Lamayuru Monastery – A Wonderful Attraction to Visit on Ladakh Travels in India - Delhi

Monday, 10 March 2014

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Also known as the Yuru Gompa, the Lamayuru Monastery is one of the very popular destinations and Buddhist monasteries to see on Ladakh organized tours in India. Found in Kargil district in Western Ladakh in the Indian province of Jammu & Kashmir, Lamayuru Gompa is one of the earliest and biggest monasteries in Ladakh with facility to offer permanent dwelling over 450 monks. More than 150 monks are staying inside this popular monastery of Lamayuru.
The Lamayuru Gompa consisted originally of five establishments, and some continues to be of the four corner establishments can still be seen. Lamayuru is host to 2 annual masked dancing festivals. It is extremely widely known for annual dance masked festival. The monastery is frequented by several domestic and international holiday-makers each year.
Besides monastery, Lamayuru is also sought after among trekkers. It provides some fantastic trekking trails including Darcha to Lamayuru Trek, Lamayuru to Darcha Trek, Lamayuru to Alchi Trek, Alchi to Lamayuru Trek, Padum to Lamayuru Trek, etc. Adjacent Alchi Monastery and Wanla Monastery are also famous among tourists. Truly, Lamayuru is a must see attraction of Ladakh organized excursions in India.
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