Hemis Tourism & Travel Guide

Why You Should Be A Part Of Hemis Festival At Leh

The Hermis Festival is celebrated in month of June to July every year in Leh. The hills of Leh La...

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Hemis Festival and Kalachakra

Join this rare Delhi to Ladakh jeep safari with Roads Less Travelled which takes you to the heart...

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Going Gompa (Shey Thiksey Hemis) - Kashmir Diary Day 3 - Sept 2016

27th September 2016 No WiFi and no phone connectivity except BSNL in Hunder. I was up by 0530h...

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Tso & La : Trip to Ladakh

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All You Need To Know About One Of The Remotest Places In India  

The statue of Padmasambhava at Hemis Monastery. Photo: The Compulsive TravellerDoes the idea of t...

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Srinagar
Best time to visit - April,May,June,July,August,September,October
Gar firdaus ruhe zamin ast, Hamin asto, hamin asto, hamin ast. “If there is a heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here, i...
Manali
Best time to visit - February,March,April,October
The land from where once an ancient trade route to China would be embarked on, Manali is an abode for modern creativity ...
Kinnaur
Best time to visit - April,May,June,July
Scenic and serene, Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh is perhaps one of the most unexplored places in Himachal. Passing through...
Leh
Best time to visit - March,April,May,June,July,August,September,October
A kingdom that has risen above disasters like the 2010 cloudburst and is still able to magnetise a plethora of tourists ...
McLeod Ganj
Best time to visit - February,March,April,May,June,October,November
Located in Himachal Pradesh, what most people refer to as Dharamsala is actually Lower Dharamsala. This is where the bus...
Jammu
Best time to visit - January,February,March,October,November,December
Jammu is one of the fastest developing cities in northern India. Its Vaishno Devi Temple, which is one of the holiest pl...

About Hemis

Hemis is a village in Ladakh that is built around the famous Hemis Monastery, which is said to be built in the 11th century by Kinf Snege Nampar Gyalva. The village is primarily visited by travellers during the time of the Hemis Festival, when the monastery is decorated with colourful masks and motifs. The Hemis Festival takes place in the first week of July to celebrate the teachings of Lord Padmasambhava and is frequented by travellers from all over the world.Where to eat: There are very few tea-stalls and dhabas in the area. The Hemis Cafe, is the only proper restaurant in Hemis, which is also on the outskirts of the main village.Where to stay: The Hemis Monastery provides rooms and stay options to travellers.How to reach: You can reach Hemis via Leh from Srinagar on the Srinagar-Leh Highway or all the way from Manali going through Sarchu and Dharchu. Leh Airport is the closest airport to Hemis.
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