Hemis Monastery or Gompa is one of the most-visited and awaited locations of Leh Ladakh in general and Hemis, in particular, that is located at a 45 km distance from Leh. The monastery has been built by the Ladakhi king Sengge Namgyal which is further regarded as one of the seven marvels of the country along with being cited among one of the top heritage sites noted under UNESCO.
Visit Hemis Monastery
hen you enter the same, you will witness the stupa of the Lord Buddha that akes it the wealthiest monasteries in the country along with the designs and structure of the thangkas and murals of the deity adorned in a unique style and framework. The most favorable time to visit the Hemis monastery is during the months from May to September when the weather seems to be pleasant. Avoid visiting the place from November to April which are the winter months due to heavy snowfall, the places are blocked and closed. If you want to visit the Hemis Monastery conveniently, then you can either board buses or a car traveling by the Srinagar to Leh highway or the Manali to Leh Highway that will take you an hour.