Where is Zanskar Valley located?Zanskar is located in the Ladakh district of Jammu and Kashmir state.
Places to see in Zanskar:There are several interesting places you can visit while at Zanskar. Listed here are a few: Zongkhul -The spectacular Zongkhul monastery can be reached by undertaking an exciting trekking route through the Padum-Kishtwar trail. This monastery is an architectural delight. Zangla - Lying deep in the northern region of Zanskar, Zangla is an old castle. A small chapel here lies on a hilltop, overlooking the desert valley below. Tsa-zar is a tiny village nearby which treasures exquisite murals. Penzella Pass - This pass divides the Zanskar valley with the Suru valley. The captivating beauty of Penzella Pass makes it a favorite vintage point for the nature lovers. Visitors can enjoy magnificent views of majestic mountains and alluring countryside from the Penzella Pass.
[Also check out other details regarding your Leh Ladakh tour]Stongdey Monastery - One of the fascinating attractions in Zanskar is the Stongdey Monastery. The stunning structure is associated with the Tibetan yogi, Marpa and is the second largest monastic establishment of Zanskar. About 60 Gelukpa monks are the permanent residents of Stongdey Gompa. It houses numerous majestic shrines.
[Marvel in the spellbinding views on a road trip to Ladakh]Karsha - Karsha is essentially a human settlement with all kind of basic facilities. Visit the Gelugpa monastery, providing an insight to the importance of the religion in lives of the people of Zanskar. The impressive mural art displayed at Labrang is worth seeing. Panikhar - Panikhar is another place of tourist interest in Zanskar. It is the border of Suru and offers breath-taking views of verdant locales. Feast your eyes at bewitching natural splendor of Panikhar. Catch a glimpse of the Panikhar Fort built by Zorawar Singh.