Sandhya UC talks about Indiahikes tryst with the Great lakes trek and why the trek is like a pilgrimage to her
Our tryst with the Kashmir great lakes trek started 3 years ago ... Read more
Here is a photo story of Nag Tibba trek by Vaibhav Chauhan.
Arjun Majumdar writes about the Goechala trek and tells why it is one of the most romantic trails in the country.
"I have never been as enamored by a trek as I have been of the Goechala. It is the most romantic trek that I have done. There are lots in the trek that make it romantic. Read more here...
Arjun Majumdar writes about why Buran Ghati is special to Indiahikes
Arjun Majumdar shares his concerns about the nature of the Stok Kangri trail and why it is meant for the experienced trekker.
He says "The number of new trekkers who want to do the Stok Kangri trek surprises me. Some of them have not done any high altitude trek, not even a relatively simpler one like the Roopkund... Read more here...
Arjun Majumdar chooses one of the two beautiful treks as a better one.
'This is a question that I am asked often – and one I find very difficult to answer. It is so hard to choose between the two great treks.. Read more here...
Izzat Ansari shares here the latest on Green trails from the slopes, she says
"Hello all green trekkers!
Arjun Majumdar writes on when is the right time to introduce your kids to the world of trekking.
It is wonderful to get calls from parents wanting to know which trek to take their kids on. Parents who are keen trekkers themselves know the value of the outdoors. Kids learn life’s little lessons quickest when they are on an adventure.So when do you start kids on trekking? The answer is as young as possible. But not in the way most parents think. Read more here...
Arjun Majumdar writes about the damaging postings done by some members of ALTOA on the Indiahikes green trails activities
Recently one of the members of ALTOA (All Ladakh Travel Operators Association) published a very damaging article about Indiahikes on Facebook. Predictably the internet world went viral with it.
What’s not amusing about the story is that it is complete fabrication.... Read more
Latest Documented Trek
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 centerpiece of the most remarkable regions of Garhwal known for its unique wild grandeur.
Latika Payak blogs on the disposal problems of biodegradable bags
Bio bags offer a convenient way to relieve oneself on treks. But innovation comes at a price. Read on to know what's the glitch here and how Indiahikes is addressing this challenge Read more here...
Latest Documented Trek Diary
The Jalsu Pass is the easiest connecting link between Chamba and Kangra Valleys. Throughout the Chamba Kailash Yatra season, which is during monsoons, this trail remains busy with pilgrims and adventurers alike. Some trekkers even call the Flower Valley of Himachal Pradesh
Weekend Trek Guide
Day Trek Guide
Week long Himalayan treks
Early Summer Treks
(Mar, Apr, Early May)
Hampta Pass (Moderate) - Jun 7, 14, 22, & 28, Jul 5, 13, 20 & 27, 2014
Post Summer Treks
(July, Aug, Sept)
Stok Kangri (Difficult) - Jul 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9 & 15, 2014
Valley of flowers (Moderate)
- July 12, 19 & 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Semi Exploratory Treks
(Dec, Jan, Feb)
Weekend Treks (North)
Nag Tibba (Easy) - Mar 8
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Indiahikes in Print
Indiahikes' Arjun Majumdar writes an exclusive monthly column for Discover India. Read the articles here.