Stakna Gompa


Stakna is another hilltop monastery 25km from Leh, built in 1580.

I attempted to access it from Hemis, but unfortunately the road was not great so never actually got to see it up close. As a result, welcome to my shortest blog post ever ! 🙂

You’re best off visiting it from the main road shortly after Thikse. The (now slightly flawed) itinerary for the day was :


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