Sand Dunes Leisure ParkThe Sumoor Nubra or the Sand Dunes Leisure Park offers a plethora of opportunities for the adventurous traveler. This is a wonderful opportunity to witness pristine white deserts at such a high altitude. Sumoor Nubra contains one of the very few artificially constructed Sand Dune Leisure Parks in the world.
It’s a well known fact that most deserts are characterized by hot and searing temperatures in the daytime. However the Sumoor Nubra offers a unique opportunity to take long cool walks among the mounds of sand.
Mountain Climbing and Biking in Sumoor NubraIt’s possible to participate in many adventure sports activities like Mountain climbing and sports Biking in Sand Dunes Leisure Park. Mountain Climbing is done amidst the trendy Himalayan rocks and the fact that it is really chilly there means that there is less discomfort due to heat and perspiration. For beginners there are also mountain climbing lessons at the Park. Biking in the Sand Dunes Leisure Park is an amazing experience. It’s possible to run the bike through miles and miles of symmetrical sand dunes in pure silver moonlight as you see the harsh yet illuminated landscape of the Sumoor Nubra.
Bactrian Camel Rides in Sumoor NubraBactrian camels are high altitude desert camels which are not Indian in origin. They have two humps and a stronger jaw line as compared to the typical Indian camel. In the Sand Dunes Leisure Park, tourists are given an opportunity to ride the Bactrian camel for miles and take in the pristine beauty of the desert land. There are stretches of sandy granules, Rocky Mountains in the backdrop and chances of forming lifelong memories.
There will also be a guide along with tourists who points out the various attractions of the Sand Dunes Leisure Park.
Overnight Camping Trips at Sumoor NubraAfter a hectic yet exhilarating day of biking, sand dune exploration, riding the Bactrian camel and mountain climbing spend some time gazing at the stars in Sumoor Nubra. There are luxury tents which are available in Sumoor Nubra Sand Dunes Leisure Park for very affordable rates.
It’s a treat to lie down and take in the desert landscape and watch the cold and brilliant celestial display above. Authentic local Ladakh cuisine is found in Sand Dunes Leisure Park and you will also get to sample the finest wines and champagnes. The entire environment gives a spa like feeling to the average tourist and you are sure to have an amazing time here.
If you are with your partner then this is a perfect romantic destination where you will get to experience the majestic beauty of nature amidst so much seclusion. There are also traditional Ladakh costumes found on rent here and you can try them on and get memorable pictures clicked.
How to Reach Sand Dunes Leisure ParkThe ride from Leh to Sumoor Nubra is not easy as the terrain is rocky and wild. A jeep is the best option and so is a luxury bus (if you are with a big group). The ride will take you 5-6 hours and despite the bumps in the road you will really appreciate the savage and brilliant landscape all around. Make sure that you enquire about weather conditions before setting off as sandstorms can happen if the wind is too strong.
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