Getting Here

Getting Here

Himalayas

Jammu railway station is the closest railway station to reach Leh by train. It is nearly 734 km away.

 

From Manali, buses are available that are nearly 453 km away from Leh. This route would be a good choice. But, the Manali – Leh road is not always open throughout the year. Though, buses are available in the months from June to October, when roads are opened.

 

There are also air services available from Delhi to Leh (1-hour flight) and also from Srinagar, different airline companies offer regular flight services.

 

Quick Facts

 

Name Karma Dupgyud Choeling Monastery

 

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The Abbot 2nd Chime Rinpoche

enthroned on the 5th of December 2008 in Bodhgaya, India during the Great Kagyu Monlam by H.H. the 17th Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje and H.E. The Late 14th Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche

 

Location Approx 11,500 feet above sea level,

located 9km away from the City of Leh in Ladakh,

State of Jammu and Kashmir, India

(1270 km North of New Delhi or 1 hour by flight)

 

Altitute of Ladakh Altitude ranges from 9000 feet (2,750 m) at Kargil to 25,170 feet (7,672 m) at Saser Kangri in the Karakoram.

 

Temperature In summers, up to 27 degree Celsius, and in winters it is     -20 degree Celsius and below in the higher reaches

 

Best Season Early June to October

 

Clothings In summers, light woollen clothes and in winters, heavy woollens with wind proofing

 

Note Acute mountain sickness can occur to any one at an altitude above 10,000 ft. from the sea level. The most common symptoms of acute mountain sickness are headache disturb sleep loss of appetite, nausea, coughing, irregular breathing, breathlessness, lassitude and lack of concentration. It is advisable to take the precautions, so as to acclimatize your body properly.

 

 Address and Contact Information

KARMA DUPGYUD CHOELING MONASTERY

Post Box No. 10, Leh-194101 Ladakh (J&K) India

at Choglamsar

Tel: 0091-1982-264634

Official Email :  kdcladakh@yahoo.com

 

 

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