Rizong monastery hike/cycling: Distance 5 kms.(one way) 1-2 hrs one way hike / cycling: The landscape houses caves where Guru Padma Sambhava meditated during his journey through Ladakh. It was since held as a hermitage for buddhist learnings until 1831 when Lama Tsultim Nima decided to build Rizong monastery in its current form. You can hike or cycle up through the beautiful valley and spend the day at the monastery in meditation or taking a class at the school or just musing over the old architectural marvel. Ride back to the resort well before it gets dark.
Mangyu monastery hike/cycling: Distance 14 kms. 3-4 hours hike / cycling: Mangyu monastery or temple complex was was built by Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo after the completion of its counter parts in Alchi and Sumda between 12th to 13th AD. Its a beautiful day hike to the village across the river Indus. Starting early morning brings morning scenic beauty of Sham valleys and the layers of Barley tips glow in the morning sun. The hike or ride will take 2.5 hours to reach the monastery and the guests can spend the day around the monastery complex, enjoying the relics of our past.
Ridge summit hike 11200 feet: 3 hrs hike: Adjacent to the resort, above the apple orchards and the alfa alfa plantations is a steep ascend of a hill slope with a majestic view of the Indus Valley below you and rows of snow capped mountains running into the far horizon. Guests can hike up the ridge with a small canteen and enjoy the birds eye view of Himalayas at large.
“when you wake up and see a beautiful view of river and montains from your bed side window..it makes you feel like you have woke up in heaven and I have experienced it at this resort.... the beauty is that you are surrouned by nature,escaping...”
“Our stay at Ulley Ethnic resort near Alchi monastery on the Leh Lamayuru road was a very memorable one. The views from the cottages of the Indus river meandering thru the nearby hills was mesmerising. The service and food was excellent.The resort manager Ganesh spared.”
“Ule Ethnic Resort is a beautiful resort, room with a view. Many apple trees. The room is sparkling clean and very comfortable bed. Bathroom has strong shower. Breakfast and dinner are nice and staff are courteous.”
“ Beautiful setting, very attentive staff, aware of enviromental issues In our trip program this was billed as a camp site stay in tented accommodation, but it isn't. The rooms we stayed in were small chalet style and well fitted out, we looked down over the Indus”
Ule Ethnic Resort
Uleytokpo, Leh district
P.O. Box no. 168, GPO
Leh 194107, Ladakh
Fully solar powered
Hilltop dining area
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