Leh Shey Palace, Thiksey and Hemis Monasteries Full-Day Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Leh

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Explore In Leh The Shey palace (15kms south of Leh): Was built by Deldan Namgyal in the beginning of 17th century AD. The main image inn the monastery is three story statue of Buddha Shakamuni, made of copper gilt which was made by Deldan Namgyal in the memory of his father Singay Namgyal. The statue is the only of its kind in the region.Thiksey Gompa (17kms south of Leh): The most beautifully in all the monasteries in Ladakh, belongs to the Gelukspa order. Hemish Gompa (45kms south of Leh) is one of the most famous and largest monasteries of Ladakh. It belongs to the Dupka order of Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery was founded by the first incarnation of Stasang Raspa Nawang of Stagsang Raspa Nawang gyasto in 1630, who was invited by King Singay Namgyal and offered a religious estate throughout the region.
Meet your guide in your hotel lobby at 08:30am. Your trip starts with a visit to the Shey palace (15kms south of Leh): Was built by Deldan Namgyal in the beginning of 17th century AD. The main image inn the monastery is three story statue of Buddha Shakamuni, made of copper gilt Then Drive to Visit Thikshey Gompa he most beautifully in all the monasteries in Ladakh, belongs to the Gelukspa order. At 1.30 - 2 Pm pm, break for lunch at a local restaurant (own cost ) later Drive to Hemish Gompa (45kms south of Leh) is one of the most famous and largest monasteries of Ladakh. It belongs to the Dupka order of Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery was founded by the first incarnation of Stasang Raspa Nawang of Stagsang Raspa Nawang gyasto in 1630, who was invited by King Singay Namgyal and offered a religious estate throughout the region.Around 04 Pm for drop off at your hotel.

What’s included

  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off within Leh City limits
  • All necessary transportation to/from site attractions

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Tips
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