Ngadak Monastery Namchi

Ngadak Monastery exudes with charm and spirituality. This monastery located at a short distance from the main town of Namchi was built during the reign of Chogyal Gyurmed Namgyal by Tensung Namgyal as the palace for Her Highness Pendi Ongmu. Today, you can notice the monastery is supported by iron railings, and a new Gumpa is also being constructed as the old structure suffered damage due to the earthquake in the 17th century. Ngadak is one of the oldest monasteries in Namchi and it is anapt place to seek peace and meditate amidst nature. It is said that, whoever visits here has to make a promise to return again to the Gumpa. In fact the name, Ngadak itself means promise.

Things to do and see

During your visit to Ngadak Monastery, you can explore the Gompa and witness medicinal plants. You can also go visit the Namchi Rock Garden, after as well as the Samdruptse Hilltop Monastery, to see the giant statue of Guru Padmasambhava via cable car from the Namchi Rock Garden.

Getting There

Ngadak Monastery is located at short distance away from Namchi and you can get local taxis to get to this attraction.

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Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit this place is from March to June. These months witness soothing climate perfect for sightseeing.

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