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The Buddhist monastery is also known as Spituk Gompa or Pethup Gompa. It is situated in Leh district, Ladakh, India. Founded by Od-de, the site of Spituk was blessed by the Arhat Nyimangung. A peaceful atmosphere to keep you away from the citylife for a while.

Top attractions in Spituk Monastery

Monastery Circuit

A hub of monasteries such as Lamayuru, Alchi, likir, Deskit, Thiksey and many more. A great place to extend your wisdom about buddhism and culture of Ladakh.

Stok Palace Museum

The museum is located within the palace at Stock village. It consists antique jewelleries and antique pieces like stamps, locks, coins.

Gurdwara Pathar Sahib

Gurudwara Pathar Sahib is situated on the top of the hill which comes on the way of Magnetic Hill. The beautiful atmosphere is the major point of the place.

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Things to do near Spituk Monastery


Everyone loves trekking, specially when you go place like Leh. After visiting the Spituk Monastery, you can head for the ultimate experience of trekking. Here, you can hire expeditions authorised by several groups who provide trekking facilities.

Best time to visit Spituk Monastery

You can plan your trip to Spituk Monastery during July-September. During this time, the roads are opened. Also, if you want to enjoy the weather of Leh-Ladakh, you can plan to visit in the month of February where you can also witness the snowfall.

How to reach Spituk Monastery?

Air: The Kushok Bakula Rimpochee airport of Leh is well-connected with all of regions in India.

Rail: The nearest railway station is  Kalka . After reaching the station, you can take buses and taxis towards Spituk Monastery.

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here

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