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Nubra Valley, Jammu and Kashmir

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#5 of 56 in Nature in Jammu and Kashmir
Valley Nature / Park
The colorful scenery of Nubra Valley features sand dunes, hot springs, and green oases of apricot trees, all accessible by one of the highest navigable roads in the world. At an average of 3,048 m (10,000 ft) above sea level, the valley is a perfect place to stop and acclimatize before climbing farther to higher altitudes. While there, you can visit the largest and oldest Buddhist monastery in the valley and see a 32 m (106 ft) tall statue of Maitrey Buddha. You can also ride a camel over sand dunes, get a glimpse of local Balti culture at one of the valley's villages, or explore the Yarab Tso Lake, considered holly by the natives. Plan to visit Nubra Valley and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Hunder attractions using our Hunder tourist route planner.
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  • Surely if you are travelling to leh must visit nubra... Hunder.. and turtuk village.. the second last village at the border of India and Pakistan. Great people and great view. You will never want to r...  more »
  • i have not seen any place as beautiful as this... it turned me into a poet.... location is beautiful to say at least.... Its very clean and complete army area... roads are awesome... diskit monastery ...  more »
  • Scenic beauty and picturesque. Difficult to imagine a desert at such an altitude. Try the camel ride at Hunder in the evening and enjoy the sunset. This is an awesome place to be after the drive throu...  more »

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