|Orientation of Tabo
Tabo recently celebrated the 1000th anniversary of its monastary as thousands flocked to attend the Kalachakra or Wheel of Time ceremony performed by his Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Tabo offers reasonably good accommodation. There is a guest house run by the Buddhist monks. You can get Tibetan food at restaurants that have warm and friendly atmosphere.
|Attractions in Tabo
The Chos Khor Gompa - This was founded in 996. The Assembly Hall called the Du Khang is made of Deodar wood which was imported from Kullu, Kinnaur, Chamba and Kashmir. About 60 lamas stay at this Gompa and one can find a rare collection of art pieces such as scriptures and
Tsuglhakhang (Academy) - You can see nine temples here, with figures of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas on its walls.
The Drompton Lhakhang Chempo - This was established in the 17th century and you can see a typical Tibetan high ceiling depicting nagas (snakes), peacocks and rainbows.
The Ser Khang - This is a Golden Temple famous for its gold dust coating.
|Getting There & Away to Tabo
You can reach Tabo by a bus that travels from Chandigarh to Kinnaur.