It all started with two friends' road trip to this rain shadowed area of the mighty Himalayas, 'Ladakh', in the year 2008. Namgyal, a Ladhaki, and Chophel, a Tibetan, both from Delhi, travelled the length and breadth of their cherished kingdom, revisiting their own people, their life and the breathtakingly beautiful, vast, barren landscape which ultimately become focus of their life's work as 'Double Humped Camp' at Hunder, Nubra Valley.
The Double Humped Camp-Hunder is a beautiful and serene campsite located in Hunder in the Ladakh region. Hunder is the last point for tourists along the road which leads to the army base camp for Siachen glacier and it serves as the ideal base for tourists exploring the beautiful Nubra Valley. It is approximately 125km / 4hrs drive from Leh city at an altitude of 10,000 ft or 3,050mt.
Nestled amongst the mountains with a spectacular view of the sand dunes, the camp is a perfect blend of wilderness and serenity and we strive to make the experience unforgettable by combining this with exceptional, personalized service, warmth and hospitality. The camp reminds you of the simplicity and warmth that is way of people of Ladakh. It is surely going to be a life time experience for our visitors.
We have 10 deluxe camps with double occupancy, attached bathrooms and a separate dining area. Special care is taken to cater to the visitors' choice of cuisine by an experienced chef. It is also fully equipped with a first aid kit including oxygen cylinder for emergency acute mountain sickness (AMS) although AMS is very unlikely considering Hunder is at 10,000 ft.
We have 10 deluxe camps with double occupancy; each tented accommodation has well-appointed attached bath and a separate dining area. Special care is taken to cater to the visitors' choice of cuisine by an experienced chef. It is also fully equipped with a first aid kit. Read on to find out more about what all you can do here, our packages and how to make your stay unforgettable.
We have visiting local traditional dance troupe and solo contemporary singer to give visitor gala evening around the bonfire with drinks.
Visitor can hone their bar-be-cue skill while having great time with friends at bon fire night.
Next morning when you wake up late, take your brunch under sky and soak your feet in ice cold stream zip zapping through our camp. And when you feel you have pampered enough, you can give your hand watering the camp's organic farm.
Visitor can experience the double hump Bactrian camel safari on sand dunes surrounded by snow capped rocky mountain. Gaze at the breathtakingly beautiful Shyok and Nubra river maneuver down in vast Nubra Valley plains or drive sharply ascending road to the Diskit Gompa renowned for its exquisite murals and the view from the roof is spectacular. It literarily tranquil one's soul taking refuge to Gyalwa Champa Statue (future Buddha) atop the rocky mountain.
A pleasant drive further east to Hunder road brings you to the village of Sumur, famous for its 115 years old Samtanling Gompa. This gompa has been renovated and the H.H. Dalai Lama inaugurated in 1962. There are several interesting restored frescoes and beautiful tangthas on view here. A pleasant drive further up the road brings us to the Panamik village, famous for its hot springs.