Known as Zbayul in the olden times which literally means the Invisible Village, Henasku is a historical village hidden behind a gorge along the highway between Leh and Kargil. It boasts for a 15th century fort ruins and many other architectural marvels. The village is also known for its rich wildlife and amazing hiking trails. Experience true Ladakhi hospitality with these happy go lucky settlers of Henasku. There are about 10 registered homestays in the village. A perfect stopover during your journey between Leh and Kargil.
Cost per Person: INR 1000
Type of StayHomestay
LocationHenasku Village, Kargil
No of Rooms1 to 2 (on multiple sharing basis)
Road connectivity30 minutes drive from the highway
Phone ConnectivityIntermittent (BSNL postpaid)
Hot Running waterHot bucket water on request
ToiletTraditional Ladakhi dry pit toilet
- Homestay for one night with breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea
- Village walk
- Museum entry tickets (100/per person)
- Transport to and from Henasku (Rs 4700 for one taxi return with 6 PAX capacity)
- Extra meals at homestay (chargeable at 100/per meal)
- Bottled water/packaged snacks
- The homestays have limited rooms so bigger groups have to share one big hall or two rooms.
- Homestay will provide clean bedding for everyone so no need to carry sleeping bags.
- Food will be served in the kitchen along with the family. Food will have some local preparations of rice, barley and vegetables (only veg.)
- Warm water for drinking and washing on request
- Toilet is a traditional Ladakhi dry composting toilet which is eco-friendly as the waste is reused as manure.
- Washing up area is outside the house.