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Thiksey Monastery

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Leh Manali Highway, Leh 194101, India
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Reviewed yesterday

The interiors, the historical importance, the colours used for painting as well as fineness will definitely leave you dumb-struck.

Thank niharikatandon1988
Reviewed 5 days ago

A journey to village Thiksey is much more comfortable ,easy and covers two extra places at absolutely low lost when you hire a bike from Leh to go to Monastery at the village. Starting from Leh you hire a bike (much easier and negotiable if...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thiksey is a very recognizable monument in Leh and we were really looking forward to it. Given that we were coming back from a camping trip from Pangong, we could not muster the courage to climb up the 8-10 uphill to inside the monastery. But...More

Thank AyushiChandra
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being early at the monastery and attend the monks prayers brings pace to your soul, one of the nicest experiences I had ever had, highly recommended, it's worth getting up early

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This monastery is on hill slope at an altitude of 3600 meters and has a temple built for Maitreya Buddha or the future Buddha. Lots of monks/ volunteers around who are hardly interested in telling travellers anything about the importance of this place. The monks...More

Thank YAYrushme
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thiksey is one the most beautiful monasteries and buildings overall I have seen in my life.It is instantly recognizable, sitting pretty on a hill top. Many people just choose to stay at the bottom and click pictures as it is a 10-15 climb up to...More

Thank SerendipityIndia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thiksey monastery it is a very beautiful place to visit in Leh it is not so far from there only 19-20 kms from main market i visited 3 times in march in June and in October also every time i found it more beautiful a...More

Thank Jatin's W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monastery is a must visit for every traveler to ladakh. The artworks are beautiful and the view from the monastery is simply magnificent.

Thank Flyer818721
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is built in line with the architecture of Lhasa. The place is on top of a hill and the view is breathtaking. You can experience religion and art. There is a restaurant which serves vegetarian food. The food is value for money. There...More

Thank nisasu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the where I felt connected to myself and my soul was in peace. You are surrounded by monks who are so happy without iphone and other gazettes. They know what they wanted to in their life. They are self fulfilled and not in...More

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30 July 2018|
Response from Mj_metaljaw |
I would recommend you to visit Ladakh during summer months (Jun/Jul being ideal).. in fact right now I'm on Ladakh trip.. it's already pretty chilly out here and with a kid you would require to be more cautious.. best route... More
30 July 2018|
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Response from Raj68 | Reviewed this property |
Best to fly to Srinagar and go by a beautiful road to Leh via Kargil and Alchi. Return direct flight from Leh to delhi.
1 June 2018|
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Response from Chauhan_Vishal | Reviewed this property |
I think you mean to boarding is "Entry". It was INR 30 that we paid! It was the fee for a single day. If you want to stay there for a night or multiple nights then you have to contact thikshey monastery directly.