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Zanskar is easily one of the remotest and inaccessible regions in the country. It takes a few days just to get to a part of Zanskar  Valley from the plains, and if you intend to go across the valley, the only way to trek through, walking for more than a week. It is this remoteness that makes Zaskar attractive and beckons adventure lovers from across the world.
 
Zanskar is a part of the remote Trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh. Like the typical Trans-Himalayan terrain, Zanskar too is barren and forbidding. Even when winter temperatures can fall below -200C, sun in this high altitude region can be harsh enough to cause sunburns. Being colder than rest of Ladakh, the snow melts slower and the winter begins early, which means that the tourist season is just a short three months.

Like other parts of Ladakh, Zanskar too has religious centers in the form of monasteries nestled in remote locations in the mountains. Some of these monasteries are completely disconnected from the modern world, to which you can reach only by walking for two to three days. However, these long walks take you through some beautiful mountain scenery, making the journey less an effort and more a pleasure.

Zanskar being a rugged terrain, it is a sought after location for adventure enthusiasts. A few trekking routes exist, which are known for being among the hardest in Ladakh. Also popular is rafting in Zanskar River.

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