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High Altitude Jeep Safari In HimalayasTake the road less travelled, that's where the thrill is. True, the places might be somewhat inaccessible and you may have to travel through cold desert areas and valleys of Himalayas, yet we know that this sentence is already getting tempting enough for you to get you going. These trips take you right into the heart of these high mountain ranges and are absolutely complete in themselves when it comes to getting close to the natural wonders like the rugged terrains, high altitude passes, the sober glaciers and the lakes. At the end of it all you thank heavens that the roads have reached these regions which has given you an opportunity to explore these areas.
The experience of negotiating these winding roads is reason enough to venture into the high altitude areas to be in this completely new world altogether. Usually it is believed that only those people who are interested in rock climbing and mountaineering etc should venture out to the Himalayas. These Jeep Safaris are meant for those people who are not interested in either of these yet want to feel the thrill of being in the Himalayas.
Jeep Safaris in the Trans Himalayan Region
The landscapes in the Trans Himalayan region are stunning for the explorers. You have the option of choosing for the customized tours offered by the Tourism Board of India to all the high altitude regions such as Leh, Ladakh and Kinnaur Spiti. These destinations have still not been swept by the wave of commercialization so you can still get access to the pristine beauty of the regions without having to put up with the crowds that usually throng to the common tourism destinations.
Jeep Safaris in Ladakh
The usual Jeep Safaris begin from Manali from where you drive to the Rohtang Pass which is about 13300 feet in height and some of the best views of the Pir Panjal Range are visible from here. The other regions that you cross through in this journey are Baralacha Pass, Tsokar Lake, Tsomoriri Lake and Leh and then to Indus valley onwards and then back to Leh.
Jeep Safaris in High altitude Lakes of Ladakh
Pangong Tso Lake
It is not difficult to predict that you'd not see much of habitation as well as transport in the areas that lead you to the Pangong Tso Lake. Therefore the Jeep Safaris are the best way to reach here. The army men may not allow you to stay at the place for more than two hours so camping at Lukung is the best option for you. All the essentials are managed by the tour operators including your food and necessary permits.
Tso Moriri Lake
Once again, a jeep safari is the easiest way to reach here as in the name of transport you'll only find the odd truck doing the rounds. The itinerary that is usually followed here is a circular one where you go through to Upshi to Chumathang, Mahe Bridge, Puga, Tso Moriri, Korzok and back.
Jeep Safari in Uttaranchal
Jeep Safaris in Uttaranchal are Kumaon and Garhwal hill regions are very popular among the adventure enthusiasts. Uttaranchal is also known as Devbhoomi and the place attracts tourists and pilgrims from all over the world. The Great Himalayan Ranges are the main attraction in the Garhwal and Kumaon region. Some of the famous peaks in this region are Yogeshwar, Sri Kailash, Mana Parbat etc.
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