Hemis Monastery

Why?
  • Belongs to the drukpa order (Early 17th century)
  • Cradled in a lovely valley, surrounded by streams and fronted by long mani walls
  • Copper-gilt statue of the lord Buddha, stupas made of gold and silver, sacred thankas
  • During the hemis tsechu held in the year of the monkey it is possible to see the sacred work tapestry wrought with pearls the depicts the precious teacher padmasambhava 
Location:
  • 45 km from Leh 
Timing
  • 08:00 am - 01:00 pm.
  • 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm.
Entrance Fee
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Thongsal, Yurthung road Leh
  • Hotel antelope, Chubi road
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