Zanskar Valley is currently approachable by road from a Kargil town which is second largest town in Ladakh region. It lies on the Srinagar - Leh highway. The main town of Zanskar region is Padum which is approx 240 km from Kargil. There is an intermediate town of Rongdum as well. There is currently a road under construction which will connect Darcha to Padum and onwards to Leh via Nimoo.