Winter Trek Photo Contest 2021 Nominations Are Out – Vote For Your Favourite Photographs

For the Winter Trek Photo Contest, we received over 300 photo entries. And after the difficult, yet exciting task of shortlisting 10 nominations, we can say that there was a stiff competition between these pictures. You will see why! Vote for your favorite photographs below. You can vote only once, so take a look at […]

When Do You Start Children On Trekking

It is wonderful to get calls from parents wanting to know which trek to take their kids on.So when do you start kids on trekking?

8 Things You Must Do in Rishikesh that No One’s Heard Of

Rishikesh is a hub for trekkers. It is the pick-up point for many of our Himalayan Treks — Brahmatal, Ali Bedni Bugyal, Deoriatal-Chandrashila… A majority of our trekkers choose to stay back for a day or two and explore Rishikesh. And why not! With the River Ganga flowing with all her grace and hills rising […]

Ali Bedni vs Brahmatal – Which Uttarakhand Trek to Choose?

Many trekkers get confused between Ali-Bedni Bugyal trek and Brahmatal trek. What’s the difference? At first glance, the question feels valid. Given that both treks start from Lohajung, in north-west Uttarakhand. If we talk about altitude, Ali Bedni Bugyal trek climbs to 11,686 feet and Brahmatal climbs to 12,250 feet. That’s barely a difference of […]

New Weekend Trek Opened in Chirbatiya, Uttarakhand

Indiahikes, in collaboration with the Uttarakhand Forest Department, has opened a brand new weekend trek in Uttarakhand — the Chirbatiya Weekend Trek. Take a look!

Chirbatiya Nature Festival Schedule by Forest Department Uttarakhand

The Forest Department of Uttarakhand has shared an interesting schedule for the Chirbatiya Nature Festival. It includes activities like bird watching, interacting with locals and discussions on Human – Wildlife Conflict. In case you are unable to participate in the Indiahikes trek to Patangniya meadows, you can stay back and participate in the Nature Festival […]

The Story of the Brahmatal Trek and How My Journey Unfolded With It

Editor’s note: Megha went on the Brahmatal trek and was taken in by the ever-present views of Mt Nanda Ghunti and Mt Trishul by her side. She penned her thoughts down immediately after she returned. We loved the personifications in her writing, where she brings the two majestic peaks of the Garhwal Himalayas to life. […]

Chhattisgarh Jungle Trek: A Photo Story

In the final week of January 2021, Indiahikes team led by Slope Manager Gourab Nandy trekked in the jungles of Chhattisgarh. The trek was visually so vibrant, that Gourab couldn’t hold back from sharing a riveting photo story. For those who are not familiar with the Chhattisgarh trek, it is a trek right out of […]

All Himalayan Trek Teams Safe from Nanda Devi Glacier Flash Floods in Uttarakhand: Latest Updates

All our trekking teams are safe from the flash floods in Uttarakhand. Here are the latest updates.

What Brings Snowfall to India – A Quick Understanding with an Expert

An interview with Meteorologist Akshay Deoras gives us a detailed explanation of winter snow in India, where it originates and how much snow we may see this year.

Latest News: Heavy Snowfall on all Himalayan Treks in Uttarakhand

It snowed heavily on Feb 3rd and 4th on all our Himalayan treks. Here’s the latest news, videos and photos!