Top 5 Places to Visit in Hemis

World renowned for its breathtaking sights, glorious landscapes and the ancient Hemis Monastery, the region of Hemis gathers visitors from every corner of the world. A tiny and lovely village situated in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, Hemis is also popularly known as “Hamis”. The infamous Hemis Monastery here is known to have been re-established by King Senge Nampar Gyalva in 1672 AD but the monastery itself has been extant since before the 11th century. Located in the heart of the Himalayan mountains, the varied terrain of Hemis provides home not only to humans but a variety of exotic plant and animal species. The popular Hemis festival held here every year in the month of July is the most dazzling display of colors and enlightens us about the culture of an isolated civilization. Ideal for experiencing an adventurous holiday as well, Hemis has several attractions one can visit. The five best places you must visit in Hemis are enumerated here.

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