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.
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…
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 4
This blog is all about my journey to the Chandrashila summit via Tungnath- one of the world’s highest Shiva temple.
My first High Altitude Trek: Deoriatal – Chandrashila – Part 3
Date: 25 March 2018 Second day of our trek. We woke up at 5 am, finished breakfast, packed all our bags and started for Chopta around 7.30 am which was our next campsite. One thing I must really emphasize on is the food prepared by the kitchen staff of Indiahikes. Never have I eaten such…
My first High Altitude Trek: Deoriatal – Chandrashila – Part 2
Read about my adventures and learnings on the first day of my first ever high altitude trek – Chandrashila Trek, Uttarakhand by Indiahikes
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…
Start of my 2 week adventure – Reaching Manali by an ordinary HRTC bus
Despite being in India since the time I was born, I hadn’t been to North India that much. So whatever the leaves I am getting now while working I’m using those to explore the unseen places. Out of all, the Himalayas intrigues me the most and also gives me maximum happiness when I’m trekking it so once again I set out solo to explore it.