Trekkers travelling to Tanzania for the Kilimanjaro trek are required to take a Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate with them compulsorily. Here are a few details regarding how you can go about it.Read More
A trekker, Taposh Giri, finds difficulty in walking near Patar Nachauni – a campsite on Roopkund trail. He is exhausted, and walking a few steps drains him out. He asks for a mule to take him further, towards the upper camp. However on reaching the camp at Bhagwabasa he starts feeling disoriented. And does not respond to any questions posed by the trek leader.Read More
“We trek not to escape life, but so ‘life’ doesn’t escape us.” Trekking isn’t just the most beautiful way of travelling, but it’s also a life lesson that you must gift to yourself someday. Nisha Ann Reginald lists five good reasons for you to start trekking.
He walked on his hands 80 per cent of the time and traveled the remainder in his wheelchair. When he reached the summit a sense of accomplishment prevailed. Spencer West states climbing Kilamanjaro was like reliving his life long struggle with feeling of inadequacy and being left out from leading a normal life.Read More
Quite a few say that Chandrashila stands tall at around 13000 feet. But a look at the GPS reveals something else. Take a look at this video of Chandrashila summit to find out what is the actual height of Chandrashila peak.Read More
Following Nepal’s worst trekking disaster, the tourism department announced that GPS tracking devices would be made compulsory among tourists. Is this a good solution or is it a knee-jerk reaction to the October 2014 snowstorm disaster? What else can be done? Vaibhav Chauhan finds out.Read More
Dhakuri is the gateway to Pindari and Sunderdhunga. It is also one of the most picturesque camp sites in the Kumaon ranges. With evergreen forests, unbelievable mountain views and an aura of calmness, this camp site is worth spending an extra day at. Vaibhav Chauhan explains further.Read More
Seeing litter on mountain trails is challenging as most of us imagine we are going to be trekking in pristine surroundings with no trace of human interference – an escape from the polluted cities. But it’s not so. Read about how Indiahikes sensitises its trekkers to enforce a clean-up routine in the mountains.Read More