The towering Maitreya Buddha, 110 ft (35 metre), stands as a symbol of world peace, looking down the Shyok River.
The pinnacle region is beautiful. Biking is undertaken at Khardung La Pass, the world's highest motorable road at a height of 18380 Ft
Khardungla Pass - A view of the snowy peaks.
U shaped valley at the south of Khardung La Pass.
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Guardian Deities at Diskit Monastery, revealed only during festive times.
Stone steps leading up.
Tibetian architecture in stone and wood.
A view of Nubra Valley from Diskit Monastery
A monk outside the monastery, seated in tranquility.
Diskit Monastery in Nubra Valley
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