Top things to do in Keylong

Buddhist Monastery in Keylong

Kardang Gompa

On concrete stilts facing Keylong across the valley, Kardang Gompa has existed for 900 years, but the current building dates from 1912. Maintained by an order of Drukpa Kagyu (Red Hat) monks and nuns, the monastery …
Buddhist Monastery in Keylong

Shashur Gompa

About 2km of uphill walking (or a 7km drive) above Keylong, Shashur Gompa was founded in the 17th century by the Zanskari lama Deva Gyatsho. The original gompa, featuring 5m-high thangkas, is now enshrined inside a …
Buddhist Monastery in Keylong

Tayul Gompa

Perched above the hamlet of Stingri, 4km east of Keylong, ancient Tayul Gompa has elegant mural work and a 4m-high statue of Padmasabhava. It's about a 45-minute hike up from the main road; taxis to Stingri cost ₹20…
Museum in Keylong

Lahaul-Spiti Tribal Museum

At the west end of town, this semi-interesting museum displays traditional artefacts including chaam dance masks and a thod-pa (part of a skull formerly used by amchis or lamas to store healing or sacred liquids), p…