Kargil attractions

Top Choice Village in Kargil

Hundarman Broq

Set in a sharp mountain gully 11km northeast of Kargil, the tumbledown ghost village of Hundarman is a remarkable sight. Rocky crags tower above, a steeply raked arc of stone-walled terraces sits below and virtually…
Museum in Kargil

Munshi Aziz Bhat Serai Museum

Celebrating Kargil's pre-1947 role as a Silk Route trading centre, this small, intriguing private museum illustrates the caravan trade to Central Asia with coins, clothes, saddles, maps and rare 1931 photos by Ruper…
Buddhist Sculpture in Kargil

Apati Buddha

The Yurbaltak Buddha figure makes an appealing half-day trip from Kargil. It's the smallest and most eroded of the region's Buddha statues but getting here is half the fun. Access is via a short, scenic walk from th…