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Nubra Valley

Overview of Nubra Valley

The stunning Nubra Valley lies at the confluence of Shyok and Nubr Rivers in Ladakh. The Valley of Nubra is adorned with the presence of rugged mountain ranges and massive sand dunes that just looks supernatural and is loved by adventure seekers and onlookers. Nubra Valley is a home to highest mountain pas Khardng La Pass in the world. The pass is the highest motorable road in the world at an elevation of 18,400 feet thereby offering a gateway to bewitching valley and provides an exhilarating experience for travelers.

For onlookers and explorers, Nubra Valley has a lot of spots to embark upon. Simply soul-rejuvenating; a bewitching scenery sprinkled with gorgeous fruit orchards and flower-carpeted meadows of hamlets around Nubra instantly captivates visitors’ hearts. You can’t go untouched by the awe-inspiring beauty of this Valley which reflects the unparalleled artistry of nature. The land of Buddha is naturally blessed to provide spiritual insights for those who seek it and even for those who don’t.

Buddhist culture and vibes live in harmony with Muslim culture here in the place with no religious grudges. Ironically, people with diverse cultures in this disputed area of Jammu and Kashmir lives without any weapons, any hatred or any conflicts. This reason makes the valley even more beautiful and blissful to visit and reckon of staying there for some while.

Places of attractions

Yarab Tso Lake

Location: Nubra Valley, Ladakh, India

Region’s best kept secret location is Yarab Tso Lake that is a small pristine Lake surrounded by arid mountains making it appear like an oasis in the desert. The Lake is located at a high altitude hidden in the Sumur Village and can only be reached by trekking. Though it is possible to reach this holy lake by foot from Panamik Village, tourists are asked not to wash or swim in the water of this lake. Yarab Tso is highly revered by the locals and one can also see the colourful flags fluttering around its crystal clear water.

Things to do at Yarab Tso Lake: Visting The Place

Diskit Monastery

Location: Nubra Valley, Ladakh, India

At an altitude of 3,142 meters, Dikshit Monastery is situated amidst the stark and barren Nubra Valley stands the beautiful whitewashed monastery. An iconic feature of the monastery is the statue of Cho Rinpoche (Crowned Buddha), which is a part of the prayer hall. Within the prayer hall, there are big drums and various images of the guardian deities.

Things to do at Diskit Monastery: Visting The Place

Samstanling Monastery

Location: Nubra Valley, Ladakh, India

Samstalling Monastery is jem in the village Summur in Nubra Valley. The monastery is a tinge of yellow to it and looks all splendid in the vibrant yello, red and white colours. Colourful prayer flags fly across the monastery keeping all evils away from the beautiful monastery.

Things to do at Samstanling Monastery: Visting The Place

Maitreya Buddha

Location: Nubra Valley, Ladakh, India

A gigantic Buddha statue amidst the supernatural landscape and mountains looks spell binding and powerful. Yellow, red, white and other colors of the status reflect buoyant vibes making the visitors calm and happy. The impressive 32 meter tall statue of Maitreya Buddha is visible from a distance as soon as one enters the Diskit Region.

Things to do at Maitreya Buddha: Visting The Place

Khardung La Pass

Location: Nubra Valley, Ladakh, India

The highest pass and highest motorable road in the world-Khardung La is pass which mesmerize you with its unspoiled beauty and majesty. Acting as a gateway to Nubra Valley, the pass is evident sinc world war II when it served as a route to send raw material to China from India on Camel hunks. And also, this pass is used for transferring supplies to Siachen Glacier to the Indian army.

Things to do at Khardung La Pass: Visting The Place

Weather in Nubra Valley

The region has cold semi arid climate that ranges between 7°C - 30°C in summers, and between -20°C - 12°C in Monsoons from the month of October and May.

Best Time to Visit

The months between June and September are ideal for visiting Ladakh.

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How to Reach

By Air

You can take a flight to Kushok Bakula Airport in Leh from Delhi. It is around 2-3 hours flight from Delhi. On landing you can hire a cab to reach the different attractions around Nubra Valley

By Train

You can both board a train till Delhi or Chandigarh and there on hire a taxi to reach Ladakh by road.

By Road

Ladakh is connected by road from two sides- Manali-Leh highway and Srinagar- Kargil highway. You can choose any of the two routes to reach Nubra Valley via Khardung La pass

Places to visit in Nubra Valley :
Yarab Tso Lake, Diskit Monastery, Samstanling Monastery, Maitreya Buddha, Khardung La Pass
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9 Tour packages available for destination Nubra Valley!

Amazing Ladakh Tour with Pangong Lake

Duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days

Leh - Tsomoriri Lake - Tsokar Lake - Nubra Valley - Pangong Tso

Flight Transfer Sightseeing Hotel Meals

Best of Ladakh

Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days

Leh - Indus Valley - Nubra Valley - Pangong Tso - Tsomoriri Lake - Toskar Lake - Stok - Uleytokpo

Flight Transfer Sightseeing Hotel Meals

Discover Ladakh on Bike

Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days

Manali - Jispa - Sarchu - Leh - Pangong Lake

Flight Transfer Sightseeing Hotel Meals

Discover Ladakh

Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

Leh - Indus Valley - Nubra Valley - Pangong Tso -

Flight Transfer Sightseeing Hotel Meals

Incredible Ladakh Tour

Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days

Leh - Spituk - Pather Sahib - Pangong Tso - Khardung La - Stok

Flight Transfer Sightseeing Hotel Meals

Jewels of Ladakh

Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days

Leh - Spituk - Pather Sahib - Pangong Tso - Khardung La

Flight Transfer Sightseeing Hotel Meals

Journey to Ladakh

Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

Leh - Alchi - Nubra Valley - Pangong Tso

Flight Transfer Sightseeing Hotel Meals

Ladakh Wonders

Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days

Leh - Khardung La - Pangong Tso

Flight Transfer Sightseeing Hotel Meals

Wonders of Ladakh

Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days

Srinagar - Kargil - Leh - Nubra Valley - Pangong Tso - Sarchu - Manali

Flight Transfer Sightseeing Hotel Meals