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Once part of the Himalayan Silk Road between India and China, the Manali-Leh Highway is now used bikers on Royal Enfields, ultra-tough cyclists, pashmina goats, sheep, roadworkers, horses, commercial trucks, army convoys, pedestrians and tourists. It goes from Himachal Pradesh to Ladakh by the Solang Valley, the Rohtang La, Spiti, Lahaul, Tandi, the Chandra River, Keylong, the Bhaga River, Darcha, Deepak Tal, Suraj Tal, the Baralacha La, Sarchu, Phalang-danda, Lachalung Pass, Pang, Rupshu, Morey Plains, Taglang La (the highest mountain pass on the tour), the Gya River and Ravine, Upshi, Karu, Shey Oasis, Shey Palace Gompa and Fort, Buddhist monasteries, Thikse Gompa, Matho Monastery, the Druk White Lotus School DWLS and its Dragon Garden. The driver liked the mantra which the driver played is Om Mani Padme Hum is translated as Hail to the Lotus Jewel: the Buddha. Ladakh is known as Little Tibet.....
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