About Kargil Tourism
Landlocked from each side, Kargil is one of the many vibrant jewels in India’s beautiful state of Jammu & Kashmir. Flanked by the towering snow-capped Himalayas that cradle this little town, dazzling rivers and green meadows make Kargil a heavenly abode. Once tainted by the infamous Kargil War, the region has now become an increasingly popular tourist destination with the promise of a plethora of adventure activities and sightseeing options. To explore the virgin beauty, lovely monasteries and the famous Kargil War Memorial, a once-in-a-lifetime visit to Kargil becomes imperative for nature lovers and adventure junkies.Kargil finds itself on the famed, historical Silk Route. And the Munshi Aziz Bhat Museum of Central Asian and Kargil Trade Artifacts delivers the perfect opportunity to look into the life and legacy of Munshi Aziz Bhat who was a Silk Route Trader. Those looking to satiate more than just their historical appetite can also tantalize their taste buds with Tibetan and Mughlai delicacies. Also popular in Kargil are adventure options such as trekking, mountaineering and river rafting. The town of Kargil is considered to be a conservative Muslim settlement and tourists in Kargil are advised to respect their customs and beliefs.