Nubra Valley from Leh – Best hotels in nubra valley

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Leh to Nubra Valley distance :
(i) 199 kms (via Leh-Manali Hwy)
(ii) 160 kms (via Khardunga La Rd)

Fastest Route : via Leh Manali Highway

(Khardung La Road is the shortest route to arrive Nubra Valley from Leh, but it has bad road conditions than Leh-Manali Highway.)

How to arrive Nubra Valley from Leh?

Leh to nubra valley by road

You have 3 options to arrive Nubra Valley from Leh.

  • Private Vehicle
  • Rented Taxi or Bike
  • Bus from J&K Terminal

The first two options are the most preferable, you can choose bus if you have a less budget.

Taxi fare from Leh to Nubra Valley
SUV (XUV,Xylo,Scorpio,Innova)Rs. 9,000
Force Tempo TravelerRs. 10,000

Bus From Leh

You get a direct bus from Leh to diskit where you can stay for one day. The problem is it is difficult to directly reach Nubra Valley. To explore Nubra Valley you will have to rent a cab.

Catch this bus from J&K Bus terminal. The bus takes a halt at diskit and returns from diskit to Leh the next day.

RouteDays in WeekDeparture TimeFare / Person
Leh – DiskitTuesday, Thursday, Saturday8:00 a.m.Rs. 200
Diskit -LehWednesday, Friday, Sunday7:00 a.m.Rs. 200

Hotels in Diksit Ladakh

The most convenient place to stay in Nubra Valley is Diskit, specially, if you arrived Nubra by bus from Leh. You get bus to return Leh from diskit and diskit is the place where you will be dropped from bus. Price of hotel rooms in Diskit are lies between Rs. 1500 – 2500.

Here are some suggested hotels list by “THE PERFECT PLANNERS”.

Hotel NamePrice per nightGoogle Rating
Hotel Sand DuneRs. 2,4004.1
Hotel Real SiachenRs. 2,2004.2
Hotel Stendel NubraRs. 20004.1
Hotel Lhas ThangRs. 21003.6
Hotel OlthangRs. 2,1004.3

Famous Locations near Nubra Valley

Siachen Base Camp
Nubra valley to Siachen
Siachen base camp is one of the highest base camp in world.It is the base camp of Indian Army. Reaching Siachen base camp is really tough task because of the distance and some permit issues. The regular permit you get from DC office in Leh is only valid till Warshi village.
Unless you trek professionally, it will be tough to reach the base camp. This area is also a war prone area so restrictions for common people are likely possible.

The Siachen Glacier
Nubra valley to siachen glacier
The famous Siachen glacier is located at a distance of 99 km from nubra valley which ends at the Line of control (LOC) between India & Pakistan. This glacier is popularly known as the highest battlefield in the world. It is located at an altitude of 5,753 m above from sea level. As mentioned above due to army activities Siachen is also a restricted place for common people and the ladakh tourism pass is valid till Warshi village.

Diskit Monastery
Diskit monastry
Diskit monastery is also known as Diskit Gompa. It is one of the oldest and highest monastery in Nubra valley. It is also famous for holding a 32m tall statue of Gautam Buddha. It is close from most of the hotels in diskit. This monastery prospers every visitor with its religious beauty and scenic beauty. Unlike, the above listings this place is accessible for tourist all through the season. This monastery also runs a school for students in nearby villages. This school is funded by a NGO known as “Tibet Support Group”.

Hunder Sandunes
Hunder is 8 km away from Diskit village and it is famous for its sandunes. There are various activities you can enjoy in these sandunes of hunder like camel safari, ATV motorbike ride. The strange attraction in hunder valley is getting to see desert and snow mountains at the same time. It is a perfect picturesque location.
Camel ride in Hunder costs around Rs. 200 per person and the ATV bike ride costs Rs. 1200 per ride. Scroll down to know more.

Turtuk Village
Last village of India - Turtuk
Turtuk is the northernmost village in India. It is located at a distance of 91 km from Diskit. It is the last accessible village of India.
This village was earlier in the control of Pakistan, but after the war in 1972 this region came under the direct control of India. The best option to arrive turtuk is by booking cab and if you are a biker then bike can give a joyful ride.

Nearby Villages


  • Distance from Nubra Valley – 74 kms.
  • Take a visit to the oldest and largest diskit monastery which consists of a 32 m tall “Maitreyi Buddha” Statue.
  • Picturesque location.
  • Stay for one night at Diskit.
  • You will get hotels in diskit for around Rs. 2,000 – 5,000.

2. Hunder (Sand dunes in Leh)

  • Distance from Diskit8 kms.
  • Explore the beauty of snow mountains and white desert at the same time.
  • Go for a two hump camel’s safari in the white desert which costs around Rs. 200/person.
  • Another adventurous way to explore the white desert is by an ATV mtorbike ride for 15 minutes, which costs around Rs. 1200/person.
  • A perfect location for photogenic person.

3. Panamik

  • This place is 57 km far from diskit .
  • Village of Panamik is the last accessible village in Nubra.
  • Enjoy Hot Water springs in panamik along the “Nubra river”.

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2 Responses

  1. Utpal das

    Very useful blog. Very good

    • The Perfect Planners

      Thank You Utpal Das.
      Also see our latest posts to know more about hotels, plans, packages of various other touring destinations in India.

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