How to Prepare for Chadder Trek: Tips to Avoid AMS, HACO, HAPO

The Chadder Trek order also listed some tips for proper acclimatization and avoiding acute mountain sickness (AMS), high altitude cerebral edema (HACO), and high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPO). Let’s take a look: Move slowly from lower altitude to higher altitude. If you fly or drive rapidly to 2,500 meters or…

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How to Prepare for Chadder Trek: Mandatory Medical Examination

On January 24, 2018, Deputy Commissioner, Leh signed an order to introduce medical examination for trekkers wishing to go on Chadder Trek. Here are the contents of the order: Responsibility of Adventure Tour Operators All adventure tour operators shall take all the trekkers to Sonam Norbu Memorial (SNM) Hospital, Leh…

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Hazratbal in Kashmir Himalayas: A Photostory

A Minaret of Hazratbal, Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir

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Hazratbal at the banks of the Dal Lake is popular for aesthetics and its historical and religious merits. The mausoleum cum mosque, dedicated to Prophet Muhammed, is as sacred to the Kashmir Muslims as Golden Temple to the Sikhs. Hazratbal literally means a holy place or majestic place. 2016: The…

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