For more information on Chhairo Gompa monastery, please refer to these external sites:

WikiPedia articles:

The Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya Lonely Planet Walking Guide may be useful if you are walking the Annapurna Circuit and don’t want to pass us by accident. For more in depth information on heritage and art of Chhairo and surrounding area, see the following book excerpts:

And last, but not least, you can view Tom Fakler’s wonderful photographs of Chhairo Gompa and the surrounding area.

News coverage of Chhairo Gompa’s reconstruction in the Nepal media


Tom Fakler is been a freelance photographer based in Switzerland. He joined the Spring 2013 RWI trip and his photos can be found at  Nepal Annapurna region gallery on Anita’s Feast.

You can buy a copy of Tom’s blurb photo book from the same trip here