‘Way of the Vagabond’, a travel crossword to inspire your 2024 long weekend plans

Do you dream of sun-kissed islands, while your budget only allows a hop around the block? Don’t let the luxury vloggers fool you—there’s plenty to see in India beyond the same ol’ Shimla-Goa-New Delhi circuits. Today’s National Tourism Day crossword is designed to give you long weekend ideas for 2024. Inside the game lie six hidden […]

Unique to Ladakh: Pregnancy tourism

The Brokpa region, renowned as the Aryan Valley, unfolds in the Batalik sector of Ladakh, embracing four principal villages—Dah, Hano, Darchik, and Garkon. Within this expanse, a resilient community of 1800 Brokpas has meticulously preserved their way of life and genetic uniqueness, guided by strict social norms and regulations. Initially shrouded in seclusion, the gradual […]

Border Areas Open For Tourists In Ladakh As Peace Prevails Along LoC, LAC

Hundarman village and Mushkoh valley in Kargil were also opened for tourists. Updated Oct 6, 2023 | 06:30 PM IST Border Areas Open For Tourists In Ladakh As Peace Prevails Along LoC, LAC (Photo: Screengrab/Times Now) Leh: After the J&K Government, the UT administration in Ladakh has also opened border areas for tourists. Hundarman village […]

Foreign Tourists Can Now Stay Overnight In Ladakh’s High-Altitude Hanle Village – News18

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has now allowed foreign tourists to stay overnight in Hanle, a remote high-altitude village in Ladakh’s Changthang plateau, an official said on Friday. Hanle, known for India’s first dark sky reserve, offers excellent stargazing conditions due to its secluded location, high altitude and minimal light pollution. The Ministry of […]

From Kargil War Site To Tourist Haven: Scenic Gurez Valley Road Opens Up For Tourism

The Gurez valley in north Kashmir, which was once inaccessible to civilians due to frequent shelling from Pakistan, is now set to connect with the Mushkoh valley in Kargil’s Drass Sector, Ladakh, where India and Pakistan battled in 1999. This 130-km road has recently been opened up for tourists, with Kaobal Gali, the highest pass […]

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