Lonely Planet review
Dhankar is a steep 10km walk or drive from the village of Sichling on the Kaza–Tabo highway. You can stay at the monastery in simple monks’ rooms.
Our independent authors have visited Monks’ Rooms and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Spiti.
Interesting places nearby
Downhill from Dhankar village, is a small museum with costumes, instruments, old saddles and Buddhist devotional objects.
About 2km above Gulling at Kungri, the 600-year-old Ugyen Sanag Choling Gompa has a small museum with ethnological and religious...
Just uphill from the bazaar, Yak is a friendly little restaurant serving the usual momos, pizza and Chinese, along with chicken Kiev...