Pather Sahib Gurudwara , Ladakh

  • One of the most important spiritual and religious places to visit in Ladakh, Pather Sahib Gurudwara should not be missed when you are in Ladakh. Standing amidst the clouds, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib is a historical shrine that has a very interesting legend associated with it.

    It is maintained by the Indian army and boasts of spectacular natural beauty. The cherishing nature here brings out the photographer in you and will leave you speechless with the serene ambience. One should try to visit the gurdwara on Sundays when there is a weekly shabad kirtan ceremony which is followed by a larger-than-usual langar (free lunch).

    Highlights: There is a popular legend associated with this temple that says that there was a demon who tried to kill Guru Nanak when he was meditating here. The demon tried to hit a rock but when he did, the rock turned waxy soft and could not disturb the praying figure of Guru Nanak. 

    Best time to visit: June to October are the best months of the year to plan a trip to Gurudwara Pather Sahib. 

    Location: Pather Sahib Gurudwara, Leh Kargil Road, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir

    Distance from Leh: It is located on the Leh-Kargil Road at a distance of about 26 km from the city of Leh.