Kargil, located 8,780 feet above the sea level is the second largest town of Ladakh after Leh, situated on the banks of Indus (Suru) river. Kargil is a beautiful place and nature lovers ought to be here. It is a heaven for adventure enthusiasts as they can enjoy adventure sports such as trekking and mountaineering. During the month of May, Kargil plays host to an archery contest.
Distance from Srinagar: 230 km (approx.)
Altitude: 2676 meters.
How to reach: A two-wheeler or a four-wheeler.
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