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Ladakh | India
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(Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 July 2010)

Reasons to Visit
  • Nimu lies mid-way between Leh and Alchi and is renowned for being one of the end point of the Rafting runs in Ladakh Nimu is also home to experiential stays that offer guests an insight into Ladakh culture and lifestyle.

Know It
  • Zanskar Rafting is best done in July and August months

  • White Water Rafting Destinations in India"Nimu in Ladakh at 30 kms from Leh from where the most scenic Rafting route in India ends. Rugged Ladakh Panorama combined with Grade II and III rapids offer tourists and exhilarating Zanskar rafting experience. Rafting is a regular addition to a leh itinerary for adventure oriented family travellers. Adventure travel companies also hold rafting expeditions for traversing longer Zanskar river stretch. Season - July - August"
  • Remote Himalayan Destinations for Experiential Travellers"Nimu lies mid-way between Leh and Alchi (30 kms from Leh and Alchi). Nimu is also home to experiential stays that offer guests an insight into Ladakh culture and lifestyle."
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Leh (30 kms)

Nimu has 1 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Visit from Leh to Basgo-Likir-Alchi-Rezong-Uletokpo-Lamayuru monasteries in 2 daysRs. 8938
Visit from Leh to Phyang-Basgo-Likir-Alchi-Rezdong-Lamayuru-Dah Monasteries in 2 daysRs. 12795

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Stay Ideas

  • Nimmu House - Ladakhi Heritage Home Experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Basgo Monastery, also known as Basgo or Bazgo Gompa, is a Buddhist monastery on Leh - Alchi route. The monastery is situated on top of the hill and is noted for its Buddha statue and murals.
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    Likir Monastery or Likir Gompa is a Buddhist monastery in Ladakh located approximately 52 kilometres from Leh off Kargil highway. It is a scenic place and is significant as it is the seat of the Ngari Rinpoche.
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    At 70 kms from Leh, Alchi Choskor(10000 - 11000 ft) is situated on the banks of Indus River. It is the Jewel among Ladakhs monasteries. The main attraction here is the Alchi Gompa, a Buddhist worshipping place and study center, with an estimated 1000 years old
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    White Water Rafting starts in July-August season from Phey at 12 kms from Leh and ends at Nimo which is 36 kms from Leh. This is mostly of Grade II or III easy rapids and one can experience amazing natural beauty of the surrounding mountains, villages and monasteries.
    White Water Rafting
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Spituk Monastery is a Buddhist monastery at 8 kms from Leh in 11th century and part of the the Yellow Hat sect in the 15th century. The monastery contains 100 monks and a giant statue of Kali (unveiled during the annual Spitok festival).
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism

Destinations within reach from Nimu

  • Uley ( 30 Km )

    Uley (or Uleytopko) lies on the Leh - Srinagar highway at about 70 kms from Leh near Alchi more

  • Leh ( 30 Km )

    Leh lies at altitude of 10500 ft and the region basically is a high altitude desert and home to more

  • Alchi ( 32 Km )

    At 70 kms from Leh, Alchi Choskor (10000 - 11000 ft) is situated on the banks of Indus River and more

  • Temisgam ( 60 Km )

    Themisgam is a rural hamlet in remote Himalayas off Srinagar - Leh route between Lamayuru and more

  • Jispa ( 350 Km )

    Jispa is visited as a part of Adventure Himachal Itinerary or as stopover on the legendary more

  • Keylong ( 380 Km )

    Keylong (10000 ft asl) lies about 117 kms from Manali beyond Rohtang pass on the legendary Manali more

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Nearest Airport in Nimu
  • Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport ( IXL ) , Leh-30 Kms
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