Location: Yarab Tso Lake is situated at a distance of 15 km in Sumur village, Diskit in the Nubra valley of Ladakh region.
Description: Yarab Tso is considered as a holy lake located in the valley of flowers, Nubra. This lake is situated in the heart of mountains. It was a hidden lake till it was globally promoted by the Jammu and Kashmir tourism department and now it attracts a number of tourists every year. This lake is surrounded by beautiful brown mountains and green bushes. As it is a part of the tri-armed Nubra valley, one can explore this area by visiting Yarab Tso Lake and some of the famous places located nearby, like Samstanling Gompa, which consists of seven temples, and Sumur monastery. Tourists can see a collection of ancient murals and thankgas in these monasteries which represent the ancient art of Tibetan Buddhism. The lake lies in Sumur village which is fed by rivers, named as Shyok and Nubra. The lake gives a magnificent and picturesque view of lofty mountains and surrounding areas, making it an ideal place for photography.
Activities: Camping is another outdoor activity that you can enjoy at a little distance from the lake in Sumur village, Nubra. It will give you an opportunity to explore the various facets of this magical land.