Places To Visit In Nubra Valley

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Here are the top 6 tourist attractions to see in Nubra Valley:

1. Bactrian Camel Safari

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0 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Nubra Valley

Nubra Valley is famous for the Bactrian Camel Safari. These camels are not even the usual ones that you must have seen in Rajasthan or in pictures. These camels having two humps were the major mode of transport to travel to silk route. The best time to enjoy the Bactrian camel ride in Nubra Valley is from July to September.

2. Panamik Village

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2 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Nubra Valley

Panamik village is located around 140 km from Leh, nestled close to the Siachen Glacier, and is famous for the hot sulphur springs. These hot springs are located 10,442 feet above sea-level and believed to have medicinal properties. Traveller's need to obtain a permit to reach Panamik in Nubra Valley which is easily available from the District Magistrate's office.

3. Yarab Tso, Sumur

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20 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Nubra Valley

Popular as the hidden lake, Yarab Tso is located in the Nubra Valley region. It is an uninhabited lake with crystal clear water. Being located in a remote location, the only way to reach it is through an uphill hike.

4. Diskit Monastery

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28 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Nubra Valley

Also known as Diskit/ Diskit Gompa, this is the oldest and largest monastery in Nubra valley, belonging to Gelugpa (yellow hat) sect of Tibetan Buddhism.

5. Samstanling Monastery

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19 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Nubra Valley

Samstanling Monastery located in Sumlur village of Nubra Valley was founded by Lama Tsultim Nima, 140 years ago. It is considered to be an important Buddhist shrine. On the way and around the monastery the landscape is enchanted with the yellow-red trees, vibrant and colourful prayer flags, berry bushes, and golden-grey mountains.

6. Maitreya Buddha

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27 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Nubra Valley

Near the Diskit monastery stands a 32 meter tall statue of Maitreya Buddha facing towards the Shyok river. This statue has been recently built, with 8 Kg gold which was donated by the head of Gompa and was sanctified by the Dalai Lama.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Nubra valley?

Day 1 - Reach Leh preferably by noon, and take some rest. In the evening, you can take a stroll on the city side, and do some shopping.
Day 2 - The next day should be earmarked for a visit to the Nubra Valley, especially the Panamik village, which is the main tourist hotspot here. Thereon, you can proceed to Lachung & Hundur Monasteries, or if you prefer, take a Bactrian Camel Safari ride.

How can I commute within Nubra valley?

Nubra valley is an isolated spot and that's why it lags behind in transportation front. You can board public buses, but the service is less frequent. People otherwise hire jeeps to travel across the valley. There are chances that you might get stuck waiting for the buses and if you are lucky you could get a lift from the drivers of trucks and military vehicles.
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How much does a package cost for Nubra valley?

The packages for Nubra valley start at INR 20000 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Nubra valley?

The top sightseeing places in Nubra valley are Bactarian camel safari, Panamik village, Yarab Tso, Sumur, Diskit monastery, Lachung temple and Hundur monastery., Samstanling Monastery, Maitreya Buddha.
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