Sikkim: Sikkim is situated to the south of Tibet and east of Nepal. Garhkedar Mela - 2 Days 12. On the other side of the Tsangpo, to the east, are the mountains. In the far east of Nepal, the Himalayas rise to the massif on the border with India, the third highest mountain in the world, the most easterly 8,000 m 26,000 ft summit and the highest point of India. During the , about 70 million years ago, the north-moving Indo-Australian Plate which has subsequently broken into the and the was moving at about 15 cm 5. The small countries within the mountains are Nepal, Bhutan, andTibet which is claimed and occupied as a region of China.
They also help in generatinghydroelectricity. Otherwise they are both as challenging. With a body typical of bears, the giant Panda is white and black in color and has black fur especially on ears, eye patches, muzzle, legs, and shoulders. They from a natural wall along the northern borders, which isdifficult to cross. The Himalaya Musk Deer belongs to the family of Moschidae and lives in hilly and forested environments. By contrast, the highest peak outside Asia , in the is 6,961 m 22,838 ft tall.
Bara Lacha Joins Manali and Leh Nathu La Situated in India-China border. The valley bottoms are hiugher than the highest mountains elsewhere. One can find this amazing mammal hung on bamboo or hollow trees as these are considered to be his favorite spot. They prevent frigid, dry winds from blowing south into the subcontinent, which keeps South Asia much warmer than corresponding regions in the other continents. The rugged terrain deterred all but the most dauntless from risking their lives on perilous journeys in the icy heights.
The Himalayas here are becoming increasingly rugged with heavily forested steep valleys. Lifted by thecollision of the Indian tectonic plate with the Eurasian Plate, theHimalayan range runs northwest to southeast in a 2,400-kilometre 1,500 mi -long arc. From here on, till the end of the route at har-ki-dun, there are Forest Rest Houses for accommodation. The Himalayas have a profound effect on the climate of the and the Tibetan Plateau. Higher Rock Climbing Course 12-Days 7. According to the modern theory of , its formation is a result of a or along the between the and the. Himachal Pradesh: Himachal Pradesh lies further west, and Kinner Kailash in Kinnaur, is the most famous peak in this region.
It acts as a backbone of Ladakh south of the Indus River, extending from the ridges beyond Lamayuru in the west across the Zanskar region; there it is divided from the main Himalaya by the Stod and Tsarap valleys, the Zanskar valley. These cloud-kissing, skyscraping peaks tower serenely above all else creating a picture as only the most adept of all artists: Mother Nature could paint. Valley of Flower 3658-3962m - 10 Days 7. The hill slopes are steeper on the southern side while on the northern side the slope is gentler and merged to flat floored structural valleys called 'duns'. This means that the number of medicinal plants is declining and that some of them might become rarer or, in some cases, go extinct. Scientists speculate that the whole process took five to seven million years.
High Altitude Treks of Kumaon Himalaya -: Kumaon, encompassing the districts of Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Udham Singh Nagar and Pithoragarh abounds in pilgrimage centres and the mountains of this region. The range of mountains stretches 2,700-kms 1,700 miles across an area between Assam and Kashmir. The forests provide valuable wood and herbs and are also anatural home to many kinds of birds and animals. The population of Red Panda is under the threat of extinction due to habitat loss, poaching, and fragmentation. The 8,682 metre 28,483-foot -tall Kanchenjunga overshadows all else in Sikkim. It is the third-highest mountain in the world. The northernmost range of mountains are the Karakoram Mountains that continue into Pakistan and China.
From the health resort at Bhowali, 11. The Himalayas include over exceeding 7,200 m 23,600 ft in elevation, including ten of the fourteen peaks. Exploration of the region through snow and aero sports is least of one courage will and determine 1. Coming to their diet, well, Monal birds are great diggers and they dig up everything from roots to tubers to insects. The mountain lakes are known to geographers as if they are caused by glacial activity. The place was visited by Lord Curson, the then Viceroy of India. To the north, the chain is separated from the Tibetan Plateau by a 50—60 km 31—37 mi wide tectonic valley called the.
Both Dodital and Agoda have Forest Rest House to stay in. In the newly created Indian state of , the Himalayas rise again as the Garhwal Himalayas with the high peaks of and. Season -: Because of the vastness of the terrain and altitude differences, trekking trips can be undertaken the whole year round. During the last , there was a connected ice stream of between in the east and in the west. The Himalayas are distinct from the other great ranges of , although sometimes the term 'Himalaya' or 'Greater Himalaya' is loosely used to include the Karakoram and some of the other ranges.