The Himalayan Dash
The Desert Dash
The Sanctuary Dash
The Delhi Dash
Rainforest Challenge India
India 4x4 week
The sixth edition of the Himalayan Dash started after a pre-event cocktail at The Oberoi Wildflower Hall Shimla and covered more than 2,600 kms over its 11 day run before coming to an end at Srinagar on the 14th of July, 2015. 46 participants in 18 vehicles apart from an Ambulance and a Service Vehicle, moved past Manali, Jispa, Sarchu, Leh, Hundar, Pangong Tso Lake, Mulbeg and Srinagar and across high mountain passes including Jalori, Rohtang, Baralacha, Tanglang La, Chang La, Khardung La, Fotu La and Zozi La.
The participating vehicles included a combination of premium vehicles such as 2 Mercedes ML 350, Mercedes ML 250, 2 Mitsubishi Pajeros, Audi Q5 and Q3, 2 Toyota Fortuners, 2 Honda CRV, among others.
The expedition passed several beautiful lakes as well as deep gorges of the Beas, Chandra, Bhaga, Indus & Zanskar rivers. The participants acquainted themselves with the Buddhist heritage of Ladakh with visits to the Shey, Thiksey, Diskit & Lamayuru monastries. The event witnessed participation by people from various parts of India including Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Dehradun and Coimbatore.
The event concluded with a gala dinner and celebrations at The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar.
The Himalayan Dash 2015 Images