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Dhankar Gompa/Monastery is one of the oldest Gompa of Spiti. Once you reach at top, then you gonna love the view from there and one can see Confluence of Spiti and pin river from the top view. Try to take so many pictures. We had...More
so many amazing ancient places to visit and Dhankar is high up on my list of wonders of the world. A lovely cup of tea with the monk high up in the monastery, views that take your breath away... was simply an amazing experience.
One of the oldest monasteries of spiti, one can see confluence of spiti and pin river from the monastery, Visited on the way from tabo to kaza. Dhankar gompa, Dhankar new monastery and dhankar lake (trek of 3kms) can be done in 5hrs. The new...More
My wife and I visited this monastery in first week of April this year. While coming from Tabo side, you have to go through a 8-km stretch called Sichling which is notorious for shooting stones, so reach this place in the morning before 10 am....More
This is a great ancient Monastery a must see during your spiti trip. Dates back several centuries it is intriguing to see it stand tall even today. It is in desperate need to restoration today and several NGOs are working on its restoration plan.
Dhankar Monastery is a fort monastery situated at an elevation of 3870 meters in Spiti valley. After visiting Pin valley we moved back towards Attargo bridge to cross it and from there our car took turn towards Dhanker Monastery. Dhankar Monastery is an old Tibetan...More
The place used to be the capital of the Spiti Valley. Dhankar monastery is unofficially the oldest monastery of the valley. Due to regular attempts of loot and attack by the mongols, the monastery lost all the scripts. However, people can still find it's mention...More
If you want to get a glimpse of this epic monastery, you need to hurry up. Its extremely old and we could it falling apart. Just like many other monasteries here, its pretty ancient and huge. Its perched on the of a mountain against a...More