Things To Do In Nubra Valley

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1. Bactarian camel safari

Bactarian camel safari
Must visit 3.5 /5

0 km
from city center
1 out of 7
things to do in Nubra Valley

Nubra Valley is famous for the Bactrian Camel Safari. These camels are known for their two humps, rather than the one-humped camels usually seen. They were the major mode of transport to travel to silk route. These are now used for the safari in the region is hugely popular among the tourists.

2. Panamik village

Panamik village
3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
2 out of 7
things to do 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. Travellers need to obtain a permit to reach Panamik in Nubra Valley.

3. Yarab Tso, Sumur

Yarab Tso, Sumur
3.1 /5

20 km
from city center
3 out of 7
things to do 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, Lachung temple and Hundur monastery.

Diskit monastery, Lachung temple and Hundur monastery.
3.1 /5

28 km
from city center
4 out of 7
things to do 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.

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5. Samstanling Monastery

Samstanling Monastery
3.1 /5

19 km
from city center
5 out of 7
things to do 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

Maitreya Buddha
3.1 /5

27 km
from city center
6 out of 7
things to do 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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7. Hunder Village

Hunder Village

25 km
from city center
7 out of 7
things to do in Nubra Valley

Hunder is a remote village located in the Nubra Valley region, 7km from Diksit Monastery. It is known for its sand dunes, cold desert and bactrian camel rides. It is also home to forests of sea-buckthorn, which is a medicinal plant. Hunder is popular amongst trekkers. Tented accommodations by private operators are available here.

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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.

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.

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

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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