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Gartangali: A Tourist Place On Indo-China Border

Gartangali: A Tourist Place On Indo-China Border

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Gartangali, located in the Jad Ganga valley on the Indo-China border, is very special for tourists.  It is situated in Uttarkashi district at an altitude of 11 thousand feet above sea level.  This stairway is one of the most dangerous roads in the world.  It is quite thrilling to pass through this stairway made by cutting a big rock.  While passing through here, a deep gorge of about 150 to 200 meters is visible.  source: jagran.com In the 17th century, the Pathans from Peshawar had made this step by cutting the rock.  This 140-metre-long route was the only route for trade from Indo-Tibet before 1962.  Nelong valley was buzzing from both the sides due to commercial activities being conducted.  Tibetan merchants used to take wool, cloth, salt e...