This newly renovated Bönpo monastery has some interesting murals, though the caretaker will likely call the PSB upon your arrival. The dramatic cliff-side retreat of 10th-century Bön master Drenpa Namka is currently closed to visitors.
Nearby Ngari attractions
1. Khyunglung Monastery
This new monastery above the village of Khyunglung boasts a fine location.
2. Tirthapuri Hot Springs
On the banks of the Sutlej, only a few hours’ drive northwest of Darchen, the hot springs at Tirthapuri are where pilgrims traditionally bathe after…
Down the Sutlej Valley, 3km past Khyunglung (曲龙, Qūlóng) village, is the extensive ruined cave city that is thought to have been Shangshung, western Tibet…
4. Guru Rinpoche Monastery
The monastery dukhang (assembly hall) here has the stone footprints of Guru Rinpoche and his consort Yeshe Tsogyel to the right of the altar. Outside the…