Panwali Kantha Trek

Panwali Kantha Trek Panwali Kantha Trek is one of the less frequented high altitude meadows of Garhwal Himalayas. Apart from its exhilarating landscape, it is also known for a variety of flowering herbs. Not only that; during months of April and May, the trail is decked with red and pink rhododendrons. However, a huge bonus […]

Sunderdhunga Trek

Sunderdhunga Trek Sunderdhunga trek is a neighbor of the more famous Pindari and Kafni glacier treks. This is considered to be most beautiful trek of the three. Sunderdhunga trek follows river Sunderdhunga upstream from Khati village until its origin. The trail makes its way through thick forests which are home to many animals. It goes […]

Bharadsar Lake Trek

Bharadsar lake trek The Bharadsar lake trek starts amidst the pine forests of Himri and is steep right from the start. Keep asking the passing villagers for the route, to avoid taking the wrong trail or getting lost. On the first day a steady 4 hour uphill climb brings you to Bitri village. The Bitri village houses a […]

Nanda Devi Base Camp Trek

Nanda Devi East Advance Base Camp Trek The following trek documentation is by Amitava Chakraborty who, along with his team, recently concluded the Trail Pass Expedition to the Nanda Devi Advance Base Camp. Nanda Devi East A.B.C trek does not come in the purview of a simple trek . If adequate attention is not given […]

Dodital Winter Trek

Dodital Winter Trek The Dodital Winter Trek has something unique to offer. Trekking for several days in snow is rare in India. There is always the question of where and how do you camp in snow? Most trekkers don’t understand this difficulty. That’s why a trek like Dodital is superb for winters as it has […]

Nandikund Trek

The Nandikund Trek Trail covers Madhyamaheshwar, Kachani Dhar, Pandavsera, Nandikund, Ghiya Vinayak Pass (17389 ft), Bansinarayan and Kalpeshwar. The Pandavsera valley is 3-4 km. wide and local people believe that the Pandavas stayed here for a long time, dug a canal and transformed it into cultivable land. Ghiya Vinayak pass is really a challenging task […]

Bajling Top Trek

The Bajling Top Trek is an unexplored trail in Uttarakhand. On our recent treks in Pindari and Sunderdhunga valleys in Kumaon, we happened to discover a few interesting day treks. With the closure of Kafni Glacier route (due to landslides), the Indiahikes team had a few extra days to spare for some added excursions. In the […]

Kafni Glacier

The Kafni Glacier Trek lies is in the Kumaon Himalayas in Uttarakhand. It is the source of the Kafni river, a tributary of the Pindar river which later joins the Ganges. The trek starts at Loharket, above the small mountain town of Bageshwar. From Loharkhet you climb up to Dhakuri pass from where you start […]

Borasu Pass Trek

If you’re in the mood for adventure, then perhaps this trek to Borasu Pass is what you need. It is complete with all kinds of landscapes that may require you to use crampons, ice axes and glissade down vertical cliffs, bear the windiest campsites and wade through busy rivers. Situated on the border of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, close to Tibet, this virgin trail has rarely been explored. It’s a wonder why it’s rarely treaded on because it is a well-rounded trek that offers multiple landscapes.

Pindari Kafni Glacier Trek

Pindari Glacier Trek is one trek where Zero is the epitome of success. The trail to the Pindari Glacier is like a full-course meal for trekkers.  For starters, there are level walks through peaceful rhododendron forests, where exotic birds thrive. Next, one has to traverse varied mountain ridges, spider-walls and stream crossings. The appetizing dessert comes […]

Mt. Jogin-3 Expedition

Mt Jogin-3 Expedition Diary Itinerary Planned Mt JOGIN 3 – 6133 Meters (20,120 feet) Day 00: Arrival at Uttarkashi (equipment check) Day 01: Uttarkashi to Gangotri (loading of equipment) Day 02: Gangotri to Kedarkhrak Day 03: Kedarkhrak to Kedartal (Base Camp) Day 04: Acclimatization at Base Camp (BC) Day 05: Establish Advanced Base Camp (ABC) […]

Jogin Advance Base Camp Trek

Mt. Jogin Advance Base Camp Trek Jogin Advance Base Camp Trek takes you to a spectacular campsite located at an altitude of over 16,000 ft with a breath-taking view of the Jogin peaks that lie at the end of the valley forming an amphitheatre with Mt. Thalay Sagar. A day’s exploration of Kedar-bamak glacier ahead of […]