The Golden Nubra Valley

Himalayan Adventurers

Nubra Valley Jeep Safari - The silk route connection
Region : Ladakh (Nubra Valley)
Season : July – September
Duration : 04 Days

ITINERARY

This journey takes you over one of the highest motorable roads across Khardung La (5,600 mts) into spectacular deep valleys, massive glaciers and high mountains such as Saser Kangri (7670 Mts). The Nubra Valley, which means garden or green valley, is formed by the confluence of Shayok and Nubra River .The Origin of the longest headwater of Shayok River, the Chip – Chap stream starts from Karakoram Pass and the Nubra River originates from Siachin Glacier. Drained by the waters of Shayok and Nubra the area has the richest soil in Ladakh.

The valley has a wide variety of fruits like apple and apricot, vegetable and grains. The valley has several large and beautiful villages such as Deskit, Hundar, Tirit, Sumur and Panamik. The village of Panamik is also famous for hot springs known for curing diseases. These villages have five big monasteries and ten small ones, out of which 500 year old Deskit Monastery is the oldest monastery, Smur Gompa is 250 years old and next is the monastery of Samasthangling.

The valley is also famous for the double humped Bactarian Camels. Though now very few in numbers, they remind one of the Silk Route days as their performance on the mountain trails (except on glaciers) was excellent. It carried loads as heavy as 300 kg on the mountain trails of Kun – Lun and the Karakoram. Every year around 10,000 horses are said to have passed through Nubra over Karakoram Pass and Kun- Lun into Kashgar and Yarkand. Nubra remained one of the busiest places during the Silk Route days.

LEAVE A QUERY

Latest Jeep Safari & Biking Tours

Himalayan Adventurers
Himalayan Buddhist Circuit Tour

Duration : 10 days
Regions : Manali, Spiti, Kinnaur and Shimla

Himalayan Adventurers
Amritsar – Dharamsala – Manali – Leh

Duration : 09 Days
Region : Amritsar, Manali, Lahaul & Ladakh

Himalayan Adventurers
The Golden Nubra Valley

Duration : 04 Days
Region : Ladakh (Nubra Valley)
Season : July – September

Himalayan Adventurers
Shimla - Leh Jeep Safari Tour

Duration : 16 Days
Region : Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti, Ladakh.

 Himalayan Adventurers
Manali - Leh Bike Tour

Our 12 days fixed departure Ladakh bike trip is from Delhi to Delhi. It cover all famous destinations of Ladakh.