Nubra Valley

In the North of Leh Town by crossing world highest pass called Khardungla. Way to Siachen Glacier and further to Karakoram ranges. In the west close to Pakistan Border and silk route since Alexgender crossed Indus river in 324 BC. Two hump camel are silent witness of that era.

What to see in Nubra Valley

  • Diskit Monastery
  • Camel Ride on Hundar Sand Dunes
  • Sumur Village
  • Panamik Hiot Spring
  • Yarb Tso Lake
  • Turtuk – Last border village
  • ATV Bike ride
  • Camel Safari
  • Day Hike
  • River Rafting
  • Trekking
  • Motor Bike Safari
  • Special Interest groups
  • Photography
  • Cultural tours


The last village in Nubra valley and Pakistan border is a recently open area and restricted area. Need to have permits and some of the nationals are restricted or need pre permissions from Home Affairs – Indian Govt.

How to reach

BY AIR - To reach Nubra Valley, Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport in Leh is the nearest airport. 120 kilometers from the airport, the valley can be accessed by a private cab or bus after your flight. The Srinagar Airport in Jammu and Kashmir is also a convenient air travel option. This domestic airport is serviced by almost air carriers of the country compared to the airbase at Leh. You can travel round the year by arriving in Leh and drive to Nubra Valley.

BY ROAD - The most convenient and scenic option of travelling to Nubra Valley is by road. Use the National highway to reach Leh and then the Khardung La pass road. The valley is well-connected to important tourist destinations of India such as Leh, Manali and Delhi. Apart from private taxis/cabs, private and state-run buses ply the route on a regular basis. Best time : first week of June to Mid October.

BY RAIL - The nearest railhead to Nubra Valley is Jammu Tawi Railway Station. The railway station is 370 kilometers away. The rail routes ends here as it it’s the northernmost reach of the railways in India. From the railway station, a private cab or bus takes you to the valley. Though you can take a train up to Chandigarh and Travel overland from Chandigarh to Manali – Sarchu – Leh. You can travel only from first week of June till Mid October