Nubra Valley


Nubra Valley lies in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir, at a distance of around 140 Km from Leh. Located on the ancient Silk Route, the valley has Shyok and Nubra rivers snaking through it and some beautiful monasteries.

Most tourists travel to Nubra Valley from Leh through Khardung La. The region is currently under military supervision because the road further leads to the Siachen base camp, which happens to be the highest battlefield in the world. All foreign nationals need to get a protected area permit, and Indian travelers must obtain an Inner Line Permit to enter the Nubra valley. It would be best if you handed over the photocopies of your travel permits to the soldiers in the pass.

With arid mountains in the backdrop, Nubra Velly is famous for the Bactrian camel rides. Bactrian camels are of the rarest sort, having two humps, and were the primary source of transportation in the silk route. It is also famous for its Hippophae shrub, popularly known as Leh Berry.

In Diksit, you can buy some lovely Kashmiri or Tibetan artifacts, Pashmina shawls, woolen socks, almonds, apricots, apples, and other things that define Kashmir.

What Is The Best Time To Visit?

April to June and September-October is the best time to visit the Valley, owing to the clear skies and pleasant climate. April to June is the summer season in Nubra characterized by a bright sun. While September to June experiences a little chilly weather making it ideal for sightseeing. From October to March, the Valley remains inaccessible because Khardung La pass closes down during these months.

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