YOU CAN EDIT THIS PAGE! Just click any blue "Edit" link and start writing!

Alchi

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search

Alchi is a village in Ladakh.

Alchi is where the fabulous Alchi Gompa is situated. At the Alchi Gompa you will find the Kagyur Lakhang Gompa, with many books and a golden buddha statue, the Sumrtsek temple with three large buddha statues whose heads are hidden in the roof, the Vairocana temple with a large buddha statue in a side room and the Lotsa temple with many small buddha murals, partially badly damaged by leaking water. There is also a new temple, which is usually not opened for tourists.

Get in[edit]

A bit tricky, the bus from Leh to Kargil stops at the bridge where the road turns off, there is a 4km walk from there. Sometimes you can hitch a ride.

Get around[edit]

It is all very close. You can walk.

See[edit][add listing]

Do[edit][add listing]

Eat the apricots that are in season during the main tourist season, they look fantastic and make the whole village come alive with color

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]


Sleep[edit][add listing]

Lotsava Guesthouse, around R 100, nice and clean rooms with decent toilets and shower which are situated in the garden. The restaurant serves good and reasonably priced food.

Get out[edit]

The bus to Kargil stops at 07:00AM at the bridge over the river, so make sure you be there in time! It takes roughly 1h20 to walk there from Alchi. Create category

This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!