(12000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Ladakh | India
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Rangdum Monastery - Photo Courtesy Hanon JP

Reasons to Visit
  • Rangdum is an isolated region of the Suru valley in the Ladakh region. Rangdum is located midway between Kargil and Padum and is about 100 kms from Kargil. Chief attraction of Rangdum is an imposing 18th century Buddhist monastery with about 40 monks in residence.

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  • Rangdum also serves as an important trekking base. The most popular trek from here leads to Henaskut near Lamayuru, across the spectacular gorge of the kanji valley. This 5-day trek also forms the last leg of the two week - long trans-Himalayan traverse between Kashmir and Ladakh.

Access Information
  • Rangdum does not have any major Airport or Railway Station nearby. Therefore its possible it is a remote destination and is required to visit as a part of an itinerary.
  • Nearest destination to Rangdum is Padum (110 kms)

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  • Best of Ladakh with Zanskar Valley (13 Nights)

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Rangdum Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery belonging to the Gelugpa sect, situated at an altitude of 12000 ft asl at the head of the Suru Valley enroute to Zanskar valley in Ladakh.
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism

Destinations within reach from Rangdum

  • Padum ( 110 Km )

    Padum (also spelt Padam) located 240 km from Kargil is the largest town and administrative center more

  • Mulbekh ( 163 Km )

    Mulbekh is a small village located in Kargil District. It is about 45 km east of Kargil, enroute more

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Getting There

Rangdum does not have any major Airport or Railway Station nearby.

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