Fiang is a village comprising 300 odd houses, located at a distance of 15 km from Leh. The village is not only home to a 16th century Phyang Monastery but also boasts the presence of the Himalayan Institute of Alternate Ladakh (HIAL), an initiative run by the renowned innovator and Educationist, Sonam Wangchuk. With the help of the local community, he also established one of the first Ice-Stupas in Fiang village which is an attempt to conserve the unutilized winter stream water for summer’s irrigation purposes. The Tokpo stream cuts across the village originating from the high mountains and glaciers overlooking the village. These mountains overseeing the Fiang village are also part of traditional trekking routes and some of then even lead up to the beautiful Nubra Valley on the other side of the mountains.
The homestay is located right in the heart of the village. Its proximity to the Phyang Monastery make it even more important to any traveler. The homesty has 3 rooms out of which 1 room can accommodate 5 people and the other 2 have the capacity of 3 each. There is a common area to socialize with the host and the fellow travelers. This nicely lit glass room is surrounded by magical views. All the rooms have a common bathroom.
Location: Near the Phyang Monastery
No. of Rooms – 3; Total Capacity – 14
Mohd. Nazeer runs the homestay along with his wife Habiba Bano and 3 kids. He is an ex soldier who quit service few years ago and switched to the tourism industry. Apart from running this homestay, he runs his own taxi service and organizes sight-seeing tours for travelers from all around.
It is Habiba Bano who looks after the kitchen for the guests and she can cook a variety of traditional dishes as well as can cook as per request too. Most of the ingredients used especially the vegetables are 100% organically home grown.
Parking • Running Hot Water • Open Seating Areas • Smoking Allowed • Pick and drop service (paid)
Bird Watching • Reading • Star Gazing • Village Walk • Forest Walk • Yoga and Meditation • Hiking
Per Person: 1250/-
Complimentary: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Upto 8 year: Complimentary (no extra bed)
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Phyang Monastery • HAIL Campus Ice Stupas • Local Amchi (traditional medicine) Centers
Leh Palace • Tsemo Gompa • Phey Village • Spituk Monastery • Magnetic Hill • Pathar Sahib Gurudwara • Likir Monastery.
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