Sani is where the Stod Valley broadens into the central plain of Zanskar. The Sani Gompa belongs to the Drukpa Kargyu school of Tibetan Buddhism.
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List of travel related articles on Jammu & Kashmir. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, and hotel reviews.
Penzi La pass, which is about 160 Km from Kargil and at an altitude of 4400m, is the highest point on the Kargil – Zanskar road.
The Drang-Drung, the largest glacier in Ladakh, is situated near Penzi La). The peaks surrounding it remain snowcapped throughout the year.
At night, we saw grazing horses as well; they looked lovely in the moonlight. We loved sitting in the balcony and staring at all these sights; nowhere else have we stayed at a more beautiful location!
Thajiwas Glacier is the he primary attraction in Sonmarg during the summer months. One can either walk from the main road or hire a pony to get there.
Sonmarg, the golden meadow with spectacular views of the snow capped Harmukh range, is one of the top destinations in Kashmir
Betaab Valley, en route to the Amarnath shrine, is located in Pahalgam an altitude of 2,530 metres above the sea level. Betaab Valley is where the popular Bollywood movie Betaab was shot.
Pir Dastgir Sahib, is a grand 250 year old Sufi shrine, is located in the Old City region of Srinagar. It is one of the main mosques in Kashmir in that it contains the relics of the revered Muslim saint Pir Dastgir.
We’d read a lot about the grandeur of Srinagar’s Mughal gardens but we never expected it to be as striking.