Himalayan Range: When it comes to visiting the extreme points in India, but in the whole world, Himalayan ranges surely come in the list’s top names.
The Himalayan range forms the continuous range of mountains in the northern part of the country.
Himalaya is a Sanskrit word in which ‘Hima’ means ‘Snow’ and ‘Alya’ means abode and on combining, it means, ‘The abode of snow.’
There are three parallel ranges of Himalayas, and these are ‘The greater Himalayas’ (Himadri Range), The middle Himalayas (Himachal Range), and the outer Himalayas (Shivalik Range).
YES, you are wondering that in which range ‘Mount Everest is located and where to go on a trip in the Himalayan ranges?
To answer the first one, Mount Everest is located in the greater Himalayas and now let’s move on towards the trip.
When it comes to visiting the greater Himalayas, it does not only consist of climbing mountains, but you need the stamina of almost the same capacity to visit the major place which comes under this range due to its highest point of altitudes.
The name is ‘Ladakh.’ This place is famous for bike ride road trips in groups, car or Jeep rides but one should know that this place is at the highest point and has the driest atmosphere in the whole world with the height range starting from 2500 meters to go little beyond 5000 meters.
From wherever you are going to this place, you should plan a good long run instead of rushing to the place. Give rest to your body at different stations to get it prepared for the higher altitudes.
When you read about the Himalayan ranges, it can confuse your mind to the next level. It is so humongous that 75% of the Himalayas cover Nepal and the belts of Himalayas come under China, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bhutan.
Now you can’t go everywhere on planning a trip to these ranges; otherwise, you need to take the Army’s permission as of in ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan,’ and it will not give the same results.
So, where to go next?
The lesser Himalayas or the Himachal range consists of human contact friendly places, but it consists of the Kashmir region’s disputed parts.
Yes, but wait! What if I tell you that maybe you already have been to the Himalayas, but you are just unaware of it! Really!
Yes, In Uttarakhand, the middle Himalayas is covered by the places known as Mussoorie and Nag Tibba ranges. The state of Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim comes under this range. Isn’t it amazing!
Now coming to the last range of Himalayas, and that is ‘The outer Himalayas.’
This is a complex range to understand as it cuts through numerous ranges that are out of bounds for Indian citizens, and the major part of it consists of Jungle.
But, there are places which you can go to and tell that we have been to the Shiwalik range and these starts from the ‘The tista river in Sikkim,’ foothills of Assam Himalayas. In the other part, it extends from the Ganges river in Haridwar to northwestward to the Beas river in Uttarakhand.
If you are all set to go, you can tell your family that now you are fed up with the modern world, and now you are going to THE HIMALAYAS.
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