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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

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 - upper karzoo, Leh, Leh

6710

Hotel Grand Himalaya

upper karzoo, Leh, Leh

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.8 / 5
4.8 / 5
Last Booked : Aug 15, 2016 at 5:18 pm
- Mar 24, 2017 at 3:26 pm
Rated
4
Awesome scenic beauty. Chilling weather. Fatastic palce for travel. Excellent place to stay. One of my best expedition.
Wonderland Camp - Pangong Lake, Spangmik, Leh

5500

Wonderland Camp

Pangong Lake, Spangmik, Leh

Approx 100 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.4 / 5
3.4 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 9:15 am
- Oct 16, 2016 at 4:17 pm
Rated
4
Good place for a comfortable stay in leh, very near to the main market, still in a peaceful setup.
Hotel Royal Plaza - Changspa, Leh

1500

Hotel Royal Plaza

Changspa, Leh

Approx 100 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
Hotel Munshi Continental - Fort Road, Leh

5200

Hotel Munshi Continental

Fort Road, Leh

Approx 200 m from venue

Hotel Khan Manzil - Others, Leh

1600

Hotel Khan Manzil

Others, Leh

Approx 100 m from venue

Last Booked : Jun 09, 2016 at 12:03 pm
The Hotel Himalaya  - Others, Leh

4620

The Hotel Himalaya

Others, Leh

Approx 100 m from venue

Last Booked : Jul 27, 2015 at 8:11 pm
- Jul 06, 2015 at 1:10 am
A HOTEL FOR ALL!
Rated
5
I travelled here from airport and from taxi from airport it took me 20 mins to reach the hotel. I was given complimentary Wi-Fi service here. The rooms and services are good and I did not face any ...
Hotel Antelope - Leh, Leh

3630

Hotel Antelope

Leh, Leh

Approx 100 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 5.0 / 5
5.0 / 5
Last Booked : Apr 26, 2016 at 5:15 pm
- May 22, 2016 at 1:10 am
Good Hotel
Rated
4
Though it was a short stay but we really enjoy the services of this hotel. Its a nicely maintained property located very close to the market and Air Port.
Hotel Lingzi - Fort Road, Leh

3200

Hotel Lingzi

Fort Road, Leh

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.4 / 5
4.4 / 5
The Kanglachan - Zangsti Leh, Leh

6225

The Kanglachan

Zangsti Leh, Leh

Approx 300 m from venue