The Indiahikes Standard Cancellation Policy

We understand the pain of cancelling a trek. As trekkers, we always look forward to treks, and after months of training and planning, if we have to cancel our trek, there’s no greater disappointment than that.  This is why we have a trekker-friendly cancellation policies. This policy is effective for registrations starting August 12, 2021. […]

News from Treks: On Weather, Travel and Guidelines

Follow this page for the latest news and updates on travel guidelines, weather, trek-related information RT-PCR Negative Certificate Mandatory to Return to Maharashtra, Karnataka | Aug 2 This is for trekkers returning to Maharashtra or Karnataka after their trek. As per the new COVID-19 guidelines, you need an RT-PCR Negative Certificate to board the flight […]

RT-PCR Certificate Mandatory to Enter Valley of Flowers

This is a latest update from the Valley of Flowers trek. Slope manager Pradyumna Shivaraj reports about the latest COVID-19 protocols to be followed to enter Uttarakhand, and the valley

How the Atal Tunnel Impacts Trekking in India

The Atal Tunnel could change the future of trekking in Himachal, as it opens up some terrific trekking regions. Here is a deep-dive on the impact of the tunnel on trekking.

Indiahikes Reopens Treks from June 25th: Covid Travel Guidelines You Must Know

All you need to know about traveling for your treks in Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, and Himachal Pradesh

The Different Shades of Brahmatal Trek

The Brahmatal trek changes it’s personality not only from season to season but also from one campsite to the next. Here’s how

Ali-Bedni Bugyal Trek: A Photo Story from Spring 2021

This is a special photo story of the Ali-Bedni Bugyal trek. Special, because this was the first season of the trek. Special also because it was the first time trekkers saw these grand meadows draped in snow.  In this photo story, you have photos shared by photo trekker Yash Trivedi.  The group started from Lohajung, […]

15 Thrilling Mountain Documentaries to Watch During Lockdown

Candid truths and grim stories tumble out of these brilliant mountain documentaries. Take a peek to check which documentaries made it to the list

10 Inspiring TED Talks on Hiking and the Outdoors to Watch During Lockdown

Here’s a list of inspiring TED Talks on hiking and the outdoors that will instantly connect you with nature and the lovely crisp mountain air

21 Must-Watch Mountain Movies During COVID-19 Lockdown

An excellent list of mountain movies that explore the relationship between humans and mountains. Ever wondered why we climb, maybe these movies hold a clue

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.

5 Incredible Forest Sections to Watch Out for on Himalayan Treks

A list of treks that offer an unforgettable experience of trekking through oaks, rhododendrons, maples, pines in the Himalayas