Tag: Trekking in Uttarakhand

Har Ki Doon Trek

Har Ki Doon Trek

A winter wonderland and a trekker’s delight, the Har Ki Dun Trek is a stairway to heaven that will make you fall for its beauty. The thing that makes it an alluring trek is its accessibility both in summer as well as the winter season. Har Ki Dun valley is situated at the western flank…

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Walking Hacks In The Mountain

Walking Hacks In The Mountain

Amazing mountain peaks, vivacious alpine flora, infinitely spread meadows and adrenaline adventures. Being in high altitudes is an unbelievable escapade. However, good things never come easy. Lot more than money and endurance goes to attain these treasures. One should unlearn what he/she has learned at home to have an effortless jaunt to the Himalayas. There are…

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Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers

What : Himalayan Trek Where : Valley of Flowers Uttrakhand When : 13-18 Aug 2018 How : with the help of Trek the Himalayas Height : 14100ft max Being a passionate traveller for the past 3 years, Trekking in Himalayas is one of the most important things I am been doing since 2016. After my…

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Reminiscence of Pangarchulla trek

Reminiscence of Pangarchulla trek

When you are done with your concrete surroundings, blowing of horns, and exhausted to your deeps as well, what else could be a better option than opting for a trek in the great Himalayas. And when you are born and lived your childhood in the foothills Himalayas nothing else could be better option for soothing…

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Roopkund: Stairway to heaven

Roopkund: Stairway to heaven

Having always wanted to do a Himalayan trek but never quite gathering the resolve, this time I was determined to end the jinx. If I can cycle for 120 odd kilometres in Ladakh, any normal trek should be easily doable, right? Well, after coming back I must say Roopkund was as tough as Ladakh, and…

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Pangarchulla Peak

Pangarchulla Peak

Trek Day 4 – Pangarchulla Peak It was 4th day of the trek and we ( the whole group) had to climb the summit. We left the campsite at 4 am and it’s gonna be a difficult day because of the altitude. I woke up around 2 am and was bit nervous because of the…

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Pangarchulla Peak Trek

Pangarchulla Peak Trek

First of all I would like to thank my school friends because of whom I choose my first trek -Pangarchulla Trek. Till last few days I was not sure of going to pangarchulla trek because of official and personal reasons but finally Pangarchulla peak was calling me so I bought the general ticket from Jamnagar…

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This Summer Explore The Hidden Treasures Under The Snow-Cover

This Summer Explore The Hidden Treasures Under The Snow-Cover

A new season is arriving which will give you the opportunity to experience the hidden treasures and adventures underneath the beautiful snow cover. Summer brings all-natural livelihood back to the Himalayas when the sun is up and all the living things come out of hibernation. You can hear the chirping of birds, the sound of…

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Gangotri Gomukh Tapovan Trek – Hidden adventures at the most religious place on Earth

Gangotri Gomukh Tapovan Trek – Hidden adventures at the most religious place on Earth

Here we add another trek to your bucket list. But let me warn you this trek will blow your mind with its authenticity and sacredness. Of course, it does bring adventures that you as an explorer are looking for. Let me raise the curtain now, it is the Gamukh Tapovan Trek or the Gangotri Glacier…

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WINTER KUARI PASS (WKP) TREK 16th December- 21st December 2017

WINTER KUARI PASS (WKP) TREK 16th December- 21st December 2017

Once a trekker, trekker for a lifetime Those who have trekked earlier especially in the Himalayas can easily understand the title for the blog. In addition, even others may appreciate the same by the end of the blog. The reasons for me saying so are many viz. serenity and tranquility of the place, wonderful flora…

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Travelogue with TTH to Kedarkantha

Travelogue with TTH to Kedarkantha

Day 1:  It was between 05:45 and 07:00 hrs on a cold November morning that twelve of us gathered together in the parking area of the Dehradun railway station. We came from different locations in India, but with only one purpose, to summit Kedarkantha peak. Immediately, the efficiency of the ‘Trek The Himalayas’ team became…

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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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The Tent Question: Our Thoughts on Two-in-a-tent vs Three-in-a-tent

The Tent Question: Our Thoughts on Two-in-a-tent vs Three-in-a-tent

At our post-Diwali team meet, the topic of discussion was— possible changes in our trek method for better economy of resources. That’s when one of our trek leaders suggested three in one tent accommodation instead of the TTH standard twin sharing tenting policy. Thus began the debate of 2 vs 3 in a tent !!…

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Reminiscence of Roopkund Trek

Reminiscence of Roopkund Trek

 The Roopkund Lake The longer you have to wait for something, the more you will appreciate it when it finally arrives. This certainly holds true for the Roopkund Trek. If you are inclined to adventure or are a first time trekker or just want a small getaway from the hustle bustle of your daily life,…

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What’s Hot in Winter Kuari Pass Trek Starting this November

What’s Hot in Winter Kuari Pass Trek Starting this November

For Himalayan thrillophiliacs it is hard to resist the magnetic pull of Kuari Pass under winter’s icy spell. Every year, come November, we open our first trek of the season on the marquee route skirting Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve and twisting towards the high pass of Kuari. As the intense winter sun dances dazzlingly upon…

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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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Roopkund Trek

Roopkund Trek

What is your best moment in the trek? Why do you come to mountains? What did you take from the mountains and what did you leave in the mountains? These three questions were posed to us by the camp leader of Patar Nachauni (Uttarakhand) and we were asked to give our own answers without discussion…

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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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PackWise: 3 Essentials you Cannot Miss When Packing for a Monsoon Trek

PackWise: 3 Essentials you Cannot Miss When Packing for a Monsoon Trek

Monsoon in the Himalayas holds a special charm for trekkers. Clouds hang low to touch and the patter of falling rain adds rhythm to walk. The valleys turn a glistening green studded with exquisite flowers and invites trekkers to cross mountain rivers gushing with glee. Take care to come prepared for the rain securing your…

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Our Roopkund Itinerary: Fail-Safe and Frustration-Free

Our Roopkund Itinerary: Fail-Safe and Frustration-Free

Our bags are packed for the post-monsoon season for Roopkund Trek, but the two differing itineraries for the Lake have got interested trekkers in a fix! Which one is fail-safe and frustration-free? Mountaineers Sandeep and Rakesh from the TTh house are here to clarify. The two itineraries– Itinerary A– Lohajung> Wan> Ghaeroli Patal> Bedni bugyal via Ali Bugyal>…

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Knowing Pangarchulla from a Distance: Visions from Another Trail

Knowing Pangarchulla from a Distance: Visions from Another Trail

The Lord Curzon stretch around Kuari Pass was still reeling from the unlikely vigorous snow of mid-March when we reached Gulling Top near the end of last month. At this juncture we found the Pangarchula Peak partially eclipsing our sky, rising like a shinning omen past the dark forests. A High Dose of Snow It…

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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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Kuari Conquered: A Lyrical Chronicle!

Kuari Conquered: A Lyrical Chronicle!

Far away, over the misty mountains cold, We embarked on our journey enroute winding roads. Up the hills, down the valleys, confluence of babbling brook passing by, Excitement set in, higher than the azure sky. Across the dinner table we all gathered for our first brief, 6-7-8 was fine by all, but for many no…

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Hampta Pass Trek – Himalayas Trek

Hampta Pass Trek – Himalayas Trek

“Somewhere between the start of the trail and the end is the mystery why we choose to walk.”   And got the chance to seek the answer again but not alone.This time with my best half.It was my second, first after marriage, high altitude Himalayan trek which I completed with my wife (first time doing…

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2017: A year of adventure

2017: A year of adventure

It would be great if people decided to make their years a little more adventurous. So, here we are, suggesting the best of adventures that you can plan for the whole year. Are you ready?. January: Brahmatal Trek Brahmatal reveals a heavenly facet in winter when the snow gently falls on it slopes. Be ready…

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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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Like a Mountain on My Back: Roopkund Trek

Like a Mountain on My Back: Roopkund Trek

After an year-long of waiting and planning, it seemed to be happening at last, the Roopkund Trek. Needless to say, Roopkund is nothing less than a roller coaster ride. The trail cuts across villages, dense forests and right to snow capped Mountain peaks. After some research my friend Abhishek Bansal & I decided to undertake…

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Roopkund Trek – The Memories of a Life Time…

Roopkund Trek – The Memories of a Life Time…

Trek Leader: – Sabyasachi Pathak Trek Guides: – Pushkarji and Kalam aka Kalli bhai Participants: – Naitik Dedhia, Monish Chedda, Monish Kothari, Rohit Bahiya, Aayush Daga, Raghav Singhal, Abhishek Gattani, Sangita Palod, Gaurav Jain, Nisha Sharma, Ketan Pandhi, Shivam Singh, Ankit Agarwal, Monish Shah, Sahil Shah, Sonali Bhagchandani, Viyomi Shah, Ekta Mohnani, Rupal Rathore, Ankur…

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THE ROOPKUND LAKE TREK

THE ROOPKUND LAKE TREK

Life till now has shown its various faces..ups and downs…love hatred…family…friends..but offlate i have come across a desparate desire to explore places i have never been.I should not particularly label it only as a desire..rather i have stepped into the stone and have actually felt the way it feels when u stand on top of…

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Top 10 Summer Himalayan Treks in India

Top 10 Summer Himalayan Treks in India

The Indian Himalayas gives a countless opportunities to the adventure seeking trekkers from all around the world, with its myriad landscapes and challenging treks. Here are the Top 10 Himalayan treks in India.  1. Rupin Pass Trek Rupin Pass Trek is one of the most sought after place for trekking experience, for those who are…

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Roopkund Trek:Oct 2014

Roopkund Trek:Oct 2014

A small child of 8th standard around 11:30 PM was jammed alone in front of his black and white TV set. Surrounding was dark, night was quite cold and silenced disturbed due to some occasional snoring by his father’s sleep. Something amazing was going on in the mind and on the screen. It was a documentary running on…

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There is always a first time

There is always a first time

From my childhood, I’ve been a person who would stay 10 steps away from any kind of suspected danger. I was never a kind of person who loved adventure and I would never dare to venture out for any such activity. One night, as I was just about to sleep, I received a Whats App…

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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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Goechala: The best of Sikkim packed in one trek

Goechala: The best of Sikkim packed in one trek

Trekking in Sikkim gives you a quite distinctive experience from the other treks of India. Goechala is one such trek that will give you an experience of complete Sikkim by letting you explore the majestic mountains, culture, unique surroundings, quick transformations of landscapes and rich flora and fauna. Apart from these it will give you…

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Learn all that they don’t teach you at top management schools at bagini glacier trek: Himalayan treks, trekking in himalays

Learn all that they don’t teach you at top management schools at bagini glacier trek: Himalayan treks, trekking in himalays

Bagini Glacier: A Quick Summary: Located in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, an amazing place to choose from Trekking in Himalayas. At an altitude of 14816 ft. it will let you have the appealing views of snow clad mountains of Kalanka, Changbang, Dronagiri. On the blissful trek tour of one of the majestic Himalayan treks you…

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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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Roopkund Trek “Caught In The Weather Web”

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…

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Etiquettes in the Himalayas

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…

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Roopkund Trek (18th May 2014)

Roopkund Trek (18th May 2014)

“I had an inheritance from my father It was the moon & the sun I can move throughout the world now The spending of it can never be done” I always had an infatuation for Mountains…the lush greens, the snow the people have always been a matter of attraction for me. The allure of the…

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Forest, Meadows, Snow and Lake- Roopkud Trek

Forest, Meadows, Snow and Lake- Roopkud Trek

Here I am sharing my beautiful trekking experience of Roopkund which is located in Garwhal Himalaya, Uttrakhand. Needless to say Roopkund is one such place where one should definitely visit. This was my first trekking experience ever. I always wanted to have some adventurous trip but thanks to my hectic work schedules, it never happened.…

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Trek to Mystery Lake- Roopkund Trek

Trek to Mystery Lake- Roopkund Trek

I am too delighted and excited to share the experience of my trek to Roopkund in North India. After reading the Roopkund Trek details in Trek The Himalayas website, I was convinced that this is best trek I could undertake and started for the same. The best time to visit Roopkund is April-May. After leaving…

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