearly six month due to heavy snowfall and avalanche there are lot of tourist potential in Kargil Suru and Zanskar valley in particular area the most beautiful area and attract huge number of foreign and Indian tourist beside school children rush every year and overstay there are a Gompa called in Rangdum on a hillock overlooking the marshy plain in Zanskar, the Zanskar is also knows as land of religion and has huge concentration of Gompa in Ladakh outside the Indus Valley.

The Padum Tourism Adventure
Padum Zanskar is the sub-tehsil of Zanskar which is 234 kms from Kargil. Once the Capital of the Zanskar valley, today it is the administrative headquarter of the region and probably the most populous settlement of Zanskar. There is a small Main market along the main road with hotels, restaurants and shops. The town has a newly constructed Mosque and a recently formed Muslim community. Stakrimo Gonpa on a hill side and the 10th century monument carved on a huge rock near the river bank provides epigraphic evidence that the region was influenced by Buddhism since ancient period. This valley is cut off from the rest of the world due to heavy snowfall and avalanche this valley is open for traffic on April people are live on very difficult during winter season there is a small Main market along the main road with hotels, restaurants and shops. Padum has emerged as a major trekking base and a popular tourist destination the town has a newly constructed Mosque and a recently formed Muslim community. Stakrimo Gonpa on a hill side and the 10th century monument carved on a huge rock near the river bank provides epigraphic evidence.

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