Located in the sub-district of Zanskar, Zangla is a small town that is an important nodal point in the Padum – Strongdey – Zangla – Karsha round trip. It is also home to the Zangla Palace, that is often mistaken to be a monastery. You can visit the palace for its paintings and to interact with some lamas. Zangla can be reached by jeep or horseback from Padum, which can be reached from Kargil. The nearest airport is in Leh.