Brahmatal is one of those rare treks in India that can be done in winter. Most winter treks have either too much snow or too little. Brahmatal has the right amount to make trekking adventurous and exciting. The bonus of the superb forests and grand views are absolutely something to die for.
The alpine meadow of Kuari Pass has been attracting backpackers from around the globe for decades. Being in close proximity to Nanda Devi biosphere, Kuari Pass is at the center of the most remarkable regions of Garhwal known for its unique wild grandeur. In the background below the valley is the entrance to the formidable Rishi Gorge which until 1934 was considered un-penetrable.
The fact that Parunthumala has not yet been marked on the internet, by trekkers and travelers, was an exciting invitation for Muhammad Noushad.
A lot of garbage was brought down from Kashmir Great Lake trek by the trekkers. Here’s what happened to all that litter
Nag Tibba is a trekkers delight. For those who want to walk in the forests, climb up to 10,000 feet, see snow clad mountains and camp under starry night skies the Nag Tibba trek is just perfect. Join the trek happening every weekend in March and April and Read More
One of the many glacial lakes in Kullu Valley, the Bhrigu Lake makes for a perfect trek for families. Covering forests, snow-covered mountains and meadows over three days, it’s a gift of a trek, especially for those living close to Himachal Pradesh.
If there is a trek that serves up a buffet of all our great treks put together, it would be Buran Ghati. Everyday on the Buran Ghati trek is like a reminder of the best part of some of our great treks. It is a spicy mash-up of India’s most… Read More
This guide takes you to Talley Valley and Hong, lands covered in white bamboo forests and home to 40 per cent of the flora and fauna in India and inhabited by the tribal Aptani people. Read More
Here are the Top 4 winners of the October 2015 Photo Contest! Congrats!
Surrounded by the imposing Dhauladhar ranges in Kullu Valley is a pristine blue-water lake called Prashar. It is a well-kept secret in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Read more
It was my 28th high altitude trek. I was headed to Buran Ghati, one of the new discoveries of Indiahikes. I had heard gushing reports of its beauty. I couldn’t wait to get on the trek.
An early morning flight, followed by a 24 hour road ...
A year ago, I bought my first travel backpack. I initially bought it for a trek. But with every trip I’ve taken since then, I’ve learnt a little more about the science and art that is backpacking.
There is more than one way to look at and discuss this colossal artwork of nature - the Rupin Waterfall. And Samrat Chakraborty shows you how...Read more
A lot of garbage was brought down from Kashmir Great Lake trek by the trekkers. Here's what happened to all that litter
Somehow it is accepted that if you are a trekker it is okay to be unkempt and dirty. "Frankly, this bothers me a lot," says Arjun Majumdar. Read More
Do you want to go on a Himalayan trek? Are you confused about which one to pick? Arjun Majumdar helps narrow down your options to that one perfect trek for you! Read on.
Most trekkers assume that “the” trek to do in Nepal is the Everest Base Camp. They couldn’t be more mistaken. Tucked away to the western side of the Everest Base camp trail is the Everest Gokyo Ri trail (Ri means summit). Not only do you see grander views of Everest from the top of Everest Gokyo Ri, but the trail has lot more to offer too. Read More