Altitude: 18,000 ft
Duration: 09 Nights and 10 Days
The Nubra Valley
means Ldumra (the valley of flowers), situated in the north of
Leh. The average altitude of the valley is about
10,000 ft. above the sea level.
The main attraction in this area is Bactarian Camels
(Shaggy double hump Camel) around sand dunes, Deskit &
Samstanling monasteries and Khardung la Pass
(18,380 feet.) above sea level.
The road journey to Nubra valley leads through
Khardongla (the highest motor able road in the world) 18380 ft.
around 50 kms. away from Leh. After crossing the pass, you can
have a view of Khardong village, Khalser and
Deskit (the main villages of Nubra valley). The Deskit village
offers Guest Houses and lower budget hotels. The Camel safari
can be organized from Deskit to Hunder village for 2 hours. Hundar
village has small monastery and it is located on ancient Silk
lands north of Leh were off limits to tourists till 1994, and
had been unexplored by outsiders since the 19th century. Now,
the Nubra Valley, unfolding beyond the world's
highest stretch of motorable road as it crosses the Khardung
La (5,578m), can be visited with a seven day permit,
which gives one enough time to explore the stark terrain and
trek out to one or two Gompas.