Nubra Valley - The Orchard of Ladakh

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Nubra Valley, originally known as Ldumra which means 'valley of flowers', is situated at an elevation of 10000 ft above sea level. The region is known as the orchard of Ladakh. During summers, tourists get the chance to see the pink and yellow wild roses that grow in this region.

The history of this destination dates back to the 7th century AD with the Chinese, Mongolians, and Arabs as its invaders. Before Islam, Buddhism had dominated the region. In order to reach Nubra Valley, tourists have to take the Khardung La Pass, the highest pass in the world, from Leh.

Tourist places in and around Nubra Valley

The Khardung La Pass is covered with snow throughout the year. As a reason, Border Roads Organisation has been given the responsibility for the maintenance of the pass.

The village of Panamik, the Ensa Monastery, and the Diskit Monastery are the prime attractions of Nubra Valley.

The village of Panamik lies at the height of 10442 feet above sea level and is renowned among tourists for a hot water spring that lies on the outskirts of the site. Ensa Monastery, other wise known as Ensa Gompa, is located in the vicinity of the village as.

The 350 year old, Diskit Monastery, is another major attraction that is regarded as the one of the oldest and largest Buddhist monasteries of the destination.

How to reach Nubra Valley

Travellers interested in exploring the Nubra Valley can reach the destination via air and train. The Leh airport is the nearest airbase and the Jammu Railway Station is the nearest rail head.

Best time to visit Nubra Valley

Though temperatures remain favourable throughout the year, tourists are suggested to visit Nubra Valley between the months of July to September.

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