Rangdum is situated at 130 kms South East of Kargil, and is somewhere between Kargil and Padum. It is the most isolated part of Suru Valley and is surrounded by colorful hills on one side and rocky mountains beset with glaciers on the other side. Its remoteness adds to its beauty and it is almost haunting while you traverse though this isolated Himalayan village. A tour to Rangdum is a must while you visit the Himalayas.
On your Tour to Rangdum, the most attractive tourist attraction is the imposing 18th century Buddhist monastery. 40 monks reside here. The monastery stands on a picturesque hilltop, like an enchanting castle which is entrenched by wild mountain streams that run their course around this abode of God. The monastery overlooks the entire valley and also enjoys the ownership of the valley, including the hills, streams, pastures and the tilled land.
Rangdum is an important base station for trekking. One of the most important treks is the trek that leads up to Henaskut, near Lamayuru. The trekking offers you the spectacular spectacle of the beautiful gorge of the Kanji valley. It is a 5 day trek and it also forms the last leg of the two week long Himalayan trek, between Kashmir and Ladakh. On your tour to Rangdum you can avail of these treks.