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5 Monasteries To Bask In Tranquility When You Travel Solo

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It's time to leave all the hassles behind and go bask in the glory of peace and tranquillity. Here are 5 monasteries to take off to. 

1. Ladakh (Leh): Head to the Thiksey monastery for a rejuvenating and renewed experience

Ladakh (Leh): Head to the Thiksey monastery for a rejuvenating and renewed experience
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Shanthi Nandanan shares, “Ladakh is a magical place, bestowed with natural beauty. The snow-capped mountains, the natural lakes, the monasteries all add to its beauty. We went in the month of June which was the perfect time since it was not so cold and the weather was really pleasant. We got to see all the places without being inhibited by the weather. The must see places are the Khardungla Pass and the Pangong LakeRead Full Review

2. Gangtok: The Rumtek Monastery is has several precious stones built into its walls

Gangtok: The Rumtek Monastery is has several precious stones built into its walls
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Sumit Sinha shares, “Gangtok is indeed beautiful. Monasteries, temples, gardens, zoo, snow-capped mountains, snow-filled roads, flower shows and then there are our national frontiers with China at Nathula guarded by our brave and courteous soldiers.Read Full Review

3. Sikkim: Head to Lachen monastery and disconnect from the world around

Sikkim: Head to Lachen monastery and disconnect from the world around
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Anchal Arora adds, “Sikkim is a must-visit destination, surrounded by the beautiful mountain ranges. I started my trip by landing at Bagdogra airport. Took a taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok. Gangtok is known for its monasteries. On the first day, I visited the beautiful monasteries in Gangtok like Enchey, Ranka, Rumtek monastery. Visited the flower show at centre Ridge Park.” Read Full Review

4. Darjeeling: The Old Ghum Monastery was founded by one of the oldest Darjeeling monasteries

Darjeeling: The Old Ghum Monastery was founded by one of the oldest Darjeeling monasteries
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Mehak Agrawal adds, “Awesome experience. Wonderful place to visit. Everyone must give it a chance. Enjoy the ride on the Toy train and visit various monasteries.Read Full Review

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5. Bhutan: The serene Taktsang monastery is situated at an altitude of 3120 meters in upper Paro valley

Bhutan: The serene Taktsang monastery is situated at an altitude of 3120 meters in upper Paro valley
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Mansi Patil adds, “Wonderful place if you like nature. The only drawback is the food if you are a vegetarian. Loads of places in Paro and Thimpu- monasteries esp the one with an orange tree. Also, the museum is great. The Zhong in Thimpu- is worth visitingRead Full Review

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