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
This November, Indiahikes will be organising a Himalayan Outbound Programme for the students of IIM Indore in some of the most beautiful slopes of the Garhwal Himalayas. It is a week – long programme which involves various complex games that entails strategy, planning, guile and guts. The programme will be conducted …
In February 2015, Indiahikes launched its first international trek to Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest summit in Africa at 19,315 feet. Our trekkers are preparing for the next one in August, 2015. Here are some details about how to do the trek. Read More
This is a debate that refuses to die. When trekkers discuss amongst themselves about the most beautiful meadow in India – Dayara Bugyal is often placed at the top position, only to be hotly contested and pushed to the next best. But there is no debate amongst trekkers that Dayara Bugyal would fall within the two most beautiful high altitude meadows in India. It is not difficult to see why. 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
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
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
Pakshipathalam is a hill in Wayanad that can be reached only through hiking trails. Rooted deep inside deciduous forests, this hill can be accessed from both, Karnataka and Kerala. Pakshipathalam is especially known as the home for several species of birds and reptiles. 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
Retrace the footsteps of Chhatrapati Shivaji and his army to Umberkhind, where he cleverly defeated Mughal ruler Kartalab Khan. Alive with history, this trail takes trekkers back to the 17th century. Offering terrific views of the Sahyadri mountain range, this trail is situated in Pen, Maharastra, and makes for an easy one-day trek. 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
Monsoon is around the corner, which means the Himalayas are about to be covered with luxuriant meadows and flowers. We have chosen four of the best treks in India to do during monsoon. They showcase the best of the Himalayas. Take a look.
The results are out! Here are the top 3 photographs from May 2015. Congratulations to the winners! Read More
Trekking gear and equipment is available for purchase online. Registered Indiahikes trekkers can e-mail us at email@example.com to place their order. Read More
Beginners love the Roopkund Trek. The easy ascents, alpine trails, lovely twin meadows – Ali and Bedni Bugyal - and the view from the Junargali peak make it a highly rewarding one. Hear all about it from Keerthy, who went to Roopkund in September Read More
Once in 12 years in the Greater Himalayas, thousands of people climb up 280 km up to 13,000 feet, as part of the Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra. The procession starts from Nauti, near Karanprayag and ends at Homkund passing by glacial tarns like Roopkund. Here are some interesting stories from mythology and present-day reality that are bound to Read More
Kilimanjaro boasts of 10,000 year old glaciers. But are they going to disappear by the middle of 21st century? Read More
A lot of people think that trekking has age limits. Deeparghya Mukherjee banishes such ideas with his story about trekking with a 64-year-old. Read More
Dogs play a big role in Himalayan treks, be it to pave the way, to warn you of predators, to protect you or simply to boost your mood. Vaibhav Chauhan recounts his experience from a trek to Pin Parvati and explains why dogs make such great companions. Read More
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.Read More
The students of IIM Indore went on treks to Dayara Bugyal, Kedarkantha and Roopkund with Indiahikes in October 2014. They had a tremendous time in the mountain slopes. Professor Srinivas Gunta of the same institution, who alone coordinated with all the 300+ students and went to Dayara, speaks to us about how he pulled off the magnificent task! Read More
If you're going on a trek, you might need to tweak your food habits a bit. You might need to cut down on protein and increase your carbohydrates intake. Nisha Ann Reginald finds out what's healthy and what's not to eat on a trek. Read More
This is a two week wilderness trek that is very demanding as it involves traversing remote gorges, river crossing and crossing high passes. Very few people cross this trail each year. One has to be self-sufficient on this trek. For 2 days in the trek you would go through Zanskar villages and can get an idea of the Zanskari culture.One can see the magnificient Phugtal Gompa.You would be greeted by "Jhulley" all along the way. Read More
"The professionalism is visible all over, expert team highly trained technical staff makes it possible for all of us to reach the summit." - Himani Verma, Roopkund, May 23, 2015
"After a steep ascent, some kitchen staff waited for us with glucose and parathas in the middle of nowhere. At the last campsite, they even baked a cake for us. Unbelievable!" – Alexander Fell, Rupin Pass, May 22, 2015
"I wish to thank the entire team of Indiahikes for a wonderful experience of trekking from Deoria Tal to Chandrashila peak. I appreciate the online support before the trek and the actual support of trek leader and the local guides. They helped make the experience unforgettable." – Utpala Joshi, Deoria Tal – Chandrashila, April 4, 2015
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