Tag: Chadar Trek

Things to make a note of before visiting the winter wonderland: Chadar Trek

Things to make a note of before visiting the winter wonderland: Chadar Trek

The desire to see the unseen, to explore the unexplored, the will to know your limits to push, has upsurged visitors to the Chadar trek. It is the most popular trek or a winter trek to be precise. Situated in the Zanskar region of the Jammu Kashmir state, the trail of Zanskar river tends to…

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Why an incomplete trek is counted as a complete one

Why an incomplete trek is counted as a complete one

Yippee!!!! You registered for a wonderful trek and now the excitement keeps building. You have researched a bit, seen marvelous spectacles of the mighty mountains. You have definitely thought which pictures will fill your Instagram and FB updates. All your friends and family know about the endeavored adventure, they boost you up as well. Not only that,…

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5 Reasons True-blue Himalayan Wanderers Shouldn’t Miss the Mountains in Winter

5 Reasons True-blue Himalayan Wanderers Shouldn’t Miss the Mountains in Winter

If you are a true-blue thrill seeker and lover of the Himalayas, starting wee end of the year and continuing up to next March might be a highly opportune period to go in the mountains. Try timing your winter treks  from December onward. This is when the first snowflakes are born in the womb of the…

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The Green Cause: Trekking to Spread Eco-Awareness in the Himalayas

The Green Cause: Trekking to Spread Eco-Awareness in the Himalayas

“Our society must move from ego-system to eco-system economics. This requires that we shift from ego-system silos to eco-system awareness that considers others and includes the whole.” Indeed. We feel the need for eco sensitivity strongly more than ever when encountering careless garbage disposal on our haunts in the mountains. As a contributor to increasing…

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PackWise: Some Scrumptious Eatables to Make Your Trek Extra Delicious

PackWise: Some Scrumptious Eatables to Make Your Trek Extra Delicious

There are umpteen number of things that make a trek special. Good company, great laughs, loves, smiling weather, but nothing quite as good as good food to have your happy hormones up and pumping! Because food is not just food, it’s a string to memory, a sentiment, and a spur for energy. When you come…

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How Trek the Himalayas Reclaimed the Mountains with Green Trails Cleaning This June

How Trek the Himalayas Reclaimed the Mountains with Green Trails Cleaning This June

We step into Himalayan kingdom wonderstruck every time how boundlessly nature has gifted these terrains with beauty and resources. Mile after mile of never ending virgin greens, clean air full of oxygen, mineral-rich waters of mountain streams, wildflower carpet and strawberry shrubs—suddenly it is inexhaustible life all around! Then at a closer look, the junk-ridden…

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Pin Parvati Pass and Chandra Tal trek

Pin Parvati Pass and Chandra Tal trek

As the Pangarchulla trek in May ended up making me crave more for a more intensive trek, I started looking for a more intensive and longer trek than the one just done. I considered various options and finally decided on the Parang La trek, which is a crossover from Spiti to Ladakh. I was in touch with…

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Roopkund Lake Trek

Roopkund Lake Trek

Date – 20th Oct 16 to 27th Oct 16 Trekking in the Himalaya’s is my longtime dream. I had done many treks in Western Ghats especially in Maharashtra. I do regular trekking in Sahyadri Mountains, but maximum altitude here is around 5400 ft. I want do something bigger and for that there is no better…

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Top Winter Treks in Indian Himalayas

Top Winter Treks in Indian Himalayas

Trekking in itself is a challenging journey on foot to scale the altitude of mighty mountains. Add to it the ambience offered by winters, and the challenge increases multifold. Winter Trekking in the Himalayas is usually from November till the end of March. It is not a favourite season of lethargic trekkers. But it is…

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A young adventurer’s paradise

A young adventurer’s paradise

Valley of flowers trek is an amazing trek located in a spectacular valley marked by tall mountains of Himalayas. In the Western Himalayas in Uttarakhand, the valley is placed just In front of Bhundyar Glacier pass, nurturing over 500 rare and wild species of flowers. Valley of Flowers is a magnificent place which attracts a…

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Why is Roopkund trek recommended for Corporate Personnel?

Why is Roopkund trek recommended for Corporate Personnel?

Roopkund trek is perfect for you to dive into adventure while you soak in the beautiful sights around. The whole trail offers beautiful views that soothe your eyes. The sceneries effortlessly divert your mind off your office work and let you live in the moment. 1- De-stresser: Life in corporate world is quite stressful. A…

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Walking on Frozen River, Chadar Trek

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…

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10 tips that make Chadar Trek Easier

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…

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Never-to-take things on a Chadar Trek

Never-to-take things on a Chadar Trek

How does a trekker start packing for the Chadar Trek? Make a list of ‘Things-to-take’ and begin by ticking it off in full fervor. But in the race of filling-in the backpack with ‘must-take’ things, they skip the ‘Never to take’ list. Surprised? Don’t be. Just browse through the list below and you’ll be surprised at…

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Zanskar Frozen River Trek

Zanskar Frozen River Trek

You must have seen a blanket. You must have seen ice. You must have seen ice floating on water. Ok, all right. Have you seen an ice layer covering the stream of river like a blanket? Have you ever seen how the calm river sleeps under the igloo of the ice? No! Well its high…

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