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I n t r o d u c t i o n
Why does one wander about in the hills? Why does one trudge up  steep slopes only to descend to a point where another formidable ascent stares mockingly? Why does one shiver endlessly in a thin sleeping bag, most inappropriate for the place or the time, only to wake up to further misery as the late night rain finally creeps through the tent floor and creates a dreadful little puddle near your head? And why does one so lovingly plan another trek after having curse and howled through the previous one and questioned one's sanity sixteen times a day? M o r e  I n f o.

H i s t o r y  o f  H i m a l a y a s
Etymologically Himalaya means "abode of snow" in sanskrit {from hima "snow", and aalaya "abode"}. The correct name for the range is Himalaya, though the plural Himalayas is often used.  The Himalaya stretch across five nations Pakistan, China, India, Nepal, and Bhutan. It is the source of two of the world's major river systems the Indus Basin and the Ganga-Brahmaputra Basin. An estimated 750 million people live in the watershed area of the Himalayan rivers, which also includes Bangladesh. M o r e  I n f o.

G e o g r a p h y  o f  H i m a l a y a s
Starting Point Begin your exploration with a introduction to the Himalayas. Himalayan Lands Explore the unique geography, culture, wildlife and history of the Himalayas lands of India, Nepal and Tibet. The Himalayan range runs for about 2400 km, from Nanga Parbat in the west to Namche Barwa in the east. M o r e  I n f o.

H i m a l a y a n   L a n d s  &  R o u t e s
5 to 50 km. wide and their altitude rarely exceeds 1500m. This region is generally covered with damp forest. Comprising the Zone of high snow-caped peaks which are about 150 or 160 Km. from the edge of the plains, this consists of lower alpine zone up to 4875 M. and upper snow-bound zone usually above 4575M. to 5100 M. The alpine zone has rhododendrons, thick shrubs with variety of beautiful flowers and grass. M o r e  I n f o.

T r a  v e l  T i p s  t o  T r a v e l  i n  H i m a l a y a s
If you are planning to walking or trekking in Himalaya so demands a degree of physical fitness in which muscles are conditioned to take the rigors of ascent and descent in long marches. A trek is enjoyed more if you are not particularly tired on reaching the camp after a day's march. Even if you are only moderately conditioned at the outset, it will not take more than 2 to 3 days to become almost fully conditioned after a week you will either be perfectly. M o r e  I n f o.

P e a k s   a n d   M o u n t a i n   P a s s e s
Since time immemorial, people have got attracted sages, adventurers and tourists to the Himalayas because of its mountain peaks and snowy glaciers. But to really experience the majestic Himalayan panorama, you have visit the Himalayan lands of India, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. 10 highest peaks of the world are situated within the Himalayas and out of those 10, 8 are the part of the Nepalese Himalayas. Discover the beauty of the Himalayas from five exceptional viewpoints, Singu Chuli Base Camp, Machapuchare, Annapurna Base Camp, Everest Base Camp, the Rongbuk Glacier and Thang La, Tibet. M o r e  I n f o.

R e l i g i o n  o f   H i m a l a y a s
The many forms of Hinduism are henotheistic religions. They recognize a single deity, and view other Gods and Goddesses as manifestations or aspects of that supreme God. Henotheistic and polytheistic religions have traditionally been among the world's most religiously tolerant faiths. However, until recently, a Hindu nationalistic political party controlled the government of India. M o r e  I n f o.

H i l l   S t a t i o n s   o f   H i m a l a y a s
Welcome to Gulmarg the hill resort with magical meadows and mountains. Then natural beauty of Gulmarg has attracted tourists since long. In fact the hill resort of Gulmarg literally means "the meadow of flowers". The snow-clad peaks and the lovely landscapes of Gulmarg have provided background for several Bollywood ventures. The slopes of Gulmarg make it Asia's only heli-skiing resort. M o r e  I n f o.

F a s t   F a c t s   &   C l i m a t e  o f   H i m a l a y a s
The authors provide a comprehensive natural history of the region from the birth of the Himalaya out of the tectonic disruptions beneath the primordial Tethys Sea to the variety of landforms, habitats, and climates seen today; a lively study of the peoples who make the mountains their home, tracing human history in the Himalaya back more than a thousand years; and an in-depth analysis of the relationship between nature and society in the Himalaya and the pressing problems of environmental degradation, explosive population growth, spiraling poverty, and globalization confronting the region and its people. M o r e  I n f o.

M o u n t a i n   R a n g e s   o f   H i m a l a y a s
Though the formation of the Indian sub-continent is among the oldest in the world, the Himalaya mountains are among the youngest.  A geologist can present conclusive proof that the Himalaya were once at the bottom of the ocean. The Himalayas is one of the youngest mountain ranges in the world. M o r e  I n f o.

H i m a l a y a n   R i v e r s
Before the birth of Pakistan this configuration of rivers was one of the most magnificent features of the Indian sub-continent. Came 1947, the year of partition and roughly two thirds of the length of this river system was assigned to Pakistan. But the rivers still take birth on the Indian side and still go crashing through the Himalayas to create some of the most spectacular scenery to be found anywhere in the world. M o r e  I n f o.

C u l t u r e  T r a v e l  H i m a l a y a
In the valley of Himalayas which is include the highly number of Cultural Destinations for the trekkers and travelers can easily enjoy with the cultural Activities, Festivals, and meet there cultural people around Himalaya. The Culture around Himalayas respectively given below according to the Destinations by Jammu & Kashmir Himalaya to Arunachal Pradesh. M o r e  I n f o.

W i l d l i f e  T r a v e l  H i m a l a y a
The Himalayas are the world's longest, highest mountains. One third of all mountain animals live here. The range is home to many endangered species. The Himalayan mountain range is over 1,500 miles long and 250 miles wide and includes most of Nepal and Bhutan, south Tibet, and the extreme north of India. it is divided into three zones: the Greater, Lesser, and Outer Himalayas. Since the range is so long with so many varied climates, the wildlife of the Himalayas is remarkably diverse.  The Himalayan region displays great variety in flora and fauna. It is also where rare medicinal herbs are said to grow. M o r e  I n f o.

T r a d i t i o n a l   H i m a l a y a n   M e d i c i n e   S y s t e m
The Himalayas have a great wealth of medicinal plants and traditional medicinal knowledge. The Central Himalayan Region covers the new state of Uttaranchal, which includes the major divisions of Kumaon and Garhwal. This region has played a significant role in the historical processes of Northern India and provides a mini model for understanding the Indian civilization processes. M o r e  I n f o.

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