Trek Photographer of the Year - Instagram Contest

Trek Photographer of the Year - Instagram Contest

Category Photo Contest

By Swathi Chatrapathy


This month, Indiahikes hit 10,000 followers on Instagram! We’re celebrating this with a Trek Photographer of the Year Instagram Contest! The winner of this contest gets an awesome Trek Voucher worth Rs.10,000!

Rules of the Instagram Contest

  • Follow Indiahikes on Instagram
  • Post your contest entries between August 8th and August 31st.
  • You are allowed four photographs, each depicting a distinct theme as written below. 
  • The four themes are





tag @indiahikes in your caption

  • Include a brief write-up in your caption telling us why you chose that photo for the theme.

Stay tuned to our Instagram feed for the winner on August 31st! Our guest judge will be judging the pictures

The entrant with the best four theme entries wins!

As a bonus, at the end of every day, we will post our favorite entry on our Instagram feed!

NOTE: Entries must be posted from a public account during the challenge period. You cannot simply ‘tag’ an

older photo/video. Those posted from private accounts and/or posted outside of the challenge period

will NOT be considered eligible.

We can’t wait to see your take on the themes! So get started!

Reach out to us on if you have any questions.


Swathi Chatrapathy

Chief Editor

About the author

Swathi Chatrapathy heads the digital content team at Indiahikes. She is also the face behind India's popular trekking video channel, Trek With Swathi. Unknown to many, Swathi also writes a weekly column at Indiahikes which has more than 100,000 followers.

A TEDx speaker and a frequent guest at other events, Swathi is a much sought after resource for her expertise in digital content.

Before joining Indiahikes, Swathi worked as a reporter and sub-editor at a daily newspaper. She holds a Masters's in Digital Journalism and continues to contribute to publications. Trekking, to her, is a sport that liberates the mind more than anything else. Through trekking, Swathi hopes to bring about a profound impact on a person's mind, body and spirit.