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Karste Valley in Kargil
Posted 06 Mar 2017 05:19 PM


Karste Valley is sprawling mountainous lowland that forms an integral part of the bowl-shaped Sankoo Valley. The distinct terrains of this verdant vale are traversed by the Karste River, which originates from glaciers of the Rangdum Pass and meets the Suru River.

Surrounded with lofty mountains that are carpeted with colourful flowers, this canyon is a hidden paradise of nature. It stretches till the eastern mountain mass and is dotted with many secluded hamlets. The valley is an important stopover destination of several trekking trails, which include the popular one between Sankoo and Mulbek.

- Karste River
Karste River is a mountainous water body that traverses the undulating terrains of Kargil. This river is a tributary of the Suru River and merges into its watercourse from the east. Originating from the Rangdum Pass, this river forms the picturesque Karste Valley. Karste-Khar, an old village of the valley, lies along the bank of this river.

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