In Ladakh, monasteries are also one of the major tourist attractions of the valley. Most of the people visit Ladakh either to explore scenic views or monasteries or experience adventure activities in extreme elevation. The entire valley is dotted with numerous numbers of monasteries belong to both Mahayana and Hinayana sects of Buddhism. All these monasteries are sited amidst beautiful sceneries of mountain, rolling valleys and pastures. Ladakh monasteries are storehouse of rich Buddhist culture. They houses thankas, murals, scriptures and sculpture of Buddhism, which depict the ideologies of the religion. There are some remarkable ancient monasteries in Leh Ladakh, which boast of ancient manuscripts and frescoes. Typically, most of the monasteries in Ladakh have been located in peaceful areas, quiet away from bustling activities. Thus, these are the abode of complete peace, tranquility and calmness. These monasteries are the important part of itineraries of the Ladakh tour packages.
LIST OF SOME OF THE MONASTERIES IN LADAKH REGION:
Sumda Chun Monastery
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa
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