Nubra Valley is a striking Indian desert city that is a part of the Tibetan Plateau. Set at an elevation of 10,000 ft over sea level, the region was once known as Ldumra or the ‘Valley of Flowers’. The exciting tourist destination is visited by scores of vacationers who take the Khardung La pass to get to the valley. The valley is truly beautiful at the time of spring when there is blossoming flora widespread over the region.
The Majestically Perched Diskit Monastery
The primordial Diskit Monastery is a major landmark in the Nubra valley and a charming sight-seeing attraction. Resting along Shyok River and was constructed in the year 1420 AD and is an important part of the Nubra culture.
Tourism in Nubra Valley
The fabulous hot springs at Panamik are frequented by out of town travelers as is the charismatic Samstanling monastery that makes for a perfect visit. Hunder is popularly known as the ‘Land of Sand Dunes’ and houses the quaint Chamba Gompa. It used to be the capital during the 1700’s and remains a picturesque locale worth a visit. A well-liked haunt for adventure tourism is the pass situated above Ladakh Range that is idyllic for trekking.
People who wish to indulge themselves with a purchase of the renowned Pashmina shawls can head off to the scenic village of Baigdandu and acquire them. The Nubra valley cultivates a lot of juicy blood apples along with dry fruits like walnuts and apricots making them a must try.