How to Prepare for Chadder Trek: Tips to Avoid AMS, HACO, HAPO

The Chadder Trek order also listed some tips for proper acclimatization and avoiding acute mountain sickness (AMS), high altitude cerebral edema (HACO), and high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPO). Let’s take a look: Move slowly from lower altitude to higher altitude. If you fly or drive rapidly to 2,500 meters or…

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How to Prepare for Chadder Trek: Mandatory Medical Examination

On January 24, 2018, Deputy Commissioner, Leh signed an order to introduce medical examination for trekkers wishing to go on Chadder Trek. Here are the contents of the order: Responsibility of Adventure Tour Operators All adventure tour operators shall take all the trekkers to Sonam Norbu Memorial (SNM) Hospital, Leh…

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6 Attractions along ATS W-39 Followed by Delhi-Leh Flight

Himalayan Landforms Seen from Delhi-Leh Flight

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Delhi-Leh flight, a destination in itself, follows air traffic service (ATS) route W-39. The route between 77 and 78 degrees of longitude passes over 4 Indian states: Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir. While covering aerial distance of about 856 kilometres, the aeroplane flies over the plains of…

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4 Airlines that Ply Delhi-Leh-Delhi Route

Flights are the fastest means to reach Leh. However, only four airlines ply Delhi-Leh route.  Since the flights are vulnerable to weather conditions, most of the flights depart from Delhi / Leh before noon. The flying time ranges from 1:25 to 1:40 hrs.  Indian Airlines Air India, airindia.in Go Air,…

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Do You Need Inner Line Permit for Nubra, Pangong, Tso Moriri?

Ladakh Inner Line Permit

Ladakh has reintroduced Inner Line Permit for Nubra, Pangong, Tso Moriri, and other protected areas in 2017. So all Indians wishing to travel to these areas shall get the permits from Deputy Collector’s (DC) office in Leh. Deputy Collector’s Office Timings for Permit: 10:00 am to 04:00 pm on working…

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7 SAQs about HPTDC’s Leh-Manali Bus

The corporation offers beds and blankets in canvas tents on sharing basis at Keylong for a night. Each gender specific tent accommodates five guests. Permanent wash rooms in the hotel complex are common for all thirty passengers sharing the bus for the two day trip.

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