Zanskar lies between the principal chain of the Himalayas to the south and the Zanskar Range to the north. It is famous for its stunning scenery and Tibetan-style Buddhist monasteries. It's remoteness, friendly people, deep rooted Buddhist roots, and Tibetian influence make it a dream travel destination within India.


By Air: Leh is the nearest airport to Zanskar. Leh is well connected to major Indian cities like Jammu, Srinagar and Delhi.

By Rail: The nearest railway station is Jammu, about 734 km from Leh. Jammu railway station is well connected to major Indian cities.

By Road: Jammu Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation provides regular bus service from Srinagar to Znaskar. From Leh to Zanskar government buses and luxuary coaches are also available. Luxury coaches are available from Kargil to Zanskar, which is about 235 km away.

STD Code
Summer 5 to 40°C, Winter -14 to 24°C
Best time to visit
June to September
Famous For
Scenic, Trekking