Hampta pass trek is just the ideal trek for the beginners to soak in the majestic views of the Greater Himalayas, thick pine forest, beautiful meadows, some edgy river crossings and of course the high altitude mountain pass known as Hampta pass.Read More »
The trek to Beas Kund, the source of one of the important rivers in India is one of the beautiful hikes one could take in the Himalayas. It’s a moderate trek just right for beginners, families and children who want the taste of camping in the Himalayas, bask in the green meadows, touch the snowline and glaciers under the majestic snow capped peaks and soak in the surreal beauty of the lake, Beas Kund.Read More »
The Jomolhari trek is one of the most popular treks in Bhutan. It starts from the Paro valley and ends in Thimphu. This trek has some of the most amazing views of Mount Jomolhari (7,314 m/23,996 ft), one of the holiest mountains in Bhutan. The duration of the trek is over a period of 9 days, with the route passing through two high altitude passes, the Yale La (4,950 m/16,240 ft) and the Nyele La (4,890 m/16,043 ft), which makes this trek a bit strenuous. The best season to go on this trek is from April to June and September to November.Read More »
Brahmagiri Trek is one of the most popular treks in Kerala and Karnataka. The trek is inside the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, bordering the two states and is inhabited by large herds of elephants.
At an altitude of 1608 m, Brahmagiri peak is an ideal trek for the first time trekkers and for those who enjoy the leisurely paced hikes surrounded by natural beauty of the forest and wildlife.
The Chadar trek is a walk on the frozen Zanskar river in Ladakh. During the winters esp. January-Fenruary, the extreme cold conditions cause the river to freeze thus giving another opportunity for the trekkers to adventurously walk on water, literally.Read More »
If you ask any trekker or traveler for his/her bucket list, Everest Base Camp Trek would definitely be in the top five. Why shouldn’t it be? This is the holy grail of trekking. And you will find hordes of trekkers along the route. If you are a bit different from the crowd this is the trek that would take you across the Cho La pass and to the beautiful Gokyo lake on an offbeat path.Read More »
Kerala is a treasure trove of experiential splendor and natural wonders. The western coastline along the Arabian Sea is high on beauty, beaches and culture with a historic past of spice trade on the Malabar Coast. The Western Ghat Mountains in the east, one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots, are alive with rich flora and fauna, and dotted with lush plantations and quaint hill towns. Surrounded by pristine stretches of backwaters with thriving local culture, it’s hard not to see why Kerala is God’s Own Country.
Thanks to such diversity, experiential travel is the way to go here. Watch the sun set through fishing nets, traverse the evergreen Ghats, or kayak along the backwaters. Spot elephants while bamboo rafting, mingle with locals at homestay, or discover exotic food. Immerse in an Ayurvedic massage, or just laze on quiet beaches. Kerala truly is a refreshing escape, revealing the most authentic, eco-friendly and sustainable side of India.
So many experiences. So many stories to tell. That’s what Ladakh is. The land of high passes is blessed with natural beauty any other place in the world would envy. In ancient times it was an important outpost in the important silk route trade. Much of that richness esp. in culture and heritage is still very much reflective in the present day Ladakh.
Not much else needs to be said about Ladakh. A surreal landscape vastly different from anything imaginable. Though so much has been talked and written about it that most people have an idea of the place, yet nothing can prepare you for what to expect the moment the door of the aircraft opens and this land opens its arms to you.
Annapurna base camp trek is a very well-known trek due to its spectacular views, fascinating local cultures, and logistical ease. The Annapurna Himalayas is a vast collection of several peaks above 7,000m, which give life to the spectacular Annapurna Sanctuary. The principal peaks of the western portion of the great Annapurna Himalayas, including Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Fang, Annapurna, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhre, are arranged almost precisely in a circle with a deep glacier-covered amphitheater at the centre.Read More »