3 Nepal Treks You Cannot Overlook This Year

The world loves to trek in Nepal for one reason – to see the biggest mountains in the world! And there’s no better time to see these mountains than autumn when the skies are a clear blue. Here are three must-do treks you should check out this year.

How trekking in Nepal is different from trekking in India

Trekkers from all over the world congregate at the base of Mt Everest. The Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal is a dream of many. Here is how trekking in Nepal is different from trekking in India.

Sandakphu: Seeing the Everest at the horizon

Have you ever been in such a height where the sun begins to rise from below you? On a trek where one foot is in a different country than the other? That’s Sandakphu for you.

All trekkers in Uttarakhand and Sikkim are safe

Trek Leaders from all the currently running batches have sent updates that trekkers on all slopes are fine. There have been very little or no tremors felt. Here are detailed updates.

GPS tracking devices to be made mandatory for Nepal tourists

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.

A doctor’s view of the Stok Kangri trek

We speak to Dr. Hardik Pitroda, who trekked to Stok Kangri in Nepal with Indiahikes in July 2012. Hardik is a dermatologist by profession. As the trek doctor of his batch, he hands out some valuable tips that trekkers often overlook. Read on.