Tourist Places to see in and around Leh
The lovely land of Leh has several places to see in and around it. There are a number of places around Leh that are renowned for the gompas and the monasteries. You must see the paintings at the Alchi Gompa of the 11th century. The Alchi Gompa is at a distance of around seventy kilometers from Leh. While at Leh you may move around and see the beautiful thangkas at the Matho gompa. Another place worth seeing around Leh is Ladakh. You must see the biggest gompa in Ladakh- Hemis Gompa and even attend the annual Hemis festival. The Palace Monastery of Shey gompa in Ladakh is another must see. The Spituk Gompa and the Mahakal Temple lie on a hillock around Leh. Thikse gompa and Stakna are other places worth visiting around Leh.
Choglamsar is another place around Leh that is of tourist, educational and cultural interest.
In Choglamsar you can see everything reveal the Tibetan Buddhism culture. Trekking is an excellent option to explore the places around Leh. Spituk, Markha Valley, Lamayuru gompa, Chiling village, Likir and Temisgam are some places that are worth seeing and trekked to around Leh. Rafting in the Zanskar River is another adventurous manner of enjoying in the lap of nature around Leh.
Make your holidays at Leh more enjoyable by seeing these nearby places. These places not only enhance tourism potential in Leh but also are worth seeing holiday spots themselves.