Travel

Do You Know About The White Beauty on Earth Himalaya?

Sharing is caring!

The Himalaya can be said as the paradise on the Earth. The boon of God to humans. The mountain ranges stretch the northeastern part of India. The Himalaya cover the countries Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan including India. The Himalayan ranges stretch west-northwest to east-southeast coast in an arc of about 2400 km long.

Snow_Capped_Mountain_Scoutripper

The Himalaya have been a center of attraction to the tourists for decades. They are popular for trekking, hiking and taking a bite of nature from the vast plate of Earth. The world’s highest summit, Mount Everest is in the Himalaya. Mt. Everest is located in the Mahalangur Himal subrange of the Himalaya. Its summit is at an elevation of 8,848 meters.

There are many destinations to visit in the Himalaya and anywhere you go, I bet you don’t wish to return.

Himalaya_Trek_Scoutripper

Most of the destinations in the Himalayas are famous for trekking. Let’s have a look at the top Himalayan destinations to visit.


Rohtang Pass

Rohtang Pass is a mountain pass near Manali in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas. It is at a height of 3979 meters and is on the highway of Keylong to Leh. The best time to visit Rohtang pass is during May to November. It attracts any tourists every year and the nature lovers love the view of snow mountains and beautiful valleys.

Himalaya_Rohtang_Pass_Scoutripper

South Col

South Col is a col between the Mount Everest and Lhotse. It is generally the last destination for mountain climbers who are climbing Mount Everest from the southeast ridge in Nepal. South Col has a death zone which is also known as the Altitude sickness which causes death of many climbers. The place is perfect for viewing the Mount Everest.

Himalaya_South_Col_Scoutripper

Nathu La

Nathula is a pass located in the Eastern Sikkim district in the Himalayas. It is considered among the highest motorable roads in the world. Nathula pass is at an altitude of 4310 meters. The pass manifests beauty where you can experience the rich flora along your journey. The best season to visit Nathula pass is during May-June and October-November.

Himalaya_Nathu_La_Scoutripper

Khardung La

Khardung la is a mountain pass located in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. It is at an elevation of 5359 meters and is very beautiful. Khardung la also holds historical importance as many camels and horses and it lies on the route from Leh to Kashgar in Central Asia.

Himalaya_Khardunga_La_Scoutripper

Zojila Pass

Zojila pass is famous for the amazing view of the Himalayan mountains. It is located on the National highway between Srinagar and Leh. It is located at an elevation of 3528 meters. Recently, the Government of India approved the Zojila tunnel project which will be the longest bidirectional in Asia.

Himalaya_Zojila_Pass_Scoutripper

There are many other destinations to visit in the Himalayan mountain ranges.

Snow_Capped_Mountain_Of_Himalaya_Scoutripper

Do You Know About The Current Concerns About The Himalayas?

The Himalayas are a changing landscape over the years. It has taken ages to form the present state of Himalayas what we see today. But one of the major concern today is the 2500 km Himalayan range which can generate powerful earthquakes.

Earthquake_In_Himalaya_Scoutripper

This disaster can be due to the accumulating stress in the mountains according to the scientists which may result into greater quakes with huge impacts.


Measures Which We Can Take

There are different measures which we can take before we face such a calamity. One of the measures we can take is better land use planning. We can improve the construction planning of the buildings in the region and based on the past data can react accordingly.

Mount-Everests-Scoutripper

The other measure which we can take is the use of data dissemination which uses advanced technology like seismic sensor technology to develop the real-time earthquake systems.

Himalaya_Trekking_Scoutripper

The Himalayas have been the beauty on Earth for thousands of years. It is our duty to maintain this earthly paradise so that not only us but the generations after us can savor this beauty.