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Diskit Gompa

Diskit, Jammu and Kashmir 194401

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Nubra Valley16.17km from Diskit Gompa

Nubra Valley lies in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir. The valley has Shyok and Nubra river snaking through it and some beautiful monasteries. With arid mountains in the backdrop, Nubra Velly is famous for the Bactrian camel rides.

Nubra Valley16.18km from Diskit Gompa

Nubra valley (valley of flowers) located to the north east of Ladakh valley is a high altitude (3048m above sea level) cold dessert. The valley was once part of the historic Silk route which connected once connect south to central Asia. It's now predominantly a sensitive military zone as it shares boundaries with Pakistan and China.

Khardung La29.44km from Diskit Gompa

Khardung la located in the Indian union territory of Ladakh, is undoubtedly one of the monumental mountain passes all over the world though its exact elevation is still a controversy. The mountain pass not just serves as the gateway to the remote Nubra and Shyok valleys but also offers astonishing views of the twisting roads up the mountain and the awesome valley.

Magnetic Hill45.53km from Diskit Gompa

Objects and cars on this hill road may appear to roll uphill in defiance of gravity.

The Lamayuru Monastery77.64km from Diskit Gompa

The Monastery consisted originally of five buildings, some remains of the four corner buildings can still be seen. Lamayuru is one of the largest and oldest monasteries in Ladakh, with a population of around 150 permanent monks residing. It has, in the past, housed up to 400 monks, many of which are now monasteries in gompas in surrounding villages.

Taglang La116.49km from Diskit Gompa

High mountain pass at an elevation of 5,328 meters. Although claims to be the worlds second highest motorable pass, it is actually 12th or so highest motorable pass.

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Ladakh13 attractions

Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture. Most of it lies in the Himalayan mountain ranges, at an average height of 3,000 meters. One of the sparsely populated regions in India