JK Tourist Bungalow at Rangdum in Kargil: A Review

Twin bed room in JK Tourist Bungalow at Rangdum in Kargil

JK Tourist Bungalow at Rangdum in Kargil promises a good night’s sleep but does not ensure comfort of an attached bathroom. The guests cannot expect a lavish meal but they can enjoy the unpolluted Suru River and nude ranges of the Himalayas. Some of these ranges wear snow caps that…

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1-Kg Paratha from Srinagar: Amusing Ignorance

Food you should try in Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir

Travels reveal the truth about various aspects of our lives. Travels also reveal how ignorant we are of the truth despite of long spells of formal education. Some of the revelations are really amusing. Here are two anecdotes. At Alpine Hut in Rangdum, Kargil, I met two canteen boys who…

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6 Attractions along ATS W-39 Followed by Delhi-Leh Flight

Himalayan Landforms Seen from Delhi-Leh Flight

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Delhi-Leh flight, a destination in itself, follows air traffic service (ATS) route W-39. The route between 77 and 78 degrees of longitude passes over 4 Indian states: Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir. While covering aerial distance of about 856 kilometres, the aeroplane flies over the plains of…

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JK Tourist Bungalow II: A Cheap Safe Hotel in Kargil

JK Tourist Bungalow II: Review of Cheap Safe Hotel in Kargil

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A cheap safe hotel in Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir (JK) Tourist Bungalow II, located opposite Hussani Park, is an old traditional wooden structure facing the Suru River. The structure within easy walking distance of the bus stands, taxi stands, and Lal Chowk is in reasonably good condition. The unmanicured garden…

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4 Airlines that Ply Delhi-Leh-Delhi Route

Flights are the fastest means to reach Leh. However, only four airlines ply Delhi-Leh route.  Since the flights are vulnerable to weather conditions, most of the flights depart from Delhi / Leh before noon. The flying time ranges from 1:25 to 1:40 hrs.  Indian Airlines Air India, airindia.in Go Air,…

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7 Landmarks from Leh Palace, the Vantage Point

7 Points of Interests Visible from Leh Palace in Leh, Ladakh

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Many travelers opine why to waste money on entry tickets of the monuments and museums. But Leh Palace is a vantage point from where you can see and make pictures of seven landmarks while you are acclimatizing in Leh. Today’s photo essay shows you these landmarks as seen from the…

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