The place is a gateway to the Zanskar valley. Situated in the heart of the Himalayas, the majestic beauty and the magnificent hills are the major attractions of Kargil. Kargil is Ladakh’s second major town. Kargil is one of the ideal destinations for the one who is in love with nature and loves adventures too. At Kargil, one can enjoy trekking, mountaineering and rafting. The converging point of the Drass and Wakha channels of the river is Kargil which is situated along the hillside of the Suru Basin. Abundant crops of wheat, barley and other crops including apricots are found in this region.