Nubra Valley


Nubra Valley is one of the major regions of LEH District of Union Territory of Ladakh. Situated in Western Himalaya, India, bordering both China and Pakistan to east and west respectively. Siachan Glacier - the highest battle field in the world is in Nubra Valley. Its HQ Block Deskit is situted at the cross junction of three major Himalayan Mountain ranges - The Karakoram Range, The Saltoro Range, and the Ladakh Range. Nubra Valley is one of the most fertile region of Leh Ladakh after Kargil and Sham Valley. 

Nubra Valley is reachable only by crossing the (so called highest motor able road) - the Khardong la pass (5377m). Deskit Monastery, Hundar Temple, Sumoor Samstanling Gonpa, Ensa Gonpa are some of the spiritual and cultural highlight destinations. For the general tourists, Hundar Sand Dunes, Turtuk Border Village and Siachan Base Camp (opened recently) are great destinations in the Valley. Hundar and Deskit are preferred overnight stay destinations. Panamik hotspring is another great destination as well. For those travelling to visit the Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake via Shayok Valley, travelling via Nubra Valley to Pangong is a great circular route and  itinerary. 

 Nubra Valley is a destinationa for all tourists - adventure seekers, spiritually inclined, culturally inquisitive or for that matter for photorgraphers - landscape, star gazing or wildlife.

There are many new properties for those seeking luxury stays and The Stonehedge tops the luxury accommodation in the region. Creek Deskit in Deskit is a great Resort for those who love nature and prefer open space, especially for birders.  The Caravan is a great Deluxe Hotel for the medium range tourists. The Deskit Monastery Guest House by the Maitrey Buddha's Statue atop the beautiful hill at Deskit is great stay for Astro Tourists. The view from the Deskit monastery is great, especially in the mornings - facing Saltoro and Karakoram ranges. 

SIACHAN BASE CAMP is  officially open for domestic tourists since 2021 summer.