Alchi Monastery is located in the Alchi village of Ladakh and it displays a complex Buddhist structure that is said to be the oldest yet the most famous tourist place in Leh Ladakh. It showcases a different architecture that is traditional and is a complex of three separate temples that are known as Dukhang, Sumstek and the Temple of Manjushri.
You will love to visit the place for its fascinating historical and cultural features and rafting makes the place even more famous among tourists in the Zanskar River that is an addition for the adventure lovers. You will love the fusion of Indian and Tibetan food or cuisines while you pay a visit to the place. The most favorable and advisable time for you to pay a visit to the Alchi Monastery is during the Tibetan New year when you can explore and experience the Chotrul Duchen, Galdan Namchot, Losar, Monlam and Sho Dun that are the Buddhist festivals and hold huge cultural importance between the months from May to September that is also suitable for your visit to the place for celebrations, unlike in the winter months when the roads are closed due to heavy snowfall. If you want to reach Alchi Monastery easily without any disruptions occurring, then choose any form of roadways like public buses or taxi from Leh that is the main city from where you can commute. Book Ladakh holiday packages with Swan Tours at best price.