Lying at a height of about 13,848 ft above sea level, Darbuk is a small settlement in Leh District
of Jammu and Kashmir
. It is bounded by Zingral
in the west, Shyok in the north, Durgu
in the east and Tangtse
in the south. The Indus River
flows near this place. It is an ideal stopover for trekkers who are on their way to the Great Himalayas
Darbuk can be approached from Leh, which lies to the west of this village.