Tilasangh Monastery

Tilasangh Monastery is a fine Buddhist monastery in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The monastery is close to Kaa in Kinnaur district, from where trekking for a km helps you reach the Tilasangh Monastery. Ka is the highest point in the Hangrang Valley, which is 12 km short of Yangthang on National Highway 22. Kinnaur is decked with a number of rivers, valleys, lofty peaks, lakes, and lush greenery. You can witness various colorful festivals that are celebrated here round the year. Kinnaur is also a nice place for shopping, as you can pick up some excellent handicraft items and fruits here.

The Tilasangh Monastery is one of the famous places of interest near Kinnaur. This ancient monastery has its exquisite interiors dotted with aesthetically painted murals, stuccos and elaborate thangkas framed with rich borders of silk. This Buddhist monastery has a charm of its own, which attracts hordes of tourists every year. 

During your visit to the Tilasangh Monastery, you can enjoy a comfortable stay as there are sufficient accommodation facilities for the tourists. The best time to visit the monastery is between the months of April and October.

The Tilasangh Monastery can be reached easily by air, rail, and road. The nearest airport is at Shimla (235 km) which can be reached from Delhi. The closest railway station is also at Shimla, connected by a narrow gauge railway line from Kalka. Well-connected by National Highway 22, the monastery can be reached conveniently by availing of jeeps and taxies.

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