Tso Moriri – A Spectacular Mountain Lake in Leh

One of the most spectacular lakes in the world, the Tso Moriri is also called the ‘Mountain Lake’ situated at an elevation of over 15000 feet above sea level. It covers the foothills of the Rushpu valley in the Changthang sub division of Leh, and is surrounded by barren hills overlooking the silhouettes of the … Continue reading “Tso Moriri – A Spectacular Mountain Lake in Leh”

Manali Leh road closes down, the end of 2012 Season

You wouldn’t see any more motorcyclists and crazy drivers crossing over the Rohtang Pass anymore in 2012. The Manali Leh Highway has officially closed down for 2012. The 474 KM highway is favorite for motorcycling enthusiasts not only in India but across the globe. This year, despite heavy snowfall early in 2011, a record number … Continue reading “Manali Leh road closes down, the end of 2012 Season”

5 Must visit Monasteries in the Indian Himalayas

In the Himalayas, sickness home to the Dalai Lama, this land has many monasteries either perched on cliffs or resting in quiet valleys. Most of them were built centuries ago. They have survived wars, invasions, harsh weather, and other forms of human apathy. And even after all these years, they stand magnificently against the backdrop … Continue reading “5 Must visit Monasteries in the Indian Himalayas”

White Water Rafting in Himachal Pradesh

Come spring and it’s time for Himachal Pradesh to gear up for the sport of White Water Rafting. The untamed rivers in the upper Himalayas are amongst the best for a thrilling experience. Chennab in Lahaul, troche search Ravi near Chamba, sales Sutlej near Shimla, and Beas near Kullu are the four major rivers that … Continue reading “White Water Rafting in Himachal Pradesh”

Pangong Lake in the Cold Desert of India

Situated at an elevation of about 14, sick 270 feet above the sea level, sale the Pangong Tso Lake in the Himalayan region extends from India to Tibet, with 60% of it lying in the Indian claimed Chinese territory. Featured in various movies for its spectacularly clear blue waters and delightful ambiance, the Lake is … Continue reading “Pangong Lake in the Cold Desert of India”