It’s that time of the year again! Bike riders and adventure enthusiasts from all over India and the world are heading to Ladakh as the Manali-Leh and Leh-Srinagar highways are open to traffic for the tourist season. Jammu and Kashmir is renowned as one of the most picturesque states in India. Such is the beauty of this marvelous mountainous region that it has earned the sobriquet of ‘heaven on earth’. Ladakh remains one of Jammu and Kashmir’s most precious gems with the unparalleled beauty of its rugged terrains, clear blue skies, serene emerald lakes and tall green poplar trees. And when it comes to the best places to visit in Ladakh, Nubra Valley is right on top of the list. Known for its mesmerizing and vast Hunder sand dunes that are home to Bactrian camels, the wonderful Yarab Tso lake, and the stunning Diskit monastery with a mammoth Buddha statue, Nubra valley makes for an excellent attraction in Ladakh. It is full of comfortable home stays located amidst the wilderness overlooking astonishing views of enchanting landscapes. These 15 breathtaking photos of Nubra Valley in Ladakh show why you must visit this heavenly offbeat destination at least once in your lifetime. Also Read - First Confirmed Case of Coronavirus in Indian Army As Jawan in Ladakh Tests Positive for COVID-19

From blue to brown to green, Nubra Valley’s landscape has all the colors!

Nubra Valley landscape

Nubra Valley landscape



Diskit Monastery in Nubra is one of Ladakh’s finest monasteries

Diskit Monastery in Ladakh's Nubra Valley

Diskit Monastery in Ladakh’s Nubra Valley

Camel rides in the sand dunes are a popular tourist activity

Nubra Valley in Ladakh

Nubra Valley in Ladakh



Wonderful view of a river in the Nubra valley

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The famous Buddha statue as seen from Diskit

Nubra Valley view

Nubra Valley Buddha statue

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Gushing water stream in Nubra

River in Nubra

River in Nubra

Breathtaking Nubra landscape with Gautam Buddha’s statue overlooking the view

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Magnificent lake in the Nubra Valley

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Bactrian camels carrying tourists across the Hunder sand dunes

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Camels resting between their tourist rides

Bactrian camels in Nubra Valley

Bactrian camels in Nubra Valley

River flowing between the sand dunes

River between sand dunes in Nubra

River between sand dunes in Nubra

Wide shot of the amazing Diskit Monastery

Splendid Diskit Monastery in Nubra Valley

Splendid Diskit Monastery in Nubra Valley

Camels take a stroll with mesmerizing Nubra mountains in the background

Camels in Nubra

Camels in Nubra

Panoramic view of Nubra valley

Marvelous Nubra Valley landscape in Ladakh

Marvelous Nubra Valley landscape in Ladakh

Isn’t it absolutely out of this world?

Panoramic view of Nubra Valley

Panoramic view of Nubra Valley

Not only is Nubra Valley one of the most picturesque places in Ladakh, it is also one of the most culturally and geographically rich places of the region. The food, the people and the culture of the region are so alluring that many tourists end up ditching other tourist spots to chill here for days. The above Nubra Valley photos offer a glimpse of the spectacle that this region provides to all those who visit. (NOW SEE Ladakh treks: Five trips for adventure)

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