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Alchi

(9300 Ft Above Sea Level)

Jammu and Kashmir | India
Best Season to Travel
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Alchi is categorised as Pilgrimage


Alchi Monastery (Nivalink Trip Dated - 18 June 2007)
Alchi views (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
Apricots in Alchi Monastery Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
Confluence of Zanskar and Indus near Nimmu (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 August 2013)
Enroute Leh - Alchi Route - Photos Courtesy Milind Kshirsagar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 August 2013)
Alchi Market (Nivalink Trip Dated - 18 June 2007)
En-route Alchi (Nivalink Trip Dated - 18 June 2007)
Alchi Views (Nivalink Trip Dated - 18 June 2007)

Reasons to Visit
  • Alchi is situated on the banks of Indus River off Leh - Srinagar road and visited for the 1000 year old Alchi Monastery
  • Alchi monastery is the Jewel among Ladakh's monasteries and is a Buddhist worshipping place and study center.
  • 11th century Dhu-kang Temple is another attraction of Alchi.
  • Alchi also blessed with tastier and delicious fruits such as plum and apricot in abundance.
Know It
  • Alchi is accessible and visited by tourists during May - October period
Recommendations
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Leh (70 kms)

Alchi has 4 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Mid-segment3
Premium1
Type of HotelsCount
Resort3
Adventure / Camp1

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1 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Alchi

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Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Alchi

Holiday

  • Journey of Ladakh via Kargil with Uley (7 Nights)

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Alchi has 8 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Leh Airport and Hotel in AlchiRs. 2354

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
Visit from Leh to Basgo-Likir-Alchi-Rezong-Uletokpo-Lamayuru monasteries in 2 daysRs. 8938
Visit from Leh to Phyang-Basgo-Likir-Alchi-Rezdong-Lamayuru-Dah Monasteries in 2 daysRs. 12795

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Leh to Alchi and Lamayuru Day visit and backRs. 6290
Leh to Alchi, Likir, Basgo Monastery Day visit and backRs. 3718
Leh to Hall of Fame - Magnetic Hill - Pathar Sahib - Sangam - Spituk Day VisitRs. 2296
Sightseeing in West LadakhRs. 3060

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Leh Railway Station and Hotel in AlchiRs. 2354

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Alchi has 1 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

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Cycling1

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List of Service Add Ons for Alchi

Cycling

Services Rates Starting From
Ride to the Monastries-

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Destination Ideas

  • High Altitude Monasteries around Leh
  • Ladakh Experience
  • Photography in Ladakh
  • Rafting in Ladakh in Zanskar River

For expert insights and recommendations - email to expert@nivalink.co.in

  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    At 70 kms from Leh, Alchi Choskor(10000 - 11000 ft) is situated on the banks of Indus River. It is the Jewel among Ladakhs monasteries. The main attraction here is the Alchi Gompa, a Buddhist worshipping place and study center, with an estimated 1000 years old
    Monastery
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    1
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Lamayuru is one of the largest and oldest gompas in Ladakh and visited enroute on the Leh - Srinagar route. It has a population of around 150 permanent monks resident.
    Monastery
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    57
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Likir Monastery or Likir Gompa is a Buddhist monastery in Ladakh located approximately 52 kilometres from Leh off Kargil highway. It is a scenic place and is significant as it is the seat of the Ngari Rinpoche.
    Monastery
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    20
    Basgo Monastery, also known as Basgo or Bazgo Gompa, is a Buddhist monastery on Leh - Alchi route. The monastery is situated on top of the hill and is noted for its Buddha statue and murals.
    Monastery
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    27
    Namgyal Tsemo Monastery is a Buddhist monastery at 5 kms from Leh Founded in 1430. It has a three-story high gold idol of Maitreya Buddha and ancient manuscripts and frescoes.
    Monastery
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    65

Destinations within reach from Alchi

  • Nimu ( 32 Km )

    Nimu lies mid-way between Leh and Alchi and is renowned for being one of the end point of the more

  • Leh ( 70 Km )

    Leh lies at altitude of 10500 ft and the region basically is a high altitude desert and home to more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Alchi,Jammu and Kashmir,India

January
-14°C / -32°C
February
-12°C / -27°C
March
-7°C / -23°C
April
-5°C / -20°C
May
-2°C / -14°C
June
5°C / -4°C
July
8°C / 2°C
August
9°C / 4°C
September
4°C / -4°C
October
-5°C / -20°C
November
-10°C / -25°C
December
-12°C / -29°C

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Getting There

No Localities defined for Alchi (Localities are defined only for destinations that are large enough and/or have many hotels)

Nearest Airport in Alchi
  • Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport ( IXL ) , Leh-70 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Alchi from Major Cities.
Road Day Bus Overnight Bus Day Train Overnight Train Flight Waterways
Lucknow
Mumbai
New Delhi

Expert Connect

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