Zanskar

  • Zanskar-Indus Confluence - © By Flickr user t3rmin4t0r
  • Farm, Zanskar - © By Flickr user wildexplorer
  • Zanskar Valley - © By Flickr user CortoMaltese_1999
  • Zanskar Range - © By Flickr user madpai
  • Zanskar Gorge - © By Flickr user t3rmin4t0r

Key information: Zanskar

    • Ladakh - Tibetan and Buddhist (and known as Little Tibet) yet part of India - is one of the world's most beautiful and most intact areas.
      • Zanskar has outstanding scenery, even by Ladakh's high standards, and strong traditional culture.
        • Trek across the Zanskar range, or take some shorter routes. Walk down the frozen Zanskar river in winter, through its dramatic gorge.
          • This is a high, remote and tough walk, on which you will have to be self sufficient: be prepared.

Walkopedia rating

(Top 100)
  • Walkopedia rating88
  • Beauty33
  • Natural interest15
  • Human interest10
  • Charisma33
  • Negative points3
  • Total rating88
  • Note: Negs: altitude

Vital Statistics

  • Length: Variable
  • Maximum Altitude: 4,900m
  • Level of Difficulty: Difficult

This walk description page is at an early stage of development, and will be expanded over time. Your comments on this walk, your experiences and tips, and your photos are very welcome.

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Farm, Zanskar - © By Flickr user wildexplorer
Zanskar Range - ©By Flickr user madpai

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Any person who is considering undertaking this walk should do careful research and make their own assessment of the risks, dangers and possible problems involved. They should also go to “Important information” for further important information.

Anyone planning an expedition to this place should see further important information about this walk.

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Zanskar Gorge - ©By Flickr user t3rmin4t0r...
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