Road trips to High Himalayan passes give adrenaline rush to every adventure seeker. Jalori Pass at 11000 feet from sea level is an important pass in Himachal Pradesh connecting Shimla Valley with Kullu Valley. It is steep and ferocious. It is a sheer delight and ultimate bliss to reach Tirthan valley from Shimla by crossing this imposing pass.
For me, Himalaya is the paradise and rest everything is called earth. In this blog i want to live my finest moments from Himalaya and share them with you to make you feel motivated enough to break the chain of mundane life and hit the road to Himalaya.
Driving the complete Spiti Circuit in Himachal is the epic achievement of my life and one stretch from Kaza to Komic is, so truly, the crowning glory of this epic road trip. It starts from the Administrative head quarter Kaza and ends at the highest village of Asia Komic which is home to The Highest Monastery of the world i.e. Tangyud Monastery.
10 reasons that make Lansdowne A Perfect Road Trip Weekend Getaway From Delhi. Lansdowne, situated at an altitude of 1700 meters from sea level, is a perfect weekend gateway from Delhi and for a self drive road tripper, it refreshes your reflexes. A smooth 5 hours drive from Delhi takes you the first and the nearest hill station from Delhi in the Garhwal Region of Himalaya.
Kunzum Pass or Kunzum La at 4950 mt ASL is a high mountain pass in Himachal Pradesh, India connecting Kullu and Lahaul Valley with Spiti Valley. It’s one of the highest motorable pass in the world that remain closed for 7-8 months in a year thus every year it exhibits its mighty importance by forcing people to foot walk the high glacier mountains to reach other side. It’s a divine place on earth surrounded by the grandeur of Himalaya which not only connects two important valleys but also signifies the confluence of two cultures i.e. Hinduism of Kullu and Lahual with Buddhism of Spiti.
Chandratal which literally means moon shaped lake (Chandra means moon & tal means lake in Hindi) is situated at a height of 4270 meters and 8 KMs away from the Kunzum Pass in Spiti & Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh, India lies between a low ridge and the main Kunzum range. Boasting of a circumference of about 3 KMs, the crystal clear water of Chandra Tal Lake is one of the source of the violent Chandra river.
World out there, along the river Spiti is the wonderland known as Spiti Valley in Himachal which is composed by the God with only gorgeous places and breathtaking stunning landscapes. The mountains here are eroded with no or less vegetation and the snow-capped peaks against bluer than bluest sky makes region a world of contrasts, … Continue reading 30 Black & White Images Of Spiti Valley
In the last week of December 2014, my zeal to bypass main tourist destination and passion to explore lesser known led me to another picturesque location in Himachal - Naggar. Naggar is a wonderfully located hill town on the east bank or left bank of the Beas River famous for Nagar Castle and Roerich Art Gallery. … Continue reading Naggar: A Town With Medieval Charm Near Manali In Himachal
For me after Sangla and Chhitkul in Himachal, self drive to Munsiyari from Dharchula via Jauljibi & Madkot, under the mighty Himalaya range and along side river Kali and Gauri, was most adventurous and full of surprises. I took this unexplored route on 1st October 2014 and proudly completed this less traveled road through unseen places … Continue reading Self Drive Road Trip On Unexplored Road From Dharchula To Munsiyari Via Jauljibi In Uttaranchal, India
A photojourney of our road trip from Delhi to Chhitkul in Kunnaur Valley of Himachal.