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Trek With Swathi

How to get fit for a high altitude trek

If you’re off on a high altitude trek, getting fit is almost mandatory! In this video, Swathi gives you simple ways to work out without joining a gym or any classes.

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The big mountains on the Roopkund trek

The Roopkund trail has a lot to offer. A journey through oak forests and high altitude meadows to a mysterious lake. But don’t miss out on the gargantuan mountains that surround you! Here is a list of must see peaks!

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Is it safe to trek in Kashmir?

Many trekkers call us worried about trekking in Kashmir. But the Kashmir valley is relatively safe for trekking. In this video, Arjun tells us what the situation is like in Kashmir and what precautions one should take.

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Green Trails

Green trails – what, why and how?

Indiahikes has been running the Green Trails initiative for over five years now. The main aim of this initiative is to leave the mountains in a better condition than before.

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Green Trails

An experiment with cocopeat toilets

Managing human waste in the mountains has always been a matter of concern for us. Recently, our team at the Deoriatal base tried out cocopeat composting toilets.

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Why should Tarsar Marsar be on your bucketlist?

Trekking in Kashmir is unique in many ways but few other treks can match up to the experience of doing Tarsar Marsar. Here Arjun Majumdar tells us why this trek must be in your bucket list.

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Contribute as a Guest Writer on the Indiahikes website

It’s not everyday that you get a chance to be read by thousands of trekkers. The Indiahikes website gives you just that opportunity!

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Contest Archives

April 2016 Blog Contest Winners

Here are the winners of the April 2016 Blog Contest! Congratulations to the winners! We loved all the entries and will share them on our website soon.

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Green Trails

Why you should reconsider ordering maggi or Wai-Wai while trekking in Sandakphu!

When you are on a trek, it’s smarter to try native delicacies that enchant your taste buds. Our Green Trail Crusader, Lakshmi, lists Sandakphu’s local food items.

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Photo contests

April 2016 Photo Contest – Results out!

We received some brilliant photos for the April 2016 photo contest. Our trekkers keep surprising us with different shades of familiar trails. Our winning photographs are here!

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Blogs about Roopkund

Blogs about Roopkund

The Roopkund trek is not one of the most popular treks without a reason. Find out exactly why it’s so popular through these blog posts!

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Trek With Swathi

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How difficult is the Kashmir Great Lakes trek?

The Kashmir Great Lakes is a moderate-difficult trek, which means that one needs to be physically fit to do the trek. Here’s an interview with Sandhya, who explains just how difficult the trek is.

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