This monastery or Gompa is renowned as one of the largest and most known pilgrimage point, frequently visited by the tourists who pay a visit to Leh Ladakh. This monastery is located at an elevation of almost 3,600 m in the Thiksey village and is painted in red, ochre and white blend with an amazing natural landscape surrounding.
Visit Thiksey Gompa
hen you visit the Thiksey Gompa, you must not miss the famous festival that is held there known as the Gustor Festival in the ninth month of the Tibetan Calendar which is unforgettable for its dances, rituals and so on. All sorts of musical instruments like cymbals, old horns, bells, conch shells and others can be found playing to strike off the evil energies performed by the lamas. The best time to visit this place is from 7 am to 7 pm throughout the week during the months of October to November. You can learn about the several facets of Buddhism about the monks, nunnery, assembly hall and much more about the statue of the deity. Book holiday packages in leh with Swna Tours at best price.