Why Visit Ladakh
There are unique sightseeing spots here. When it comes to tropical destinations, nothing here is cliché. Explore the city on the back of a yak or enjoy a unique Tibetan shopping experience, meditate in monasteries and taste pink tea alone.
This ancient wild place stands apart from the lively city life with monasteries that are several centuries old. This is the place for children of heart.
Safari, hiking, camping, mountain biking, rock climbing and shopping are some of the many activities in Ladakh that await you. This white barren ice desert gives your memories a nice touch. Often visited by honeymooners and adventurers, Ladakh is a major tourist destination in India.
Tourist Places in Ladakh
Alchi Monastery, Ladakh
Alchi Monastery is considered to be one of northern India’s oldest Buddhist learning centres. This holy monastery is located on the banks of the river Indus and is 70 km away from Leh, Jammu and Kashmir. According to various researchers, this ancient monastery was built between 958 and 1055 AD by Guru Rinchen Zangpo.
The monastery of Alchi is managed by the monastery of Likir. The monuments preserved in the monastery tell a unique story. The monuments are attributed to a noble Tibetan named Kal-dan Shes-rab in the 11th century. The most important parts of the monastery are the assembly hall or Dukhang, the temple and the chortens in Manjushri.