Zanskar Tourism & Travel Guide

Located in the Kargil district of Kashmir, Zanskar is a high altitude semi desert. Located close to the Greater Himalayan mountain range, Zanskar is shielded from most of the monsoon, resulting in warm and dry summers. Parts of the Zanskar region are considered to be some of the coldest and continually inhabitable places in the world. Famous for river rafting, paragliding and trekking, Zanskar is a favourite among adventure junkies. Home to a large number of Tibetan Buddhists, Zanskar is filled with monasteries, the most famous among them being the Stongdey monastery. Due to its location and extreme weather conditions, Zanskar remains accessible only between April and August. Zanskar can be reached from Leh, which is 105 km away. There are regular buses and cabs that go from Leh to Zanskar. The nearest international airport is in Delhi.
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He explained that Indian tourists were quite uncommon in Zanskar, and it is primarily the foreigners who deem Zanskar fit to be on their itinerary....

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One perhaps has to take some pain while crossing the treacherous roads to witness this magical place called Zanskar Valley....

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Karsha, JK, India
Karsha monastery is the largest Gompa in Zanskar region.Perched high atop a mountain, the climb to the monastery is one which will leave you breathless. But once you have made it, equally breathtaking are the views from the monastery of the sprawling plains of Zanskar. If that's not enough, break humble bread with the monks and enlightenment wont be far long.
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Best time to visit - January,February,March,April,May,June,October,November,December
Simla is the capital and the largest city of the northern India state of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamsala being the other capital. Shimla is also a district which is bounded by Mandi and Kullu in the north, Kinnaur in the east, the state of Uttarakhand in the south-east, and Solan and Sirmaur. Sitting majestically above the lush plains, the British designated the town as the summer capital of India. The higher terrains of the town reflect this British connection, embodied by its buildings, built in the Victorian style, while the lower slopes are occupied with Indian bazaars and restaurants. The nearest broad gauge head is at Kalka - a four- to seven-hour journey from Delhi. After that, take the mountain train from Kalka to Shimla. This railway track has recently been granted the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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