Tourist Places to Visit in Nubra Valley

The breathtaking Nubra Valley’s major attraction is its large cold desert near Hunder Village. Encircled by the lofty jagged barren mountains, the cold desert is where one can enjoy the most popular activities in Nubra, Bactrian Camel (Double-Humped) Ride. Camping in Hunder is also one of the must-do activities in Nubra.

Rock Garden

Panamik Nubra

Panamik village is located around 140 km from Leh, nestled close to the Siachen Glacier, and is famous for the hot sulphur springs. These hot springs are located 10,442 feet above sea-level and believed to have medicinal properties. Travellers need to obtain a permit to reach Panamik in Nubra Valley.

Yarab Tso Lake

Yarab Tso Lake is a famous tourist attraction in Nubra Valley, located almost 15 kilometers from Diskit near to Simur village. Although you have to hike for 20 minutes approx. to reach the lake, the picturesque scenery that awaits you there is completely worth it.

Sukhna Lake
 Zakir Hussain Rose Garden

Diskit Monastery

Diskit Monastery is a major tourist attraction in the Nubra Valley, not just for its incredible location, but for the 106 feet Maitreya Buddha statue which is located just below the monastery.

Samstanling Monastery

The Samstanling Monastery is located in Sumur Village in Nubra Valley, en route to Panamik. Samstanling Monastery is a famous tourist attraction in Nubra Valley, and is quite significant for the locals too, as it is the main monastery of the region.

Terraced Garden
 Iskcon Temple

Maitreya Buddha

There are many things to fall in love with in Nubra Valley, but one which leaves you fascinated is the 108 feet tall statue of Maitreya Buddha. Everything about it, from its location to its size & aesthetics, makes it a major tourist attraction in Nubra Valley.

Hunder Sand Dunes

Nubra Valley in Ladakh holds so many surprises for the visitors. One such surprise awaits you at the Hunder Sand Dunes, located about 10 kilometers from Diskit village. Usually, people think of brown sand & one humped camels when the word desert visits their mind, but a different picture awaits you in Hunder.

Topiary Park
Leisure Valley


Turtuk is the last village and one of the northernmost villages in India. This village offers you a chance to unravel the local culture and learn about various local dialects. Lookout for the apricot trees that will give you the best scenic views and a surreal landscape. Here Apricot trees are grown resulting best landscape.

Ensa Gompa

Ensa Gompa is an old monastery located in the middle of the region and it is one of the best places to see in Nubra Valley. The walls are painted with dark paintings as they are old. This is one of the famous Buddhist monasteries in Nubra valley.

Government Museum and Art Gallery
Japanese Garden

Bactrian Camel Safari

Nubra Valley is known for its marvellous sand dunes and there is nothing better than having a camel ride amidst those magnificent dunes. What makes this even more distinctive is that these camels are unusual than ones that roam the desert of Rajasthan. These are bactrian camels which have two humps.

Khardung La Pass

At 5,359 meters, Khardung La is the highest motorable road in the world. A sign which greets visitors upon arriving there proclaims it with a hint of pride. The realization that one is traversing through the highest motorable road is in itself as exciting as it gets.

Butterfly Park