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Never seen anything like this

I have never seen anything as grand as this monastery yet so remote at the same time. There will be... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
RohitKhattar
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Delhi, Delhi, India
Fascinating

Both my wife and I visited this monastery last year from Padum. I held a camp there. Phuktal... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Arunverma
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India
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

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).

1  Thank RohitKhattar
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This monastery is very beautiful, and there is no road to access it so reaching there is really something special...

1  Thank NicolasCoat
Reviewed 6 August 2016

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

1  Thank Flipnchat
Reviewed 31 July 2016

People here are just so kind, helpful, friendly and sorted. Just sit back with them, talk and eat. you are going to cherish it all your lifetime.

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Reviewed 2 December 2015

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

2  Thank travelShoebum1
Reviewed 21 September 2015

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

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Reviewed 16 February 2015

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

3  Thank Satnam S
Reviewed 20 September 2013

For all the people who love to travel by foot , this monastery is a must do .Located next to the river with beautiful views it is a majestic piece of art .

2  Thank vinay v
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