Home Ministry approves new tourist, trekking routes in JK

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New Delhi, Dec 18: Ministry of Home Affairs has approved new tourist and trekking routes in Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir to boost tourism in the state.
Proposed new routes are Merak-Lema Bend, Chushul-Kartsangla-Mahe, Durbuk-Shahikul-Tharuk- Sato Kargyam-Parma-Erath-Chusul and Loma-Hanley; Korzok-Nurbo-Sumdo-Parangla-Kazaand; and Agyam-Shayok-Durbuk.
Proposed routes for trekking are Phyang-Dokla-HunderDok-Hunder; Basgo-Ney-HunderDok-Hunder; Temisgam-Largyap-Panchathang-Skuru; and Saspol-Saspochey-Rakurala-Skuru.
Another proposal is to increase validity of tourist permissions to Ladakh region from seven to 15 days.