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Zanskar the Virgin Valley

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Address: Kargil District, Leh, India
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Remotest valley In Himalayan range

The Pic is Of Phutgal Monastery that can only be reached in 2 days by trekking from Darcha. It lies in the lapse of zanskar range with a days trek from Padum

Reviewed 10 April 2017
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Pic is Of Phutgal Monastery that can only be reached in 2 days by trekking from Darcha. It lies in the lapse of zanskar range with a days trek from Padum

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

The most challenging and treacherous trail I have experienced in the recent past, Chadar really tests you to the fullest. Chose this trek wisely since the season you do this trek (winter) is the harshest at the time in entire Ladakh region. But if chosen to trek this beautiful valley through Zanskar then you have almost made to one of... More 

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Journey of Luxury Adventure to lost with Nature -Monk , Mountain, Monasteries, mighty Himalayan is ultimate experience of life . You may on Family vacation or may solo solitude or Culture travel -One destination fulfill many travel taste.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

There are so many exciting and inspirational views but this whole area is not to be missed. It is wild and rugged but breathing taking.

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Best Spot in this World. Dont go there if you are on a short time holiday. You have to stay long, best time is the winter time, you have to walk over the frozen zanskar River, yes, do it once in your life, it is important to visit the last remote area in the wintertime, blue sky, the nature and... More 

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have never seen such colorful rocky hills as I did during the 120 KM drive to he Lomayuru Monastry from Leh. The colors vary form deep pink, to green to dark brown to clay like light muddy yellow. A feast for the eyes and photographers.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

If your idea of travelling is just comfortable hotel stays and taxi tours, this place is probably not for you. This place is known for its mesmerising backdrops, untouched beauty, glaciers, enigmatic mountains and daunting trekking tours. The accommodation is seldom comfortable and you might not even get basic facilities like electricity and hot water for most of the day.... More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

The Zanskar valley is a must visit on your trip to Leh. Due to its relatively low profile, there's less crowd here and is thus less spoilt by the civilization. A bike ride to the paths less taken really opens your heart and mind and fills it with wonder!

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Zanskar valley is very popular for trekking and famous among foreigners for long treks. You need to trek from Sangam to Zanskar Valley. It is supposed to be beautiful valley with nature wonders. You will be surprised to see old heritage buildings of Gompas and monasteries. Not much of facilities are available at this place.

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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Good place.. Famous for trekking.. Go there and enjoy the nature.. Zanskar valley trek is very popular..

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