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6 Best Himalayan Treks In July, August And September (with a Full Guide on Monsoon Treks!)

We have chosen six of the best Himalayan treks in July, August and September. Also find a full guide on monsoon treks inside!

What Is The Best Time To Visit Valley of Flowers – What Nobody Tells You

The Valley of Flowers trek is one of India’s most famous treks. Read this guide to know when is the best time to visit the Valley of Flowers.

14 Thrilling Mountain Documentaries To Watch During Lockdown

Candid truths and grim stories tumble out of these brilliant mountain documentaries. Take a peek to check which documentaries made it to the list

9 Inspiring TED Talks On Hiking And The Outdoors To Watch During Lockdown

Here’s a list of inspiring TED Talks on hiking and the outdoors that will instantly connect you with nature and the lovely crisp mountain air

21 Must-Watch Mountain Movies During COVID-19 Lockdown

An excellent list of mountain movies that explore the relationship between humans and mountains. Ever wondered why we climb, maybe these movies hold a clue

19 Must-Read Books On Mountaineering and Trekking In Himalayas During Lockdown

A book-list of must reads in the field of trekking and exploration in the Himalayas. There’s also an additional short list of best books on wildlife.

12 Rare Photos of Himalayan Monsoon Treks

From Uttarakhand, to Himachal Pradesh to Jammu & Kashmir, here are 12 rare photos of stunning Himalayan landscapes during monsoon months.

Bottle Bricking and Five Life Lessons I Learned While Trekking in the Himalayas

A poignant account on how trekking in the Himalayas can change the way you look at life. Written by 14-year-old Richik Pal

8 Offbeat Things to do around Manali

Manali is not just a hub for honeymooners. Being the starting point for treks like Hampta pass, Beas Kund, Bhrigu Lake, it is frequented by trekkers too. The crisp mountainous air, snow-laden alpine trees, and rich history of this place attract many travelers.  But despite being infested by tourists, there are a lot of quiet […]

A Note to Indiahikes Founder from an Economist who Trekked to Ali Bedni Bugyal

An economist, who went on his second Himalayan trek with Indiahikes, came back and wrote a note to our founder. This is what he wrote.

Why Treks in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir are so different

These three states are very different from each other — the mountain ranges, the landscapes, the flora. Here’s a detailed break-down of the regions.

7 Interesting Things To Do in Dehradun if you want to Avoid Crowds

An engineering marvel, a river cave, delicious eating joints – Dehradun surely has some really interesting things to do. Here’s the full list