Hall of Fame, Ladhak

Let’s travel today to Hall of Fame Ladhak. I heard about this place time to time when I was in Pune. These places have emotional bonding for an Army brat like me. Hall of Fame is a little yet sublime historical centre built and kept up by Indian Army in Ladakh. It is situated on the Spituk-Kargil street.

It displays things identified with Ladakhi social legacy. The key fascination of the historical centre is that it has shown on memorabilia, seized arms and courtesies of Pakistani Army, life stories and photos of the overcome fighters, and so on. This gallery was worked to recognize the souls of every single incredible trooper who lost their lives in noteworthy Siachin front lines amid Indo-Pak war.

I got little emotional after visiting the memorial and the name of the Army Personals lots their life in Kargil War on the stone carved. Leh and further high altitude areas are very difficult to live with oxygen supply at its lowest level. This place displays how our military personnel have done their best to protect our high altitude frontiers.

it’s the place where our heroes rest. It’s the great place to pay our tribute to all our heroes and pray for their soul to rest in peace forever. I like to request you guys when you visit to remove a good amount of time like 3 to 4 Hours for this place as you get to see a lot of arms and history. I cant describe the army’s glory but this place definitely does. Not only you find a sneak peak of Kargil war, 1971 you also find the wars and battles Ladhakhi people fought for this reason. It gives us a sense of what our soldiers do for our country. Also, its a memorial has been built for our martyrs. This place showcase Ladhaki culture, there struggle, Army achievements and so on.

There is a good stock of Kashmiri art and woollen cloths/shall/sweaters etc at a reasonable price. You can get Comics related to our Heroes who achieved India most respected Pram Veer Chakra and Ashok Chakra etc. do collect and share these stories with the coming generations. Do visit this place once you in Leh City. Cheers!!!

Coldest and Longest Night of Sarchu

It was not our choice to stop at an elevation of over 14,500 ft between the Himalayan mountain passes of BARALACHA LA and LACHLUNG LA. Sarchu was so cold as it was talking to us and saying “Boss aa to gye ho lets check your Aukat (fitness) and endurance”. Many people return to Manali and end their dream of completing the dream journey of Manali to Leh on a bike or by Car. People showing weakness due to mountain sickness, Fever and many more.

After a long trip from Manali (around 8 to 9 hrs), we made a stoppage at Sarchu for one night at Garjha Hill Sight Trekking & Camping camp. They give us a spotless room and worthy administration. nourishment quality was great and staff conduct additionally great. In evenings this is extremely icy and in these conditions, they offered us hot water. The encompassing both inside and outside was appealing and looked after cleanliness.
The camp is located right in the heart of Sarchu. The campsite is close to the highway for easy accessibility.

We reached Sarchu around 8 pm it was already late and very dark we couldn’t see the camps assigned to us. Chilly wind of Himalayan range on our face laughing maybe your journey stop here. As my 2both friends got the symptom of mountain sickness and they started to talk let’s survive this night and if the symptoms continue we will head back to Manali.

It’s not that we are not the strong fact is temperature here averages 0.1 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 323 mm. which can break anyone sprit for sure. Somehow we said goodnight to all and slept and in the morning saw the Sarchu and its beauty gave us the strength to move forward. Friends were in much better condition after a good sound sleep and we started our journey to Leh leaving behind few groups who stopped at Sarchu and Now returning to Manali.

Sarchu (otherwise called Sir Bhum Chun) is a noteworthy endpoint with rose settlement in the Himalayas on the Leh-Manali Highway, on the limit between Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) in India. It is arranged between Baralacha La toward the south and Lachulung La toward the north, at a height of 4,290 m (14,070 ft).

The best time to visit Sarchu leh ladakh, is between May and September, as it functions as the starting point for treks to ZANSKAR in LADAKH. The summers in Sarchu are hot and are generally avoided by the tourists. The month of April marks the start of summer season and it lasts until July. Sarchu temperature ranges between 4°C to 25°C during these months.

Hope you enjoy the stay in Sarchu but in my opinion its one of the places I would like to stay few nights and enjoy. Cheers !!

 

Rohtang Pass





At a rise of 13,054 ft, Rohtang Pass fills in as the entryway to Lahaul and Spiti valleys in Himachal Pradesh. Around 53 km from Manali, it interfaces Kullu valley with Lahaul and Spiti which thusly give access to Leh. Other than Lahaul and Spiti, Rohtang Pass likewise fills in as the passage to Pangi and the valley of Leh. Like the Zojila Pass, Rohtang likewise fills in as the portal to Ladakh.

Known for its grand magnificence, Rohtang Pass holds vital significance for India. The Pass offers excellent sights of icy masses, tops, Lahaul Valley and the Chandra River. The twin pinnacles of Geypan are additionally unmistakable from Rohtang. The pass is on the watershed between the water bowls of the Chenab River and the Beas River.

The name Rohtang signifies ‘ground of bodies’ because of the number of individuals who lost their lives attempting to cross it. The Rohtang Pass is on the Pir Panjal Mountain Range of the Himalayas. The Rohtang Pass is a characteristic partition of the damp Kullu Valley, which has transcendently Hindu culture and the bone-dry, high height Lahaul and Spiti Valleys which basically has Buddhists.

Rohtang stays open from June to October. Be that as it may, trekkers do set out toward the pass even before it opens for vehicular activity. Rohtang Pass figures high on schedules of sightseers going by Manali, Kullu, Leh and close-by territories. The street remains to stick pressed and delays are unavoidable. Other than touring, visitors can likewise appreciate sledge rides and skiing. Ski equipment’s and sledges are accessible on a lease.

There are no convenience alternatives in Rohtang Pass unless you bring your own tent and set up camp by the roadside. Manali, which is the nearest enormous town, offers an extensive variety of settlement which incorporates extravagance resorts, riverside bungalows, select lodgings and 3-star spending properties. Manali additionally offers homestays which are a decent alternative to appreciate the nature and culture of local people.

There is no nourishment slows down or diners at Rohtang Pass. You should convey your own particular nourishment while crossing Rohtang Pass.

So folks appreciate the lovely pass and remain safe and continue exploring.

Manali




To begin with, I would like to take the chance to give you folks knowledge on this wonderful Hillstation Manali. Manali is a high-height Himalayan resort town in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state.


It has a notoriety for being a hiking focus and special first night goal. Set on the Beas River, it’s an entryway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley. It’s likewise a bouncing off point for paragliding, boating and mountaineering in the Pir Panjal mountains, home to 4,000m-high Rohtang Pass.

A valley situated in the Kullu region of Himachal Pradesh, Manali overpowers its guests by blooming apple trees and courageous snow secured streets.

Encompassed by great slopes and woody woodlands, the interesting appeal of Manali has caught the world’s consideration and has turned out to be a standout amongst the most went by traveller goals in India. The immaculate River Beas streams directly through the town, making an entrancing and enchanting scene. Settled toward one side of the Kullu Valley, Manali is a well-known slope station with attractions, for example, the Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley close-by.

Rohtang Pass is secured with snow consistently and is a decent involvement in itself. This is the perfect place for voyagers hoping to loosen up and restore in the lap of nature, for there is no place in the nation more dynamic and beguiling as Manali.

This town additionally has a large number of choices for travellers searching for bold exercises like trekking, paragliding, skiing, zorbing, wilderness boating and so on. Other than courageous exercises, Manali additionally has a considerable measure of sanctuaries which all voyagers and lovers love to visit including the Raghunath sanctuary and Jagannathi Devi Temple is one of the essential ones.

Hadimba Temple, a fourteenth-century sanctuary is celebrated for its wooden design and for its religious esteem. Manali is additionally utilized as the base town for the Manali-Leh expressway and Leh is around 479 km from here. Lahaul and Spiti area can likewise be gotten to from here amid the summers utilizing a similar thruway.

All roads from this place lead to heaven. when I say its heaven Starting point for drives to Spiti valley and Ladakh. Very beautiful. Snows through most of January and February. Can be visited throughout the year. Can be crowded during peak seasons and the only drawback is that this location is accessible by road only.

So guys keep travelling and keep exploring. Cheers!!!