Siachen Folk Festival 2022: On June 5, 2022, the sixth edition of the Siachen Folk Festival will take place at Chamsen Polo Ground in Nubra. The festival location is not your average polo ground. When this area was an important trade route, it was used as a polo ground. The Siachen Folk Festival is a lively and colorful two-day occasion, attended by national and international guests. The festival features music, cultural acts and dance from various groups. The folk festival is organized to preserve the traditions of the Silk Road. It is an attempt to enlighten people about the rich cultural history of Ladakh.Read also – Ladakh: 7 Jawans of the army killed, several injured after the fall of a vehicle in the Shyok river in the Turtuk sector
Check out the official announcement of the Siachen Folk Festival:
The Siachen Folk Festival will be held on June 5 at Chamshen Pologround, Nubra. The highlight of the festival will include cultural programs, traditional archery competitions and traditional food stalls.@LAHDC_LEH @LadakhSecretary @DC_Leh_Official @prasarbharti pic.twitter.com/Z9s8fE1fZV
— DIPR Leh (@DIPR_Leh) May 27, 2022
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Visits to the Nubra Valley in Ladakh:
At first glance, the ultra-wide landscapes, massive mountain faces, gorgeous trails, a rainbow of hues, and the melodious Shyok River flowing through the valley will take your breath away. The village of Hunder in the Nubra Valley is famous for its cold desert and its opportunities to camp and ride a Bactrian camel (double humped camel). Diskit Monastery, located in the main town of Nubra Valley, is the oldest and largest monastery in the region and a must-see. Also Read – IAS officer who ‘walked a dog’ in Delhi’s Thyagraj Stadium transferred to Ladakh, wife of Arunachal Pradesh
Trek to the Siachen Glacier
Siachen Glacier is one of the toughest Indian Army Base Camps, and it is an exciting region to visit for people who love adventure travel. Siachen Glacier is located along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan at a height of around 24,000 feet in the eastern Karakoram range of the Ladakh Himalayas. Temperatures dropped to -50 degrees Celsius and the weather remained extremely cold. Before embarking on the journey, one must be ready to face the difficulties.
Best time to visit Ladakh
Get ready to discover the delights of Ladakh, the land of high passes, and break away from the routine of city life. Ladakh is a paradise for all types of travelers and a gem for those who truly wish to immerse themselves in the wonders of scenic beauty. There is a lot of bustle in Ladakh most of the time, so always decide in advance when you want to go. Ladakh is especially beautiful in winter when it is completely covered in snow and the views are breathtaking. As the landscapes ablaze with vibrant flowers during the summers that reach the peaks of the valleys.
What are you waiting for? Head to the land of high passes and admire the beauty of the landscapes!