The 9th Raid-de-Himalaya, to be conducted from 2nd to 8th October, would start form the state capital here and end in Srinagar, a department of youth affairs and sports stated. The cross country motor rally traversing some of the most hostile terrains, this time around would cover around 2400 kilometers in six days.
The route for the speed and endurance for vehicles and ralliest is to pass thorough Manali, Kaza, Keylong, Sarchu. Leh, Kargil and would end at Srinagar, the spokesman said. Despite the dangers associated with the sport, the Raid is counted among the top motor sport events in the country and has even attain global recognition. The event is open for two wheelers and four wheelers, and conducted in two segments, namely Reliability and Extreme versions.