Nubra Valley is a remote yet never segregated place which catches enthusiasm of tourists and is also a trekking goal. Like other places of Ladakh, Nubra is a high height desert land with lack of vegetation except for river banks and you’ll be surprised that the old Silk Route goes through this valley. Dry land and high mountains through the sparkling river are difficult to discover somewhere else and nobody could have speculated that sand dunes could exist at such a stature height. And so we say that while you are visiting Nubra valley, marvellous Hunder sand dunes is a must to stop by.
Encompassed by snow-capped Himalayan extents, Nubra valley lies amongst Tibet and Kashmir. Pleasant and amazing scenic makes it heaven for the nature lover. Amid winter, the entire valley looks like the scene of the moon and in summer, it is loaded with greenery. Not just known for its orchards, scenic vistas but Bactrian camels attract the visitors. The valley is transcendentally Buddhist and brags of a peaceful Buddhist learning.
One can visit peacefully amazing monasteries while driving to the Nubra Valley. One of such monastery is at Diskit village. It is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in Nubra Valley consisting 106 feet tall Maitrey Buddha statue. The Lachung Temple is also one should visit which is quite close to the monastery Between Sumur and Kyagar villages, tourists can visit Samstanling monastery. Panamik village is famous for its hot water springs and a sacred Yarab Tso lake nearby the entrance of the village.Turtuk is recently opened for tourists offering different culture and scenic landscapes from the rest Nubra Valley.
Tsogstoth, Diskit, Nubra Valley,
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