Kargil is known as the town near the LOC (Line of Control). It is one of the most-sought and historically relevant locations in Jammu Leh Ladakh that is home to the Nun Kun Peaks along with wonderful sceneries in the backdrop.
If you seek to come across the soothing and pleasant Suru River, and also activities like mountaineering and trekking. You can spot the ranges of the Himalayas, apricot farms, Buddhist and Turkish architecture along with scrumptious delicacies. The best time to pay a visit to Kargil is during the summer season from March to October as the winter months and monsoons provide obstacles in transfers and also sightseeing ventures.
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Places to visit in Kargil
1. Mulbekh Monastery - Located at a distance of 31 km from the city center, you will count on the Mulbekh Monastery that houses the Maitreya Buddha that is 9 feet tall.
2. Drass War Memorial - This site is located exactly 33 km away from the city center and holds huge historical importance for being maintained by the Indian Army with stories and the other memorial depicts of the soldiers of Kargil Army.
3. Kargil Main Street - This is the main street in Kargil that is famous for the food and selection of dry fruits followed by the followed music and dance that is showcased to the travelers.
4. Lamayuru Monastery - This monastery is a huge remark of Leh Ladakh that is located 66 km away from the city and is one of the beautiful and oldest monasteries that is situated on the Leh-Srinagar road and is often visited by the tourists throughout the year.
All Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Kargil
- Mulbek Chamba
- Mulbek Gompa
- Kargil War Memorial
- Pensi La Pass
- Suru Valley