Our fondness for backpacking has taken us on lots of road trips in past five years and maximum of them have been to some location in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal is like assorted bouquet of exotic flowers, you just can’t have enough and can’t get over it, the more you explore, the hungrier you become 🙂
- The School Gang – You are going to witness pure happiness when you’ll run into little kids going to school in blue uniform. So cute they all look !! They have to walk really long distances on a daily basis.
- Be prepared to meet unexpected companions on the road – You are going to find the roads inundated with pashima goats, yaks, cows and sometimes monkeys too 🙂 (though at regular intervals). A must watch short clip here from our Dainkund trip when our bike waded through the goats covered route!!
- The Natural Springs and Streams – Himachal Pradesh provides water to both the Indus and Ganges basins. The perennial rivers of the region are the Chenab, the Ravi, the Beas, the Sutlej and the Yamuna. The road trip in this region will get you to witness beautiful streams at unexpected places and do they look beautiful!!
So people ‘Travel more to find your surprise’ 🙂
The road trip that I will never forget about, well for the good reasons but also for not so good ones. Reaching Spiti Valley is tough, the brutal journey might leave you exhausted but it’s all worth it!! The region exudes beauty, I could never get enough of the sightseeing and almost all the time I was peeking from the window (I vividly remember!!). Sharing a memory from our Spiti road trip…the beautiful landscape shot was captured while returning from Kibber Village. Hope you guys relish it 🙂
For further readings on Spiti –
A beautiful morning at tiny hamlet ‘Sarahan’; Nestled in Kinnaur adorned by historic Bhimkali Temple and gorgeous Shrikhand Peak. Photo story is right here – https://untraveledroutes.wordpress.com/traveling/himachal/sarahan/
This absorbing shot was captured near a monastery in Nako Village, Kinnaur while returning from a 10 days road trip to Spiti Valley.