• Thangbi Gompa
Thangbi Gompa is situated in the middle of a wide fertile plateau overlooking a river.This 14th century gompa comprises two sanctuaries and a temple. The sanctuary on the ground floor contains statues of the past, present and future Buddhas and clay statues probably dating to the end of the 15th century.
This temple is a few hours walk from Thangbi Gompa, situated about 100m above the valley floor in the small region of Ngang Yule. The present temple was built in the 15th century. A three day festival is held here each winter, with masked dances in honor of the founder of the temple.
• Ura valley
The drive from Jakar to Ura is about one and a half hours long. The road crosses Ura-la pass, on the approach to which there is a magnificent view of Mt. Gangkar Puensum. Above Ura village there is a new temple is dedicated to Guru Rinpoche containing a huge statue of the Guru and remarkable wall paintings of the cycle of his teachings.