Deliberately worked at most elevated area in Spiti Valley, Dhankar Monastery was at one time the capital of Spiti in seventeenth century. It is one of the five fundamental Buddhist focuses and traveler destinations in Spiti locale.
Halfway situated in Spiti district, Dhankar Monastery offers all encompassing perspective of the Spiti valley. It is arranged in Lahaul and Spiti locale of Himachal Pradesh in north India. Indeed, even in antiquated times, it was picked by the Nonos to have better control and wellbeing from its adversary. The Dhankar stronghold was customary home for the Nonos, the royals of Spiti.
Remote and cut off from different parts of the nation, modernization has skirted Dhankar. Dhankar is arranged at the juncture of Spiti and Pin Rivers. The seventh century Buddhist religious community is the second most elevated on the planet after Ki Monastery and a vital focal point of Buddhist learning subsequent to the seventh century. The new religious community has been developed at Shichilling Village and houses around 150 Lamas.
The religious communities have a place with Gelugpa Order of Tibetan Buddhism. The statue of Vairochana or Meditating Buddha's godlike object shapes the focal point of the religious community. Cloister has antiquated wall paintings, thankas, Buddhist sacred writings that merit seeing. Other than the Dhankar Monastery, there are a few other visitor spots to see. Dhankar is likewise well known with voyagers. Only 2.5 km from the religious community, is the Dhankar lake which is encompassed by ice sheet mountains. Encompassed by mountains and because of its remote area, just trekkers want to go to the site.
From Dhankar, one can likewise make a beeline for Dhankar Monasteries, 26 km away and Pin Valley National Park, home to the uncommon ibex and snow panther. Yak and Yetty have cabins to stay with ostensible charges. Staying with local people is another choice. There are no inns or resorts accessible. Little eating outlets are the main choices to eat at Dhankar. Local people do likewise give sustenance however you will need to put in a request first. Dhankar is overwhelmingly veggie lover. Best time to visit Kaza is amid summer from May to October. From October end, Rohtang Pass stays shut because of snowfall..