Lamayuru is also called the Moonland in Leh-Ladakh because of its topography which resembles the moon's surface. There used to be a big lake here many years back and as the lake dried up, the crater was filled with protrusions that looked like Moon's surface. Its a natural wonder on earth and very few lucky people actually visit this place.... 更多
This is another if the monasteries that we visited and is superbly maintained. It was lunch time when we reached but one of the monks opened the monastery for us as we were waiting outside for a long time. It is a good way to spend the day after reaching leh as lamayuru is at the same altitude as leh.... 更多
Beside the famous moonland and gompa, Lamayuru is also the starting point of treks to Chilling and Padum. The beginning of a these trek is also beautiful walk for a day (couple of hours to a full day)
This is the part of Leh Ladakh tour. We have visited this place on 2nd day of our Leh Ladakh tour as it is at same level as that of Leh. So it can help you to adjust with the temperature of Leh. You can visit places like Zankar valley and magnetic hills I the way. The Lamayuru is having... 更多
The broken Moonland in Lamayuru near Leh is a place not to miss while on a trip to Leh-Ladakh. The colour of these mountains is distinctly different from the other surrounding mountains and it indeed looks as if the Moon has separated from the Earth from here! The feeling while you are here is beyond words!
Unless you really find the art and the history behind the monastery interesting visiting Lamayuru might leaving you wanting more. We took a 3 hour drive from our resort in Leh, just to spend less than 20 min at this monastery.