Located 10,000 feet above the sea level, Nubra Valley was initially called as the ‘Ldumbra Valley’. The history of this valley dates back to 7th century A.D. during the invasion of Arabs, Chinese and Mughals. Known as the orchard of Ladakh, Nubra Valley is the largest farm land of the region. The best time to visit Nubra Valley is from July to September considering that there is no snow fall. Nubra Valley is almost 150 kms from Ladakh and tourist can reach Nubra Valley from Leh through the Khadung La Pass. Most of the villages around this valley are at walking distance from each other and thus Nubra Valley is also referred to as ‘The Walking Country’.
Leh is the nearest airport, 150 km away. Buses & taxis are available for Nubra Valley.
Nearest railhead is Jammu, 250 kilometers away. Hire a bus or taxi to reach to Leh first, the to Diskit in Lubra valley!
Lubra can be accessed by jeep from Leh, 150 kilometers away.
Nubra valley lies at a bit low altitude than Leh yet accessibility is difficult at times. From April to June the sun shines brightly and the day temperatures are quite warm and the next two months, July and August get usual rainfall, cutting off the accessibility. Similarly November to February it snows heavily forcing authorities to block access to popular high altitude spots like the Khardungla Pass.
It can be said that Nubra valley is open to tourists only from April to June and September to October that is five months in a year. The tourists can take a calculated risk and try their luck in the rainy season as rains are never guaranteed. But we recommend them to carry heavy woolens because the local weather can anytime take a U-Turn and from hot & humid the clim... read more...
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