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Lamayuru

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Lamayuru is a small village located in Ladakh region of India.

Understand[edit]

It is home to one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh dating as back as 10th century. Local legend is that this place used to be a water body before. The village has around 100 houses scattered around the Lamayuru monastery as on 2012.

Get in[edit]

Lamayuru village is located around 125 KM from Leh on Leh - Srinagar Highway. Any vehicle going from Leh to Kargil/ Srinagar will invariably pass through Lamayuru. State transport buses ply from Leh bus stand to Lamayuru at 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM however it is wiser to visit bus stand a day before to confirm the timings.

Get around[edit]

On foot. It is a small village.

See[edit][add listing]

Lamayuru Monestary[edit]

One of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh.

MoonLand[edit]

Strange but beautiful landscape next to monastery. Some say the soil here is very similar to that on moon.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Multiple restaurants/ eateries exist in the village

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Tharpaling Guest House, Lamayuru (When coming from leh on the right side of the road 50 mts after the bus stop.), 01982-224516. It is a family run guest house. Price as on July 2012 is Rs 250 for a room (double beds). Charges for food is extra.  edit


Contact[edit]

Get out[edit]

Leh

Kargil



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