Nubra valley trek in Ladakh

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Nubra valley is one of the most popular valleys in Ladakh. It is known for high-end adventures and extremely mesmerizing scenes. People come here mostly to trek, as its nook and corner exhibits an amazing experience of solace and tranquillity. Nubra valley trekking is highly popular and people from all over the world to come here.

The valley of flowers is been called the name for Nubra valley which is situated in the north of leh ladakh. The Nubra is a tributary of the Shyok River which flows parallel to the Indus on the northern side of the Ladakh range it is on high altitude of….5450 mtrs.This orchard of ladhakh is very vast in vegetation due to its mild weather. The place is often been used as trekking and scenic landscapes which makes it as a hot spot amongst tourists. There is an oldest 350 years old Buddhist monastery in nubra and largest among all.

History:Historically, the Nubra Valley is known as a major trade route linking South Asia with Central Asia. There was a time when traders drove past the Nubra River in their caravans along with herds of yaks and camels. The traders came from different nationalities and cultures to this place. And this is the reason why locals speak Balti and other few languages other than Ladakhi. The place will mesmerize you than any other. A sense of mystery will certainly drive you deeper into the valley.
Communication:The facilities for communication in Nubra are not in plenty and smooth. The inconsistency is due to the unpredictable weather conditions and very high altitude.However, one can make international phone calls can be made from telephone booths in the Diskit village in Nubra. One can also send posts and faxes from this village.Airtel and BSNL offers coverage in this area, but the higher terrain may cause signal trouble.

Word of caution:To have a comfortable journey be cautious from the start. The locals can make out the difference between a regular visitor and a first time visitor. Make sure you have as much information about this area as you can before coming here. While shopping here pay with caution as some shopkeepers may ask for double prize.If you know how to bargain then you are good to go.

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This article was published on 2010/11/25