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Nubra Valley is the Backbone of Ladakh

By Emma Dsuza Subscribe to RSS | February 18th 2012 | Views:

Kashmir with its wonderful Lakes floating boat houses and beautiful meadows always flower filled, which houses a number of tourism spots, pilgrimage destinations and wonderful locations for mountain sports activities such as trekking, skiing, parachute-gliding etc., making the Kashmir tours ever enjoyable.

There are a number of Kashmir travel destinations in Jammu and Kashmir region, besides the main Srinagar and Jammu locations and they include

•Katra is at 50 km distance from Jammu Railway Station and Airport and is the access for Mata Vishnodevi temple, to which shrine one can climb through by foot, unless one hires ponies, palkies or pithoo to ease the journey and recently air taxi services have also been started to reach people to Katra and Sanjichat from Jammu.

•Leh, the capital of Ladakh, is the largest town in the region and it is located north of Indus river at an elevation of 3600m, where the tourists can visit the famous nine-storey Namgyal Palace and Namgyal Tsemo built by Tashi Namgyal to commommorate the victorious unification of Upper and Lower Ladakh, a location one should not miss during Kashmir tours.

•Kargil is the second town in Ladakh, situated along Suru River flowing around 10000 feet high, two other rivers Drass and Wakha Chu meeting Suru here, it is also the location of fertile lands for growing barley and wheat. This place was once a big trading center for Carpets and precious Stones from China.

•Zanskar is a valley in the Kargil sub-division of Ladakh, spread around 5000 sq kms of mountainous location, surrounded by mountains and deep gorges, located between the Great Himalayan Range in the south and the Indus Valley in the North and Zanskar river flows through it. The main attractions here include Buddhist monasteries, awe-inspiring barren mountains and the tall twin peaks of Nun and Kun, a beautiful place to be seen during Kashmir travel.

•Nubra valley is in Ladakh and it is known as the geographical backbone of this region, having with it a 350 year old Buddhist monastery and hot springs, this place being referred also as Orchard of Ladakh, is a fine location to be seen during Kashmir tours.

Kashmir travel packages are arranged from 3 days/2 nights’ duration to 9 days/8 nights’ duration depending upon places of coverage.

Generally the prices of Kashmir tours when offered in Kashmir travel packages would cover

•Transportation and sightseeing in Non Ac Vehicles

•Accommodation at Hotels for the night stay

•Daily Breakfast and Dinner

•All applicable taxes

The prices of Kashmir travel packages vary according to number of days and places of stay, and the packages generally do not cover lunches, Telephone, Laundry, Entry tickets to Places of interests and those expenses which are not specifically mentioned in the Kashmir holiday package.

Emma Dsuza - About Author:
Emma D'suza is an expert author for travel articles who provides information about international holidays including Kashmir Tours. Get all exclusive information about Kashmir Travel.

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