Can trekking change the way you think?

A young writer, Disha, has just stepped into the world of trekking. Every trek is teaching her something new about herself and those around her. See from Disha’s eyes what it’s like to start trekking.

Getting to Arusha

Reaching Arusha, the base camp of the Kilimanjaro trek, involves the usual airport paperwork. Passport stamps and visa papers in Kenya and Tanzania are what will take up most of your time…

Planning your Travel in Kilimanjaro

Africa is a country that boasts of and thrives on tourism. Africa is also perhaps synonymous with jungle safaris. So if you’re off on a trek to Kilimanjaro, ensure you spare a few days to see Africa…

Money management in Kilimanjaro

A trek to Kilimanjaro will cost you a hefty sum. Flight charges, daily entry fees to Kilimanjaro National Park, food and rescue expenses, local travel – all these may reduce your bank balance by a large sum. But for a lifetime experience…

What is the best way to go about the Kilimanjaro Trek?

The trek to the summit of Kilimanjaro is a one-of-a-kind experience. Neatly laid-out in the Kilimanjaro National Park, several trails snake around on the 3,885 sq. km surface area of the volcanic mountain. To help you experience the best of the trek..

Basic facilities in Kilimanjaro

It’s only once you begin the Kilimanjaro trek that you’ll understand the term ‘well-organised.’ Expert porters, regular official checking by the park authorities, Western toilets with marble flooring in the middle of nowhere…

Best season to do the Kilimanjaro Trek

Mount Kilimanjaro is close to the equator. Here, there is no such thing as summer and winter. It mostly varies between dry and rainy seasons. During rainy season, it’s mostly muddy and at a higher altitude, there’s snow and ice. It’s also less crowded in this weather.

3 Best Rhododendron Treks in India

During spring, for a short window between March and April, the forest trails of the Himalayas are ablaze with rhododendrons. Read this to find out which are the best three rhododendron treks in India.

Announcing: 100 treks to do in 26 states of India

There’s a trek running through every state of India. We present you 100 of the best treks! And if you’ve done any of these, we’d love to hear from you!

Trekking to Deoriatal-Chandrashila in winter. What’s it like?

There would be hardly anyone who would not be fascinated by the Himalayas. Within the Himalayas lies the mystic Garhwal region, the land of many forts. The land here narrates many stories about the mythical Deoria tal (lake) and the majestic Chaukhamba where reflection on the lake is one of the most mesmerizing sight in the Indian Himalaya. Very near to it lies the accessible Chandrashila Peak which offers 360 degree panaromic view of many peaks.

Best Job in the World

Indiahikes is looking for trek leaders, who are confident and experienced enough to lead trekking groups at few of the most beautiful slopes in our country (and abroad). Read on for further details.