How to help Uttarakhand

Monetary help may be the first thing that comes to mind, but there are other ways you can help those in Uttarakhand. Arjun Majumdar explains about the help most needed in Uttarakhand after the infamous 2013 floods.

Kashmir Calling: The great Alpine lakes fever

Kashmir has always been an enigma for me. In Kashmir there is as much hidden as revealed. It is said that the Valley has to be seen with the eyes of the soul. Those who venture here are startled by its striking similarities to Switzerland and its alpine landscapes are the finest one can find in the Himalayas.

Great Lakes – The first trek of my life

Dhanashree from July 2013 trek group writes ” Hi All! I am a first time blogger. I am not much of a writer but I have had one of the best experiences of my life which I want to share with you all. I have detailed it a bit, only because my aim is to take the reader through my journey and experience my experience of the 8 most awesome days of my life.”

Kashmir Great Lakes – A walk through Paradise

Lush meadows, azure sky, limpid lakes, an autumnal aura encapsulated the whole landscape of lakes, mountains and passes. Here’s what’s great about the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek.

Why Hampta Pass should be considered in Post Monsoon season

Many trekkers prefer to trek Hampta for it’s bumper accumulation of snow in a narrow funnel-like valley in the month of June. Here’s why you should take your chances doing the trek in the post monsoon months.

A reality check on trekking

Bharti Arora, who used to be a part of the Indiahikes team, pens down in dismay after watching Bollywood hit film, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani. The idea of trekking, in the movie, she says, is completely muddled up!