Kargil is infamous for the frequent breaches in the Line of Control and as the battleground for the war between India and Pakistan in 1999. But the region is also a hot tourist destination in Ladakh due to its rich history and an exceptionally beautiful landscape. The Nun Kun peak, which is a popular skiing and mountaineering destination, is located here. Tourists also love to take a long trek through the ranges. Zanskar an arid mountainous region, which is a popular tourist location in Ladakh, is also located in the Kargil district. Suru River flowing through the land attracts travelers with its potential for river rafting. Another alluring factor of Kargil is its Apricot farms. It is one of the largest producers of apricot in India. If you can find the time, you may also try out the local delicacies. Thus Kargil is a place you can enjoy some unique experiences on your Ladakh tour.
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