ITINERARIES

Nubra offers an array of experiences that capture the essence of this high altitude desert, be it spiritual, cultural or outdoorsy.
We believe that we have curated some truly special itineraries that will give each one of our guests a unique experience.
Let us help build an itinerary for you, to make memories that last a lifetime.

Nubra Trail

1D-2N itinerary | Nubra must-see attractions

The Nubra Trail includes the most popular tourist attractions in the Nubra region. These must-see destinations in Nubra include the famous sand dunes of Hunder where you can interact with the Bactrian camels (double-hump camels), the Disket monastery, Ensa Gompa and the holy lake of Lohan Tso.

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Day 1

One can visit the Disket Monastery and the Hunder sand dunes either on the way in from Leh before reaching Lchang Nang Retreat, or arrive at our property in time for lunch, and then head out to visit these two fantastic sights.

Day 2

If you are an early riser one can go for a village walk before breakfast through our pristine heritage village. After breakfast, leave for the holy lake of Lohan Tso and then proceed to the fascinating Ensa gompa perched on a treacherous mountainside.
While returning from Ensa, one can stop at the famous Panamik hot springs or experience a fabulous sunset at the Sumoor sand dunes.

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Buddhist Trail

2D-3N itinerary | Culture, History

The Buddhist trail itinerary is a fascinating journey that takes you across the Nubra region to give you a real sense of Ladakhi culture, history, and traditions. From visiting the most special monasteries, to getting a sneak-peek into some mysteries of the region, and experiencing the magic of a holy lake, this trail is exciting and enriching at every step.

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Day 1

Reach Lchang Nang Retreat for lunch and then head out to visit one of the oldest and definitely the largest monastery in Nubra – Disket monastery. You can absorb the magnificence of the region from the foot of the Maitreya Buddha statue. Before you head back we stop at an old Buddhist carving site in Tirith village.

Day 2

Rising early we pay a visit to the Samstanling monastery located in our village, and we try to catch the monks beginning their day. We then proceed to the enchanting Ensa gompa. After learning about the fascinating history of the gompa we will trace the footprints of DachompaNyimaGungpa, a wandering Nyingmapa monk, who had an interesting story and left 4 footprints in the Nubra region on his way to Tibet from Ensa. We will be able to cover 3 of those places – Ensa, Murgi and Terisha.

Day 3

This is a day of complete immersion into ladakhi tradition starting with a walk through the village, then taking a parikrama (circum-navigation) of the holy lake of Lohan Tso. We will go visit a local ladakhi kitchen and you can also experience (optional) a traditional song-and-dance show performed by our local villagers.

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Nature & History Trail

2D-3N itinerary | History, Mystery, Nature

Our Nature and History trail takes you to Nubra’s hidden gems scattered across the valley: the long-forgotten ruins of what could have been the oldest monastery of Ladakh, petroglyphs from possibly the bronze age, a gorgeous waterfall, a walk through the Siachen (Nubra) river, Sumoor sand dune,s and our all time favourite Ensa gompa.

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Day 1

We visit the magnificent Hunder sand dunes and the Maitreya Buddha statue at Disket. On the way back we stop at Tirith to look at a Buddha carving.

Day 2

Your day starts with a visit to the holy lake of Lohan Tso, where one can walk to discover a lost monastery ruins. In the afternoon go for a walk through the river bed, and reach the Sumoor sand dunes and the confluence of the Shyok and Siachen (Nubra) rivers.

Day 3

A trip to Ensa Gompa and its mysterious history is always fascinating, followed by a visit to Murgitopko which has one of the largest concentrations of rock art (Petroglyphs). We end the day with a visit to a beautiful waterfall at Murgi village.

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Adventure & Discovery Trail

2D-3N itinerary | Thrill, Nature

The Adventure & Discovery trail is for those who are the thrill-seeking vacationers. One comes across a hidden holy lake, sand dunes, a waterfall along with some river rafting or quad biking. This itinerary is surely all fun!

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Day 1

After reaching Lchang Nang Retreat you visit the holy lake of Lohan Tso and the lost monastery ruins. This beautiful spot will be a great introduction to Nubra and all its secrets.

Day 2

After breakfast, you leave for river-rafting on the Shyok river. The river is great for beginners and medium skill rafting. You can go rafting all the way to the Hunder sand dunes.
Alternatively, if rafting is not your cup of tea you can go quad biking (or ATV riding) instead. And then head off to Hunder sand dunes.
After spending some time at the dunes and with the camels, one heads off to the Disket monastery and discover the history of the 600 year old monastery. Enjoy a brilliant sunset from the Maitreya Buddha statue at Disket before heading back for the day.

Day 3

A trip to Ensa Gompa and its mysterious history is always fascinating, followed by a visit to Murgitopko which has one of the largest concentrations of rock art (Petroglyphs). We end the day with a visit to a beautiful waterfall at Murgi village.

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Nature & Relaxation Trail

2D-3N itinerary | Relax, Nature

The Nature & Relaxation trail is the choice for those who are looking for a relaxed vacation in the midst of the Himalayas.

 

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Day 1

After a long day travelling across the mighty Khardung La, you settle in Lchang Nang Retreat with a relaxing head and shoulder massage.

Day 2

Your day starts with a trip to the holy lake of Lohan Tso, where you can walk to discover the ruins of a lost monastery. It is followed by a trip to the fascinating Ensa Gompa with its mysterious history and energy.

Day 3

Schedule a healing treatment in the morning and over the afternoon head out to the Hunder sand dunes. After spending some time at the dunes and with the camels, you head off to the Disket monastery and discover the history of that 600 year old monastery. Enjoy a brilliant sunset from the Maitreya Buddha statue at Disket before heading back for the day.

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Customized Trails

3 day, 4 day, 5 day itineraries

We can tailor make your holiday in Nubra based on your idea of fun and your interests and of course how hectic or lazy you would like your vacation to be!

All our itineraries can be modified according to the number of days of your stay and your preferences.