Places To Visit In Hemis

5 out of 6 Areas To Visit In Leh Ladakh

Here are the top 8 places to visit in Hemis

1. Pangong Lake

4.4 /5

114 km
from city center
1 out of 8
places to visit in Hemis

At an altitude of 4350m and a five hour drive away from Leh, is a lake that leaves all its visitors enchanted, fascinated and in nothing but awe at it's sheer expanse, sparkling color and backdrop.

2. Hemis Monastery

3.5 /5

28 km
from city center
2 out of 8
places to visit in Hemis

What is almost always an extension to and completes a trip to Ladakh is a day trip to the nearby town of Hemis, landmarked by its monasteries, gompas and an occasional spotting of the rare snow leopard at the highest wildlife sanctuary in the world, in landscapes as extraordinary, wide and humbling as that of Ladakh.

3. Chemrey Monastery

3.2 /5

20 km
from city center
3 out of 8
places to visit in Hemis

Chemrey monastery, a 400 year old yet unexplored Buddhist monastery, is located approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Leh, Ladakh, northern India.

4. Stakna Gompa, Hemis

3.2 /5

29 km
from city center
4 out of 8
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.

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5. Gotsang Gompa, Hemis

3.2 /5

30 km
from city center
5 out of 8
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.

6. Shang Gompa, Hemis

3.2 /5

71 km
from city center
6 out of 8
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.

7. Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary

3.5 /5

76 km
from city center
7 out of 8
places to visit in Hemis

At an altitude of about 4000 to 9000 feet, Changtang wildlife sanctuary is a world away from the world offering its visitors something extraordinary from the wildlife reserves one usually sees.

8. Hemis High Altitude Wildlife Sanctuary, Hemis

3.3 /5

35 km
from city center
8 out of 8
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.

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