Himachal Vacation Travel News http://himcachalvacation.com/ MANALI: Former state bird of Himachal, monal (impeyan pheasant), an endangered species, will soon get an advanced breeding centre in Manali. The Central Zoo Authority (CZA) has approved the proposal for it and design for the centre been finalized.  Himalayan Monal The exercise to build a centre for keeping

Himachal Vacation Travel News http://himachalvacation.com/ MANALI: As on August 24, 2011, Delhi-Manali and Manali-Leh highways are fully operational. However, only SUVs (Tata Sumo, Qualis, Tavera, Jeep, Innova, Traveller buses or middle/large sized vehicles) and four wheel drive with high ground clearance vehicles are able to ply the highway. Around 200 meter stretch near Rahni Nullah,

Himachal Vacation Travel News http://himachalvacation.com/ MANALI: Tourism in Spiti has suffered major drop in number of tourists who are fearing their safety in tribal mountains following landslides and heavy rains this month. Thee Spiti Valley in Himachal Chandertal, Kibber, Kaza, Losar, Nako, Tabo, Kunzum pass, Dhankar monastery, Kungri Gompa and Thang Yug gompa are the

Himachal Vacation Travel News http://himachalvacation.com/ MANALI: With temperature dipping below 15 degrees Celsius, woollens are out in Manali in mid-August. The incessant rains in mid and lower hills and snowfall on high altitude peaks have caused a dramatic fall in mercury this month. Manali this month recorded minimum temperature of 10.5 degrees Celsius and the

Himachal Vacation Travel News http://himachalvacation.com/  MANALI: Many persons are feared killed after a flash flood caused by downpour swept away a Van at Rangri village near Manali at around 4.30pm on Tuesday. One more vehicle is feared buried in the flood. Work was on to recover the buried bodies.   Flash flood in Rangri

Himachal Vacation Travel News http://himachalvacation.com/ MANALI: Heavy rains, landslides and floods lashed Himachal on Monday, causing traffic snarls as many link and major national highways were blocked. High alert has been sounded in Kullu district and emergency holiday in schools has been declared. No serious accident has been reported so far. Landslides caused by downpour

Himachal Vacation Travel News http://himachalvacation.com/ MANALI: All the peaks near Manali including Rohtang, Deo Tibba, Hanuman Tibba, Seven Sisters, Hamta pass, Makarved and Shikarved are receiving heavy snowfall on Monday. Kullu, Manali, Mandi, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Khajiar, Shimla and Kinnaur are experiencing heavy to moderate rains. Snow has blocked the Manali-Leh highway at Rohtang pass and

Himachal Vacation Travel News http://himachalvacation.com/ MANALI: Heavy snowfall, landslides and floods have brought disaster to the Himachal Pradesh. Most of the highways and link roads have been blocked, flights have been cancelled, hundreds of tourists are stranded on highways and many trekkers, shepherds have been feared trapped between snows in mountains. Rohtang pass has received

Himachal Vacation Travel News http://himachalvacation.com/ MANALI: Flashflood caused by cloudburst over Chhaki village of Kullu damaged the highway connecting three villages at 6.30 pm on Friday evening. No casualties were reported while the flashflood is continuing in the region. “Pulag, Shoran and Rumsu villages of Kullu are affected by the cloudburst as highway connecting these

Himachal Vacation Travel News http://himachalvacation.com MANALI: Snowfall on 16,500 feet high Baralacha-la on Manali-Leh highway has doubled the adventure of jeep safari. Hundreds of vehicles are leaving for Ladakh from Manali everyday – mostly carrying the passengers from Mumbai, West Bengal and abroad. Crossing the flooded brooks, snowcapped mountain tops, unmaintained roads and cold deserts