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Blogs about Kashmir

Kashmir -trek accounts from Exploratory Team

There is a trance like quality to this trek; the magic that is cast on the first day of the trek only deepens in intensity as the trek days pass by and will remain as an oasis for eternity.

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Mountain Challenge

The Himalayan Mountain Challenge Programme -FAQ

 What is the fitness level required for the trek and how hard are the treks? The treks locations we have for the programme are Ali and Bedni Bugyal, Dayara Bugyal, Deoriatal-Chandrashila and Kedarkantha. All four treks are graded as moderate treks by Indiahikes. You need to be able to jog for 20-25 minutes and cover  4 […]

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Blogs about Roopkund

Roopkund Trek Review – Fadi Azzi – 2013

Roopkund Trek Review By Fadi Azzi (Roopkund Trek – 26th Oct’2013 Batch)       We all dream of that picturesque place that is far away from our city, where we don’t have to worry about emails, phone calls and daily tasks. We would just want to enjoy a peaceful day looking at mountains, valleys […]

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Blogs about Roopkund

Roopkund Trek Review – Ankit Arora – 2013

Roopkund Trek Review By Ankit Arora (Roopkund Trek – 25th May’2013 Batch)       Roopkund – ‘The’ Journey I’ll kick start by applauding Indiahikes remarkable capability to bind with all the trekkers and making them feel comfortable with every single aspect…before the trek , during the trek and even after the trek, they’ve been a loving/caring […]

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Chadar trek Review – Sudeep S M

(Chadar trek- 3rd Feb’2013 Batch) Do’s and Dont’s on Chadar We were part of Feb 3rd batch of the Chadar trek this year. And like Arjun says, it turned out to be more of an experience than a trek. An unforgettable one at that..and sometimes unbearable too:) There were quite a few things which we […]

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Chadar trek Review – Dr Srinivasan

(Chadar trek- 4th Feb’2013 Batch) A Dream come True Months of preparatory walks in Delhi culminated in the Air India flight to Leh despite inclement weather at the Kushok Bakula Airport. After spending two days under ‘house arrest’ in the Panorama Hotel in order to acclimatize to high altitude amid sub-zero temperature I met my […]

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Chadar trek review by Gopalakrishnan

(Chadar trek- 3rd Feb’2013 Batch) First of all I thank IndiaHikes from my heart, for making such an wonderful, joyfull and peaceful journey. I won’t call it as a trek though. I should say they  did not organize a team to lead and help, rather they arranged a family to make an wonderful journey memorable. […]

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Chadar trek Review – Vasudha Gulyam

(Chadar trek- 3rd Feb’2013 Batch) Never in the wildest of wild imagination had I ever imagined what a -30 degree Celsius would feel like. The exercise regime prescribed for the trek did not factor the biggest challenge on the trek-cold. Spending time inside a refrigerator everyday to get used to sub-zero temperatures would have been […]

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Chadar trek Review-Manasa Balumer

(Chadar trek- 26th Jan’2013 Batch) I am going to be ever thankful to you for the chadar trek.Not only were we surrounded by scenic beauty but also we made friendships that am sure are going to last for a lifetime. Rahul, you rock! Surely my next trekis going to be with you. As far as […]

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Chadar trek Review-Manish Adalakha

(Chadar trek- 26th Jan’2013 Batch) My Experiences – An unparalleled experience. I never expected that I’ll hold together at such extreme temperatures but the beauty of the mountains just blew us all away. Every turn was exhilarating. Every moment there was excitement of discovering something new. All along the trek, we all knew we are […]

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Blogs about Kedarkantha

Kedarkanta trek review Dec 2012-Abhirup Saha

Kedarkanta Trek Review By Abhirup Saha (Kedarkanta trek  –  23 rd December 2012 Batch)   What started with an intricate plan to climb the Kilimanjaro culminated with a climb to Kedarkantha. And we were richer for that, not only because of the huge sums of money saved but the incredible experience we had while climbing a relatively easy […]

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Blogs about Roopkund

Roopkund Trek Review By H. L. Guruprasad

(Roopkund Trek – 6th October ‘2012 Batch)     After my successful trekking of Mt.Kailash in June 2012, an idea occurred in my mind to undertake another trekking expedition. Within 3 months I went on searching suitable location for this.   After reading Roopkund Trek details in Indiahikes website, I was convinced that this is […]

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