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Phyang, a hamlet in Leh district, affords views of the Ladakh (north) and Stok (south) ranges. The hamlet is home to Lotsawa Lhakhang and Phyang Monastery. Interestingly, Phyang does not have a common funeral ground. Today we take you on a virtual tour of the village. Help: Click any image…
You have four options to travel between Leh and Phyang: (1) Public Buses, (2) Shared Taxis, (3) Private Taxis, and (4) Two Wheelers. The fare ranges from INR 30 per passenger to INR 708 for four passengers.
Phyang village has a few guesthouses, home stays, and camping sites. The accommodation is affordable but all properties may not offer advance booking option. The tariff may go up during Phyang festival, scheduled for July 24-25, 2014.
Phyang Monastery at Phyang village in Leh houses a more than 550 years old prayer hall. The walls of the temples within the monastery are adorned with colorful paintings. The monastery on a hill top doubles as a vantage point.
Phyang, a beautiful village to the west of Leh, commands views of Stok Kangri and its neighbors. The village houses ruins of an old fort and the temple of translator, Lotsawa Lakhang. A number of popular treks wind through the village.