The Himalayan Dash
The Desert Dash
The Sanctuary Dash
The Delhi Dash
Rainforest Challenge India
India 4x4 week
The seventh edition of the Himalayan Dash started after a pre-event cocktail at The Oberoi Wildflower Hall Shimla and covered more than 2,000 kms over its 11 day run before coming to an end at Leh on the 12th of July, 2016. 32 participants in 11 vehicles apart from an Ambulance and a Service Vehicle, moved past Manali, Jispa, Sarchu, Leh, Hundar, Pangong Tso Lake & Mulbeg and across high mountain passes including Jalori, Rohtang, Baralacha, Tanglang La, Chang La, Khardung La & Fotu La.
The participating vehicles included a combination of premium vehicles such as Mercedes ML 250, Range Rover Autobiography, Land Rover Freelander, BMW X3, Mitsubishi Pajero, Toyota Fortuner, Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster, 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, Pune, Indore, Delhi and Jallandhar.