On your way further on the Srinagar – Leh Highway NH1D is located the Likir Monastery. Likir Monastery or Likir Gompa (Klud-kyil) is a Buddhist monastery in Ladakh, northern India, located approximately 52 kilometres (32 mi) west of Leh. It is picturesquely situated on a little hill in the valley near the Indus River and the village of Saspol about 9.5 kilometres (5.9 mi) north of the Srinigar to Leh highway. It belongs to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism and was established in 1065 by Lama Duwang Chosje, under the command of the fifth king of Ladakh, Lhachen Gyalpo (Lha-chen-rgyal-po).
- Location : Likir, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashir, India
- Founded : 1065
- Type: Tibetan Buddhist
- Lineage : Ngari Rimpoche
- No. of Monks: 120