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<< Indian Himalayas << Travel in Ladakh >> << Tourist Places Ladakh >> << Rangdum in Ladakh >>

Rangdum Valley in Ladakh -

Rangdum is an elliptical expanded plateau surrounded by colourful hills on the one side and glacier encrusted rocky mountains on the other.Visitors to Zanskar generally prefer to break the gruelling, 240 Km-long rough road journey for an overnight halt here. Set amidst spectacular surroundings, Rangdum serves as the ideal area for camping in the Himalayan wilderness while being sufficiently near a road head. Due to its remoteness from the inhabited parts either of Suru or Zanskar, the area's wild beauty is almost haunting, while its isolation is near perfect even as the unpaved Zanskar road traverses its length. In the late afternoon the setting sun leads the Valley. Rangdum also serves as an important trekking base. The most popular trek from here leads to Henaskut near Lamayuru, across the spectacular gorge of the Kanji Valley. This 5-day trek also forms the last leg of the 2-week long trans-Himalayan traverse between Kashmir and Ladakh.

A more adventurous trek from here leads to Kishtwar via the glaciated Valley - a virtual circumambulation of the Nun-Kun massif. Among the shorter treks available, the best is a hike up the Penzila Ridge to camp for a night or two opposite the majestic Drang-Drung Glacier. This rather easy walk offers breathtaking views of the Great Himalayas towards the West.  The chief attraction of the area is an imposing 18th century Budhist monastery with about 40 monks in residence. Perched picturesquely atop a centrally rising hillock which is entrenched around by the bifurcated course of a wild mountain stream, the Rangdum monastery has the aura of an ancient fortification guarding a mystical mountain valley. Its central prayer hall houses an array of Budhist figures and art objects, some being huge and imposing, others small but exquisite. Two small hamlets surrounded by rows of chortens, one each on either end of the Valley.

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Drass Kargil Suru Valley Sankoo Rangdum Zanskar  Padum Phugthal 
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