The Hemis National Park is situated at an elevation of 3,300 to 6,000 m above the sea level that is also renowned as the largest park of South Asia and is famous for welcoming the snow leopards that you will be lucky to catch the sight of.
Visit Hemis National Park
Other than the leopards, you can also spot Ibex, shapu, bharal in fauna and alpine and steppe trees in flora along with some famous bird species flocking around amidst the beautiful presence of nature.
Other than the wildlife park of Hemis, you can also count on some famous places in Hemis that count in,
Hemis Monastery: This is one of the wealthiest Tibetan monasteries that s located in Leh. You will get a glimpse of the Buddhist culture with the style of architecture and also the ensemble of the Drukpa family.
Gotsang Gompa: This is another most-visited monastery or gompa in the city that is just above the Hemis Gompa. This is mostly known as the retreat center that is a km away from the city center.
Stakna Gompa: Located at a 10 km distance from the city, you will find the Stakna Gompa over the river Indus from where you can watch the beautiful sceneries of the nature of the city from above.
if you want to shop for souvenirs in Hemis, then you can shop from the Hemis Museum Shop where you can select from any of the wooden dragon statues, Curios, postcards and much more. For more information on leh tour packages contact Swan Tours or call 011 23415601.