The Eco-friendly State, Breathtaking Scenery, Culture,
History and Heritage, Celebrations, Fairs and Festivals,
Wild life and Nature. Adventure and Sport.
Unleaded petrol is available at select stations
Petrol pumps on the route are at Shimla,
Theog, Narkanda, Rampur, Powari, Recong Peo, Kaza, Keylong,
Manali and Sarchu.
If driving, essential spares
and extra fuel are recommended.
A sturdy vehicle
(Jeep/Gypsy), is suggested.
If crossing the high
passes, good health is essential Government hospitals are at
Keylong, Kaza and Recong Peo.
The best time to
travel in these areas is between April and October.
planning your trip, it is suggested that you check on
general road conditions and confirm if the high passes are
open to traffic.
While trekking, picnicking or
visiting wild life sanctuaries: Do not leave behind any
non-bio-degradable litter like plastic bottles and cans Bury
all bio-degradable litter.
Stay only in
hotels/guest houses registered with the Department of
non-biodegradable material behind.
Don't be coerced into shopping by touts,
guides, taxi drivers or strangers.
articles made from rare or endangered species or animals
which are protected.
Don't buy antiques to carry
overseas. The export of all artiches over a hundred years
old is banned.
Don't disfigure or scribble over
rocks, trees, buildings etc.
Don't get lured into
sightseeing by touts.
Let the Department of
Tourism, the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development
Corporation, Approved Travel Agents and Tour Operators or
your hotel help you.