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July to September


Sand Dunes At Hunder/194401


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Sand Dunes At Hunder Travel Guide

With such astounding scenes against the scenery of the snow-clad mountains, the Hunder Sand Dune looks nothing, not precisely a pixie world. Past its excellence, the dunes are home to the Bactrian Camels, the significant central participants during the old silk course, and Pashmina Goats. Travellers can likewise go on a safari on the Bactrian camel that will return them to when the exchange was very conspicuous inside Central Asia and to the distant town of Hunder.

Situated 160 km away from Leh, the Nubra Valley is a position of beauteous view, with the rich green valley remaining in sharp difference to the high desolate mountains. The gathering spot of the Nubra and Shyok rivers, this valley isolates the Karakoram Ranges and Ladakh. The water system of these waterways that the towns found close by accomplish their influencing fields in this space which is generally a mountain desert. A Buddhist overwhelmed society; one can visit Samstanling Monastery and Diksit Monastery. The 35-meter tall sculpture of Maitreya Buddha is unpredictably enhanced, and with the infertile dreary slopes behind the scenes, it is a heavenly sight. The fabulous magnificence of the Siachen glacier isn't noticeable yet is an unpleasant presence behind the scenes — Nubra River is privately called the Siachen since it emerges from that glacial mass — and every one of the mountains you see is a fitting accolade for it. You can either come to the Shyok and visit Diskit Gompa and Hundar town and its sand ridges. Furthermore, you can move over to see the Tegar town and abbey and Panamik's underground aquifers by the side of the Nubra.

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Best Tourists Places In Sand Dunes At Hunder

  • Diskit Monastery
  • Maitreya Buddha
  • Panamik
  • Yarab Tso lake

Diskit Monastery

The Diskit, or Deskit Monastery, is the biggest and the most established Gompa in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh. Underlying the fourteenth century, the religious community is known for its delightful design and its extraordinary situation on a slope, sitting above Diskit and the whole Nubra Valley. Inside the monastery, there is a sculpture of Cho Rinpoche (Crowned Buddha), a huge drum and numerous portrayals of the watchman gods of Buddhism, close by an enormous fresco of Tashilhunpo Monastery of Tibet. The most well-known element, in any case, is the 32 m tall sculpture of Maitreya Buddha in the monastery grounds.

Maitreya Buddha

The picture of the future manifestation of Buddha, the originator of Buddhist conviction, the portrayal has a critical spot in the Nubra Valley. The 32 m tall sculpture of Maitreya Buddha situated on the highest point of a slope inside the grounds of Diskit Monastery is perhaps the most amazing things in the valley. The sculpture investigates the whole valley while pointing toward the west towards Pakistan. Proclaimed Sacred by the fourteenth Dalai Lama himself, the statue was made given three contemplations; assurance of Diskit, staying away from other conflicts with Pakistan and advancing harmony on the planet.


Panamik town is an astonishing place to visit. The helpful underground hot springs, the Pashmina goats, which are the wellspring of the world-renowned Pashmina fleece, and the twofold humped Bactrian camels have all added to loan Pamanik very own character. It is additionally the headquarters for adventurers heading towards Ensa Gompa, which is 250 years of age. To arrive at Panamik, sightseers have travelled through Khardung La Pass, which stays open during summer. The town is a beautiful little spot and an absolute necessity visit for sightseers.

Yarab Tso lake

This is a high elevation lake in Sumur Village, around 15 km from Diskit locale. The lake can be reached simply by travelling. This clear lake is viewed as consecrated and sacred by local people, and sightseers are prompted not to wash or swim here. The lake is set in an exciting and pretty region and treats the eyes and soul.