Home Eco Trails Camel Safari Camel Safari in Nubra Valley

Nubra, one of the exciting valley in the Ladakh region. The valley is assemble from Leh via numbers of high passes, one of them is Khardung-La pass- 5'578 Mts (It is highest motorable pass in the world)

9 days
Explore Buddhist Monastery, wild flowers, beautiful land scape with high passes.
Best Time: July – September

Day 1: Delhi/Leh - IC Flight :
Met upon arrival at the Leh airport and transfer to hotel. Day free at rest for high altitude acclimatization. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Leh - Car/Jeep :
Morning proceed to visit the most important monasteries of central Ladakh along river Indus. VISIT: SHEY GOMPA (It was the ancient capital of Ladakh. The monastery has a huge copper gilded image of Sakayamuni Buddha and a large silver lamp burning in front of the statue), THIKSAY GOMPA (one of the most picturesquely located Gompa, the monastery is actually a complex of buildings on a crag rising in tier upon tier above the village. The Chamba Dhukang enshrines a huge image of Maitraya Buddha) and later drive further down to cross over the bridge at Kharu and visit the largest and the richest HEMIS GOMPA (wander through the many darkly lit prayer halls with exquisite thankas, paintings, murals, silver stupas etc). Drive back to Leh. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Leh/Hunder - Jeeps :
Early morning drive in jeeps to Hunder. After 39 kms from Leh cross over the highest motorable road in the world KHARDUNG-LA (5,578 MT). The view from the top is simply amazing. Enter Nubra Valley situated along river Shayok. The valley is covered with dense thickets of sea buckthorn - a throny shrub which the villagers use for fuel and fencing their fields. Enroute drive past the capital Diskit. Drive another 9 kms further and arrive at the small village of Hunder (3,048 mt). Overnight stay in tents.
Day 4: Hunder/Diskit - Camel Safari :
Morning visit Chamba monastery of Hunder and then start the Camel Safari on the shabby double-humped Bactrian camels, which in olden days were the main mode of transport on the Ladakh-Yarkhand (Turkmanistan) trade. The Safari goes along the soft white sandy deserts with rolling sand dunes. Arrival at the capital of Nubra i.e. Diskit. Afternoon proceed to explore the DISKIT VILLAGE. Being the main town of Nubra, it has a small market bustling with activity. Also visit the Gompa, situated on a rocky spur above the village providing a commanding view of the valley. Overnight stay in camps.

Day 5: Diskit/Tegger - Jeeps | Tegger :
Morning drive to Tegger village (3,146 mt). Upon arrival visit Samstanling village off the main road and is one of the most charming villages of Nubra. Visit Samstanling Gompa. Afternoon start Camel Safari to reach Pinchimic. The Safari is comparatively short and goes along the river where the valley is well spread. Arrive Pinchimic and overnight stay in tents.
Day 6: Pinchimic/Panamic - Camel Safari :
Morning start the last leg of Camel Safari to Panamic. Enroute visit a beautiful lake chucked between two small hills. Checkin at the camps upon arrival. Afternoon explore PANAMIC VILLAGE: During the trade between Central Asia and Ladakh, Panamic was the last major settlement before the caravans cross the Karakoram range. Today, Panamic is a sleepy village, with its people quitly working in their fields. Visit the village thermal HOT SPRINGS locally reputed to have therapeutic qualities. Overnight in tents.

  Day 7: Panamic/Leh - Jeeps :
Morning visit to ENSA GOMPA across the river clinging precariously to the mountain surrounded by few trees. Return back and drive to Leh. Upon arrival in the evening check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

  Day 8: Leh : Day free at leisure to explore the market. Evening proceed for Folk dances of Ladakh programme. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9: Leh/Delhi - IC Flight : Morning transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi
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