The village's name inspired Lamayuru. 3510 meters above sea level, the monastery is 125 kilometers from the state capital.
Summer runs from June to August and is considered the best time to visit due to its pleasant temperatures of 25°C to 15°C.
Lamayuru Monastery, one of Ladakh's oldest, was founded in the 11th century by the great scholar Naropa, who meditated in a cave nearby.
Yuru kabgyat and Hemis Tsechu celebrated in the 5th month of the Tibetan calendar, are still popular festivals at the monastery. Monks dance for two days.
Visit the monastery in June to August, when Lamayuru village is in summer mode. The roads and area are accessible now.
Leh, Kargil, and Jammu-capital Kashmir's Srinagar connect Ladakh and Lamayuru village. There are a few buses and taxis. Buses offer scenic views.
There are a few restaurants and cafes in Lamayuru and its Monastery. When it comes to restaurants, they're known for serving Ladakhi cuisine and Tibetan food.