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Kargil is a town, which serves as the headquarters of Kargil district of Ladakh in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India. It is the second largest town in Ladakh after Leh. It is located 60 km and 204 km from Drass and Srinagar to the west respectively, 234 km from Leh to the east, 240 km from Padum to the southeast and 1,047 km from Delhi to the south.

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Places To Visit In KARGIL


Mulbekh Chamba

Mulbekh, located 45 km east of Kargil is an area dominated by the Buddhists structures.

Important Communications In KARGIL

Kargil can be approached through the link road, from Jammu and Kashmir. While the destination is away from the hustle bustle of the cities, one can reach Kargil by private car and bus. 

Essential Information

Language : Ladakhi & Hindi

Currency : INR

Best Time to Visit : April To September

Mode of Transport : Car, Public Transport

Known for : Natural Beauty, Apricot

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