Two hours walk on a rocky track reach the famous Phuktal Monastery. Phuktal Monastery -The imposing and honeycomb monastery of Phuktal is a rare sight and is unmatched in its sublime grandeur. The monastery has been etched out of a composite mountain and has a massive cave. Yellow capped monks, who are hospitable, dominate the monastery. Inside the cave there is water small well, where the water remains at the same level. One should not forget to take torch to view magnificent old paintings and thankas in the dark rooms of the Monastery.
After visiting and exploring the Monastery, we retreat back to Purne and further through the Gorge, along the Zanskar River. we get to a small Hemlet of Gyalbok. Located in the middle of the Gorge on a hill.