Located on the periphery of a desert in the Shok Valley, Diskit Village is an administrative center of the Nubra Valley, comprising of various government offices in it. The village is located at a height of 10,310 feet above sea level and witness tourists both in winters as well as summers. The village is particularly famous Diskit monastery, although it has a bus/taxi stand, a market, a tourist reception center and the Leh’s only petrol pump (1 kilometers toward North). The Diskit monastery is around 350 years old and houses a Maitreya Buddha statue, drums, paintings and Tibetan colored-patterned silk. The monastery is home to around 100 monks. There is an Internet Café which charges Rs. 100 per hour.