Last year, Indian Government announced that the Siachen region in Ladakh a tourist zone and now the civilians can visit the region with ease.

One of the world’s highest battlefields, Siachen Glacier brings a chill to one person when hearing this. And as per recent reports, Indian Army is ready to allow civilians to trek to the most critical parts of the glacier. The Siachen Glacier is nestled at a height of nearly 24,000 feet in the eastern Karakoram Range in the Ladakh Himalayas, at a proximity to the Line of Control between India and Pakistan.

Every year since 2007, Indian Army have been organising a 10-day trek to the Siachen Glacier and a small group of 30 selected civilians would be allowed to trek Siachen that takes place in the months of August or September. These selected group of individual will be recommended to the Indian Army by Indian Mountaineering…

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