nubra-valley

Nubra Valley Travel Information

Passing over one of the world’s highest motorable roads, the Khardung La, Nubra is a tri-armed valley located to the north east of Ladakh valley. The average elevation of the valley stretches from 3048 meters to approximately 6000 meters and mostly hosts an undulated and barren terrain except the places blessed by the Shoyok River. The valley along the river are irrigated and fertile, producing wheat, barley, peas, mustard and a variety of fruits and nuts, including blood apples, walnuts, apricots and even a few almond trees. The valley is also popular for blossoming out Apricot flowers. Diskit village is one of the popular hubs in Nubra Valley that hosts the Diskit Monastery, which is one of the ancient monasteries in Ladakh region. Another major attraction in Nubra Valley is the Lachung temple. The Hundur Monastery in Hundur, the erstwhile capital of Nubra Valley, is a nearby attraction from Diskit.