Tiger Hill Drass

At an elevation of the 5,353 meters, Tiger Hill alias Surging Sea Hill is the highest point in the region. It is surrounded by the Tolloling Range and other ridges ranging between 5,000 to 6,500 meters. The hill overlooks the National Highway 1D, which serve as a gateway to Siachen Glacier and connecting Leh to Srinagar. Tourists can either see the view of the tiger hill from the distant valley or climb it. And if one plans to climb it then a rich history awaits them. Tiger Hill rose to prominence somewhere in 1999 when Pakistani Army captured it. And the war to recapture the Tiger Hill is considered is one of the most important wars in the history of India.

Getting There

Kargil War Memorial on the Srinagar- Leh highway is the best place from where one can see the view of the tiger hill.

Things to Do and See in and around

Kargil War Memorial is the place to visit for the best view of the tiger hill. When at the Kargil War memorial, tourists should visit the memorial house to see the Army emblems, war document archives and miniatures of Himalayan mountain range.

Best time to visit

July to September will be the best time to see the view of the tiger hill.

Ladakh Tourism at a Glance