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14 Attractions to Explore Near Suru Valley

Suru Valley
Suru ValleyKargil, Jammu and Kashmir 194301

The suru valley is one of the most beautiful fertile valley of the region with its own unique culture and a rather recent addition for the tourism of jammu and Kashmir.

Nearby Attractions

Kargil War Memorial
Kargil War Memorial45.37 KMs away from Suru Valley

Evoking a feeling of nationalism and patriotism at one glance, Kargil war memorial is a must visit attraction in Kargil. The memorial is built to honor the soldiers who fought bravely in the Kargil war against Pakistan. At the memorial house, one can see picture description of the major event that took place during the war and army personals who lost their lives. Additionally, the memorial has Sandstone wall where the name of all the soldiers who are inscribed.

Kishtwar National Park
Kishtwar National Park51.64 KMs away from Suru Valley

Kishtwar National Park is a national park located in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is bounded to the north by Rinnay river, south by Kibar Nala catchment, east by main divide of Great Himalaya and west by Marwa river.

Zoji La
Zoji La58.02 KMs away from Suru Valley

High mountain pass at an elevation of 3,528 meters. It is often closed during winter, driving through the pass in winter means driving between thick walls of ice on both sides.

Pahalgam
Pahalgam68.45 KMs away from Suru Valley

Pahalgam is one of the famous health resorts of Jammu and Kashmir State. It is situated in the north east of District Anantnag among lofty hills covered with evergreen forests. Its cool invigorating and pleasant climate, the melodious flow of Lidder Nallah attract tourists not only from within the country but also from abroad as well. It is also an important transit camp on the way to holy Amar Nath Ji Cave, which is 72 Kms away from the District Head-Quarter.

The Lamayuru Monastery
The Lamayuru Monastery69.99 KMs away from Suru Valley

The Monastery consisted originally of five buildings, some remains of the four corner buildings can still be seen. Lamayuru is one of the largest and oldest monasteries in Ladakh, with a population of around 150 permanent monks residing. It has, in the past, housed up to 400 monks, many of which are now monasteries in gompas in surrounding villages.

Thajiwas glacier, Sonmarg, Kashmir
Thajiwas glacier, Sonmarg, Kashmir74.00 KMs away from Suru Valley

Thajiwas glacier at an altitude of 9,186 feet is a striking silvery scene set against emerald meadows and a clear blue sky. In summers, you can take a half-day hike to numerous waterfalls around this glacier. The road will be long and the journey hard but the captivating views make it worthwhile. On the way, have a friendly match with the local Gujjar kids who are almost always ready for a friendly snowball fight!

Sonamarg
Sonamarg74.23 KMs away from Suru Valley

Sonamarg, which means ‘meadow of gold’ has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. The Sindh meanders along here and abounds with trout and mahseer, snow trout can be caught in the main river. In late April when Sonamarg is open for road transport, the visitors can have access to snow which is furnished all over like a white carpet. Private vehicles are not allowed. Visitors have to hire taxi .

Sinthan Top
Sinthan Top74.91 KMs away from Suru Valley

Sinthen top is a mountain pass, a popular tourist destination located between South Kashmir's Breng Valley (Sub-District Kokernag) in Anantnag district and Kishtwar in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Most of the part lies on Kishtwar side.

Machail Mata  temple
Machail Mata temple78.44 KMs away from Suru Valley

Machail Mata is a Goddess Durga shrine popularly known as Machail Mata being located in the village Machail, from where it derives its name, in Kishtwar District of Jammu region in India. It may be noted that Goddess Durga is also known by the name Kaali or Chandi. Machailmata Sthan as the shrine is popularly known, has a landscape of unblemished beauty with hills, glaciers and tributaries of the Chenab River (Chadrabhaga). Paddar valley, nearby is famous for its world-famous sapphire mines.

Tarsar Lake
Tarsar Lake83.72 KMs away from Suru Valley

The Tarsar Lake or Tar Sar is an almond-shaped, oligotrophic alpine lake situated in the Kashmir Valley, specifically in Aru, Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Kokernag
Kokernag87.98 KMs away from Suru Valley

A famous spring called “Kokernag” gushes out from the foot of the nearby hill covered with evergreen pine trees. A terraced garden and a Botanical garden with delicately maintained flower beds of different varieties and hues covered and protected with beautifully pruned evergreen shrubs and the existence of lofty and majestic chinars is an enchanting sight to be imbibed.

Achabal Mughal gardens
Achabal Mughal gardens88.69 KMs away from Suru Valley

Achabal is an important tourist place about 9.1 km away from Anantnag. The place is notable for an ancient spring surrounded by a garden terraced and developed by the Mughals. The upper portion of the garden is called 'Bag-e-Begum Abad' developed by Malika Noor Jehan Begum in 1616 AD and renowned as Sahib Abad in which there is a Hamam (treasure of water) getting heat from a logical lamp.

Mughal Garden Verinag
Mughal Garden Verinag95.84 KMs away from Suru Valley

This is a beautiful garden located in the heart of Kashmir which has a historical importance and also a major tourist attraction in Jammu.

Gadsar Lake
Gadsar Lake99.12 KMs away from Suru Valley

The Gadsar Lake or the Yemsar Lake also called as the valley of flowers is a picturesque, alpine high altitude oligotrophic lake in Kashmir valley at an elevation of 3600 metres. It has a max. length of 0.85 kilometres and max. width of 0.76 kilometres.