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Ladakh

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3rd July 2017 to 4th July 2017

Hemis Festival 2017

The Hemis Festival is one of the most important and colorful festivals of Ladakh, which is celebrated at the Hemis Monastery. Dedicated to Lord Padmasambhava, this 2-day festival falls on the 10th day of the Tibetan Lunar month. The festival has been declared as a state holiday and is celebrated with great enthusiasm and with several cultural and traditional values. The virtue of this festival dates back to the 16th century and celebrates the victory of good over evil. This festival holds a special place in the hearts of the locals and thus the felicitations are done at a very grand level. People get dressed up in traditional clothes, women wear headgears with loads of jewellery and men can be be seen wearing cummerbunds. The monastery is also decorated and decked up with shining lights that add charm to its impeccable beauty.

Special art exhibitions and dance performances wearing special masks and vibrant costumes are the major highlights of this festival and it's wonderful spirit catch the eyes of many visitors too. The felicitations take place in the monastery's lobby where a 12m long silk painting is also displayed that leaves the audiences awestruck. The rituals of this festival are believed to promote strength and good health. This year, the Hemis Festival will be organised from 3-4th July at the Hemis Monastery, Ladakh and shall be visited to experience the fascination beauty of the place and the festival too.
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Hotels Near Hemis Festival 2017

Hotel The Indus Valley - Fort Road, Leh

11250

Hotel The Indus Valley

Fort Road, Leh

Approx 500 m from venue

Last Booked : Sep 09, 2016 at 9:48 pm
- Sep 19, 2015 at 1:10 am
Nice Hotel
Rated
4
Stay in this hotel was quite comfortable. I don't have any issue with the services of this hotel. Got a nice experience.
Hotel Grand Himalaya - Leh

6710

Hotel Grand Himalaya

Leh

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.9 / 5
3.9 / 5
Last Booked : Jun 09, 2016 at 12:03 pm
The Hotel Himalaya  - Changspa, Leh

5000

The Hotel Himalaya

Changspa, Leh

Approx 100 m from venue

Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 9:15 am
- Oct 09, 2017 at 6:43 pm
Rated
5
Very nice hotel.nd Is located near market nd hotel staff is very cooperative. rooms are clean nd food is also delicious.....
Hotel Royal Plaza - Changspa, Leh

2200

Hotel Royal Plaza

Changspa, Leh

Approx 100 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
Hotel Munshi Continental - Fort Road, Leh

3500

Hotel Munshi Continental

Fort Road, Leh

Approx 200 m from venue

Last Booked : Aug 15, 2016 at 5:18 pm
- Sep 25, 2015 at 9:44 am
its good but not worthy
Rated
3
we only booked for one night stay for our two night plan. then we were happy for the Decision. because there were many other camps close to lake for very nominal price..... but food here is good.... ...
Wonderland Camp - Changspa, Leh

8500

Wonderland Camp

Changspa, Leh

Approx 100 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.9 / 5
2.9 / 5
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OYO 14402 Himalayan Villa - Sankar Road,Chubi, Leh

2148

OYO 14402 Himalayan Villa

Sankar Road,Chubi, Leh

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.1 / 5
3.1 / 5
The Palace Ladakh - Leh

6000

The Palace Ladakh

Leh

Approx 200 m from venue

Last Booked : Apr 26, 2016 at 5:15 pm
- Jun 12, 2018 at 8:55 am
Rated
4
location is really good. rooms are large enough for family with kids. I found. stay to be little expensive compare to other choices. but if you are not concerned about it just go for it with out ...
Hotel Lingzi - Fort Road, Leh

2950

Hotel Lingzi

Fort Road, Leh

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.4 / 5
3.4 / 5