Any trekker is concerned about safety when it comes to trekking at high altitude. In this video, Arjun, the founder of Indiahikes explains why Indiahikes is the safest organisation to trek the Himalayas with. Watch the video
The Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Ri and Chola Pass is a grand one. Not many people get a chance to be amongst such big mountains. Arun Nayak, who went there in April 2016, captures the trek in this awe-inspiring photo story. See More
At Indiahikes, we have been working to leave the mountains in a better condition for over five years! Over a period of time, we have learnt of ways to tackle human and food waste more effectively, and there is still a lot of scope for improvement. Take a look at the progress we have made so far. See More
Rarely do the Himalayas present a trek that pack in everything – easy access, dark pine forests, open meadows, glacial valleys and an adventurous crossing of a pass that leaves the heart pumping. Read more
Many tales are spun around the Valley of Flowers – usually about trekkers falling unconscious from the heavy scent of flowers on the valley floor. Whatever the stories, they do have a grain of truth in them, in a good way! It is rare to find a valley so full of flowers. Flowers bloom everywhere in a riot of colours – purple, yellow, white, pink… They blanket the valley in such a way that sometimes, you can’t see the valley floor at all! Read More
Buran Ghati is a special trek. A virgin trail that offers the best of all Himalayan treks in a single platter, Buran stands at par with the juggernaut that is Roopkund trek. Arjun Majumdar tells you why. Read More
One of the prettiest treks in India. The KGL trek is overwhelmingly the most beautiful one. It is just a tragedy that it is unknown to most people. Seven beautiful lakes and lush green meadows make this trek 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. Read more
Pin Parvati Pass is a great trans Himalayan trek for seasoned trekkers. You will be dazzled with the spectacular beauty this trek has to offer. It is a 100 km trail of nonstop thrills for those who seek adventure with reasonable risks. Despite challenges, this trek is one of the most sought-after high altitude Himalayan pass treks. Read More
There’s nothing like a good video to help you relive your trek. But how do you shoot a good trek video? Vaibhav Chauhan gives you a few tips to make your videos look crisp, professional and entertaining.
The Tarsar Marsar trek gives trekkers a unique experience of camping between two alpine lakes, a feat that no other trek offers. Here, Arjun Majumdar lists out five stunning aspects of the trek that unfortunately, most trekkers fail to notice. Read More
On a high altitude trek, even a handkerchief can weigh you down. More than knowing what to take, you need to know what NOT to take in your backpack. Here are a few quick tips to help you out. Read more
Inculcating a habit of cleanliness and environmental consciousness in children is the sure shot way for a pollution free future. Our team at Deoriatal Base camp spent a week at the Government school in Sari village teaching kids the value of hygiene.Read More
A good night's sleep is essential at the end of every day's trek. For that, it's essential to know how to use a sleeping bag. So here's a video where Swathi explains how to use and roll a sleeping bag. Watch the video
The spirit of trekking is incomplete without the immense love and respect for mountains. Our trek leader Gurdit talks about why there is an urgent need to keep our mountains clean and litter-free. Read more
Taking a shower during treks is out of the question. Then how do you maintain hygiene standards? In this article, experienced trekkers give tips to stay clean and fresh as you scale the mountains. Read more
The secret to staying warm in freezing temperatures is the same principle that we follow in the winters of Delhi. Layering. In this video Swathi explains what you need to stay comfortably warm on your Himalayan trek. Watch the video
Green Trails update from Deoriatal - On 28th April 2016 our team joined hands with around 50 women of the Mahila Mandal in Sari to collect plastic waste. Indiahikes trek leader Dushyant Sharma recollects details about the impromptu clean up campaign. Read more
Shankaran Bharatan, who visited the Valley of Flowers in August 2011 with his wife, writes about the best of times and the worst of times on the trek. It's a wondrous co-incidence that both, he and his wife dreamed of going to the Valley of Flowers even before they met!
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.