Dotted with ancient and miraculous monasteries streching from lamayuru in the west to diskit in the north to hemis in the south , the splendid land of Ladakh is a hub of various monasteries like shey , thiksey, stok, stakna,matho, hemis .All these monasteries are different from each other and each has its own aura and charm. Nobody disturbs whether you are mediating, or just sitting idle.The site of priests or the students roaming around in dark mauve Tibetan clothes is very soothing. Views from Spituk Gompa are just mesmerizing. The ancient Basgo monastery is situated amidst beautiful hilly landscape. Likir monastery is big and rich. The oldest one alchi is known for its wooden architecture and excavated historic temples. Samstanling Monastery and Diskit Monastery are must visit attractions when in beautiful Nubra Valley. Then there are many more monasteries on the road towards Pangong lake - prominent ones are Shey Monastery , Thiksey for its hill slope architecture and biggest of them all the magnificent Hemis Monaster, Likir for its huge statue of maitreyafuture buddha or Hemis for its annual festival... so pack your bags n take a tour of this unforgettable circuit!