Winners of June 2016 Photo contest!

This month’s photo contest was special. Here are the three best photos you picked out of the twelve nominations. Congratulations winners!

When Bollywood actor Swara Bhaskar trekked to Buran Ghati

Bollywood film actor Swara Bhaskar tried her hand at trekking with the Buran Ghati Trek. She speaks about how the trek is something she will never forget.

Latest updates from Kashmir: Batches running as per schedule

The upcoming batches to Kashmir Great Lakes and Tarsar Marsar will be running as scheduled. Here are a few thoughts by trekkers who were in Kashmir during the uproar.

What makes Roopkund one of the most popular treks in India?

Here’s a video where Arjun Majumdar, the founder of Indiahikes, tells us just why Roopkund is one of the most popular Himalayan treks in India!

Why we trek Pin Parvati Pass from the Spiti Side

Pin Parvati Pass is an old route, opened by British in 1884 to gain access to the remote Spiti Valley. The Himachal Pradesh Government opened this route for trekkers in 1993- and since then, trekkers followed the same route to Spiti valley. Indiahikes does this trek from Spiti region instead of the traditional Parvati side- Arjun Majumdar explains why.

Cleaning out 2,130kg of garbage from Roopkund – A Green Trails Story

It’s no mean feat to clean up two tonnes of garbage from a high altitude trek such as Roopkund. Here’s a report of how it happened, along with a big thank you to all trekkers who helped!

Green Trails update: What happened to the garbage found on the Kashmir Great Lakes trek

A lot of garbage was brought down from Kashmir Great Lake trek by the trekkers. Here’s what happened to all that litter

Indiahikes featured in The New Indian Express!

Today’s issue of The New Indian Express sheds some light on the Green Trails Initiative and the big Roopkund clean-up drive from May-June 2016. Take a look at it here.

Green Getters in action at Kashmir Great Lakes

Indiahikes trekkers did a thorough clean up of Kashmir Great Lakes route- they collected more than 10 quintals of plastic and non-biodegradable waste! We hope we’ll find the trail as clean as we left it last September!

A photo story of the surreal Bhrigu Lake trek

Removed from the rush of Rohtang Pass, is this forget-me-not blue lake that takes you to a completely different world! Follow our trekker Nikita Bhatia’s journey to this stunning lake from your armchair.

When a moment turned into a memory

As a trekking organisation, we have witnessed countless cases of Himalayan treks leaving strong impacts on people. Here, Indiahikes trekker Sujit Thakar recollects fond memories from his Sandakphu trek.

May 2016 Blog Contest – Results Out!!

Here are the winners of the May 2016 Blog Contest! They will transport you right from the base-camp, all the way to the summit and back. Congratulations winners!