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Kargil Sightseeing

Tiger Hill Kargil Tiger Hill Kargil is a peak in the Drass-Kargil region in Jammu & Kashmir and one of the famous kargil sightseeing. It is situated at an altitude of 3230. The neighboring mountain ridges however range from 16000 feet to 21000 feet. It has become famous kargil sightseeing due to the second coldest occupied places in the world . During Winter season, the temperature comes down to less than -60 degrees. And it is recognised as The Gateway to Ladakh .Tiger Hill Kargil is one of the uppermost crest in the area and it is famous for the battle between India-Pakistan during the year of 1999 . Its evoke was the most significant purpose for Indian forces during the Kargil War.Strategic importance of Tiger Hill Kargil is one of the uppermost peak in the region, the Pakistani forces who held the peak so that they can simply see the military headquarters of the 56 Brigade, which is the main Indian force in accuse of the area. They can easily watch out the Srinagar to Leh Highway,which is the most important deliver route of the Kargil Sector, and spread information of horde and can bring in actions to their superiors.The Indian people cannot allow this, since with this information, Pakistan could accurately and easily shell the Indian positions. Furthermore, the Pakistanis had infiltrate farther into the Kargil Sector, and India needed a good observation position to root out and wipe out these posts.

Kargil Dam

There are manily six kargil dams that are Baglihar Dam which is also recognized as Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project, is a run-of-the-river power project on the Chenab River in the southern Doda district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Baglihar Dam was conceive in the year of 1992 and it was approved in the year of 1996 and it was began to construct in year of 1999. The Chutak Hydroelectric Project is on Suru River in Kargil district. The bombardment of the project is at Sarze community and the power house is situated on bank of river Suru . It was constructed to began on September 23 of year the 2006 and it was completed by the year of Feb 2011.It include building of 47.5 meter long bombardment and having height of 15m above the peak level. Dulhasti is also one of the hydroelectric power plant in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.The power plant has been developed on Chenab River in the Doda region, a rugged, hilly segment of the Himalayas. Dulhasti projects supply power to the Northern Grid to Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and many more. The other three are also major dams which are Dumkhar Dam in Leh, Salal Hydroelectric Power Station in Reasi and Uri Dam in Uri which are the famous Kargil dams.

Suru Valley kargil

Suru valley is one of the famous Kargil sightseeing in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, which is shattered by the Suru River. The Suru valley is one of the most important town is Kargil. Suru valley is occupied by more than 25,000 people of Dard and Tibetan descent. In Kargil and Suru Valley, the larger part of the population are the followers of Shi'a Islam, which have been converted from Tibetan Buddhism during the year of 16th century under the path of Thi-Namgyal. Beyond Parkachik the spectacularly beautiful valley is practically uninhabited other than a couple of tiny settlements (Yuldo and Julidok) that consist Rangdum. People of suru valley are communally and ethnically part of neighbouring Buddhist Zanskar and they support the 18th century Rangdum Monastery that belongs to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Inspite of this, tourism activity is very limited in the Suru valley with the majority of visitors rushing through to Padum and Zanskar.There are limited facilities for the visitors.That's why suru valley has become one of the attractive ladakh sightseeing in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.

Sani Monastery

Sani monastery is situated in Zanskar in Jammu and Kashmir, 6km to the west of Padum.Sani monastery is also known as Turtot Gyat and it is considered to be one of the eight holy places of the Buddhist.This monastery is situated just nearby the village of Sani where the Stod Valley broadens into the central plain of Zanskar in Jammu and Kasmir. It takes only two hours as it is located at distance of 6km in order to reach there. Dzongkhul Monastery belongs to the Drukpa Kargyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, and it is the only monastery of this order in Zanskar in which nuns reside.Sani monastery is to be considered as the oldest religious site of Ladakh and Zanskar which makes one of the famous kargil sightseeing. Sani monastery is also claim to be connected with the famous Indian Yogi Naropa .One small room next to the Kanika chorten have been made and it is considered that Naropa meditates in which there is a oblique bronze sculpture of the yogi.The assembly hall contains 16 columns and keeps always inages of Chamba,Chenren .Gonghang is a small room containing olden pictures of Cho Rinpoche.There is also a bookshelf that are holding sacred volumes of the Kangyur. But the smaller temple is devoted to Naropa which is ornamented with base reliefs in stucco which is painted in bright color.In the cremation ground,there is a two metre high boulder with a painting of Maitrya on it which shines from the sacrificial oil poured over it by pilgrims. Nungnes do not have fixed rate but it happens in the month of July. Between the 15th and the 20th of the sixth of Tibetan month Sani Naro-Nasjal festival is celebrated.Every year the statue of Naropa is unveil in late July.Many lamas from bardan monastery organized masked dances.

Kargil Tourist Places

Pangong Lake is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas located at an altitude of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft). It is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from India to Tibet. 60% of the length of the lake lies in Tibet. The lake is 5 km (3.1 mi) wide at its broadest point. All together it covers 604 km2. During winter the lake freezes totally, despite being saline water.
The lake is in the procedure of being recognized under the Ramsar Convention as a wetland of international importance. This will be the first trans-boundary wetland in South Asia under the convention. Nubra Valley Ladakh : The original name used for Nubra Valley is Ldumra meaning the 'valley of flowers' It is situated in the north of Ladakh region. The average altitude of the valley is about 10,000 mtrs above sea level. The main settlements are along the shayok River and the siachen river. The river belt is sandy and the vegetation includes green Farmarisk and Myricaria. One of the unique features of the landscapes in Nubra is the sand dunes between Deskit (administrative center) Hundar villages. An ancient trade route (a branch of the popular Central Asian silk route) used to pass through Nubra Valley and its imprints can be seen even today. The double humped Bactrian Camels of the silk route trade period still wander in the wilderness of the valley. Tourists require permits from the local administration in leh for a stay of maximum seven days in this strategically sensitive area. Six photocopies of the permit should be carried along by you to be submitted at the various check posts on the way.

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