Nestled in the lap of nature in Ladakh, Kargil is one of the popular cities in Jammu and Kashmir. The city falls on the route to Leh at a distance of 205 km from the capital city of Kashmir and has become an important tourist hub for every kind of travelers. It is a perfect stopover for people heading towards Leh or Padum. Apart from being the tourist hub, it is also a region where India had fought its last war with their neighboring country Pakistan in 1999. The city is well known for its famous war memorial in Drass Town, several Buddhist monasteries where travelers have a good opportunity to seek blessings. Be it the Lamayuru Monastery or the picturesque monasteries at Phuktal and Sani, you will always be surprised when visiting Leh Ladakh.
With alluring scenery, lush greenery and shimmering glacial rivers, Kargil us sure to make your trip a memorable one. For all the nature lovers, Kargil is the best place to visit in Jammu and Kashmir to get the best of what the city has to offer. The town is blessed with blissful panorama county side attracting tourists from all walks of life. For those who are planning to travel to Ladakh in quest of tranquility and solitude, the city of Kargil will never stop to amaze you.
The stunning city is embellished with robust rocks with the gleaming Suru River that flows. If visiting during summer months, you will get to see abundant variety of apple, mulberry and apricot orchards. Experience the rich culture of Kargil among the local people and get to know more about them. The stunning valley and breathtaking view is no less than a heaven for those who are photography geeks and is sure to leave every enthusiast traveler awe struck.