Suru Valley, Kargil
About Suru Valley, Kargil
Suru Valley, Kargil - Address
Address: Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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A beautiful and awe-inspiring destination in India, the Suru Valley stretches from the town of Kargil up to the Penzi La Glacier. Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, the Valley is situated at a height of 3000 meters above sea level. Trekkers, hikers and adventure seekers flock to the valley between the months of July to September. Some must visit places, peaks and towns within the valley include :
- Karste Khar
- Rangdum and
How To reach Suru Valley by Public Transport
- Hiring a private taxi or renting a car is recommended.
- Trekking is the best way to explore the peaks.
- Towns are connected by state transport busses.
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The Suru valley is a valley in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, which is drained by the Suru River (Indus), a powerful tributary of the Indus river.
We had planned a Force Traveller to visit Sonamarg, Kargil, Leh-ladakh which all lie moreor less in a straightline. Warning to fellow travellers. Please dont believe your travel agents. Kashmir cars dont go to Suru Valley, Rangdum or Padum, capital of Zanskar. Cars going to Zanskar dont go to leh. Kargil to Zanskar via Suru Valley takes about 16 hours for about 250 kms as there is practically no road. Carry your food. But It is photographers paradise. If you want you can avoid trekking. I have taken more than 5000 snaps but it was insufficient.
Entire road trip from Kargil to Leh is adventurous and most scenic. we come across Sindhu river almost the entire journey and SURU valley at KARGIL especially is most scenic .Suru is a river most prominent one in the region.
a beautiful green valley.. add this to your "to visit " list...