Zanskar was an independent kingdom located between the main portion of the Indian Himalaya and the Indus valley. It is a remote place. It is located at an altitude of 3600m and extends over an estimated area of 7000sq km amidst the mountainous territory gorges and dramatic glaciers. This region is covered with heavy snow for almost seven months in a year and thus this region remains isolated. Due to isolation only the culture of Ladakh is still preserved. There are several magnificent and famous monasteries like Lingshet, Stongde, Karsha, Sani, Dzongkhul, Rangdum, Bardan, Phugtal.
There are some special trekking routes in Zanskar which offers grand views of the valleys and numerous passes which lead to the different attractive destinations and heights. Some of the important treks are:
The Lamayuru Padum Trek-it starts from Leh and here the special attraction to the trekkers are beautifully designed monasteries. Here you will get the photogenic views of Himalayas, by walking through the fields and crossing the gompas like Pepiting and the Karsha.
The Chadar Trek: here you will enjoy nthe ultimate delight of the trekkers as you have to trek over the frozen Zanskar River. There are many other treks also for trekkers.
You can also go for Leh Ladakh Tour, if you are interested in spending your holidays with the adventure and thrill. You can make your Leh-Ladakh tour full of excitement and enjoyment as the beauty of Leh Ladakh will make you spell bound. You will experience a feeling of different world when you will travel across all the majestic passes. It is a great place of adventure for the tourists due to Himalayan and Karakoram ranges. Here you can enjoy Camel Safari In Ladakh, yak safari and many other things. Besides the other tourists spots you will also enjoy mountain climbing, yak safaris, cycling, mountaineering, Ladak Overland Jeep Safari Tours and Ladakh Trekking.
In Ladakh, you can also enjoy Ladakh Festival Tour. This place has Buddhist culture which attracts travelers from all over the world. Lots of festivals are celebrated in Ladakh like Harvest festival which starts from 1st September and ends on September 15th, Hemis Festivals in which travelers from all over the world come here to enjoy it, Losar Festival is celebrated during December or January and it lasts for two weeks, Sindhu Darshan Festival is related with the celebration of river Sindhu, Thiksay Gustor festival also starts from 1st September and lasts till 15th September. There are many more festival celebrated here and the tourists can enjoy Ladakh festival tour by participating in it.