Kargil City View Point

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    Location: Kargil, Ladakh, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1 hour

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    Kargil is the newly created Union Territory of India and one of the two districts & the joint capital of Ladakh. On the banks of the Suru River, it is located at an altitude of 8,80 feet above sea level.


    With beautiful interior wall paintings, the main attraction here is a small cave monastery.  Offering great picturesque views, it is perched on a cliff. With its landscape, which has plenty of contrast, tourists will quickly fall in love with spending their holidays in Kargil. Along with monasteries, there are valleys, lakes & mountains, which offer attractive sightseeing opportunities.


    History of Kargil City View Point.

    Built by the Indian Army to commemorate the Kargil War, there are also historical places like Kargil War Memorial, which occurred between India & Pakistan in 1999. The main attraction is the There is a Sandstone Wall, on which the names of all the martyrs of the Indian Army are mentioned. Mulbekh Monastery, is another historical sightseeing place in Kargil, which actually consists of two gompas: Serdung Gompa & Rgaldan-se Gompa.

    Inside/Outside Views


    Out side Views Kargil City View Point.

    Tourists will definitely enjoy it, as they can see the whole city from this place. Rather than Night, it’s nice in morning and evenings because of lack of lighting at night. With snowcapped mountains in the distance and the river flowing through, a beautiful wide view of the Kargil town and surrounding area.

    Opening Hours

    • Saturday To Friday Open 24 hours

    Entry & Others Fees

    No entry fee needed.

    How to Reach

    By air: Very well connected with some major airports in India, including New Delhi, the closest airport is Leh Airport. To reach the destination from the airport, taxis can be hired.

    By Rail: At a distance of 812 km from Leh, the closest central railway station from Leh is Jammu Tawi. To reach Leh over Srinagar Leh Highway in a 3-day journey with overnight halts at Srinagar and Kargil, taxis can be hired from the railway station.

    From Leh via Manali Leh Highway, Joginder Nagar railway station is just 635 KM but is not a major one.

    By road: The most feasible option is to travel the distance between gurudwara and Leh by road. Between November and April,the road remains closed , so  during that time,you should avoid going there.

    Tips for Travellers

    You must keep your snacks and water bottle with you. Be polite and don’t do any kind of activities which may disturb other visitors.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: yes, the place is safe to visit.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: yes, photography is allowed inside the place.

    Que-03: What is the best time to visit the place?

    Ans: you can visit the place any time of the year.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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