Lamayuru- Alchi Trek
Lamayuru is the name in Ladakh that reflects the true pacification and glory all around the Himalayan valley. Around 125 kms at the west of Leh, there lies the most ancient and the spectacular monastery of Ladakh, the Lamayuru monastery which is also known as Yung-drung or the Swastika and the famous Lamayuru- Alchi trek is all about visiting such ancient asset of Ladakh in a pure surviving form. The Gompa, which traditionally and locally known is remarkably built on sand stone, dating back to 11th century was built by Rinchen Zangpo. This monastery has a unique history of its own with mesmerizing surrounding area to bring an interesting topography and the enthusiastic trekkers can find the most bewildering routes all around the monastic areas. The monastery houses some of the best murals and frescoes representing the Kashmiri style of Buddhist iconography. Each monastery in Ladakh is distinct in itself and for those who wish to experience the uniqueness of Ladakhi monasteries the Lamaryu-Alchi trekking is an ideal opportunity.
The sporty people can feel this beautiful and interesting Ladakh trek where they can come across some of the oldest and most famous monasteries in Ladakh, founded during ancient times where Lamayuru, Wanla, and Alchi are the most important monasteries of historical values. This trek is unique as it offers an opportunity to see not only the many natural beauties of Ladakh trip, but also some of its most famous monasteries.
This enthralling trek is spiritually enlightening as it reinvigorates the senses and compels one to introspect and express gratitude to some of the world’s most sacred places.