Hemis- India, Amazing Places To Visit!

Written By

Ruchika Mandora

Hemis, a neighbouring town, is just as gorgeous as Leh and Ladakh. Its events bring tourists from all over the world and the country, and they are known for their vibrant colors and strong intensity.

Hemis monastery, 45 kilometers from Leh and near to the Indus River, is the largest and wealthiest of the Ladakh region's monasteries.

Hemis Monastery

More than half of the endangered snow leopards in the world live in this huge national park, which is between 3,000 and 6,000 meters high

Hemis National Park

The hill on which the monastery is built resembles the snout of a tiger, hence the sanctuary's name "tiger's nose" (Stakna Gompa).

In the Stakna Gompa

Shang Gompa offers tranquility in the Himalayas. Despite being 39 kilometers from the city center, the monastery's beauty, monks' singing, and cold mountain air will relax you.

The Shang Gompa

Gotsang Gompa is a sanctuary of introspection and calm where one can find relief from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Gotsang Gompa

Most travelers to Ladakh travel there to see Pangong Lake.It is a landlocked (endorheic) lake at 4,350 meters.

The Pangong Tso Lake

Leh airport is the most convenient to Hemis. Regular flights to Leh are available from Delhi, Chandigarh, and Srinagar.

How To Reach In Hemis?

The Jammu train station is the closest. Hemis and its surrounding roads are in excellent condition. You can take a bus to Leh from towns such as Srinagar, Manali, Delhi, and others.