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 […]

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.

Indiahikes Opens Treks To The Two Grandest Meadows Of India – Ali-Bedni and Gidara Bugyal

We have opened the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek and the Gidara Bugyal trek. These are treks that don’t need an introduction in the trekking community. They have often been touted as the best high altitude meadow treks of our country.  Nevertheless, before I get into details of these treks, I need to give you a […]

Why Do Trekkers Get Carried Away With Off-Seasonal Treks?

We are noticing a trend where more and more trekkers are choosing to do difficult high altitude treks during off-seasonal times. Is it wise?

We have Changed the Rupin Pass Trek Itinerary. Here’s why it’s Better for Trekkers

Take a look at the new Rupin Pass itinerary. The base camp of has shifted to Jiskun, in Himachal, the duration of the trek reduced by 2 days.

How To Treat Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)

How to recognise symptoms and treat altitude sickness, Acute Mountain Sickness, High Altitude Pulmonary Edema & High Altitude Cerebral Edema

How To Prevent Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), HAPE and HACE

In this article, we learn how to prevent Acute Mountain Sickness with medication like Diamox (Acetazolamide) and without Diamox. You’ll also find the correct dosage for a preventive course of Diamox in here.

The Indiahikes Mountain Lovers Gold Calendar 2021 Available for Order!

We’re back with an extremely limited edition of the Indiahikes Mountain Lovers’ Gold Calendar 2021. Order now!

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

23 Weekend Treks To Escape Air Pollution Caused By Diwali

Set off on a weekend trek around Diwali to escape the smog-heavy city air. To make it easier, we have listed best treks around six prominent cities

10 Myths About Trekking in Winter Busted

Trek experts debunk some of the most common winter trekking myths. Read on to know more!

A Complete Guide on How to Use GPX Files

GPX Files are a boon to trekkers who wish to never get lost on a trail. Here is a comprehensive guide on how to use GPX files on treks!