Nestled in the lap of the mighty river Indus and surrounded by highly dramatic scenery, Alchi is a serene spot that refreshes your soul and mind. It is a small village in the district of Leh in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. Alchi is one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh that is mainly known for its magnificent and beautiful wall painting based on Indo-Himalayan style.
The monuments and paintings here are unique in style and workmanship, the artistic and spiritual details of both Buddhism and the Hindu kings of the time in Kashmir are reflected in the wall paintings in the monastery. These are some of the oldest surviving paintings in Ladakh. There are several tourist home stays in and around the region that offer modern convenience facilities and a memorable vacation for the tourists. To know more about how to reach Alchi and the best time to visit Alchi, you can refer to Alchi travel guide.