Dhankar Monastery: An Unexpected Hike

To reach Dhankar on public transport, catch the Kaza to Peo bus at around 7.30 AM and reach Sichling in an hour. If coming from Tabo, look for Sumdo-Kaza bus, which reaches Tabo at around 9.30-10 AM. That should also leave you at Sichling in an hour. From Sichling, hitchhike or just hike for 8 KMs to Dhankar.

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Kibber: My First Encounter with Acute Mountain Sickness

So, the car started soon and rushed past the famous Key Monastery in no time. But as it did so, I was beginning to feel a little awkward, so much so that I was not longer enjoying the marvellous landscapes unfurling in front of my eyes, nor did I feel like taking photographs.

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