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I have never seen anything as grand as this monastery yet so remote at the same time. There will be a road connecting Cha village soon which might attract a huge number of tourists (not sure if that would be good or bad).
Both my wife and I visited this monastery last year from Padum. I held a camp there. Phuktal monastry in a remote Lungnak valley in South eastern Zangskar in Ladakh is a Buddhist Monastery . It is one of the only Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh...More
This wonderful place is a little of the beaten track, but all the better for it. The monastery itself is exquisite with lots of stone stairways, dark tunnels and small doorways leading to hidden rooms full of centuries old Buddhist relics.
I feel I must...More
A two thousand year old monastery built inside a cave reached by dangerous and difficult mountain paths taking two-three days and you have the picture. It will be an adventure of a lifetime. I somehow got there after crossing the scariest bridge ever. There is...More
The trek to this monastery is tough but not daunting. For the locals of course its a breeze. If you are a diehard camping fanatic then i say no more. But for others there are plenty of homestays en route. The people are friendly and...More
Was trekking from Darcha to Lamayuru when got to know about this monastery, not on the way, but a bit of detour from Purne. We took the detour and are still thankful for that !
Nestled in a big cave of huge mountain, only way...More