The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... range and home to the worlds highest gondola ride. The day started early with me heading to the J.K.S.T.C (Jammu & Kashmir State Transport Corporation) bus terminus. From here i took the government run bus for 400 Rupees (£4), return journey. It was around a 3hr ride to Tangmarg which is a small town at the base of the town and hill station of Gulmarg. We stopped here for a break before making our way up and around the windy mountain road. Once we arrived ...
... and I was sure it was about us. People came in crying in distress they have lost their family members and friends and houses, the last thing they want is our white godless faces in where they connect with Allah. He then took us up the road and started to have an argument with a heavily bearded guy in a cooper shop. This was clearly about us as the guy was pointing at god and then at us. He invited us into the shop and the bearded guy asked why we wanted to visit the mosque or whatever ...
... caused by the Indian Army itself because it funds their boondoggle. That's as reasonable a theory as any, but regardless of the possible nefarious scam that has earned him his plush keep, he's good company.
After a brief delay the flight is cancelled. We borrow a phone from the security guy (who, by the way, offered to return our batteries and e-cigs) and call Akbar. As we're talking, the airline people tell the passengers they're to be put up in ...
... After this, things only really calmed in 2005 when a devastating earthquake helped fuel peace talks. In June 2010, there was a famous shooting of juveniles stone throwers, which resulted in months of strikes, violence, curfews and even the Srinagrar- Jammu road was closed. So it's all a bit volatile. And certainly recent travel sites and books encourage against visiting the stunning region after the tragic incident in 2010.
I guess in the end, there were SO many warnings for ...
... Gumri – Dras – Thasgam – Kharbu – Kaksar – Kargil – Mulbek – Namika La – Fotu La – Lamayuru – Khaltse – Saspol – Nimu – Spituk - Leh.
Distance Covered : 204kms(Day 1) + 230kms(Day 2)
Time Taken :
Srinagar – Kargil – Day 1 : 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM – 7 hrs.
Kargil – Leh – Day 2 : 6.00 AM to 1.00 PM – 7 hrs