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How Microspikes Came Into Indian Trekking

Did you know that microspikes were introduced to high altitude trekking by Indiahikes? Here’s the back story of how this innovation came into Indian trekking.

A Glimpse of Sandakphu – Phalut from Pre-Independent India (1938)

Here are the never before seen images from Sandakphu – Phalut trek, from the year 1938! We’re sure you’ll fall in love with them.

Why Trekking in Jan & Feb is Better than December (Stats and Top 5 Treks Inside)

The beauty of trekking in peak winter is largely an undisclosed secret in Indian trekking. Here’s what you’re missing out. (Stats and best treks to choose inside)

23 Weekend Treks To Escape Air Pollution Caused By Diwali

Set off on a weekend trek around Diwali to escape the smog-heavy city air. To make it easier, we have listed best treks around six prominent cities

Why Trekking With Indiahikes is About to Take a New Turn

At Indiahikes, we’re redesigning our trek experience to make the impact deeper, more internal and more transformative. Here’s a little bit of what to expect.

15 Winter Trek Tips that Experienced Trekkers Swear By

Here are the best winter trek tips shared by experienced trekkers. They are few of the best trekking tips we have come across.

World Vegan Day Special – Practical Travel Hacks from Vegan Indiahikers

It is a misconception that being a vegan is expensive. Contrary to popular belief, you do not need exotic ingredients to replace the non-vegan ones. So, it’s a myth that traveling as a vegan is difficult. It is not. In this blog, vegans from Indiahikes offer the best way to go about it by sharing […]

Here is How You Can Contribute to Our Website

At Indiahikes we stand for trek information. One aspect of it is that we document treks. We document them in great detail — right from the landmarks, water sources, the kind of forests and terrain you see, to photographs and videos of the trail.   Ideally, we believe that you shouldn’t need an organisation like Indiahikes […]

Phulara Ridge in Autumn: A Photostory

Here’s the photostory of the Phulara Ridge trek from our very first batches post COVI-19 lockdown. The first views of the trek in autumn.

Winter on Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek: A Photostory

It’s an unforgettable experience to climb to the summit of Chandrashila in snow. Winter sets in on the Deoriatal-Chandrashila trek in December. It deepens by January and February when trekking till the summit becomes almost impossible. So, if you want to experience this picturesque trek draped in snow, December is the best month to do […]

Winter Trek On Snow To Dayara Bugyal: A Photo Gallery

It’s a treat to experience the Dayara Bugyal trek in winters. The setting is strikingly different from the rest of the year because the meadows are buried under soft, powdery snow. We’ve put together a gallery just so you know what exactly we are talking about. So go through these images and tell us in […]

10 Myths About Trekking in Winter Busted

Trek experts debunk some of the most common winter trekking myths. Read on to know more!