Hotel Namra, located in the quaint Himalayan village of the Tingmosgang along the Indus banks is an ideal base for half and full day trips to neighboring villages, valleys and famous monasteries with rich Buddhist heritage. It is also located, 55 m. northwest of Leh.
The 434 km long road from Srinagar to Leh is known as NH1D, or Srinagar Leh highway. The construction of this road began in 1962, after the Sino-Indian war. During Kargil war, it was disrupted. This route is longer than the Manali-Leh highway but is less treacherous and remains open longer than the Manali-Leh route.
Srinagar – Sonamarg – Zoji La – Drass – Kargil – Mulbek – Namika La – Fotu La – Lamayuru– Hangro Loops – Khaltse – Nimmu – Leh.
From Khaltse, the guest will have to take a detour of just 15 km to reach Namra village hotel.
Manali to Leh road is the dream route for adventure enthusiasts as it is marked by multiple passes, curves, bridges, villages and wilderness. The route spans a total of 472 kilometers. There are five high-altitude passes to navigate. La means pass in Tibetan.
To Tar Village
To Tia Village
To Bongbong La Pass
To Vipassana valley
To Ang Village
It is one of the must visit place in Ladakh. Located at 40 km distance from the hotel, it is the oldest religious centre of Ladakh, housing 150 monks. The history of Lamayuru monastery dates back to the 10th century, when the Indian scholar Mahasiddhacharya Naropa caused a lake to dry up, which fed up the entire valley and laid the foundation stone of Lamayuru monastery of Red-Hat sect of Buddhism.
Alchi monastery, 20 km from the hotel is situated on the bank of the Indus river. It is a national heritage site as it is the oldest Buddhist learning centre in Ladakh. It is also unique for being the only renown monastery that lies on a flat ground. Tibetan translator Rinchen Zangpo founded the monastery in the mid 12th century.
The Aryan villages lies 108 km from Tingmosgang, at the meeting point of Indus and Shyok rivers. Known as Brokpas, the outsiders, they claim to be descendants of Alexander the Great’s army who came here more than 2000 years ago. These people have stuck together to keep their gene pool intact. They are a great admirer of flowers which is a distinct feature of their common identity.