Kargil, the second-largest city in Ladakh after Leh and is also a joint capital of the union territory of Ladakh. Surrounded by mountains from all sides, it is a beautiful place with orchards of Mulberry, Apple & Apricot trees dotting its landscape. Kargil has been an important trade center in the past. Traders from different parts of India, China and Central Asia used to trade in tea, carpets, wool, silk and precious stones in olden days and Kargil was known as a historical meeting point. Besides unique landscape and historical importance, there are number of heritage sites, ancient rock carvings, mosques and monasteries, forts and palaces all across the town. Kargil is one of the best kept secrets of Ladakh and has a lot to offer to nature and outdoor enthusiasts too. One can enjoy hiking, camping and various other activities around the town.
This is a boutique homestay in the heart of Kargil with a splendid view of the Suru River. This tastefully designed stay brings together the aesthetics of Kargil’s rich and diverse architectural heritage with the comfort of modern living. There are 12 Superior Rooms and 2 Premium. In addition there is one 6-bed female dormitory and two 8-bed mixed dormitories; both come with en-suite bathrooms with hot running water. There is a library stocked with and films, board games and projector. There is a lounge and social space to read, relax and mingle. So all in all a perfect place to stay in style in the lap of Himalayas.
Location: Just 5 min walk from the Kargil main market.
Number of Rooms – 14, Total Capacity – 28; Dormitories-3, Total Capacity-22
Kargil is located roughly equidistant of around 200km from Srinagar, Leh and Padum.
Dormitory: 900/- Per Person
Single Occupancy: 3150/-
Superior Room Double Occupancy: 3700/-
Premium Room Double Occupancy: 5050/-
Complimentary: Wifi and Breakfast
Dinner: 350/- per person
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
6-12 years.: 50% (Extra bed provided)
What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Hi Speed WiFi • Power Backup • In-Room Tea/Coffee Making • Parking • Running Hot Water • Bonfire • Open Seating Areas • Toiletries • Library • Pet Friendly • Smoking Allowed • Pick and Drop Service (Paid)
There will be buffet breakfast with options like Paratha, Milk, Cornflakes, Egg and Toast, Tea/Coffee. Meals include North Indian, Ladakhi, Kashmiri and Tibetan options. You must try their bakery items.
Bird Watching • Reading • Star Gazing • Village Walk • Forest Walk • Yoga and Meditation • Hiking • Rock Climbing • Trekking • Cycling • Heritage Walk • Buddha Trail • Village Walk • River Rafting • Camping
Mulbekh Monastery (2km) • Kargil City View Point (6km) • Hundurman Village (7km) • Apati Buddha Statue (18km)
Shargole Cave Monastery (33km) • Drass War Memorial (51 km) • Drang Drung Glacier View Point (159)
Treks: Sapi Lake Trek • Shashi Lake Trek • Urgen Rzong Cave Trek • Suru Glacial Trek • Omasi La Trek • Lamayuru-Leh Trek • Padum-Lamayuru Trek • Padum-Hemis Trek • Sankaru-Dras Trek • Nun-Kun Trek
You will be hosted by Muzammil Hussain and his Brother Tafazzul. Born and bought up in Kargil run a responsible travel venture based out of Kargil since 2014. They are pioneers in promoting the lesser known part of Ladakh i.e Kargil and Zanskar. Their vision is to change the preconceived notion of Kargil as “War Zone”. Muzammil is a climber by profession and a qualified mountain guide. He also enjoys doing culture and nature guiding occasionally.
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