Nubra Valley Tourism
If you are willing to be smitten by the beauty of arid mountains and fertile river beds in a most majestic way, then Nubra Valley is the one place to sedate your senses. This tri-armed valley located to the north-east of Ladakhis also known as Ldumra which means “The Valley of Flowers”. Nubra Valley is a surely a delight to your eyes and consolation to your soul.
At Nubra Valley is positioned at confluence of the Shyok River and the Nubra or Siachen River. This valley demarcates Ladakh from Karakoram Range. Average altitude of this scintillating valley is nearly 10,000 feet above the mean sea level. Foreign tourists need to get a Protected Area Permit from authorized department to visit the valley. Since 1st May 2014, Indian tourists don't need to get an Inner Line Permit to explore this land of sheer wonder.
Diskit is the capital of Nubra Valley and which is about 159 kilometres north from the Leh town. The most common way to access Nubra Valley is the path that crosses through the Khardung La pass from Leh town. To the north of this valley, lies Siachen Glacier. The Sasser Pass and Karakoram Pass lie on the northwest side of Nubra Valley, connecting Nubra with Uyghur.
Nubra Valley is actually a part of the Tibetan Plateau and features same geographic characteristics as found in Tibetan Plateau. This high-altitude cold desert experiences rare rainfall making the mountains dry. Most of the tourists visiting Ladakh, goes a bit extra to enjoy the tranquillity of Nubra Valley. It is a lifetime experience to take a ride on the world's highest motorable road. After crossing the Leh and Indus Valley, this road crosses Khardung La paaa at a height of 18,379 feet.
Visit Nubra Valley and give yourself a chance to behold the splendour of rugged mountains traversed by fertile valleys.