(10500 Ft Above Sea Level)

Ladakh | India
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Zanskar Indus Confluence (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
Eurasian Magpie in Uley (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
Apricot Orchard (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
Apple Orchard (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
Uley Views (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
Riverside in Uley (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
En-route - Ule to Rizong - Pnotos Courtesy Milind Kshirsagar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 August 2013)

Reasons to Visit
  • Uley (or Uleytopko) lies on the Leh - Srinagar highway at about 70 kms from Leh near Alchi Monastery Uley is a base point where guests can also visit Lamayuru monastery which alongwith Alchi are two of the oldest and most revered monasteries in Ladakh region. Uleytopko or Ule, known for its riverside ambience and rugged backdrop

Know It
  • Ule is also from where guests can do rafting in Zanskar Phey - Nyemo - Alchi lie on a Zanskar rafting route. While Phey - Nyemo is good for beginners, Nyemo - Alchi is for the experienced and seasoned.

  • Destinations to visit for Holiday Travellers to Ladakh"Uley or Uleytopko (70 kms from Leh) wears a riverside character with Apricot and Apple orchards all around it. Uley lies in heart of Monastery circuit, rafting circuit and offers a resort like character to travellers (as against town character of Leh). Typical Stay - 2 nights"
  • Transit Destinations on Srinagar - Leh Route"Uley is situated on the banks of Indus River on Leh - Srinagar road at 70 kms short of Leh. Uley is generally opted for by travellers arriving from Kargil for a stay and visit monasteries / do rafting before entering Leh to visit other destinations."
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Leh (70 kms)

Uley has 3 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Uley

Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)3

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List of Holidays for Uley

Short Break

  • Best of Ladakh via Kargil (8 Nights)


  • Best of Ladakh (7 Nights)
  • Best of Ladakh with Tsomoriri (8 Nights)
  • Experiential Ladakh (8 Nights)

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Uley has 3 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
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

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Leh and UleyRs. 2644

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Destination Ideas

  • Ladakh Experience
  • Wildlife in Ladakh

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Lamayuru is one of the largest and oldest gompas in Ladakh and visited enroute on the Leh - Srinagar route. It has a population of around 150 permanent monks resident.
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    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
    Namgyal Tsemo Monastery is a Buddhist monastery at 5 kms from Leh Founded in 1430. It has a three-story high gold idol of Maitreya Buddha and ancient manuscripts and frescoes.
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism

Destinations within reach from Uley

  • Nimu ( 30 Km )

    Nimu lies mid-way between Leh and Alchi and is renowned for being one of the end point of the more

  • Leh ( 70 Km )

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

  • Sonamarg ( 280 Km )

    Sonamarg (85 km from Srinagar) is the last major town before Ladakh and has one of the closest and more

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Getting There

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Nearest Airport in Uley
  • Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport ( IXL ) , Leh-70 Kms
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