Administrative Secretary(Tourism) takes stock of status of developmental works

Kargil, May 28: Administrative Secretary, Tourism and Culture, Ladakh, Kacho Mehboob Ali Khan took stock of the status of developmental works of Tourism Department at Kargil, Sodh area here on Saturday.

The Administrative Secretary inspected the under repair/upgradation Snow Ski Base Station building at Kurbathang near airport. The concerned officer from Kargil Development Authority (KDA) informed the Secretary that the repair/renovation work of the building is almost complete and electri...

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AKTTA Honors Secretary tourism Kacho Mehboob for his Contributions in Tourism sector in Ladakh

Kargil, May 28: All Kargil Travel Trade Association (AKTTA) hosted a delightful lunch party at Hotel chutuk height to express gratitude and honour Secretary Tourism, UT Ladakh, Kacho Mehboob Ali Khan for his exceptional efforts and contributions for the tourism sector in Ladakh.

The event was held on 28-05-2023, provided an opportunity for AKTTA members to interact with the esteemed Secretary and gain insights into the upcoming tourism projects in the region.

During the gathering, Secr...

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Administrative Secretary (Tourism) Inspects Tourism Infrastructure Development Works at Zojila, Minamarg, Drass

Kargil, May 26: On the way back to Ladakh after attending the 3rd Tourism Working Group Meeting from 22nd to 24th May, 2023 at Srinagar, Administrative Secretary, Tourism and Culture Department, Kacho Mehboob Ali Khan on Thursday inspected the tourism infrastructure development works at various sites in Drass Sub Division.

At Zero Point Zojila, the Administrative Secretary (Tourism) while taking stock of the progress achieved on construction of welcome gate to Ladakh directed the engineer...

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AKTTA Commends CEO Kargil Development Authority for Tourism Development Initiatives

Kargil, May 22, 2023 – The executive members of the All Kargil Travel and Trade Association (AKTTA) held a meeting today with Mr. A.G Zargar (KAS), the CEO of Kargil Development Authority (KDA) and Assistant Commissioner Revenue (ACR) Kargil, to express their gratitude for his support and efforts in sanctioning and inviting tenders for various tourism developmental works in Kargil.

During the meeting, the executive members, accompanied by CEO KDA, also visited Hundurman to assess the prog...

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Siachen Base Camp in Ladakh Opens for Domestic Tourists and Visitors

VoL Desk, May 21: In a significant development, the Siachen Base Camp, located in the Union Territory of Ladakh, has been officially opened for domestic tourists and visitors. This announcement comes after a notice was issued with the approval of the Secretary of the Tourism and Culture Department, marking a momentous occasion for the people of Nubra and all tourism-related stakeholders in Ladakh.

For the past two years, the Tourism Department of the UT Administration, Ladakh has been tir...

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Go First Crisis Disrupts Tourism in Ladakh

Kargil, May 16: Hotel and other industries associated with the tourism are facing massive cancellations these days owing to Go First airlines crisis as well as frequent closure of Srinagar-Leh National Highway.

The hot desert region’s prime travel months are May, June, and July. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, many foreign visitors chose not to travel to Ladakh after 2020 till now, yet the UT saw more than five lakh tourists last year, primarily domestic ones.

In the Leh district, where ...

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Kargil transporters and hoteliers demands two-way traffic on NH-1

VoL Desk, May 06: The recent insolvency of Go AIR Company has badly affected the tourism industry and daily hotels in UT Ladakh, stated President of All Kargil Tour and Travels Association Kargil, Mohd Ali Rangyoul during a joint press conference.

The members of All Kargil Transport Association requested the LG Ladakh, Commissioner Secretary Tourism, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and Ladakh, DC Kargil, and Ganderbal to revoke the one-way traffic system on the Kargil Srinagar Road.


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EC Tashi holds meeting with Deputy GOC at Kumbathang Kargil regarding setting up of war memorial museum

Kargil, April 20, 2023: Executive Councilor Tourism/RD and Zanskar Affairs, Er Punchok Tashi today called on Brigd Upinder Singh Anand Deputy GOC 8 Mountain Division at Kumbathang to sort out several pending issues with Army regarding setting up of war memorial museum within the premises of Army and land allotment to Army at Stongdey Kumik Zanskar.

EC Tashi briefed the Dy GOC and other army officers about the proposal for the construction of war memorial museum at Kumbathang approved unde...

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Tourism Department Kargil organizes Apricot Blossom festival at Karkitchu

Kargil April 17, 2023: Tourism Department Kargil today organized 4th Apricot Blossom Festival at Karkitchu Kargil.

Executive Councilor for Tourism, Er Punchok Tashi, EC, Health, Mohin Ali, Councilor, Altaf Hussain, BDC, Khatija Banoo, Assistant Director Tourism, Aga Toha, Sarpanch, Panches, Naib Sarpanch, Self Help Groups, villagers, Village Education Committees, Domestic Tourists besides other dignitaries were present. 

During the event, EC Tourism highlighted the potential of Apricot...

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CEC Kargil chairs Governing Board Meeting to discuss developmental works of Tourism Dept.

Kargil, April 10, 2023: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan today chaired the Governing Board Meeting and reviewed developmental works of Tourism Department, new proposals for the Financial Year 2023-24 under Kargil Development Authority (KDA) and Zanskar Development Authority (ZDA) in the district at Council Secretariat Kargil.

Executive Councilor, RD, Tourism and Zanskar Affairs, Er. Punchok Tashi, Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve, Director Tourism, La...

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