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Nubra Valley, Leh District

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Valley · Nature / Park
The colorful scenery of Nubra Valley features sand dunes, hot springs, and green oases of apricot trees, all accessible by one of the highest navigable roads in the world. At an average of 3,048 m (10,000 ft) above sea level, the valley is a perfect place to stop and acclimatize before climbing farther to higher altitudes. While there, you can visit the largest and oldest Buddhist monastery in the valley and see a 32 m (106 ft) tall statue of Maitrey Buddha. You can also ride a camel over sand dunes, get a glimpse of local Balti culture at one of the valley's villages, or explore the Yarab Tso Lake, considered holly by the natives. Before you head to Hunder, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hunder trip planner, to make sure you see all that Hunder has to offer, including Nubra Valley.
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  • wonderful experience to be there crossing Khardungla Pass -the highest motorable road for civilians. We experienced lots of snow on both sides of Khardungla and reached Diskit at around 2.00 p.m. In.....  more »
  • Nubra valley has a very unique geography of mountains, river, desert and land! We get to see double humped camels here, and can enjoy a ride on it. The buddhist monastery on the hill is a spectacular....  more »

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