Why Fixed Camps Are Better For The Environment – An Unnecessarily Controversial Topic

We share why fixed camping, a practiced followed all around the world, is the most sustainable way to camp with more and more people taking to trekking.

Who is an Ideal Team Player on a Trek? – Lessons from Kyrgyzstan

Are you? In this blog, Swathi Chatrapathy draws examples from Indiahikes’ latest exploration in Kyrgyzstan to illustrate what makes an ideal team player

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. […]

What it Means to be a Trek Leader at Indiahikes

Trek Leader Akshay Upreti shares how it feels to leave the ‘safe and stable’ corporate job and work in the world of outdoors at Indiahikes

How Microspikes Came Into Indian Trekking

Did you know that microspikes were introduced to high altitude trekking by Indiahikes? Here’s the back story of how this innovation came into Indian trekking.

Why Trekking With Indiahikes is About to Take a New Turn

At Indiahikes, we’re redesigning our trek experience to make the impact deeper, more internal and more transformative. Here’s a little bit of what to expect.

Here is How You Can Contribute to Our Website

At Indiahikes we stand for trek information. One aspect of it is that we document treks. We document them in great detail — right from the landmarks, water sources, the kind of forests and terrain you see, to photographs and videos of the trail.   Ideally, we believe that you shouldn’t need an organisation like Indiahikes […]

A TEDx talk by our Chief Editor, Swathi Chatrapathy, which has Rare Career Wisdom

Our Chief Editor, Swathi Chatrapathy, was invited a few months ago to deliver a TEDx talk. Swathi was very keen to talk about how anyone must look at work. She was much anguished about some fundamental mistakes people seemed to be making in their careers.  Her thoughts are fresh, insightful and full of practicality. Swathi […]

From a DIY Trekker to the Head of Documentation Team at Indiahikes — My Journey

How many of us have been lucky enough to give back to the community from where we have received so much? Suhas’s is one such rare story!

How Trekking Changes When New Treks Open Up

Here’s a backstory of the 10 treks that we explored that changed how trekking was looked at in our country. Read on to know how new treks impact trekking!

How The Buran Ghati Trek Was Explored

Here’s the exciting backstory of how the founders of Indiahikes explored the Buran Ghati trek – the trek that lies close to Rupin Pass!

How The Tarsar Marsar Trek In Kashmir Was Explored

Here’s the exciting backstory of how the founders of Indiahikes explored the Tarsar Marsar trek – the only other trek in Kashmir after the Kashmir Great Lakes!