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Kargil Packages

Duration Price
Manali Leh Srinagar Bike Adventure12 days & 11 nights
INR 39,800
Incredible Ladakh with Hunder Sand Dunes8 days & 7 nights
INR 35,000
Himalayan Expedition | Srinagar And Leh Ladakh COMBO Deal11 days & 10 nights
INR 37,800
Leh Ladakh Srinagar with Pangong Lake8 days & 7 nights
INR 28,800

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Discover Kargil, also known as 'the land of Agas', with Thrillophilia's personalised Kargil tour packages. Explore the most popular attractions and activities in the region including various monasteries, monuments, valleys, and a lot more.

Visit the Kargil War Memorial, which was made in the honor of the sacrifice made by the soldiers. You could pay respect at the sandstone wall which carries the names of all the war martyrs. Check out the Mulbekh Monastery, which is home to the Rgaldan-se Gompa and Serdung Gompa. It is believed that the monastery is more than 800 years old. It is located at a height of more than 600 feet and offers great views of the Himalayan range.

If you're someone who's looking to add something thrilling to your Kargil tour packages, it is recommended including a mountaineering expedition on the Nun Kun mountain. During the expedition, check out the two peaks - Nun and Kun, at a height of more than 23,000 feet.

This season, book budget-friendly Kargil tours with Thrillophilia and experience a hassle-free journey. Get a chance to enjoy excellent on-ground assistance in Kargil.

Best Time To Visit Kargil 

Kargil welcomes tourists throughout the year. The best time to visit Kargil would depend upon your personal or seasonal preferences. 

1. Peak season - If you're booking your Kargil tour packages for the months of summer (March to October), you'll experience comfortable weather conditions. The average temperature ranges from 13 to 30 degrees. You could visit many popular attractions such as Mulbekh Monastery, Kargil War Memorial, Suru Valley, and a lot more.

2. Shoulder season- You can also visit the valley during the months of September and October. Kargil, speaking generally, witnesses net to negligible rainfall, making it ideal for those who want to avoid crowds. Enjoy heading out for mountaineering on the Nun Kun Mountain or trek through Dras and Suru valleys. You could also enjoy a day trip to the scenic village of Hunderman. You'll find the average temperatures staying between 5 to 11 degrees.

3. Waning season- If you've got your Kargil tour packages planned for winter (November to February), you'll experience extremely cold weather. The average temperature could range anywhere between -8 to -18 degrees. You could visit the Drang-Drung Glacier, located at a height of more than 15,000 feet. It is the second largest glacier in the region after Siachen Glacier. Enjoy exploring attractions such as Chitkan Fort and Kargil Dam. We'd suggest that you wear adequate winter clothing to protect yourself from the cold winds.

How To Reach Kargil 

1) By Air: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh is the closest airport to Kargil. Taking flights is the simplest and fastest way to get to Leh. Several direct flights are available from top cities such as Delhi and Chandigarh to Leh Airport. You could also choose to pick a connecting flight from Bangalore or Mumbai Airport. These usually take roughly 5 hours to reach Leh and have a stop over in Delhi. From Leh Airport, you could take a 4.5 hours long car or bus ride to Kargil. You'll be covering a distance of 208 km from Leh Airport to Kargil.

2) By Road: It is recommended to first reach Leh. To get to Leh, you choose the Manali-Leh Highway via Sarchu, which stays accessible for 6 months because of extreme snowfall. You could also pick an alternate route which is the Srinagar-Leh Highway. After reaching Leh, you could take the daily bus at 6:30 AM from Leh bus stand which will drop you at Kargil around noon.

3) By Train: Jammu Tawi is the nearest railway station to Kargil. It is approximately 550 km away from the region. The Jammu Tawi Railway Station is well-connected to the top Indian cities like Pune, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, and more. You could choose from a variety of trains available like Uttar S Kranti, Mumbai Central-Jammu Tawi Swaraj Express, Jhelum Express, and more. Once you reach Jammu Tawi station, you can take a private taxi, mini coach, or a jeep for travelling to Kargil. It's usually a 11-hour drive and covers approximately 450 km.

Places to visit on Kargil Tour:

1. Mulbekh Monastery: Visit the Mulbekh Monastery, located at a height of more than 11,000 feet. It was built more than 800 years ago and is home to the Rgaldan-se Gompa and Serdung Gompa. You could offer prayers at Maitreya Buddha statue which is around 30 feet tall. Admire the scenic views of the Leh-Kargil highway from the top.

2. Kargil War Memorial: Explore the Kargil War Memorial, built in the memory of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the war. You could visit the amphitheater and watch documentaries related to the war heroes. The amphitheater has a seating capacity of around 500. Check out the uniforms, weapons, and other artifacts on the display at the war museum.

3. Suru Basin: If you're looking forward to adding a hidden gem to your Kargil tour packages. We'd suggest visiting Suru Basin, which is popular for the scenic views that it offers. You could admire the lush green valley which rests in contrast to the tall gray mountains. Admire the confluence of the Indus River with Suru River at Nurla.

4. Lamayuru Monastery: Also known as the 'Tharpa Ling', which translates to 'the place of freedom'. The Lamayuru monastery is one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the region. You could admire the collection of thangka (cloth paintings), murals, wall paintings, scriptures, and more within the monastery. Offer prayers at the statues of Buddha and many other deities.

5. Rangdum Gompa: Visit the Rangdum Monastery, which is located at a height of more than 11,000 feet. It is believed to be as old as 200 years old. You could check out the Mani Stones of the monasteries, which have the symbol of 'Mandala' carved into them. This is something that makes the mani walls of Rangdum Gompa stand out among all the others.

6. Munshi Aziz Bhat Museum: Visit the Munshi Aziz Bhat Museum, made in the memory of Munshi Aziz Bhat, a silk route trader. You could explore a wide range of artifacts like tapestries, utensils, saddles, old manuscripts, coins, jewelry, and costumes. Check out the classic architecture of the monastery and the prayer hall where Buddhist monks engage in daily prayer offering.

Things to do in Kargil

1. Pray at Shargole Monastery: You could offer prayers at Shargole Monastery, which is located inside a cave in Shargole village. The monastery stands as a symbol of the cultural and architectural legacy of Ladakh. You could also take a look at the idols of Goddess Tara and Avalokiteshvara, the god of mercy and compassion.

2. Visit Phuktal Monastery: Explore the Phuktal Monastery, locally known as the 'Phuktal Gompa'. You could take a look at the classic architecture of the monastery built with timber and mud. It is located at the entry point of a natural cave that faces the gorge of the Lingti-Tsarap (Lungnak) River. You could enjoy a trek to the monastery through the scenic villages of Purne and Chatang.

3. See Karste River: You could also visit the Karste River, which is a tributary of Suru River and originates from the Rangdum Pass. Don't forget to explore the Karste Khar village nearby, which is also home to a 22-feet tall statue of Maitreya Buddha. You could also admire the scenic views of the surrounding landscape and immerse yourself in the natural beauty.

4. Visit Drass War Memorial: Drass Memorial stands as a symbol of determination and was built to honor the martyrs of the Kargil War. It is a must-visit place to have in your Kargil packages. You could admire the War Gallery which features war pictures and portrays the stories of brave Indian soldiers.

5. Go on Trekking: You could enjoy a wide variety of trekking expeditions available in the Kargil region. Head for the NunKun Trek and discover the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains in the area. You could also head out for the Padum-Lamayuru Trek and take a look at the raw beauty of Kargil.

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What are the famous places to visit on a sightseeing tour in Kargil?

Kargil is the second largest city in the district Ladakh. After it has been opened to the general public for visitation, the population of the city has grown immensely. It is arguably amongst the most attractive cities in the whole world. Some of the famous places one should visit in Kargil are:

  • Suru Valley- The Suru Valley seems like a portrait of perfect scenery drawn by an artist. It is amazingly beautiful and people are left speechless when they visit the valley.
  • Rangdum Monastery- Rangdum Monastery is a small monastery located on a hilltop. One gets a beautiful view of the city from the monastery.
  • Mulbekh Monastery- Mulbekh Monastery is the most visited spiritual place in the vicinity. People from all over Ladakh come to the monastery and find their spirituality.
  • Kargil Pensi La Lake- It is difficult to explain the beauty of the Kargil Pensi La Lake in words. The lake so pretty that people keep staring at it for minutes. Not many lakes in the world are as pretty as this one.

Which are the most adventurous trekking tours in Kargil?

Jammu and Kashmir are the heart and the pride of the country. They house the mighty Himalayas, therefore mountainous activities are very common here. There are some outstanding mountains and terrains present in Kargil which makes trekking the most common adventure activity here. The trekking experience one gets in Kargil is quite different from the rest of the world. Trekking on the mighty Himalayas will always take the top spot on any adventure junkie’s bucket list. Kargil also offers one of the most adventurous and dangerous trekking experience and best tours to experience it are:

  • Chadar Trek
  • Padum to Lamayuru Trek
  • Jhunglam Hemis to Padum Trek
  • Darcha Padum Trek

Which are the best camping sites in Kargil?

Camping is the best activity to do if one wants to explore nature and some clarity of thought. The experience of camping is increased exponentially if the site is a hilly region. Kargil can be considered to be the ideal place to carry out camping expeditions. One is cut off from the rest of the world for days in camping. Lying down on the ground at night, gazing at the dazzling stars in the sky and delving deep into the world of imaginations are some of the things one does on a camping tour. Some of the best sites to go camping in Kargil are:

  • Tsarap Chu
  • Nun Kun
  • Kurbathang

Which are the best cycling tour routes in Kargil?

Kargil is a place where people love to do adventurous activities. Cycling s one such activity which people do here in order to get a taste of adventure. The experience of cycling is a different ball game altogether. One’s cycling skills will be tested to its limits as the routes on which people cycle is very uneven. The best part about cycling in Kargil is the awesome weather and the lovely view which one enjoys while riding a cycle. It is one of the best experiences one can have in Kargil. Some of the most famous cycling tours in Kargil are:

  • Kargil to Leh
  • Kargil to Batalik
  • Kargil to Padum

Which are some famous walking tours in Kargil?

Jammu and Kashmir are the ideal places to visit one’s vacation and the same can be said about Kargil. It is an amazing city. There are some outstanding sites present in Kargil which one can visit. The best way to enjoy and explore the city is by walking. Walking tours helps one find many things which they could have missed otherwise. Kargil is a city where many walking tours take place as tourists take a lot of interest in this kind of expeditions. Some of the most famous walking tours in Kargil are:

  • Leh Bazaar Walking Tour
  • Suru Valley Walking Tour
  • Suburban Village Tour

Which are the best places for a biking tour in Kargil?

The most common way of touring Jammu and Kashmir is by biking. Hundreds of people travel to Ladakh on their bike. There are many travelers who set out on the travel alone on the bike and find a group of bikers on their way. Biking is by far the most thrilling, exciting and fun way to explore Kargil. The hilly regions make biking even more exciting as their riding skills are tested. Nowhere else in the world can a person get the same experience as biking in Kargil due to the presence of the mighty Himalayas here. Some of the best places to bike in Kargil are:

  • Srinagar to Kargil
  • Kargil to Leh
  • Kargil to Manali

Which are the places for a wildlife experience in Kargil?

Jammu and Kashmir is a mountainous region and people from all over the world visit the place. Kargil, a city of Jammu and Kashmir, houses a portion of the Himalayan range. The wildlife present in Kargil is very different from what people find in normal cities as Kargil is a hilly region. Many photography enthusiasts from all over the country come to Kargil and visit the places which house wildlife in order to capture the creature in their camera. Few of the best places to visit in Kargil for wildlife experience are:

  • Hemis National Park
  • Zanskar Valley
  • National Wildlife Sanctuary

Which are the best places for river rafting in Kargil?

Kargil is like heaven on earth. It is arguably one of the prettiest places in India. Three rivers flow through the city, therefore, enabling water activities such as river rafting. A group of people is made to sit on a raft with an oar in river rafting. Then they are made to row their boats through the currents and against the rapids of the river. The experience one gains from this activity are unparalleled. River rafting is a lot of fun and the whole experience of rafting enhances if the river has lots of rapids. There are many places in Kargil where one can do river rafting and the best amongst them are:

  • Doda River
  • Zanskar River
  • Suru River

Can I do the Zanskar River Valley trek from Kargil?

Trekking is probably the most sought-after activity in Kargil. Due to the presence of a number of a number of hills here, many trekking expeditions take place in Kargil. Zanskar River Valley Trek is one such trekking expedition which takes places in Kargil. It offers one of the most dangerous and adventurous trekking experience to the people.

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