Kargil, located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in Ladakh region is famous for big India-Pakistan war held in 1999. Being situated in lap of the Himalayas, Kargil provides vital base for undertaking adventure tourism and trips to the fascinating Zanskar Valley and other Himalayan regions. While travelling between Srinagar and Leh visitors have to make a night stay here before starting the second part of their journey.Kargil is the best destination for experiencing adventure activities like mountaineering, trekking, river- rafting, camping, bon fire etc. in the high Himalayan valleys. Rangdum Monastery and Sani Monastery are few of the famous centers of religious significance in the city. This place proves to be best for adventure seekers and photo fanatics.