is situated in the quaint Panama Village that is located in the famous Nubra
Valley. It is 140 kms far from the capital of Ladakh. It is one of the few far
north areas in India that is not closed for foreigners. Lying 3183 meters above
the sea level, the Panama Village offers some of the most exquisite sights to
Further up, the
road leads up to the Siachen base camp, which happens to be the world’s highest
battlefield. The Panamik village is located on the banks of the Nubra river.
You can find many hot water springs in the region. Tourists flock to this place
to see it. The place is populated with Pashmina goats that are world-famous for
their good quality wool. You will also see Bactarian camels with two humps.Earlier,
they were massively used for transportation on the silk route. The hot springs
are decorated with the breathtaking view of the sunlight-covered landscapes.
You can bask in the serenity of the green valleys. The best time to visit
Panamik village is during September and October when the weather is pleasant.
It is during this time that the leaves on the trees turn yellow, providing a
beautiful season of autumn. Trekkers going towards Ensa Gompa have made Panamik
their base. At the village, you can also spend some of your travel budget on
some souvenirs like Pashmina shawls. You can also buyexquisite Kashmiri
to the village to buy export quality apricots and apples. Along with these, you can buy good
quality walnuts and Kashmiri products. Public transport is not readily
available. Although in times of need, you can expect passing truck drivers and
the Indian army to help. Even housing can be a little problem, only places with
very basic amenities are available.