Kargil : National Highway 1D, connecting Srinagar to Leh, cuts through
Kargil. Highway is typically open for traffic from June to November. Kargil is located 204 km from
lies near the LoC (Line of control) with Pakistan and Kargil came into
prominence in 1999 when Pakistan waged a shadow war across the border into
Kargil and the conflict generally came to be known later as the "Kargil
from here also access Padum in the the Zanskar valley (240 kms).
- Once Srinagar route opens in June, Guest visit Kargil in transit enroute
from or to Leh.