A motorcyclist's dream between historical castle ruins

Do you want to experience the picturesque landscapes of Ladakh? Are you interested in exploring ancient castle ruins and embarking on scenic hikes? Would you like to immerse yourself in the authentic village life of Ladakh? 

Then Chiktan is the perfect village for you. It is situated in the Kargil district of Ladakh, 170 kilometers from Leh, and is a key stop along a popular motorcycle route.

In Chiktan, you can wander through the remnants of a historic castle, offering a glimpse into the region’s rich history. The village serves as a starting point for several trekking routes, allowing you to explore the stunning natural beauty of Ladakh. If you prefer not to hike, the area is also perfect for exploring by motorcycle. Beyond these adventures, Chiktan provides an opportunity to relax and soak in the peaceful village atmosphere.

Please respect the local culture and refrain from drinking alcohol and listening to loud music.

Homestays in Chiktan

Balti Homestay

Cho Pa Homestay

Chupa Homestay Khardoon

Chupa Homestay

D.K.S (Dakshos) Homestay

Faqir Pa Homestay

Ibex Homestay Khardoon

Razikhar Homestay

Scouts Homestay