Zanskar Valley, is one of the most beautiful and less-settled valleys of Leh and Ladakh. Also known as “Hidden Gem of Ladakh”, Zanskar Valley is one of the less-crowded regions of Ladakh where you can witness the natural beauty at its best. Being visited by millions of adventure and nature lovers every year, Zanskar Valley tour never disappoints when it comes to beautiful landscape, majestic snow-capped mountains, pristine lakes and rushing rivers. Along with fascinating landscape and amazing viewpoints, Zanskar Valley tour is well-known for its unreal hidden treks, alluring ancient monasteries, traditional Buddhist schools, quaint villages and frozen lakes.
Zanskar Valley, is decorated with semi-arid regions which remain dry and receives little rain every year which makes this valley different from other valleys of Ladakh. Along with beautiful landscapes and historical places, the valley also attracts adventure lovers as you can indulge yourself in various activities like trekking, water rafting, kayaking, paragliding and mountain cycling. If you are not interested in adventurous activities, then Leh Ladakh tour packages have several age-old monasteries and rural villages in Zanskar Valley where you can witness the daily life of Ladakhi’s and monks performing daily rituals.
Zanskar Valley is positioned at an altitude of 13,154 feet above the sea level. Situated at a distance of 464 kms from Leh and 250 kms from Kargil towards the southern side of Leh and eastern side of Jammu and Kashmir. Zanskar Valley is well-known for its pleasant weather which provides more comfort to its visitors. The main attractions of Zanskar Valley tour are the mesmerizing alpine lakes and rushing rivers which flow side by side to the snow-capped sky-kissing peaks of Himalayas, remote villages and small patches of agricultural fields.
Zanskar Valley remains closed in the winters as the complete valley receives dense snow due to which all the roads are blocked. The best time to visit Zanskar Valley is from June to September as the temperature stays between 0 degree Celsius to 15 degrees Celsius. Along with captivating landscape and alluring vistas, Zanskar Valley never disappoints you when it comes to culture and traditions. Zanskar Valley also attracts visitors with its rich culture that can be seen through the daily lifestyle of local people, various colorful festivals that are organized annually, ancient monasteries and schools. Along with this, Zanskar has been the house of one of the last surviving cultural settlers of Tibet.
Custom Tours India, welcomes you to explore this hidden beauty of Ladakh with our fully tailor-made tours of India. Custom Tours India, provides customized group tours of India and Ladakh where you can come close to the natural beauty of captivating landscapes and fascinating Himalayas. Leh and Ladakh Tour packages are one of the best ways to explore this hidden gem of Ladakh which will never disappoint you. Below are the top sightseeing places to explore in Zanskar Valley.
Pensi La Pass is another high-altitude pass of Ladakh which is known as “Gateway to Zanskar” while coming from Kargil. Pensi-La Pass is situated at an altitude of 14,400 feet above sea level and is one of the easiest passes of Ladakh. This pass is located at a distance of 150 kms from Kargil and 95 kms from Zanskar which separates Zanskar Valley with Suru Valley. The main attraction of this pass is the Drang Drung Glacier which is the second largest glacier of Ladakh after Siachen Glacier and the twin lakes – Ta Tso and Lang Tso which freezes during the winters and can be explored if you visit before June.
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