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Majesty Mountain - Nanda Devi East Base Camp
I had never thought of going on any trek and write down my own experiences in diary. But I want to share my experiences with my friends and known relatives. I really enjoyed the ossum view of real beauty of scenery. Well I dreamt of going on any trek and want to get pleasure from lovely moments. Then I just registered with Trek the Himalayas and went with their group for trekking.
I always wanted to explore the scenic view of Himalayan ranges as I am a big voyage lover. The Trek to Nanda Devi E .....
Walking on Frozen River, Chadar Trek
The region that I am going to talk about and is known to the globe as Zanskar is located towards the south-east of Leh and is enclosed by the Himalayan, Zanskar ranges and mountains that border Zanskar and Kashmir valley. A brief proem as to how this trek became a reality- chadar trek rested in my radar range since last year but calculating the expenses and days off required, it always got postponed. But as my luck turned out, with a plentiful of time on my part to spare and good fortune minglin .....
Tranquility and placidity at Kuari Pass
ith ever changing of Clouds, meadows, snows, stars (at night)...Life at mountains will always be changing...but Beauty of mountains never get reduced...It is always at its best People ask me and probably to all trekkers... "Why you have to pay the money to sweat it out at mountain"... I think The best way to answer this... is to ask the people to experience it...It is difficult to explain ... it has to be experienced Our journey started from Haridwar and we all boarded Tempo traveller to start t .....
Snow leopard Valley- Markha Valley trek
Life is all about experiencing new ideas and adding grace and charm. For this you need to explore new things from time to time. The real panorama of beauty is what I seen while trekking. I just wanted to share my views so that you also get the feel of exploring the nature beauty via trekking. Trek the Himalayas, the magnificent leader in trekking field are having the most supportive team. I just wanted to see the fabulous view of Great Himalayan region and Ladakh peaks. Trekking along the Markha .....
Charismatic Kashmir- Kashmir Great Lake Trekking
Kashmir is a place which does not need to be obliged by any kind of an introductory treatise. So let us jump directly to the main point. The Kashmir Great Lakes!
Anyone who is fond of the marine life or has the watery element in it or likes to sit beside a water body and flicker in his or her thought or even if one does not belong to any of the above kinds, nonetheless I can assure you with full confidence that this is one journey and the only journey for a lifetime. It is one of the many rea .....
Mount Shitidhar: Winter Expedition 2013
Picture: View of Solang Valley from camp Bakkarthatch
This year, Trek The Himalayas decided to start the New Year by attempting a challenging task, that is, to climb Mount Shitidhar (17,100 feet) located in the Dhaula Dhar Range of Himachal Pradesh.
Mount Shitidhar is basically a trekking peak and thus needs no clearance from the Indian Mountaineering Federation (IMF) to climb it. However in the winter, the peaks demands technical skills of climbing from the climber in order to manipulate .....
Roopkund Trek "Caught In The Weather Web"
A beautiful passage through oak trees, sprawling lush green meadows, a turquoise pool surrounded by a circle of silvery snow, a majestic backdrop of snow-clad Himalayan peaks, the pictures of Roopkund presented a mesmerizing view. Situated at 4756 M (15,696 feet) in the lap of unbridled nature in Kumaon region, Uttrakhand, it formed a perfect trek destination.
A seven day trip organized by "Trek The Himalayas" agency to this heavenly beauty seemed quite promising. Thrilled I boarded a bus o .....
Idyllic Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
It was that time of the year, when the mountains call and my heart starts throbbing, anxious to meet an old lover. After a delayed flight, I arrived in Srinagar in the late afternoon. Slowly my friends some old, some going to be new started arriving. Amidst, warm hugs and cordial hellos we all met old and new. Our driver, a young hot blooded Kashmir youth was supposed to drive us to Sonmarg.
By the time we reached our destination, it was pitch dark and our adventure began. The magic which would .....
Why Trekking With Professional Company
ince the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, 60 years ago the Himalayas have become far more accessible to Trekkers and Climbers. Hindu scriptures say that in a hundred ages you can not do justice to the Himalayas. So where do mere mortals start ? Knowing where to go in an area of 10 times the size of France is no easy task. The Himalayas are vast. The question that normally arises is how to select a trekking company. Obviously everyone looks for a professional trekking company. From my p .....
Stok Kangri Expedition
Everytime i go to the high mountains, I discover something new not about them, but about me.' (Anatoli Boukreev) We had met just about a year ago, when our passion for the mountains brought our group together at Roopkund. The question after that was - What next? The allure of breaking the 20,000 feet barrier (about 70% the altitude of Mt Everest summit) made our thoughts converge towards Stok Kangri. Due to the glamor of the trek and short window during which it is open in a year, we quickly mob .....
Etiquettes in the Himalayas
The majestic Himalayas are a formidable barrier that protect the northern boundaries of our nation and prevent the cold dry winds of Central Asia from blowing across the plains of India. They perform innumerable functions and give people innumerable opportunities to trek and climb. But, the Himalayas is a very fragile ecosystem and we, as trekkers must act as custodians of nature while in the mountains.
In order to get the best out of your trekking trip, you should follow some basic universal r .....
10 tips that make Chadar Trek Easier
Chadar Trek in the Zanskar valley is a very unique trek. The thrilling walk on the frozen river at subzero temperatures poses quite a few challenges for the trekkers. The beauty of the trek lies in the trail that meanders through the mesmerizing ravines and overwhelming canyons of the Zansker Valley. To enjoy this trek fully, it is important to understand and follow a few points.
Clothes: Enough … but not too much!! It’s quite normal to experience subzero temperatures in the Zanskar Valley. You .....
Stok Kangri Expedition - Ladakh
Stok Kangri Expedition - 4th Aug to 11th Aug 2012 About Stok Kangri mountain: Elevation: 6,153 m (20,182 feet) Stok Kangri is the highest mountain in the Stok Range of the Himalayas in the Ladakh. The peak is located in Hemis National Park, 12 km southwest of the trailhead at 3,610 m (11,845 feet) in the village of Stok and 24 km from the Ladakhi capital of Leh. Despite its altitude, Stok Kangri is a popular peak and is often climbed as an initial non-technical foray into high altitude mountaine .....
The Roopkund Trek: High in the Mountains
“I’m really looking forward to this trek, I want to live in the mountains permanently!” I said, tired of Delhi’s traffic. “Yeahwe can help you with that. We’ll make sure you stay with the skeletons inRoopkund”, Sarang said cheekily- as my mother looked on in astonishment,suddenly unsure if it was a good idea for me to go with such friends.
After an overnight busand day long car ride we reached our guesthouse in Loharjung. Trekking seasonhad not yet begun in full swing and ourg .....
Kashmir Great Lakes Trek – Himalayan Experience of a First Timer
It was a “dream came true” for me! I was always longing for a Himalayan Trek mainly for three reasons: a) to find myself in front of the mighty Himalaya (purely spiritual in nature), b) to regain/boost my confidence towards braving the odds of life and c) photography. I have done plenty of treks in the Western Ghats and Southern India. I have travelled North India quite extensively including Kashmir and Ladhak region but not as a trek. When my friends asked me to join this July trek I nodded imm .....