E Ladakh Tourism

Thiksey Monastery

Thiksey Monastery is a convenient 45min drive from Leh - the main city in Ladakh. There is good choice of accomodation available in Leh. Alternatively, one can stay at the excellent Chamba Hotel at the base of Thiksey monastery and run by the Monastery. Chamba Hotel has traditional Ladakhi architecture.

Thiksey Monastery is a popular attraction to visit in Leh-Ladakh and things to see in Leh. Some must visit places are Spituk Gompa, Hemis Monastery, Hemis National Park, Raisi Fort, Royal Palace, Spituk Monastery, Zangla Monastery, Phyang, Likir, and Spituk. There are many things to do in Leh you can partake in activities like River Rafting, Camel and Jeep safari, Trekking and Mountain biking.

Getting There

Thiksey Monastery is located 20 kilometres from Leh and to reach the attraction in Leh, one has to hire a cab to take you in and around the place. Besides, the city can be reached from Srinagar and Manali if you come via roadways; they have good bus and cab facilities with to and from services.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit this magnificent Thiksey Monastery is during summers from April to July. During this time the weather remains calm and pleasant; however, winters from October to March can also be a good time to visit if you enjoy the view of snowy hill tops and surroundings.