Uttarakhand


5 reasons why Hampta Pass is the quintessential moderate Himalayan trek

  “We are sorry to announce that all our Kashmir Great Lakes batches have been cancelled due to the ongoing security issues in the valley”!!!! The mail from Indiahikes was a cruel blow to the dreams that I had been delicately weaving for the past three months, about my pending […]

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Roopkund Diaries : Day 5 – Pathar Nachauni to Bhagwabasa via Kalu Vinayak

DAY 5 – PATHAR NACHAUNI TO BHAGWABASA VIA KALU VINAYAK TREK – 4 KMS ALTITUDE – 12,818 FT TO 14,117 FT   Sitting on a rock near my tent, I was watching one of the most beautiful sunrises..the rays kissing the dew laden grass..giving the much needed warmth, not only […]

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Roopkund Diaries : Day 4 – Ali Bugyal to Pathar Nachauni via Bedni Bugyal and Ghora Lotani

DAY 4 : ALI BUGYAL TO PATHAR NACHAUNI VIA BEDNI BUGYAL AND GHORA LAUTANI TREK : 7 KMS ALTITUDE : 11320 FT TO 12,818 FT “Today’s the easiest day of Roopkund trek”, announced Hardik, our trek leader, to the amaze of the entire group. We had to hike a decent […]

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Roopkund Diaries : Day 1 – Kathgodam to Lohajung 2

The renowned French novelist, Marcel Proust once said, “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” There are few experiences that open up not just your eyes and heart, but also your lungs and mind. The trek to the mysterious skeletal lake […]

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