darcha - manali to leh road (india)
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Himalaya Motorcycle Road Trip - Manali to Leh - Ladakh (India)
India & Himalayas - May-June 2009
Himachal Pradesh, India
Roof of the world Ladakh Kashmir.
Darcha is situated on a link to once very famous Silk Route of central Asia. Now Darcha is strategically located on border road that connects Leh, Kargil (J&K) Manali(HP). At the moment Darcha is famouse for its scenic beauty and most of track to Padam ( Zanskar Valley in J&K) and Lamayuru starts from here. Darcha is the most remote part of HP state and it remains cut off from the rest of Himachal for more than 6 to 7 months in a year. People of this area are of mongoloid stock and they are Buddhist by religion. They are hard working and peace loving.