in Ladākh of State of Jammu and Kashmīr, India

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.937 and 77.725 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 56' 14" and E 77° 43' 31"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - INR
Spoken languages:
English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Panjabi, Assamese, Bihari , Kashmiri, Nepali, Sindhi, Sanskrit, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:31 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Kolkata
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:17 am and 7:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
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Current travel safety evaluation for India in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to India.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning India. Last Update: 2020-07-12 07:21:15

Explore Changa

Changa in Ladākh (State of Jammu and Kashmīr) is a city in India about 367 mi (or 591 km) north of New Delhi, the country's capital.

Local time in Changa is now 09:31 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kolkata with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 5 airports in the vicinity of Changa. The closest airport in India is Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in a distance of 17 mi (or 28 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rutog, Qumudi, Diyag, Zangkaxa and Shiquanhe. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 24%
Air Pressure 1005 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 31% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 13th of July 2020

18°C (64 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 14th of July 2020

19°C (65 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 15th of July 2020

19°C (66 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Himalaya road trip part 9 Thiksey monastary to Tso Kar Lake Ladakh on Royal Enfield motorbikes

Published: October 11, 2014
Length: 17:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lifeisjoy NL

Thiksey monastary, Indus valley, Tso Kar lake Get 100€ discount on this trip: On you can watch all our movies and read our travelstories....

Looking out over the Indus valley from the roof of Thiksey Monastery

Published: September 09, 2009
Length: 18:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: RealJohnny1

Redspokes organised trip from Manalia to Leh, northern India. The trip is nearly over and we have stopped to visit the monastery, the view from the roof was fantastic and the colour contrast...

India 11 Monasterio Budista Thiksey

Published: October 01, 2011
Length: 59:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: snowcopito

Oración de un monje budista.

Thikse gompa in Ladakh

Published: November 16, 2008
Length: 03:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Bob Witlox

Thikse gompa in Ladakh.

Stakna gompa in Ladakh

Published: November 16, 2008
Length: 09:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bob Witlox

Stakna gompa in Ladakh.


Published: October 18, 2012
Length: 28:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zvi Peretz Cohen

Thikse 03.09.2012 Thikse Gompa or Thikse Monastery (also transliterated from Ladakhi as Tikse, Tiksey or Thiksey) (thiksok Nambar tak pe ling) is a Tibetan B...

Thiksey Monastery in Ladakh (the North of India)

Published: June 28, 2011
Length: 43:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rdeoen

The Thiksey Monastery in Ladakh, the North of India. This Tibetan Buddhist monastery sits at a height of 3600 meters and is a jewel in Ladakh's skyline. For more, see: http://india2011reis.blogsp...

Monk dance at Hemis Monastery

Published: January 22, 2015
Length: 02:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Yogesh Sarkar

Senior monk at Hemis Monastery teaching his disciple traditional monastic dance. Full travelogue at ...

Monk praying at Hemis Monastery

Published: January 22, 2015
Length: 34:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Yogesh Sarkar

A monk praying at the Hemis Monastery in Ladakh. You can view the full travelogue at

Monk Chanting in Hemis Monastery

Published: January 22, 2015
Length: 39:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Yogesh Sarkar

A monk chanting inside Hemis Monastery in Ladakh, please increase volume to hear it properly. Full travelogue can be viewed here, ...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Hemis is a town in India 40 km southeast of Leh in Ladakh, well known for the Hemis monastery that was established in 1672 AD by king Senge Nampar Gyalva. Hemis is best known to tourists for the colorful festival held in July. Hemis also could be associated with the Hemis National Park, an area that is home to the endangered snow leopard. The national park was created in 1981. Its coordinates are - latitude 33º38'-34º11' in the North to longitude 77º00'-77º44' in the East.

Located at 33.9125, 77.7028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1672 establishments

Hemis Monastery

Hemis Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Drukpa Lineage, located in Hemis, Ladakh. Situated 45 km from Leh, the monastery was re-established in 1672 by the Ladakhi king Sengge Namgyal. The annual Hemis festival honoring Padmasambhava is held here in early June.

Located at 33.9125, 77.7028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1672 establishments, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh