Kargyam is a village in the Leh district of the Indian union territory of Ladakh. Kargyam is known for its wetlands, Blackneck crane, and nomadic lifestyle. It is located at an altitude of 4,200 meters (13,800 feet). The village is surrounded by a barren landscape of high mountains and cold deserts.
The village is in the Hemis National Park, which is home to a variety of wildlife, including the black-necked crane, snow leopard, Himalayan wolf, and Tibetan wild ass. Kargyam is also an important stopover for migratory birds.