Gear up your PG mates for a trip to the Ladakh of Uttarakhand: Do you know what event is the world celebrating today? We can hear all of you unanimously shouting that today is Google’s 18th birthday. Yes, that it correct and you wouldn’t have known it if it weren’t for the birthday doodle on Google’s website. We can see that the ones who didn’t see the doodle till now are opening another tab to check it out but before the traffic rushes to Google’s site, let us let you that we are not discussing Google’s birthday, today. We are here to talk about another significant event which is celebrated today – The World Tourism Day. Well we do not actually go out and celebrate it but it is a day which is a reminders every one the significance of tourism. The tourism industry in India is vast and it not only contributes significantly to our economy but also gives a chance to many to embrace the culture of different places.
Gear up your PG mates for a trip to the Ladakh of Uttarakhand
So on the occasion of World Tourism Day, we discuss a place which is a hotspot of blooming tourism and also encourage all you people to take a break from your scheduled lives and visit it. Though there are many places which you can visit but today we talk of the enchanting Nelong Valley which is located in Uttarakhand. Now if you stay in a PG in Delhi or in a PG in Gurgaon then you can’t be more lucky because, one – You have a whole gang of friends aka PG mates who are always ready for an adventure and two – Delhi-NCR is not that far away from the state of Uttarakhand. So, fun and convenience is already there, all you need to do now is to ask your boss to sanction your leaves.
How to reach Nelong Valley
The valley is situated 11,000 feet above sea level and falls under the Gangotri National Park in Uttarkashi district. It is 315 Km from Dehradun. You can reach Uttarkashi from Dehradun after which a 4-5 hour drive is required to reach Gangotri. The Government of Uttarakhand has put a restriction on the number of vehicles entering the valley per day and one cannot take their own vehicle to the place. Entry is permitted only through the six forest vehicles which carry four passengers each.