Alchi

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Alchi village, nestled among the golden trees,  set amidst the barren gorges of the Indus River and desolate mountains..

Alchi is a village in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, India, 70 km downstream from the capital. The village is famous for the existence of one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh (a national heritage) Alchi Monastery, mainly known for its magnificent and well-preserved 11th- or 12th-century wall paintings, all in an Indo-Himalayan style.

 


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