Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) has made it to the Limca Book of Records for providing it transport services to Asia’s highest village Kibber.
HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) operates the only bus service to Kibber, the highest village connected by a road service in Asia, situated at 4270m (14200 ft) in the Spiti valley of Himalayas. Starting from Kaza and taking a brief halt at Key monastery, the bus takes around 60-90 minutes to reach Chicham and then Kibber through the most treacherous narrow roads.
Besides HRTC also runs a budget friendly bus service on the 1203 kms long Leh-Delhi route taking 35 hours to cross the highest passes in the world including Baralacha-la, Tanglang-la, Rohtang-la and Lanchung-la.
Limca Book of Records is the Indian equivalent to the Guinness Book of World Records with emphasis on unique achievements of Indians within the country and abroad. It’s a salute to all those Indians who want to do something different and be remembered for their distinctive deeds. There is more to Limca Book of Records than simple presentation of facts in a chronological order. It has a wide range of information on several subjects, divided for easy reading into chapters. Including the ever-popular Human Story section, there are sections on Education, Agriculture, Medical Science, Business, Sports, Nature, Adventure, Radio, Cinema etc.