The Shyok river meets the Nubra or Siachen river creating an engrossing sight of rugged mountains, rich green oasis villages, white sand deserts and glimmering streams. The raw and stark contrast seen in Nubra Valley is unparalleled and takes your breath away. Located in the Ladakh region of Jammu & Kashmir, Nubra rests in the slopes of the Karakoram mountain range at an average elevation of 3,048 metres. One of the most beautiful regions in the world, Nubra is well known among seasoned travelers. Deriving its name from “Ldumra”, literally meaning the “valley of flowers”, Nubra remains one of the most pristine locations for an intimate interaction with the nature at an unimaginable scale. The five best places one must visit while in Nubra are detailed here.