My trek to Valley of Flowers

Shankaran Bharatan, who visited the Valley of Flowers writes about the best of times and the worst of times on the trek.

What kind of a camera should you buy?

While you’re taking a camera on a trek, you have to consider its weight and size. So should you take a Bridge camera or a Point and Shoot or a DSLR? Neelima Vallangi helps you decide what kind of camera to pick.

The Himalayan Mountain Challenge Programme -FAQ

What is the fitness level required for the trek and how hard are the treks? The treks locations we have for the programme are Dayara Bugyal, Kedarkantha and Brahmatal. All treks are graded as moderate treks by Indiahikes. You need to be able to jog for 20-25 minutes and cover  4 kms to do the trek comfortably. […]

How to document a trek

If you’d like to document a trek, there is a particular way to go about it. It’s very close to travel writing, but requires more detail. Here are a few tips about how you can write a perfect trek guide.

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Prashanth has been a regular trekker with Indiahikes for long. This is his photostory of his Gaumukh Tapovan trek that he did way back in 2008.

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Prashanth has been a regular trekker with Indiahikes for long. This is his photostory of his Gaumukh Tapovan trek that he did way back in 2008.

Photography Workshop – Kashmir Great lakes Trek

Amateaur photography Vivek Sharma conducted a photography workshop for trekkers during the Kashmir Great Lakes trek in September 2012. He shares his experience here. Vivek, a resident of Bengaluru is a Mechanical Engineer graduate and a software engineer by profession currently working in one of the Indian IT giants. He is simultaneously pursuing his passion […]

Explore the Sahyadris in the monsoon

Join Indiahikes this July and August to explore, document and map the trails of the Sahyadris. Volunteers are invited to be part of the exploration teams. Most explorations would be conducted during the weekends.

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Prashanth has been a regular trekker with Indiahikes for long. This is his photostory of his Gaumukh Tapovan trek that he did way back in 2008.

Kashmir Great Lakes – Trek Accounts From The Exploratory Team

There is a trance like quality to this trek; the magic that is cast on the first day of the trek only deepens in intensity as the trek days pass by and will remain as an oasis for eternity.

Roopkund Trek Review By Sharath K R

  (Roopkund Trek – 22nd May’2012 Batch)   I thank from bottom of my heart for such an wonderful trek which you have organized. Overall coordination of the trek was too good everything was well organized including food arrangements and cab facilities on time.Indeed as I read in  many blogs Roopkund trek is A must […]

Kedarkanta trek reviews 2012-Pradeep

Kedarkanta Trek Review By Pradeep (Kedarkanta trek  – April 2012 Batch)   KK trek – It’s one of those treks where trekkers are sad on their way back to Dehradun, not because it was bad, but it was over so soon. Nobody wants to go away from nature’s lap.    The trip started from Dehradun railway station, […]