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Lamayuru Gompa, perched dramatically on a crag at 3510m, is a Tibetan Buddhist Gompa situated off the Srinagar-Leh Highway, a.k.a. National Highway 1D, is one of the largest and oldest gompa in Ladakh, with a population of around 150 permanent monks resident..*Pre-season Jeep road trip from Delhi to Amritsar, Srinagar, Kargil, Lamayuru, Leh, Khardung La, Tso Moriri and back to Delhi in May 2010. Photo by Suzanne Lee