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
Here’s a quick view at all our upcoming treks for the year of 2015.
It is a known fact that the Rupin Pass trek is full of surprises. Not every trekker watches out for the changes in sceneries though. We give here a checklist of all the surprises that’s in store … Read More
The Warwan valley, which falls in the Kishtwar district of Kashmir is one of the most beautiful and untouched trails in the upper Himalayas. In August 2015, Indiahikes will be exploring this wonderful divide between the Zanskar and Kashmir valley. The 7 day trek starts from Panikhar (near Kargil) and ends at Inshan. Read More
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
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.
We have always imagined our Kashmir Great Lakes trek to be the most beautiful trek in India. We were wrong. It is the Tarsar Marsar and the reasons…. Read More
Har Ki dun is a super trek for winter.The scenery on the trek is stunning. A delight for trekkers, both in summer and winter, this valley is accessible through Govind National Park – known for its rich variety of flora and fauna. The trail goes through alpine meadows, moraine ridges, glacier basins, pine forests and ancient villages, giving you spectacular valley views and ….Read More
Kedarkantha is quick trek in the eastern fringes of Uttarakhand. Pretty campsites in vast meadows surrounded by snow capped peaks all around make Kedarkantha an unforgetable .. Read More.
Spread over five days the Sandakphu trek climbs over superb oak and rhododendron forests. When the trek finally tops the ridge line your jaws drop. Across the entire periphery of vision are the ranges in between the Kanchenjunga and Everest. The magnificent views stay with you for long on the trek. If there is a big reason to do the trek it would be… Read More
When asked to paint a hillside scenery, what comes to mind? Trees, flowers, a water body, snow-capped mountains in the backdrop… This is exactly what Deoria Tal looks like. From there, a trek to Chandrashila Peak gives you the honour of having trekked to the highest temple in the world! This peak boasts of a 300 degree view of the most famous peaks of the Read More
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 norther side of the Everest Base camp trail is the Gokyo Ri trail. Not only do you see grander views of Everest from the top of Gokyo Ri, but the trail … Read More
It’s not often that you come across a well-rounded trail that poses just the right amount of challenge for trekkers. As the trail to Pangarchulla Peak turns from green to a snowy pristine white, trekkers can treat their eyes to few of the highest peaks of the Garhwal region. Added to that, trekking during spring makes the lower trail a colourful one, with rhododendrons in full bloom and … Read More
When Shaijla from Indiahikes heard this story from her friend, she was overwhelmed. It was about how a short trek nullified a huge vacuum that had formed between a father and son. Read the whole story here.
A lot of people are confused about why trekkers trek. They seem to think it is too much of a struggle and inconvenience. So, Yogesh Londhe did his bit of research and spoke to trekkers about why they like the activity. Here are a few answers.
Among most trekkers, Mt. Nanda Devi is a highly revered one. It's unfortunate that just a handful are even allowed to go close to the Queen of the Himalayas. So, here's a trek to Dharansi Pass that allows one to go tantalisingly close to Nanda Devi. Throughout the trek, Nanda Devi and Dunagiri look larger than life.
Narrow winding trails, creaking bamboos, daring stretches, chance encounters with wild animals; a trek to Ranganathaswamy Betta or Bilikal Betta is all this and more. It is at 1,552 m and is located 60 km from Bangalore on Kanakapura road. The hill derives its name from...
If you're an adventure seeker in and around Maharashtra, then this trek would make your ideal day. Situated close to the Mumbai-Pune Express Highway, it's easily accessible, uninhabited and peaceful, especially during monsoon.
Hiking Club is not only about adventure. There's also a great deal of education that happens in the process. Take a look here, at what your children will learn while hiking.
Here are the shortlisted 14 nomineees from the April 2015 Photo Contest. Results will be out tomorrow, 23rd May, 2015.
Kodachadri is probably the most popular trail in Karnataka, but that does not make it an easy one - it's as challenging as it is beautiful. Situated in an area that received rainfall for about eight months a year, this trek is filled waterfalls, streams and highly saturated green forests. It's a welcoming break from urban life.
Children are little bombs of energy. As a parent, it’s important for you to ensure that the energy is manifested in the right experiences. Shailja S, the head of Indiahikes’ edu-adventure project, Hiking Club, writes about why you should expose your child to the world of trekking and take them to the country side more often.
Indiahikes is looking for trek leaders, who are confident and experienced enough to lead trekking groups at few of the most beautiful slopes in our country (and abroad). Read on for further details.
Arjun writes on the Goechala trek and why he considers it to be on of the most romantic treks in the himalayas
Many trekkers feel that carrying a backpack is difficult. Often trekkers ask me if they can hire a porter to carry their backpack. While on most treks you can, the fact of the matter is that carrying a backpack is not as difficult as it is made to be.
Arjun Majumdar talks about how a trek helps in making a better choice of a life partner.
Although Nepal shares borders with India, trekking there is a completely different experience. Indiahikes sent out a team to Nepal late in 2014. Sandhya and Suman from the team tell us how different it is in terms of the crowd, scenery, lodging experience and cleanliness.
Indiahikes trekker Bratin Mallick tested the Element Blocker Interchange Jacket by Columbia on his recent trek to Brahmatal. Bratin has the experience of four high altitude treks including the twenty thousander Stok Kangri. Read on for his review on the jacket. Read More
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