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Drive the Manali-Leh Route, India
Only open for 4 months in a year, the Manali- Leh Highway is a must do. The advantage of the road route is that one sees an amazing panorama of nature \'s beauty and gradually acclimatizes to breathing in the high altitude atmosphere. An unforgettable experience as the road traverses a variety of landscapes and one can hardly put the camera away. Along the way, nature impresses you with amazing mountain passes of 17-18,000 ft., long stretches of flat, cold desert without a trace of vegetation, natural rock formations and deep gorges of the rivers Beas, Chandra, Bhaga and finally Indus.
Best Time: June to August
Activity Level: Tough