Shey Gompa (monastery), and the mountains beyond 34.0562577.645991 Indus River. is only 10 minutes away.    34.0644177.553342 Shey Palace and Monastery. is a 500 m walk. The climb up to Old Shey Palace will be rewarded with a fantastic view of one of the most beautiful landscapes of Ladakh.    34.0556877.66783 Thikse Monastery (Thiksay Gompa). is about 4 km down the road towards the famous Hemis Monastery. The monasteries Stakna, Stok and Matho as well as Indus River are in visual range.