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What is the best way to go about the Kilimanjaro Trek?

The trek to the summit of Kilimanjaro is a one-of-a-kind experience. Neatly laid-out in the Kilimanjaro National Park, several trails snake around on the 3,885 sq. km surface area of the volcanic mountain. To help you experience the best of the trek..

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Basic facilities in Kilimanjaro

It’s only once you begin the Kilimanjaro trek that you’ll understand the term ‘well-organised.’ Expert porters, regular official checking by the park authorities, Western toilets with marble flooring in the middle of nowhere…

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Best season to do the Kilimanjaro Trek

Mount Kilimanjaro is close to the equator. Here, there is no such thing as summer and winter. It mostly varies between dry and rainy seasons. During rainy season, it’s mostly muddy and at a higher altitude, there’s snow and ice. It’s also less crowded in this weather.

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Expert Opinion

Top 3 Rhododendron Treks in India

During spring, for a short window between April and mid May, the forest trails of the Himalayas are ablaze with rhododendrons. Read this to find out which are the best three rhododendron treks in India.

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Announcements

Announcing: 100 treks to do in 26 states of India

There’s a trek running through every state of India. We present you 100 of the best treks.

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Treks in Uttarakhand

Trekking to Deoriatal-Chandrashila in winter. What’s it like?

There would be hardly anyone who would not be fascinated by the Himalayas. Within the Himalayas lies the mystic Garhwal region, the land of many forts. The land here narrates many stories about the mythical Deoria tal (lake) and the majestic Chaukhamba where reflection on the lake is one of the most mesmerizing sight in the Indian Himalaya. Very near to it lies the accessible Chandrashila Peak which offers 360 degree panaromic view of many peaks.

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Announcements

Best Job in the World

Indiahikes is looking for trek leaders, who are confident and experienced enough to lead trekking groups at few of the most beautiful slopes in our country (and abroad). Read on for further details.

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Photo contests

Roopkund Photo Contest Results

The Roopkund photo contest results are out! Congratulations to the winners!

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Photo contests

Kashmir Great Lakes Photo Contest Results

The results of the Kashmir Great Lakes photo contest is out! Congratulations to the winners!

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Photo contests

Kashmir Great Lakes Photo Contest 2014 – Nominees

The nominations are out! Check out the top 10 best photos from the Kashmir trek, last year. Prizes worth Rs. 5000/- to be won. Watch this space for the results on 23rd February.

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Photo contests

Roopkund Photo Contest 2014 – Nominees

The nominations are out! Check out the top 10 best photos from the Roopkund trek, last year. Prizes worth Rs. 5000/- to be won. Watch this space for the results on 23rd February.

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Photo contests

Rupin Pass Photo Contest Results

The Rupin Photo Contest results are out. With great difficulty, we have selected the top three pictures from the fantastic entries sent by trekkers.

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