Places To Visit In Hemis

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1. Hemis National Park

Hemis National Park
Must visit 3.4 /5

17 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Hemis

At an altitude ranging from 3,300 m to 6,000 m above sea level, this sanctuary is known to be the highest in the world as well as the largest park of South Asia. It is also a habitat to the rare Snow Leopards.

2. Hemis Monastery

Hemis Monastery
Must visit 4.1 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Hemis

Hemis Monastery is a Buddhist monastery located 45 kms south of Leh. Built by the Ladakhi king Sengge Namgyal, it is ranked as one of the wealthiest monasteries in India. Hemis Monastery is most visited during the annual Hemis Festival, held every year in early June. The monastery is well-connected with motorable roads.

3. Gotsang Gompa

Gotsang Gompa
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Hemis

A 45-minute walk away from the world, is a retreat centre above Hemis Gompa is a retreat centre called Gotsang Gompa.

4. Stakna Gompa

Stakna Gompa
3.1 /5

10 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Hemis

A small shaky bridge over the Indus, leads one to the Stakna Gompa, on the banks of the river and looking out onto perhaps some of the most panoramic and beautiful views of Hemis.

5. Shang Gompa

Shang Gompa
3.1 /5

39 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Hemis

In midst the snow peaked mountains and wrinkled terrains of Leh and Ladakh, Shang Gompa is a symbol of composure, tranquility, placidity and spending. The chanting of the monks is almost hypnotizing.

6. Shopping in Hemis

Shopping in Hemis
3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Hemis

While at the Hemis Gompa, one might spot the Hemis Museum Shop. Be tempted to go inside and get your hands on the painting, wooden dragon statues, Curios, postcards and much more.

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