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December 28, 2010

Markha Valley: An Amazing Trekking Trek of India

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Gigantic Himalayas and its daunting neighbors have always tempted trekkers, mountaineers and adventure lovers for years. Ladakh, in particular, has remained as the primmest location for adventure and culture tourism. Soon after the Indian government opened this region for tourism. Ladakh is very different from other Indian tourism spots and more akin to Tibetan plateau. Over 31000 tourists throng Ladakh region in prime season, which makes almost 60 percentage of total revenue. The region is mainly popular for trekking routes over high passes and snow blanketed peaks and luring adventure prospects. Markha valley is one of the most challenging destinations in leh ladakh and a popular trek called Markha Valley Trek, has been named after this valley.

The trek is a long narrow stretch, almost 13-14 kms along the mesmerising Markha River, which emanates from Nimaling plateau. The entire region is bestowed fantastic sceneries ranging from epic deserts to deep gorges. Stoke and Mashu mountain range provide ultimate scene. And Zanskar range on other side simply enhances the charm. It is the route to Kang Yatse Peak, which is about 6400 meters high.

There’s an amazing view of snow covered Kang Yatse twin peaks, which are mitigated by snow covered rocks. At times it gives illusion that these rocks touch the sky. The amazing ambiance is simple irresistible any trekker or adventure lover. During summers, you can see many young shepherds bringing their livestock for grazing in this area. Out of two Kang Yatse peaks, peak that falls on the right hand side is easily accessible for trekkers, especially non technical climbers. However, you need to carry your mountaineering equipments to climb the peak 6200 meters.

Before kicking off the journey of Markha Valley, you will be advised to avoid any brisk movement. This is because of the climatic conditions which can be simply defined as extreme. First of all the trekkers need to acclimatize to the climate as here oxygen is relatively lesser.

The Markha Valley Trek in Ladakh is considered as the most exciting tramps in the Himalayan region. Markha Valley Trek is inclusive of gigantic stun peaks, thin taints, beetling cliffs and prayer-bannered surpasses. During the trek you come vis a vis to mesmerizing the Ganda La and other is Kangmaru La. Summit monasteries, involved Tibetan “chortens” (temples) and “mani” (plea) parapet, also compliment your journey. A blessed traveller may see the exceptional flurry leopard which is the main attraction of Markha Valley Trek. The views are stunning and towards the conclusion of this Markha Valley trek tourist will be capable to observe the icy capped zeniths of Tibet and the Karakorum series of mounts.

Trekking in ladakh is one of the most exciting tours in India. Zanskar tour, Markha Valley Trek, Sham Valley Trek are the name of some trek which make a soft corner in our heart silently.

December 24, 2010

Zanskar Valley – A Beautiful Place In The Adventure Capital Of India

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If you are headed to India and you are still wondering which tour packages to choose, then better start with the Ladakh zanskar Tour. Zanskar is a place located 20 kilometers the south of Rangdum, Ladakh and the best time to visit the place is between June to September. Any Ladakh Tour would offer great sightseeing tours and is well loved by the passionate trekkers. In fact, through time, it has been a known tourist spot which led to the establishment of various hotels and camping areas to offer accommodation.

Places to See in Zanskar
The best parts about any Ladakh zanskar Tour would be seeing the great ranges of the Himalayans and of course, the Zanskar Mountain. It also has a valley system which is dominated by the population of Buddhist communities. As you head to the Pazila watershed right on the road of Zanskar, you would first get to see the Stod Valley, which is one of tributary valleys in the place. It renders you an amazing view of the Drang-Drung glacier which is believed to be the biggest in the entirety of Ladakh. The rest of the wide area of Zanskar is about mountains and other deep gorges.

Flora and Fauna in Zanskar
Majority of the vegetation of Zanskar can be discovered in the lower levels of the valleys around the area. Most of these are made up of alpine and tundra and you would be amazed with its meadows that are covered with numerous edelweiss. You can also find blue poppies right at the foot of the Gumburanjon Mountain. Hardworking farmers around grow a variety of crops like lentils, potatoes, barleys and apricot trees. You can also find some animals on the side like the sheep, horses, dogs, yak and dzo. Zanskar would of course never be out of wildlife animals such as the bear, wolf, bharal, lammergeyer, snow leopard and many more.

The Ladakh zanskar Tour can render you a great deal of trekking experience that would introduce you to its marvelous mountains, pleasing monuments and other temples. All the treks can be either short or long, depending on the package you would prefer but everything offers an enchanting panoramic view of the entire place. The tedious treks in the mountains would be well loved too by the more daring tourists who would even allow them to set their own camp site out in the woods.

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December 9, 2010

Himalayas Trekking Tours

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Himalayas simply need no introduction to the world, isn’t it? Many poems, stories and novels have been dedicated to the glory of Himalayas and why it shouldn’t be? After all, Himalayan range has some highest mountain peaks, longest stretch of mountains and extreme geotrekking in himalayagraphical conditions one can imagine. With the passage of time Himalayas came to be known for other things as well, adventure in particular. Himalayas are now better known for adventures such as trekking and in language of travel and tour operators, it’s called Himalayas trekking tour. Trekking to this unique place will take you through a destination that has captured the imagination of adventurers across the world.  Many have gone on to describe Himalayas trekking as a perfect blend of excitement, adventure and self realisation. During the entire trek, you have to face some seriously high, cold and extreme places. Don’t forget, Karakoram, india’s highest peak, is located here only.

To be very honest with you readers, many trekkers, particularly from west, have been critical of India as trekking destination. They must have some logic to criticise it but contrary to the belief, trekking in India means a gigantic variety. Apart from Himalayas trek, you can go for mountain biking in Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Sikkim and so on.  Trekking in India is not just an adventure but more than that. It’s a never ending learning experience. You learn new culture, meet up new people and come to know how diverse mankind can be. The essence of diversity can be experienced in Himalayas alone. From some seriously high mountain peaks to holy shrines, world heritage sites, sacred temples, picturesque landscapes, beautiful valleys, stunning peak views and enriched tradition of local people, the trekking expedition to this country means a lot of things.

If you are coming with your family which has kids as well, it’s recommended to trek in the foothills of Himalayas. But in case you are an experienced trekker and want to measure the greatness of Himalayas on own, there are some extremely high altitudes waiting for you. There are several trekking routes of Indian Himalayas. No matter which route you prefer, India will overwhelm you with its nonpareil charm of cliffs and villages. The world’s largest mountain range will offer superlative view of colourful mountains, diverse landscapes, wide range of flora and fauna and so on. Being part of Himalayan landscape and scaling its height is a life time experience.

December 6, 2010

Top Trekking Treks Of Ladak

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Ladakh means “land of high passes “. It is located in the earth’s heaven state Jammu Kashmir and guarded by two mighty mountains Karakoram and sacred Himalaya. ladakh is world’s highest adventures destination. Ladakh is heaven for trekking, mountain, climbing, river rafting, mountain biking tour in ladakh, jeep safari, yak safari, camel safari in ladakh paragliding etc. ladakh is famous for its adventures trekking and treks in India . You can also find beautiful Buddhist monasteries and colourful market, nice handicraft, rich culture and amazing surrounding views. If you are really looking for a great adventures trip then ladakh is waiting for you.

Ladakh is the most important trekking region of the country. Leh is capital of ladakh and the town from where your adventure of heaven is started .it is amazing for a little bit relaxation like shopping, enjoying culture, buying local handicraft or visiting holy Buddhist monasteries, memorable views of Himalayas you can capture from there.
Ladakh offers exciting rang of trekking treks. some most strange rout is spituk to markha valley trek, zanskar trek, sham trek, nubra valley trek, snow leopard trek, darcha padum trek, frozen river trek, lamayuru wild la alchi trek, wild ladakh trekking are best option and if you are experience holder in trekking and want some more adventure then you can try hemis rupsa darcha treke, stok kangri trek and remote zanskar trek,  darcha lamayuru trek etc.

Most Popular Treks of Ladakh

  • Frozen river trek
  • Lamayuru alchi
  • Indus valley
  • Markha valley
  • Stok kangri
  • Nubra valley
  • Darcha padam

Trekking on a frozen river fell like a miracle and nubra valley’s mild climate and beautiful surrounding views gives a mental peace and refreshing body & mind. ladkh colour of your imagination about adventure. The climate of ladakh is very cold so please take your well quality warm cloths who can keep you warm .Beside trekking and other adventures activity you can also enjoy light shopping, great traditional food and oracles ladakh is famous for handicraft and colourful market and Buddhist monasteries. You will surely impress with ladakh people warm hospitability and don’t forget to ride a yak safari .for making your trip comfortable with adventure there are many best packages.

November 29, 2010

Top 5 Majestic Trekking Destinations in India

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Trekking is an adventurous winter sport. In India, it is not as popular as compared to other foreign continents. But, India is an Exotic Trekking Destination with marvellous trekking Spots. So, don’t be a spoil sport. Be gamesome and check out some Interesting Trekking Locations following up.

Gaumukh tapovan Trek: Gaumukh Tapovan is a Majestic Trekking spot. It is Located in Tapovan at a height of 14640ft above the sea level with its base camp in the Uttaranchal hills. Thousands of foreign as well as National tourists visit this place for exotic Trekking experience and mountaineering. Located 18 kms downstream from the Gaumukh is the holy Gangotri. The ganga water flows down from the glaciers to the Gaumukh. The beauty of Gaumukh Tapovan attracts many tourists for adventurous activities like mountaineering and trekking.

Markha Valley: You will witness the scenic beauty of the Great Himalayan mountains, Ladakh and Zanskar trek ranges while Trekking along the Markha river in the little Tibet. It is one of the world’s highest plateaus. You’ll get to enjoy patches of wild roses everywhere. You can also visit the nomadic families, yaks and the majestic monasteries. After exploring heights in leh, you will enter the central ladakh valley where you will be crossing three passes namely, Stok La at 4848m, Kagmaru La at 5274 m and Gandla at 4878 m besides walking along the Markha River. The Main attraction of this trekking trip is the base camp of the Kang-Yutze peak on the plains of Nimaling.

Roopkhund Trek: Roopkhund is an ideal trekking location at a height of 5029 metres above the sea level in the Trishul massif. It is a location somewhere in the inners of the Chamoli District. Roopkhund’s major tourist attraction is its snow bordered shallow lake which is about 2 metres in area. It’s also quoted as the “Mystery Lake”. It is believed to have about 300 corpses since the 14th century A.D. Located amidst the high Himalayas, the Propound lake lies in between the rock-strewn glacier and snow clad peaks. It is a treat to the eye to watch these marvellous locations. Trekking begins from the Mundoli village in the eastern Garhwal Himalayas. You can reach Kathgodam by an overnight train journey from Delhi. Then from Kathgodam you can proceed towards Mundoli village and begin Your Trekking.

Nubra Valley Trek: Nubra Valley trek is located in the northern part Leh at an altitude of 10,000 ft. above the sea level. The main attractions of this region is the Bacterian Camels around Deskit, Samstanling monasteries and sand dunes. While moving towards the Nubra valley by road you also get to be a trespasser through the Khardongla region, which is at a height of about 18380 ft. It is about 50 kms. Away from Leh. After that, you can have a glimpse of other regions as well like the Khardong village, Khalser and Deskit. The best Time to visit the Nubra Valley for trekking is from June to August.

Trekking is an exciting adventure sport. It is very playful, provided done with proper training, with full zeal, in a suitable season and in an exotic location. You can grab all the info about various Trekking destinations of India like the Dzongri Goecha La Trek, Nubra valley, Roopkhund Trek, Trekking tips, Tour packages.

November 20, 2010

Markha Valley Trek In Ladakh

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Do you want really something different and thrilling on your next trekking venture? Well, why not try Markha Valley Trek? It is a fascinating valley in Ladakh—which is globally known for its high altitude region and extreme climatic conditions. It is also known for its unique proximity to the incomparable beauty of the Himalayas and Zansakar range. Markha Valley is simply a fantastic place. The valley has received high acclaim from trekkers across the world. Some of them have gone on to say that Markha is the best trekking destination in South Asia.

If you are thinking Markha is like any other crowded trekking destinations, then you are absolutely wrong. It is an isolated destination yielding a tranquilising comfort to trekkers. On parameters of trekking, it is seriously fantastic destination. Those who love adventure and what to experience something must not Markha at any cost.

Let’s know more about the valley. Markha is normally covered with a thick layer of snow. There are many destinations where you will find zero population with no human trails in radius of at least five kilometers. The gigantic Himalaya along with an amazing climate makes Markha trekking very special. Even though Ladakh is located in India, the culture and traditions are very similar to Tibet. You can see wild roses and Tibetan prayer flags in every nook and corner of the valley. And how can you miss the mesmerising Markha River. The clean strip of River enhanced the beauty of the place. Some nomadic people may meet you on your journey.

You can also embark on a marathon trekking from Markha, which is well connected to other trails such as Ganda La, Stok Kangri, matho, Zanskar River, Gongmaru La, Hemis and some other small Laddakhi villages. These trails guide you to the beautiful gorges, barely and mustard fields. Buddhist monasteries are scattered all over the valley. These pilgrimages are great learning centres for outsiders or those who wish to experience glorious Buddhism in its truest forms.

If you have sky-is-the-limit attitude, you should trek to the high altitude places in the valley. At these roofs of the world, you will have an exclusive splendid view of the giant Karakoram range. These attractions altogether combine together to become a fantastic destination for adventure trekking tours. And why only trekking, you can come here for spending vacations or simply on weekend vacation. There are various centers from where you can have more and detailed information about Ladakh trekking.

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