Get to witness a plethora of different species of flowers blooming in background of our mighty Himalayas. 8 days of arduous trekking and passing through 3 high altitude passes, it is not an easy one.
Kumaraparvatha Trek – All you need to know
Kumaraparvatha is a peak in Western Ghats, Karnataka in the Pushpagiri forest range whose elevation is 1712m. It is known to be the toughest trek in Karnataka. The trek can be done from 2 routes – Kukke side and Somvarpet side. From Kukke side it is 28 kms to and fro done over 2 days…
BMC at HMI – Days at the Basecamp (Part 3)
This is final part of the HMI Basic mountaineering course series, do give a read to know what goes on during the 28 day training session for us aspiring mountaineers
Basic Mountaineering Course at HMI Darjeeling – Part One
Basic mountaineering course to me was a huge learning opportunity. As they say “life is the best teacher” so I chose to go some extra mile to learn as much as possible by signing up for this course. This is a 28-day course through which we get to undergo rigorous training at the end of…
Things to do in Andaman: An amazing 4-day backpacking guide
Yes, you heard it right. You can cover all the major attractions of the Andaman islands (including Scuba diving) having just 4 days in hand and can easily visit during any upcoming long weekend! Please make sure to go through their current COVID guidelines here before making any plan. We travelled during the month of…
Vistadome- A scenic train journey along the Western Ghats
All the details you need to know about the newly launched Vistadome coaches in the Bangalore-Mangalore special trains – equipped with glass windows and ceiling to enjoy scenic beauty of the Western Ghats
Frozen waterfall in Kashmir? – A Solo female travel experience
Yes, Kashmir is very safe for solo travel and for girls. Read on to know where to visit the frozen waterfall and my experience in Srinagar and with the very hospitable locals over there.
My first High Altitude Trek: Deoriatal – Chandrashila – Part 5
Date: 27 March 2018 I woke up at 3am in the morning even though we were to leave at 6.30am. First of all, I did not want to leave the place and return back to the over populated city. So I came out of the tent, roamed around a bit in the moonlight and noticed…
My first High Altitude Trek: Deoriatal – Chandrashila – Part 1
Date: Somewhere around Feb 1st week, 2018 A colleague in my office came back after his trek from Uttarakhand. The trek was Chandrashila and he was explaining about his adventures and experiences of the trek. Looking at his pictures and videos somehow subconsciously I made up my mind to go for that trek. He was…
Ultimate Malaysia backpacking guide – 10 days trip in just INR 30k! Day4 – Exploring Langkawi
It was our 4th day in Malaysia and we had reached a place called Langkawi islands the previous night. (In case you have missed my previous blog posts click this link) Our host at the stay helped us in getting a rented self-drive car for 2 days at a discounted price (60MYR for a day)….