in Ladākh of State of Jammu and Kashmīr, India

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.974 and 77.812 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 58' 28" and E 77° 48' 41"
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: 05:23 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kolkata
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:19 am and 7:30 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: 2020-07-15 07:21:05

Explore Chimre

Chimre in Ladākh (State of Jammu and Kashmīr) is located in India about 370 mi (or 596 km) north of New Delhi, the country's capital.

Local time in Chimre is now 05:23 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kolkata with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 5 airports in the wider vicinity of Chimre. The closest airport in India is Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in a distance of 19 mi (or 30 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 Lumaka. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 26%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 1% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 16th of July 2020

19°C (67 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 17th of July 2020

20°C (69 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 18th of July 2020

21°C (69 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Google Car Fail

Published: August 03, 2012
Length: 46:13 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Gisela Treichler

The wreckage of a Google-Street-View car discovered by one of my clients in northern India. Proper traveling begins there where the Internet ends.


Published: August 22, 2011
Length: 41:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mp Singh

Willys Jeep At Changla Top.

CHANG LA Pass - stuck horribly in snow after sunset (I wouldn't have been alive)

Published: June 06, 2013
Length: 59:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Suchait Guitars

This incident sent shivers down the spine, turned my pal Sids pale, and got his voice choked, made us fear death, led me to shoot a documentary for AXN or whatever channel (I wouldn't have...

Stakna gompa in Ladakh

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

Stakna gompa in Ladakh.

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, ...

INDIE- Himalaje 2011. Wyprawa motocyklami Royal Enfield.

Published: July 23, 2011
Length: 09:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: DesmoSeven

Motorcycle expedition to India. Ladakh Overland Adventure 2011. World's highest motorable passes. 13 bikes, 13 bikers, 18 days, countless adventures... Ekspedycja motocyklowa do Indii....

Beautiful Roadtrip from Leh to Hemis, Ladakh, Travelquartz Vlogs

Published: August 12, 2018
Length: 13:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: travel quartz

Beautiful Roadtrip from Leh to Hemis, Ladakh, Travelquartz Vlogs One of the most beautiful roadtrip of my life was from Leh to Hemis. The snow capped ...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Chemrey or Chemdrey, gompa of the Drukpa (Red Hat) sect in eastern Ladakh, founded in 1664 by Lama Tagsang Raschen who also founded Hemis Monastery as a memorial to the local king Sengge Namgyal, who had a big importance for the spread of Tibetan Buddhism in Ladakh. The monastery comprises a number of shrines, two assembly halls (Du-Khang) and a Lama temple (Lha-Khang). The main attraction of the monastery is the one storey high statue of Padmasambhava.

Located at 33.97, 77.8 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh

Takthok Monastery

Takthok Monastery (also known as Thag Thog or Thak Thak) is a Buddhist monastery in Sakti village in Ladakh, northern India, located approximately 46 kilometres east of Leh. The name Takthok, literally meaning 'rock-roof' was named because both its roof as well as walls are made up of rock. It belongs to the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism and approximately 55 lamas reside there. It is the only Nyingma monastery in Ladakh.

Located at 34.0053, 77.8203 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, Nyingma

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