Monday, May 27, 2013

Indulge in fun-packed trekking with Zanskar Tourism

Zanskar is a gorgeous travel destination in the northern regions of India. Zanskar tourism enchants travellers with its snow-covered summits and jumbled amidst two small alpine lakes. It serves as the scarcely inhabited Himalayan valleys, gifted with sheer natural beauty. Lying in the Ladakh district of Jammu & Kashmir, Zanskar Valley is among the most adventurous ones. 

Zanskar Trek

The fascinating Zanskar trek provides excellent opportunity for adventure enthusiasts across the globe. The high trekking mountains at 7000 m incites trekkers. The trek offers really gorgeous floral plantation. With the guidance of professional trekkers, you can make the most of your Ladakh trekking tour. Adventure enthusiasts can also add excitement to their Zanskar trekking by availing Ladakh tour package.

Karsha Monastery

Located around five kms away from Padum, Karsha Monastery is the largest monastic established of Zanskar. Serving as one of the popular Zanskar tourist attractions, it has many chapels along with rooms for 150 Buddhist monks. It is the richest and the largest monastery in the area. Stationed in the lap of nature, this Gompa was established in the 11th century. The complex houses eight temples, two assembly halls and a library. Tourists can view the ancient murals on the walls of the Thabrang or 'Room of God and religion'. Visitors can find a Chomo Gompa that lies known as the Dorje Dzong.

Penzella Pass

Situated at an elevation of 4, 200 m in the Zanskar range. The pass disjoints Zanskar from the Suru valley and other areas of Ladakh. Known as an ideal camping terrain for trekking-enthusiasts, the spot boasts of two greenish water springs. The area has different species of plants with rich medicinal values. The spot also has glaciers on its both sides from where streams flow into the River Suru on the Zanskar River. The pass becomes thicker during winters as the riverfront vegetation grows in opulence.

Drang-Drung Glacier

Situated in the middle of the Suru Valley, the glacier is among the prime attractions of Zanskar Valley. It offers a spectacular view of the mighty Himalayan ranges and Kargil. Visitors can also explore the important Rivers like Zanskar, Suru and Khurana, gushing down from the mountains to the valleys.


Situated at an altitude of 3,505 m above the sea level, Padum serves as the capital of old Zanskar. Tourists can also explore the Padum Valley and can indulge in the sheer fun of trekking in Ladakh. The valley serves as among the prime trekking bases in the country. Built in the 10th century, the Starrimo monastery is a branch of the Stakna monastery.
Zanskar Trekking Tour
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