Himalayan Rikshaw run concludes in Shimla

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Jun 30, 2019 13:00 IST

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], June 30 (ANI): As many as fifteen groups of Auto rickshaws concluded the Himalayan Rickshaw run in Shimla on Saturday.
Over three dozen adventurists from completely different nations participated within the trip which began on June 23 from Leh.
Spanning a distance of 950 kilometres between Leh in Jammu Kashmir to Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, the groups arrived on Saturday night in Shimla. Crossing by way of completely different elevations ranging from 3,500 meters above sea degree to over 5,300 meters in several places and passes at Tanglangla, Baralachal, Nakila, Rohtang la and among the crew members additionally crossed Jalori go in Kullu district.
That is an annual occasion organised in twice a 12 months. The Rikshaw run begins from Leh to Shimla in June and within the month of September it begins from Shimla to Leh.
Began in 2017, that is the fourth Rikshaw trip within the Himalayas right here collectively organised by adventurists and funky earth to advertise journey and likewise to protect the surroundings.
Every crew should donate 500 US {dollars} as a charity devoted to saving the Amazon rain forests in Europe.
Alex Anderson, Organiser of Rikshaw Run within the Himalayas, stated, “This rickshaw trip was difficult and adventurous. The completely different groups have travelled from 700 kilometres 950 kilometres in seven days. One of many riders stated that it was adventurous and the thought was to show that trip will be accomplished with auto Rikshaw at an altitude over 18,000 toes and it has been accomplished once more.
One of many members, Max Imilian stated, “Crossing by way of the 4 passes within the Himalayas through the chilly situations and hard roads the members discover this run thrilling. One of many members made a joint crew of three groups trip in these situations in order that they don’t face any difficulties.” (ANI)

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