Churon House

Churon House

Near Panamik

Close to Siachen glacier and with a continues supply of sulphur water make churon house the perfect destination for exploration of this less visited place of Nubra valley.
Closed for Winter

A beautiful scenic village in Nubra valley and famous for it’s sulphur hot springs, Panamik is a village that is nestled very close to the Siachen Glacier, the highest battle field in the world. The hot water springs of Panama are enriched with high amount of sulphur which helps in curing various health ailments.

The village of Panama is also famous for it’s Kashmiri and and Tibetan artifacts.The village of Panamik is also the base for the trek to Ensa monastery; a 250 years old Gompa.

Churon House is simple Ladakhi home built with love by a local family. The best part of this house that it has 24 hr running sulphur hot water. So you take medicinal showers every day. All the rooms have attached bathroom and warm quilts to keep that shivering away during night as it does gets cold by september.

Organic farming and open cooking is speciality at Churons house. You can yourself indulge in some farming activity and local cuisine, and why not; when the sun is warm and the water is sulphuric what else good can you think while listening to old country music. Simple home cooked Ladakhi food is served here. From tradition firewood Dal Chawal to Mom Mok. Please don’t expect any fancy food as this is not being served here.

One can lot of activity in Panamik from visiting local Gomaps to exploring nearby treks.Panamik is a great place to buy Kashmiri carpet,Pashmina shawls and woolen socks.Horticulture products like apricots,walnuts,apples and almonds are also worth a buy.Shops in the market also stock Kashmiri and Tibetan artifacts which make for good souvenirs.

Few kms ahead from Khalsar the road bifurcates into two, road on the left leads to Diskit while the road on the right goes to Panamik.

BY AIR:
Nubra Valley closest airport is situated at Leh and is known as Bakula Rimpoche Airport. It is also one of the highest commercial airports in the world. From Leh, one has to take a cab, tempo traveller or a state run bus to Nubra Valley
BY RAIL:
The nearest railhead to Nubra Valley would be at Jammu Tawi, which is around 750 kms away. In order to reach Nubra by train, one has to first travel from Jammu to Leh and then from there to Nubra.

BY ROAD:
Leh City is well connected by road to Nubra Valley. One has to take the route via Khardung La, world’s highest motorable pass to reach Nubra.Leh City is well connected to Srinagar, Kargil, Manali and Delhi.

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