The word Himalaya, in Sanskrit meaning (him+aalya) means ‘home of snow’ comprising 14 mountains which are over 8,000 meters high, among them the K2 , Mount Everest, at 8,848 meter the world’s highest peaks extending over 1,500 miles (2,400 km).
No other mountain range anywhere in world has affected the life of people in so many ways as Himalayas are doing like climatic Influence, protection, source of rivers, fertile soil, hydroelectricity, agriculture, tourismfrom around the world , pilgrimage centre , forests, minerals shaping the destiny of a India.
Major activities you must try out while exploring the Himalayas are water rafting, trekking, yak safaris, skiing, mountain biking, hiking and much more.
The major tourists attractions across the world for visiting magnificent beauty of Himalayas are:
Popular hill destination which is also known as the Meadow of Flowers, Asia’s seventh best ski destination ,Gulmarg is famous for Gulmarg Gondola, one of the highest cable car in India as well as in the world.
Manali is the most famous destination for newlyweds in India, located near the end of famous Kullu Valley in the great mountains of the Himalayas.
Pahalgam is a small town located in Anantnag district. It is also the starting point for famous Amaranth Yatra.
Auli in Uttarakhand gives a spectacular view of snow laden mountains with beautiful landscapes. Nanital, Chopta,
Dharamshala, Shimla, Kufri, Mussoori, Srinagar are the best visiting places in India that imparts impressive view of Mighty Himalayas.
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Some of the world’s major rivers such as the Tsangpo-Brahmaputra,the Indus and holiest river the Ganges all rise from Greater Mount Kailash of the Himalayas. Some of the major rivers of India originating from the Himalayas are the Sutlej River,Brahmaputra River and a tributary of the Ganges river.
Major glacial lakes in the Himalayas are Lake Manasarowar , Frozen lake of Tawang and many more are also the major tourists attractions of India.
Most of the major dangerous, adventures and high altitude mountain passes in India are located in the great Himalaya ranges like Mana pass is the highest elevation road in the world.
The Himalayan ranges have unique wild habitat and conservation which provides shelter to India’s unique and rarest wild animals such as endangered snow leopard and Himalayan Black Bear and many more.Himalaya has unique varieties of flora and fauna.
While roaming in forests of Himalayas, if you are not having the network problem which is common though, then you need to have the wireless Wi-Fi
The great Himalayan region in India is world famous for its unique Ayurvedic Herbs and traditional cure. Himalayan Ayurvedic products are famous not all over India but across the world, that provides natural treatment of all health related issues. Water of Himalaya is supposed to be sacred as it contains minerals and valuable herbs.
Himalaya, besides being of great aesthetics value, natural beauty, Himalayas are also a great center of spiritual and religeous values. Mount Kailash is believed to be highly sacred and religiously inclined centre in India connecting the people of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism.
Himalayas have many famous temples in India that are situated in the region such as Kedarnath, Amarnath and Tungnath dedicated to Hinduism.
We can definitely outline here, that Himalayas are actually serving as the lifeline for India.
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