Trans Himalayan Region:
Himachal literally means ‘ The lap of Himalaya or The Land of
snowy mountains’ The state of Himachal Pradesh is placed within
the mountain chain of the Himalayas, bounded in the north by Tibet, North
West by the state of Jammu & Kashmir, its south lie the plains of
the Punjab and the east is bounded by the Garhwal Himalaya. This region
of this part of Himalaya is also known as the western Himalaya.
The Great Himalayan Range Rivers along the Eastern boundary. The Satluj
River divides it and separates the Spiti's (Lahaul-Spiti) drainage from
Beas. Area in this zone is district Kinnaur, Chamba district and some
areas of Lahaul and Spiti. The normal rainfall in this zone is low. This
part of Himalaya is also known as The Trans Himalaya.
Travel to Trans Himalayan region is rated as Adventure Travel. These
adventures require plenty of stamina and perseverance. The distance covered
is long, with a height of over 2500 m – 4000 m & above which
means you must be completely fit and sure-footed and free from vertigo.
It is best to give some time to your body to adjust to the height as well
as to the changes in your eating and sleeping habits. Your heart and blood
pressure must be normal and we suggest you consult your doctor and have
a thorough physical checkup before you undertake these safaris.