International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon


IKRC GC is the International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon which holds the fifth Kadampa Temple dedicated for World Peace.

The Temple is situated within the beautiful region of Northern Arizona, with stunning views, adjacent to the historical Route 66, and the town of Williams.

Enjoy our comfortable accommodations, on-premises café, and gift shop.



Check-in time is 3pm. Check-out is 11am.

Please plan to arrive during office hours (9:00-1:00pm and 2:00-5:00pm) whenever possible. Reception is located in the lobby, to the right of the parking lot as you approach the building.

Special Needs

If you have any mobility issues or special needs, please tell us at the time of booking, and we will do our best to accommodate you.


Overnight accommodations include breakfast.

Lunch and Dinner are $7 each and can be added to your cart at the time of registration. Our meals are vegetarian; we offer standard vegetarian (includes wheat and diary), vegan, wheat free, and vegan/wheat free options. We regret we cannot cater for specific dietary requirements. However, please let us know if you suffer from a severe food allergy.


A 25% deposit is required to confirm your registration. The balance is due upon arrival.


A 25% booking fee will be retained for all cancellations up to 24 hours before the start of the Celebration. Within 24 hours of the start of the Celebration, all fees are non-refundable. Non-refunded fees for cancellations go to the NKT International Temples Project.


6701 E. Mountain Ranch Road
Williams, Arizona 86046

IKRC Grand Canyon is located in Northern Arizona, on I-40 between the town of Williams and Flagstaff. We are located about 2.5 hours from Phoenix airport (PHX), and 30 minutes from the Flagstaff airport (FLG).

peaceful enviroNment

The IKRC GC is a Buddhist retreat center. We kindly request guests to refrain from smoking or using intoxicants on the premises and to respect the center’s vegetarian policy. Please note that there are no televisions on-site.


We are located in Northern Arizona. On average, there are 266 sunny days per year. The July high is around 84 degrees. The January low is 20. The average yearly snowfall is 70 inches. Check the weather and pack accordingly.