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Zanskar the Virgin Valley, Leh

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Photo opps galore await at Zanskar the Virgin Valley, where the landscape quickly changes from mountain passes to verdant meadows intersected by gurgling streams. The rough terrain provides a great opportunity to hike and mountaineer, while the waterways serve as ideal outdoor venues for rafting. Put Zanskar the Virgin Valley into our Leh tourist route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Where to stay in Leh

With all its history, architecture, and scenery, you won't be surprised to learn that Leh possesses plenty of accommodations. A number of hotels with standard rooms sit on the fringes of the old town area, while a few more exclusive options lie a little farther out, occupying scenic positions with views of the town and the mountains. Take a look at the northern suburbs for some of the most budget-friendly options, with the agricultural districts of Changspa and Karzoo offering a wealth of guesthouses surrounded by scenic agricultural fields.
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  • Nice area, very nice views of cliffs and housing. Would not spend too much time here, but a good point to stop and stretch legs.  more »
  • The Pic is Of Phutgal Monastery that can only be reached in 2 days by trekking from Darcha. It lies in the lapse of zanskar range with a days trek from Padum  more »
  • The most challenging and treacherous trail I have experienced in the recent past, Chadar really tests you to the fullest. Chose this trek wisely since the season you do this trek (winter) is the harsh...  more »