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Places Near Nubra Valley

There are a number of villages situated along the banks of the River Nubra in the Nubra Valley that one can visit on a day trip.

The closest village among the places near Nubra Valley is the village of Tirith, 16 kms from Nubra, which offers spectacular scenery with the snow-capped Karakoram Mountains forming the background.

Another interesting place you may visit near Nubra Valley is Panamik that is renowned for the Panamik hot springs. Located at a distance of about 20 kms from the Nubra Valley, the hot springs are known for their healing properties.

From here take a trip to the 250 year-old monastery – Ensa Gompa that is situated at a distance of 27 kms from Nubra Valley.

The Diskit Gompa, at the banks of the River Shyok, is the seat of the future Buddha according to the locals and is situated at a distance of 37 kms from Nubra Valley.

Hundar, the land of sand dunes, is a vast stretch of barren wasteland with unearthly looking stone outcroppings that is home to the two humped Bactrian camel. It is located at a distance of 42 kms from Nubra Valley.

Among the farthest places during your excursions from Nubra Valley you will find the highest motorable road in the world and the gateway of the Nubra Valley to the rest of India, the Khardung La Pass, which is 80 kms from the valley.


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