How To Reach Hemis

How to Reach Hemis

Hemis is well connected to the rest of India by road through Leh. There are two routes of reaching Hemis - via Srinagar Leh highway or the Leh Manali highway. Both these roads close from October/November to May. Regular bus services also ply to and from Hemis connecting it to Leh and further. There is no direct flight or rail connectivity to Hemis. 

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How to reach Hemis by flight

There is no direct flight connectivity to Hemis. The nearest airport is in Leh, i.e. The Leh Rimpochee Airport, around 42 away from Hemis. You can get a bus or taxi from Leh to reach Hemis.

Nearest Airport: Leh Airport (IXL)

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How to reach Hemis by road

Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Hemis. They operate on a daily basis, whether day or night, from places like Srinagar, Leh, Jammu Tawi etc. You can also take shared taxis or cabs for the same route.

How to reach Hemis by train

There is no direct rail connectivity to Hemis. Katra railway station is the nearest railway station to the site, 227 km away from the same.

Local transport in Hemis

Being a small village, it is mostly travelled on foot. You can even hire taxis on hourly or daily basis.

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Hemis, Jammu & Kashmir
Hemis Monastery

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