Surrounded by the snow-clad mighty Himalayas, Likir is a village that lies in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir. The region of Likir is known for its white beauty because it remains cloaked in the shimmering snow for a major part of the year. It is the place where the well-known Likir Monastery is located.
The village of Likir is elevated at a height of 11,978 feet above the sea level. Due to such gigantic height amid mountains, the terrains of this village are rocky. The locals and their cattle of Likir depend upon the nearby meadows for food. The glacial lakes are the major source of water in Likir. The climate of the place is described as cool. Throughout the year, the median temperatures range between 0°C-10°C. During winters, the temperatures fall below zero degrees as well.
Since Likir is a located in a mountainous region, it is an apt destination for the dauntless trek lovers. The ardent trekkers and mountaineers flock to Likir for experiencing a new thrill. The monastery of Likir is also a major attraction that is said to be built in the 11th century and houses an idol of Buddha with a height of 25 feet.