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Phuktal Monastery

Zanskar, Kargil, India
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Fascinating

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

Reviewed February 7, 2018
Arunverma
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India
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One of the most impressive monasteries of Ladakh/Zanskar

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

Reviewed July 21, 2017
NicolasCoat
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Paris, France
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Zanskar, Kargil, India
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Reviewed February 7, 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 July 21, 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
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Reviewed August 6, 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

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Reviewed July 31, 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 December 2, 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
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Reviewed September 21, 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 February 16, 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
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Reviewed September 20, 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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