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Lamayuru Monastery Was Raised in a Dried Up Lake at Ladakh

By Adolf Jamie Subscribe to RSS | March 21st 2012 | Views:
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Leh-Ladakh part of Jammu and Kashmir is the largest one covering approximately 1,00,000 sq.km., surrounded by impressive mountain ranges of the world, located in such a way that the Himalayan range separates Ladakh from Kashmir valley, offering an excellent destination for a Ladakh tour as one’s holiday choice.

Lamayuru or Yuru Gompa is a Tibetan Monastery in the Kargil district of Ladakh, situated in Srinagar –Leh Road 15 km east of Fotu La, which is believed to be raised on this Valley that was a Lake earlier but dried up at the initiative of an Indian Scholar in the ninth century and the oldest building still existing in the valley is a temple called Seng-ge-sgang at the southern end of the Lamayuru rock, which was one of the 108 temples caused to be constructed by the order of the then King of Ladakh between ninth and tenth century. Lamayuru is an important destination which one should not miss during one’s Ladakh tour.

The other places to be visited during a Ladakh tour are

•Leh, the main location in Ladakh tour, having important spots such as Shey the summer palace of Ladakh kings, the twelve storeyed Monastery Thiksey , the wealthiest monastery of Ladakh Hemis, the Stok Palace, which is a private museum having the rarest collection of Thangkhas and eight storeyed Leh Palace built in 16th century.

•Khardongla Pass, which is 85 km away from Leh, the highest motor-able pass in the world at 5600 mtrs height and recorded in the Gunnies Book of World records

•Alchi Gompa houses a number of temples, earliest one built in 1000 AD, the temples depicting Indian tradition and beautiful paintings on the

Leh-Ladakh tourism and Travel Agents of repute have designed a number of Ladakh tour packages, at affordable package prices, all of them available online through the Websites of these organisations, for a traveler to browse through and select, and to have the travel arrangements made firm with comfortable accommodation and hassle free local tours.

The Ladakh tour packages are designed for a traveller to participate from any part of India, the tour commencing from Delhi or Leh and priced in such a manner that they cover the return airfare with taxes, Hotel accommodation, Surface tour transport expenses and Sight seeing tours, besides breakfasts and dinners.

It is very easy to book Ladakh tours on line with Travel agents, by entering their web portals and using their search engines and making on line remittances through their payment gateways which are linked to Credit Card organisations and Net banking portals.

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