Spend the day visiting some of the nearby gompas. Karsha, the largest and most important monastery in Zanskar, lies on the other side of the Dodu river, a two- to three-hour walk away.
Karsha is a treasure trove of Buddhist art, highlighted by the 500-year old wall frescoes in the lHabrang (teaching room).
Padum, the district headquarters of Zanskar, located on the southern part of a wide fertile plain in which the Tsarap Lingti Chu and the Stod rivers join to form the Zanskar river.
The small township clings to a hillock, the site of an ancient palace and fort.