Nubra Valley



Nubra is a tri-armed valley located in north east of Ladakh nestling between the tall Saltoro and Karakoram ranges. Originally, the valley is named as Ldumra that means the valley of flowers. The average altitude of the valley is approximately 10,000 feet or 3048 metres above the sea level. The flat and eloquent Nubra Valley is being criss-crossed along the Khardung La Pass granting the winding channels of the Shyok and Nubra Rivers. The valley offers awe-inspiring views of nature and scenic splendours. Where at one end, the valley covers a veil of dry and parched land with vast stretches of cold desert, on the other end, it is filled with lush barley fields, apple and apricot orchards, colorful Buddhist monasteries and charming villages that stand like an oasis in the middle of the desert, rivers Shyok and Nubra flowing through two ends of the valley double-folds the scenic charm of the region. Nubra Valley Trek is one of the most varied and beautiful treks in the whole world and descending to the famous Hemis Monastery to bring to the end of the trek which can also be followed by exploring other famous zones of Ladakh and rafting along the Indus River for more fun. Inner Line Permit is required for visiting the valley. One of the most amazing places on earth, a trip to Nubra Valley is a lifetime experience for anyone.