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10 Best Himalayan Treks In Autumn (September, October, & November)

Here is a list of the best Himalayan treks in autumn months of September, October and November.

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Latest Updates

Latest Updates About Treks Affected By High Court Order

Here are the latest updates on Uttarakhand treks post the High Court Ban. As many as 4 treks have got a green chit with few changes in itineraries. Read this article to know more.

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Green Trails

A Documentary Film On Green Trails By Red Bangle Films

Lakshmi Rebecca from the Red Bangle Fiilms, set out on a journey to Roopkund to see how the problem of waste is tackled in the mountains. Check out her insights in this video movie clip.

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Expert Opinion

5 Stunning Highlights of Tarsar Marsar most trekkers fail to notice

The Tarsar Marsar trek gives trekkers a unique experience of camping between two alpine lakes, a feat that no other trek offers. Here, Arjun Majumdar lists out five stunning aspects of the trek that unfortunately, most trekkers fail to notice.

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Trekking tips

How Much Should You Spend On Trekking Gear

In this article, we bust myths about branded and expensive trekking gear — trekking shoes, trekking backpacks, warm layers. How much should you really spend on trekking gear? And what exactly do you need? Find out here.

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Expert Opinion

How To Go About A Mountaineering Course In India

A mountaineering course in India is the first step towards making a career in the adventurous world of Himalayas. However there is not much information out there, when it comes to pursuing it. Read this article to have in-depth knowledge on this topic.

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Thursday Trek Talk

TREKKER MISTAKES-INDIAHIKES

7 Mistakes First Time Trekkers Make

In this article, we dive into the totally avoidable mistakes that first time trekkers make. If you have learnt from your mistakes, share them with us!

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Trekker's Blogs

Trekking To Beas Kund Near Manali Over A Weekend: A Trek Blog

The Beas Kund trek is one of the most popular trails that one can do on a longer weekend in Manali. The trek takes you away from the hustle and bustle of Manali city. Following the banks of Beas River expect great views of Pir Pinjal ranges. The meadows of Dhundi & Bakarthach are spectacular in […]

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Trek Photography

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How To Be A Better Trek Photographer- Know the Basics of Photography

We all take photographs on a trek. But what makes a photo exceptional? Read this article to know quick tips to help your trek photography.

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Thursday Trek Talk

6 Himalayan Treks Where You Don’t Need Indiahikes

This Independence Day eve, we bring you 6 Himalayan treks that you can attempt on your own. Most of these treks have the required infrastructure to support the first-time trekker. Read this article to know about these treks.

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Get Inspired

What It Takes To Climb Mt Everest – Sipra Majumdar’s Story

Sipra Majumdar, was part of India’s first all women expedition team to Mt Everest in 2005. Her story to this extraordinary feat of achievement has humble beginnings. Read her entire story here.

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Team Leadership Programme

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How Trek Management Is The Future Of Team Building

Learn about how trekking and trek management is the ideal activity to hone one’s team building skills.

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Green Trails

How Far Would You Go To Clean The Hills?

While most of us enjoy trekking, there are very few of us who practice sustainable trekking practices. Let’s take a look at what more needs to be done.

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Get Inspired

Meet the Super Couple that has made Trekking Independently their way of life

Does the thought of trekking through the Himalayas without a guide send shivers down your spine. Shalini and Jason show you how it’s done!

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Green Trails Updates

Indiahikes Joins Hands With Gati Foundation To Tackle Environmental Issues In The Himalayas

Indiahikes has just associated with Gati Foundation in Uttarakhand to fight the increasing plastic pollution in the Indian Himalayas.

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Expert Opinion

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How Local Cuisine Enhances Your Trek Experience

One of the seldom acknowledged benefits of trekking is the exposure it gives you to unique, local cuisines of remote places. Arjun Majumdar speaks about the refreshing tastes that he has stumbled upon in the mountains.

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Thursday Trek Talk

What Happens To Your Body At High Altitude

In this article, we talk about the effect of altitude on a human body. What happens to air at that high altitude and how the human body adjusts itself. Here’s everything that you need to know about the changes in your body while trekking

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Thursday Trek Talk

Some Extraordinary Stories Of Ordinary Women In The Mountains

This is the full text of the speech that Sandhya Chandrasekharayya, partner at Indiahikes, gave for Women’s Web. In her talk, she speaks about very real and everyday women achieving incredible feats in the trekking world!

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