What’s the National Flower of Uttarakhand?
The national flower of Uttarakhand, Brahma Kamal, is one of the most beautiful flowers found in the Himalayan region. A part of the Sunflower family, the scientific name of this flower is Saussurea Obvallata. A glimpse of this flower gives you a much better idea about the scenic flora in the alpine region and upper […]Read more
Here’s a Chadar trek route map to help you plan
Posted by: Dinkar Kamat /2960
Chadar trek is set at a height of more than 11,000 feet. The high altitude and extreme weather conditions make it one of the most difficult yet beautiful treks in the Himalayas. While going on this trek, you need to embark on a 9-day journey through the snowy mountains while walking over the frozen Zanskar […]Read more
What Should You Know About Triund Trek in June?
One of the easiest and most straightforward treks in Himachal Pradesh, a trek to Triund hill takes about 4 hours. It’s located around 7 km from the small town of McLeodganj. If you have too much time to spare in Dharamshala or McLeodganj, it’s always a good idea to plan this trek. You can even […]Read more
Everest in Numbers
Everest 2012: 229 Summits 9 Deaths 8,850 meters (29,029 feet): Height at the peak. 60 million years: Approximate age of Mount Everest. $25,000: Cost of a climbing permit per person. 8,000: Height in meters (approximately 26,000 feet) at Mount Everest’s “death zone,” the low-oxygen area above the last camp and before the summit where conditions become […]Read more
What’s Kedarkantha weather in October?
Posted by: Dinkar Kamat /2020
Kedarkantha is a popular trek in North India and is situated at a height of 12,500 ft. In order to reach the peak, you have to go through Govind Wildlife Sanctuary. The trek route is open for trekkers throughout the year. The trail is easy to cover, with gradual ascends and descends. If you’re planning […]Read more
Returning from Stok Kangri
Stok Kangri Trek takes you above 20000 ft above sea level When we were on our way back from Ladakh after the Stok Kangri’ Expedition, we stopped for lunch at a restaurant and this beautiful old woman was the owner. After lunch we sat with her for almost half an hour chatting. When I was […]Read more
What Are Some of the Best Kullu Manali Camping Sites?
Posted by: Dinkar Kamat /430
If you’ve always been interested in a Himalayan retreat, Kullu Manali camping sites will provide an amazing opportunity to unwind and relax. Set in the middle of raw nature, these camps offer the much-needed respite from monotonous city life. India is a huge country, and you can find several camping destinations. However, Kullu Manali offers […]Read more
Nag Tibba Trek from Delhi
Posted by: Dinkar Kamat /670
Nag Tibba, one of the most popular treks near Dehradun, stands tall at 9,915 feet above sea level. If you’re planning a Nag Tibba trek from Delhi, it will be an ideal weekend getaway. It’s the perfect way to get respite from city life, and feel much closer to nature. Unlike other treks in the […]Read more