Michung House

Michung House

Near Hunder

The homestay has 3 private rooms built in an authentic Ladakhi style, The host’s name is Deldan who takes care of the homestay.
Starts from Rs 499/ Night

The homestay has 3 private rooms built in an authentic Ladakhi style, The host’s name is Deldan who takes care of the homestay.
The rough built of the house is very classic and standard to the lives that are casually spent in the challenging climate.
Considered one of the earliest villages to have emerged and developed in the valley, Hunder in North-western Ladakh lies close to the India-Pakistan border. An exciting five-hour drive, crossing Khardungla, the highest motor able road in the world, transports one to this bewildering world of sand dunes, crystal clear waters and surprisingly green patches of fields. Receiving visitors in large numbers, Hunder is fairly big and has around 150 houses in addition to guest houses and camps in the adjoining areas. However, only few offer’s stays in their very modest dwellings along with home cooked Ladakhi food.
Michung House is a quite wonderland in the lands of might dunes. In the hustle bust eo touristic destination this quilters NotOnMap stay is perfect for that local life. The landscape facing the confluence of Shyok and Nubra rivers is the natural habitat for sea buckthorn, wild flowers and desert wildlife. The house has been planted with poplar, willow, apricot and apple trees, along with vegetable gardens. It commands a 360 degree view of the Karakoram mountains, the sand dunes and the nubra river. There is a beautiful flower garden in the front and huge garden of vegetables in the backyard of the homestay from where fresh vegetables are used for meals.
The Shyok River meets the Nubra River to form a large valley that separates the Ladakh and Karakoram Ranges. This 10, 000 ft(3048M) high altitude cold desert with rare precipitation and scant vegetation except along river beds and villages, which are irrigated and fertile, producing wheat, barley, peas, mustard and apples, walnuts, apricots and almond trees. The valley extends up to Turtuk to the north west and Siachen Glacier to the north east with the Sasser and Karakoram Pass connecting Nubra with Xinjiang, forming the old silk route.
Nubra valley is a blast of lush greenery in Ladakh's dessert slopes, Snuggled between the Karakoram Range and nurtured by two rivers, Nubra is brimming with Sea buckthorns and Alfalfa.
Samstanling Monastery is in Sumlur village and was founded 140 years ago. The monastery houses 50 monks and this is the main monastery of the region.

Simple home cooked Ladakhi food is served. From tradition firewood Dal Chawal to Mom Mok. Please don’t expect any fancy food as this is not being served here. You can also participate in cooking and learn some recipes from Ladakh.
Expect to come across the kind of cuisine that you will only find in high altitude regions that is the speciality of Ladakh.
Stuffed flatbreads cooked on a charcoal stove, tangy fresh apricot juice and succulent dumplings served along with a side of tomato chutney.

You will be able to get a taste of the organic farm life at a high altitude set in a dream like state.
Michung House is best to experience the local lifestyle of people from Hunder. Engulf yourself in organic farming, not those dancing way but old traditional way. The people of Michung house will make you understand their life style, how they grow crops and how they cook them. So what you eat is what you pluck. Learn the way to cook MokMok while listening to old stories from the dunes. If you feel too homely than take the village walk and the see the touristic town in a different way like you never heard of. And still if you are’t satisfied that go to the dunes we bet those double hump camels will make you feel happy.

Nubra Valley can be easily reached from Leh City. It is at a distance of about 150 kms from Leh and can only be reached by road via world’s highest motor able pass, Khardung La.
Nubra Valley closest airport is situated at Leh and is known as BakulaRimpocheAirport.It is also one of the highest commercial airports in the world. FromLeh, one has to take a cab, tempo traveller or a state run bus to Nubra Valley.
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.
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.

Delan the host and is deaf talks through sign language and owns 3 cows, she is very nurturing towards animals that is reflected in the appreciation she showcases towards her cattle and hens she grows her own food. Nubra is comparatively warmer. It is a habitable place to grow.. Apricots, apples, lot of poultry as there are lot of chickens, own milk, dancng teacher cookladakhcoopertive society and a single .. husband died.. Kids studying in leh.

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