Kargil, the headquarters of the district of the same name is the second largest town of Ladakh. It is an important transit hub of Ladakh, with roads leading from here to Leh, Srinagar, and Padum in Zangskar. Situated at an altitude of about 2,704 meters, this small town, is an important base for trekking to surrounding areas of the Suru valley, Drass valley and Zanskar region.
Nearest airport is Leh.RAIL
Around 204 km to the east of Srinagar. Kargil has direct bus & Jeep connections with Leh, Shrinagar, and Padum.
Buses and cars are available.