Sumur, Tegar & Panamik attractions

Buddhist Monastery in Sumur, Tegar & Panamik

Ensa Monastery

Remote 600-year-old Ensa Monastery, 35km north of Sumur on the west bank of the Nubra, feels like it's close to the end of the world. The monastery itself is small and home to only one monk, but a lovely kora path t…
Notable Building in Sumur, Tegar & Panamik

Zimskang Museum

At the centre of charming Tegar village is the ancient little Manekhang Gompa from which a mani wall and a line of chortens leads down a sloping lane to this unmarked historic house preserved in its original conditi…
Buddhist Monastery in Sumur, Tegar & Panamik

Samstemling Gompa

The extensively rebuilt 19th-century Samstemling Gompa is of minor interest but the uphill walk here from Sumur is charming. It's some 1.5km above Tegar's Zamskhang Palace ruins on a lane that loops back down into S…
Ruins in Sumur, Tegar & Panamik

Zamskhang Palace Ruins

The long-abandoned former residence of the kings of Nubra is in an advanced state of ruin, but it offers fine views over the valley, alongside many scattered little stupas filled with votive clay tablets.