THINGS TO DO IN KARGIL!!

Here we present a comprehensive list of things to do in kargil. It includes all the major events that take place and the places to visit in kargil. We take care of all the variables that may affect these: weather, distance, prime time, budget, and so on, to devise the ultimate guide. So get out of your hotels to let the traveler inside you overcome the tourist.

There are various activities to do in kargil, ranging from adventure to cultural to wildlife.

Kargil Sightseeing

Kargil Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

Head to explore Kargil, like Mulbekh Monastery, Suru Basin, Drass war Memorial and etc...... Know more
Visit Kargil war memorial, Take snaps of Tololing and Tiger hill

Visit Kargil War Memorial, Take Snaps Of Tololing And Tiger Hill

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

Kargil War memorial, also known as Vijaypath is memorial built by the Indian Army in the memory of the brave soldiers who lost their life to Kargil War. It is situated in Dras region of Kargil surrounded by the majestic mountains. Also, visit the Tololing peak, which was one of the important battles in Kargil War. Then visit the Tiger Hill, which is one of the highest peaks in Dras region that played a major role in the Kargil War...... Know more
Moonscape - Lamayuru sightseeing

Moonscape - Lamayuru Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 103 Km

Lamayuru is Ladakh’s oldest monastery and is set in a surreal surrounding called the moonland, because of its topography. Enroute Visit the famous Pathar Saheb Gurudwara, Magnetic Hill, Confluence point and beautiful villages of Ladakh.   ..... Know more
Visit Mahabodhi Meditation center, enjoy splendid view of Moonland escape

Visit Mahabodhi Meditation Center, Enjoy Splendid View Of Moonland Escape

Cost: free INR

Distance: 103 Km

Mahabodhi Meditation is an international organization for meditation. They preach the teachings of Buddha and spread the value of Buddhism around the world. To enjoy the peaceful retreat and some meditation sessions amidst the solace of Ladakh, you can make your stay at Mahabodhi meditation center.  ..... Know more
Thajiwas Glacier Sightseeing

Thajiwas Glacier Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 122 Km

Thajiwas Glacier and the surrounding waterfalls followed by River Sindh, Vishansar, Kishansar and Zojila Pass. ..... Know more
Visit Alchi Gompa

Visit Alchi Gompa

Cost: free INR

Distance: 158 Km

Alchi Gompa is a small village located in the Leh district on the banks of river Indus. It houses one of the ancient Buddhist monasteries of Ladakh- Alchi Gompa monastery. The monastery is divided into four complexes and houses the mixed ancient culture of both Buddhism and Hinduism religion...... Know more
Homestay at Stok Village

Homestay At Stok Village

Cost: free INR

Distance: 162 Km

Drive your way to Stok Village where we can study the history of Ladakh. At Stok, you’ll walk the village and enjoy the stay over there in a Ladakhi home along with families. Get to know their culture, enjoy Ladakhi cuisine, and interact with locals and hikers around there..... Know more
Gulmarg - sightseeing

Gulmarg - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 205 Km

Gulmarg is a beautiful town in the Baramula district of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a popular skiing destination and the Gulmarg Bisosphere reserve is famous among tourists for bird watching. One can escape here to find respite from the harsh summer heat. There are beautiful valleys and mountain peaks around that one can see. And also has one of the highest golf courses in the world. ..... Know more
Achabal - sightseeing

Achabal - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 205 Km

Achabal is a local town in the Islamabad district of Jammu & Kashmir. Just 7 kms from Anantnag District, Achabal is really famous and known among the tourists for its Terrace Garden that was developed and maintained by the Mughals in olden times. With waterfalls and fountains, this place also has a mosque and is culturally and historically rich.  ..... Know more
Manasbal Lake - Sightseeing

Manasbal Lake - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 205 Km

Manasbal Lake is one of the most deepest lakes in India. Enclosed by three villages – Jarokbal, Kondabal and Ganderbal, this lake enchants and hypnotizes people with its beauty as it is covered by petite and beautiful lotus flowers. With Nur Jahan’s Mughal Garden- Jaroka overlooking this lake, it is a must visit spot for all those who make a trip to Ganderbal District of Jammu and Kashmir. ..... Know more
Dachigam National Park - Sightseeing

Dachigam National Park - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 205 Km

The Dachigam National Park that is approximately 22 kms from Srinagar is a famous wildlife Sanctuary. Initially built for clean water supply, this was later transformed into a protect national park. Very rich in Flora and Fauna, this is famous for inhabiting the Kashmir Stag among various other species of animals and is said to have a dense cover of coniferous trees. With a lake running deep in the national park, it is a tranquil place for sightseeing.  ..... Know more
Anantnag - sightseeing

Anantnag - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 205 Km

Set in Kashmir, Anantnag District is rich in temples and mosques and rivers. If one takes a stroll through the town, he can sightsee various temples such as the Martand Temple, The amaranth caves, Masjid Baba Dawood KhakiShrine of Sheikh Zain-ud-din among the other tourist attractions.  ..... Know more
Local Sightseeing in Srinagar

Local Sightseeing In Srinagar

Cost: free INR

Distance: 205 Km

This beautiful city is the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir and attracts various tourists and travelers by its beauty and charm. Some well-known sights in this city are the Dal Lake, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh and the lovely Hazratbal Shrine. One can also set out to explore places like the Chashme Shahi, Gulab Bhawan and the old and historical Shankaracharya Temple. ..... Know more
Lake Premium Houseboat

Lake Premium Houseboat

Cost: free INR

Distance: 205 Km

On Landing in the Valley of Kashmir for the first time the idea most strucks the mind of visitors is renowned "House Boats" who finds it a noval experience for staying possible now where else in the world.  The New jersey Houseboats is only Houseboats in Valley knows how important the sense of security is to all its guests. Hence, a special effort is made at all our Houseboats to ensure that guest security and the hotel security takes precedence over any other objective. ..... Know more
Dal Lake

Dal Lake

Cost: free INR

Distance: 205 Km

Explore the life at the Lake. There is also a floating market in ‎Dal Lake which is perfect to soak in the natural aura, perfectly merged with the happy chatter and hustle bustle of local life, while you are gently swayed by the colorful shikaras. ..... Know more
Martand Temple Sightseeing

Martand Temple Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 205 Km

Being a Kashmiri Hindu temple, the Martand Sun Temple was dedicated to Surya and was constructed between the 7th - 8th century. (br)Martand is another name in Sanskrit for the Hindu Sun-god. The temple is located five miles from Anantnag . This square lime stone temple was built at the top of a plateau near to a small town , Anantnag by a king called Lalitaditya of Surya dynasty. It is known to be one of the finest works by him. The way the construction is done, it shows the skills of the artisans ...... Know more
Shikara Ride at Nageen Lake / Dal Lake

Shikara Ride At Nageen Lake / Dal Lake

Cost: 300 INR

Distance: 205 Km

Shikaras are the authentic boats which are used by the Kashmiris to travel from one place to another. Your trip to Srinagar is incomplete without a Shikara ride on the beautiful Dal Lake along with the backdrop of the gigantic snow-covered mountains. Not only this, there is a small market held by the local people on Shikara amidst the Dal Lake, where you can buy some souvenirs, dress up as local Kashmiris and take back home tons of memories.  ..... Know more
Local sight-seeing including Chashme Shahi, Mughal Garden, Shakarcharya Temple, etc.

Local Sight-Seeing Including Chashme Shahi, Mughal Garden, Shakarcharya Temple, Etc.

Cost: free INR

Distance: 205 Km

Mughal Garden in Srinagar was built by the Mughal emperor- Jahangir in the year 1916 AD for his beloved wife Noor Jahan. On the right, it is connected to the famous Dal Lake in Srinagar. This three terraced Garden is graced by the lush green carpet of grass and it has total 410 fountains in its premises. On the backdrop, you can witness the grandeur of Himalayan ranges.  ..... Know more
Rafting in Zanskar River (Whitewater River rafting)

Rafting In Zanskar River (Whitewater River Rafting)

Cost: 1500 INR

Distance: 210 Km

The vicious waters of Zanskar river offer the extreme experience of rafting like no other place.  Rafting through the Zanskar canyon along with the rusty hills of Leh and Ladakh, you will also enjoy the glimpse of small towns and villages, exquisite wildlife throughout your journey. There are various grades and distance for river rafting that you can choose as per your convenience.  ..... Know more
Experience local Ladakh

Experience Local Ladakh

Cost: free INR

Distance: 210 Km

Homestay at Stok village and trek to Stok base camp, casual stroll around Leh market - visit cafes, try out local cuisine Head to the local market of Leh which is brimmed with the old shops and a variety of Buddhist souvenirs that you can take back home...... Know more
Hemis Gompa Monastery

Hemis Gompa Monastery

Cost: free INR

Distance: 210 Km

The unique and the largest monastery of Ladakh 44 km from Leh which is famous for its statues made of copper, gold and silver. It has a two day annual festival that attracts tourists from all over the world...... Know more
Shanti Stupa sightseeing

Shanti Stupa Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 210 Km

Located on a hilltop in Chanspa, Shanti Stupa is pearl-white domed stupa which is a famous tourist destination not only for its religious importance but also for the panoramic view of the surroundings that one can marvel from here. The stupa was built in 1991 and is a part of Peace Pagoda mission. It looks only better at night when illuminated by the moonlight.  ..... Know more
Local sight-seeing around Leh

Local Sight-Seeing Around Leh

Cost: free INR

Distance: 210 Km

Head to Leh – Srinagar highway - The drive further is one of the most spectacular journeys you will have. From the mountains formed by amalgamation of various types and textures of rocks to the dazzling Zanskar Valley, accompanying you all along the journey the white snow clad peaks, this route gives you an absolute picturesque landscape. make your stops at Magnetic hill, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, Hall of fame, confluence point, etc...... Know more
Lamayuru Monastery

Lamayuru Monastery

Cost: free INR

Distance: 210 Km

Lamayuru or Yuru Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Lamayouro, Leh district, India. It is situated on the Srinagar-Leh highway 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of the Fotu La at a height of 3,510 metres (11,520 ft)...... Know more
Local sight-seeing including Shey and Thiksey along with Sindhu Ghat and Druk White Lotus school

Local Sight-Seeing Including Shey And Thiksey Along With Sindhu Ghat And Druk White Lotus School

Cost: free INR

Distance: 210 Km

On your way to the Pangong Lake, visit the Shey and Thiksey monastery. Shey monastery, also known as Shey palace located on the hillock of Shey, just 15 km from Leh, was once the residence of Deldan Namgyal, the king of Leh. Thiksey monastery is located on the hilltop of Thiksey and is solely dedicated to the Tibetan Buddhism. Sindhu Ghat and Druk White Lotus School On the banks of river Indus, Sindhu Ghat is known for its prismatic landscapes of arid hills and fierce Indus river. Located 10 km away from the city of Leh, it is a beautiful place to spend some time amidst the serenity of nature. A beautiful engineering masterpiece, Druk White Lotus School was built to preach the teaching of Tibetan Buddhism.  ..... Know more
Hemis Monastery (on the way to Pangong)

Hemis Monastery (On The Way To Pangong)

Cost: free INR

Distance: 210 Km

Established in 1630, Hemis Monastery is the largest and richest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh region known for its rich collection of remnants of the ancient Buddhist culture. It is situated on the foothills of Indus valley and offers the spectacular views of the surroundings. It also holds the famous Hemis festival in the month of June which attracts the tourists from all around the globe...... Know more
Half day sightseeing to Khardungla Pass (2nd highest motorable road in the world)?

Half Day Sightseeing To Khardungla Pass (2Nd Highest Motorable Road In The World)?

Cost: free INR

Distance: 210 Km

The second highest motorable road in the world, Khardungla Pass is the getaway to Shyok and Nubra valley. It is situated at the elevation of 18,379 and is not an easy road to drive on, however, the scenic beauty throughout the pass is no less than a treat for eyes...... Know more
Cycling to local villages

Cycling To Local Villages

Cost: free INR

Distance: 210 Km

The rugged mountains of Leh and Ladakh are one of the best sites in the country for a bike ride. Rent a bicycle and tour around the local villages to enjoy the Ladakhi culture, the local people and the jaw-dropping beauty of the surroundings.  ..... Know more
Chadar Trek

Chadar Trek

Cost: 18000 INR

Distance: 210 Km

This is one of the most beautiful treks. The experience of walking on a frozen river is surreal. The trek usually takes time ranging from 6 to 10 days and can be really challenging. Starting from Chilling, which is 65 km away from Leh, the trek leads up to the frozen Zanskar River. The white powdery snow can be a bit tricky to walk upon. The temperatures here are usually very low and stay below minus all the time. Hence before going here, be well prepared in advanced.  ..... Know more
Stok Kangri trek

Stok Kangri Trek

Cost: 16500 INR

Distance: 210 Km

This scenic trek which starts from Leh is a good short trek to acclimatize your body to the chilling weather and altitude of Ladakh. This trek takes 4 days and can be completed easily. The Rumbak River which flows into Indus can be a perfect site to pitch your tents and you can even take a dip in those fresh waters to rejoice yourself. Further trekking will take you to the Rumbak village and to the Hemis National Park where you can enjoy the flora and fauna of the mountains.  ..... Know more
Snow Leopard Trek

Snow Leopard Trek

Cost: 30000 INR

Distance: 210 Km

This Trek is for the wildlife lovers and usually takes 8-9 days to cover, with the starting point being Leh. You can see and capture (in your cameras only) various exotic animals and bird species to quench your wildlife thirst. You can visit the Hemis National Park, established in 1981 for the protection of unique flora and fauna of the region. You can also visit Rumbak village and interact with locals to understand their way of lives.  ..... Know more
Gondola Ride (cable car ride)

Gondola Ride (Cable Car Ride)

Cost: 700 INR

Distance: 229 Km

Gondola cable ride at Gulmarg is Asia’s second highest operating cable car. Enjoy the serene view of the whole valley while you ride high above the snow-covered Gulmarg in your Gondola. Gondola rides are generally used by the skiers to reach the hilltop...... Know more
Pahalgam & Betaab Valley - Sightseeing

Pahalgam & Betaab Valley - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 286 Km

Betaab Valley and Pahalgam are in a 15 km radius of each other in the northernmost state of Jammu and Kashmir. Pahalgam is a world famous hill station situated by the banks of Lidder River and acts as a fantastic tourist destination giving views of the beautiful Kolhoi Glacier and other mountain Peaks. Betaab Valley on the other hand got its name from a famous Sunny Deol movie and attracts various tourists due to its lush green meadows, dense vegetation and snow peaked mountains. It is also a great place for campers and a paradise for photographers...... Know more
Amarnath Yatra

Amarnath Yatra

Cost: free INR

Distance: 286 Km

Early morning begin your Amarnath Yatra by helicopter from Pahalgam to Panchtarni. Further 6 km trek from Panchtarni to Amarnath cave. After holy darshan of Shivalingam fly back to Pahalgam...... Know more
Visit Aru and Betaab valley, local sightseeing in Pahalgam

Visit Aru And Betaab Valley, Local Sightseeing In Pahalgam

Cost: free INR

Distance: 286 Km

The Aru Valley is a notable site in Pahalgam famous for its scenic meadows and the beauty of Aru lake. Here you can enjoy the spellbinding views of the surrounding mountains and rivers. Aru also paves the way for numerous treks in upper regions such as- Kalahoi Glacier and Katrinag valley. The famous Betaab valley was the shooting site for the Bollywood flick- Betaab, which made it so popular that it came to known as Betaab Valley. The serene meadows and lush green valleys are a must-visit in Pahalgam...... Know more
Visit Achabal - Sinthan Top

Visit Achabal - Sinthan Top

Cost: free INR

Distance: 286 Km

At a whopping height of 12,000 ft, Sinthan top is a famous hill station in the Anantnag region which offers the exhilarating adventures of skiing, trekking, and mountaineering in the snow-laden slopes of Sinthan. It is the mid-way to reach the upper regions of Kishtwar in J&K...... Know more
Sightseeing in the Spiti valley

Sightseeing In The Spiti Valley

Cost: free INR

Distance: 292 Km

The moon shaped Chandrataal lake being the foremost in the scenic landscapes. The Dhankar Lake provides another spectacle of nature’s beauty. Kaza a small town that serves as a base for adventure activities. It also has the World’s highest motorable monastery The Komic monastery. Key Gompa is another monastery where one can find ancient Buddhist relics.     ..... Know more
Crossing the Chichum Ropeway

Crossing The Chichum Ropeway

Cost: free INR

Distance: 292 Km

Crossing the Chichum ropeway is one of the most adventurous and possible the most life threatening thing you’ll ever do. This, believe it or not, is used by the little kids of the area to go to schools and is a regular means of transport for the locals...... Know more
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