Situated in the Kargil locale toward the east of Ladakh (around 105 km) lies the entrancing Zanskar Valley. Articulated as Zahar or Zangskar locally, it is isolated from Ladakh by Zanskar mountain run which is a piece of The Tethys Himalayas. Zanskar is known for crude scene and is for the most part ventured out to for traveling and waterway boating.
The semi-desert locale is flanked by snow-topped mountains and shining clean streams alongside particular widely varied vegetation. The most straightforward method of coming to Zanskar is from Kargil through Suru Valley. It is cut off from the remainder of the world for more than 9 months of the year in light of substantial snowfall in the district. The main method of coming to Zanskar throughout the winter a very long time of December to February is attempted the difficult Chadar Trek.
Best Time to visit: June and September are the ideal time to visit Ladakh.
Peak Season: May to June.
How to Reach
- By Air: Zanskar Valley is reachable by means of aviation routes, railroads and streets. Leh Airport, otherwise called Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, is the closest to the city of Zanskar. This separation of around 60 km from the air terminal to Zanskar Vallery can be secured with a 75 to hour and a half drive.
- By Rail: Jammu Tawi is the nearest railhead to Zanskar, and one could benefit shared transports or taxicabs to the valley. Private cabs are very costly, consequently shared jeeps or transports would be a superior alternative.
- By Road: Zanskar valley is generally advantageous to reach by means of Kargil. There are a lot of JKSRTC transports and shared cabs employing from Srinagar to Kargil. Taking a common taxi to Zanskar valley from Kargil would be a much solid alternative than a transport.