Yarab Tso Lake

  • imageNubra Valley
  • Ladakh

About Yarab Tso Lake Nubra Valley, Ladakh

Yarab Tso Lake is a famous tourist attraction in Nubra Valley, located almost 15 kilometers from Diskit near to Simur village. Although you have to hike for 20 minutes approx. to reach the lake, the picturesque scenery that awaits you there is completely worth it.

Yarab Tso Lake : What makes it so famous?

Among the many places to visit in Nubra Valley, what makes Yarab Tso Lake special is that it is one of the holiest high-altitude lakes in the valley. The lake consists of crystal-clear water, and perfectly reflects its surroundings. The remote location no doubt adds to its mystique and beauty. You should visit the lake for its serenity and mystical aura.

How to Reach?

Yarab Tso is trekkable from Panamik Village. A 20-minute walk up the mountain will make one reach the lake.

Best Time to Visit

The months from July to September are ideal to visit Yarab Tso Lake.

Other Nearby Popular Attractions to Visit

  • Panamik Village
  • Sumur and Diskit Village
  • Diskit Monastery
  • Cold Desert at Hunder
  • Maitreya Buddha in Diskit

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do I need any special permit to visit Yarab Tso Lake?

Domestic tourists need an Inner Line Permit to visit Nubra Valley, while international tourists require a Protected Area Permit to visit it. You don’t need any extra permit to visit Yarab Tso Lake.

Q. What is the best time to visit Yarab Tso Lake?

July to September is the best time to visit Yarab Tso Lake, as the roads are cleared of the snow and you can enjoy the beauty of the lake to its fullest.

Q. How to reach Yarab Tso Lake?

First, you will have to reach Panamil village by catching a taxi or a government bus from Leh bus station. After reaching Panamil village, you will have to hike for about 20 minutes to reach Yarab Tso Lake.

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