(13200 Ft Above Sea Level)

Ladakh | India
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Lamayuru Monastery - Photo Courtesy Kondephy
Enroute Lamayuru - Photos Courtesy Milind Kshirsagar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 August 2013)
Enroute Lamayuru - Photos Courtesy Milind Kshirsagar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 August 2013)
Enroute Lamayuru - Photos Courtesy Milind Kshirsagar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 August 2013)
Moon Landscape near Lamayuru - Photos Courtesy Milind Kshirsagar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 August 2013)

Reasons to Visit
  • Yungdrung Tharpaling, known today as Lamayuru, is the most ancient monastery of Ladakh. Lamayuru, is a spectacular village is at an altitude of 3390 above the sea level, situated along the Leh-Srinagar highway. Lamayuru Monastery comprises numerous man-made caves carved out of the mountainside. Lamayuru is typically visited enroute on the Kargil - Leh route or via a day visit from Alchi / Uley

Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Leh (125 kms)

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Lamayuru has 9 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
Leh to Dha-Beema Kargil via Batalik back to Leh via Lamayuru route in 3 daysRs. 18060
Pickup from Leh and drop to Jammu (in 2 days)Rs. 27435
Pickup from Leh and drop to Jammu (in 3 days) or Vice VersaRs. 30092
Pickup from Leh and Drop to Srinagar - 2 days or Vice VersaRs. 19423
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

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Leh and Drop to Srinagar - Same Day or Vice VersaRs. 16519
Pickup from Leh to Baltal/Sonamarg or Vice VersaRs. 15119

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Destination Ideas

  • High Altitude Monasteries around Leh
  • Ladakh Experience
  • Photography in Ladakh
  • Srinagar to Leh - Biking and Himalayan Adventure drive experience

Festivals linked to Lamayuru (Ladakh)

  • Yuru Kabgyat

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  • 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.
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism

Destinations within reach from Lamayuru

  • Temisgam ( 34 Km )

    Themisgam is a rural hamlet in remote Himalayas off Srinagar - Leh route between Lamayuru and more

  • Uley ( 40 Km )

    Uley (or Uleytopko) lies on the Leh - Srinagar highway at about 70 kms from Leh near Alchi more

  • Alchi ( 57 Km )

    At 70 kms from Leh, Alchi Choskor (10000 - 11000 ft) is situated on the banks of Indus River and more

  • Nimu ( 80 Km )

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

  • Leh ( 125 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 Lamayuru,Jammu and Kashmir,India

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Nearest Airport in Lamayuru
  • Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport ( IXL ) , Leh-125 Kms
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