Why Treks in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir are so different

These three states are very different from each other — the mountain ranges, the landscapes, the flora. Here’s a detailed break-down of the regions.

9 Crowd-Free Himalayan Treks to Choose during Covid Second Wave

A list of least-crowded Himalayan trails for trekkers wanting to trek as the second wave of Covid-19 hits India.

Indiahikes signs MOU with Department of Skill Development & Employment, Govt. of Uttarakhand

On March 8, 2021, Indiahikes officially entered into a collaboration with the Uttarakhand Skill Development Mission (UKSDM). This is with the aim of jointly promoting livelihood development in the Tourism and Hospitality sector. “The more skills you have, the better you are equipped to trek with a group. It’s unfortunate that many local staff, even […]

5 Mesmerising Campsites For Stargazing In The Himalayas

A list of high-altitude campsites that are great for stargazing in the Himalayas. Make note if you are about to go on a Himalayan trek

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

The Ultimate Guide To Dog Friendly Hiking Trails In India

Aren’t all trails dog friendly hiking trails? I had seen Himalayan shepherd dogs climbing high mountain passes. That gave me the impression that dogs can trek anywhere. How wrong I was! A discussion with pet-owners at Indiahikes revealed the real story behind trekking with pets. It’s riddled with good questions and challenges that any dog-owner […]

Kothaligad Trek: My Experience At Indiahikes Western Campus

Indiahikes recently inaugurated with the Western Campus. And, on January 8, 2021 we had our first trek to Kothaligad from here. 13-year-old Ananya Naidu was a part of it. In this riveting blog, she details out each day of the experience Let me just start by saying I’m somewhat of an ‘environmentalist’, which leads me […]

Western Campus of Indiahikes: Photo Story of Karjat Trek

On January 8, 2021, Indiahikes team inaugurated the Western Campus with a beautiful trek to Kothaligad near Karjat. A lot happened over that weekend. And here’s a photo story shared by Finance Manager at Indiahikes, Gautam Singh. During this pioneering trek, Gautam acted as the camp manager.                 […]

How To Choose Trek Pants — The Ultimate Trekking Pants Guide 2021

A comprehensive guide that will help you find the best trek pants. It also includes 8 top trekking pants that you must watch out for.