The temperature dipped between 0 to -5 degrees and oxygen plummeted by 60 per cent on mountain passes, Sufiya recalls the ordeal.
Most of the tourists prefer to stay on the outskirts like Mashobra and Kufri rather than staying in Shimla, known for the imperial grandeur of buildings that were once institutions of power when it was the summer capital of British India.
Once the Leh-Manali Atal Tunnel was opened this October, they didn’t think twice; they decided to drive through the Atal Tunnel in their own car, the Tata Nano, and that’s how the decision to drive all the way to Manali in the car came about.
New Delhi: The Atal Tunnel, an engineering marvel which connects Manali to the Lahaul-Spiti valley, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. The 9.02-km-long path that goes under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal range at an altitude of 3,000 metres is the world's