Catch the most breathtaking views of the Indus Valley from the astounding Spituk Monastery in Ladakh. Located on a hilltop, the place is known for offering the most splendid views of natural beauty as you can see the River Indus flowing through the majestic landscape.
The Buddhist monastery is believed to be blessed by the Arhat Nyimagung and was established by Od-De, the the elder brother of La Lama Changchub-Od in the 11th century. The major striking points of this place are the giant statue of Kali and several icons of Lord Buddha. The monastery houses about 100 monks and attracts tourists to enthrall then with the glorious views of Indus river.
Highlights: One of the most striking features of Spituk Valleys is the local festival of Gustor that is celebrated at Spituk Monastery. The best attractions of this place are the Cham dance and enjoy music, prayers and explore the art and culture of the place.
Best time to visit: The most preferred time to visit Spituk Monastery is from June to October.
Location- Spituk Monastry, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
Distance from Leh: It is located about 18 kms away from Leh main city.