Winter is coming and bringing the lots of snow with it. Trekking is not an 12 months affair in Himalayas. Most of the treks receive heavy snowfall during winter, hence not suited for traveling. On the other hand, winter trekking can be a lifetime experience. Although, safety issues are of prime concern while going for winter treks. But for a adventure lover taking some risk to get the kick could be better than spending time at home or office doing regular work. Here I have compiled a list of winter …Read More!!
If we talk about travel, first picture that comes in our mind is a naturally beautiful place. Although, this beauty can be of different types. There are several such places in India. Mountains in North and East, beaches in South and West, forests in Middle and desert in Rajasthan have many getaway places. There are wildlife sanctuaries across India, where different types of animals and birds can be seen. And there is tourism run at religious and heritage places. Tajmahal, Qutub minar, Jama Masjid, Konark Temple, Jaisalmer Palace, Khajuraho etc …Read More!!
There are hundreds of treks in Himalayas ranging from low to very high difficulty levels. Some of these treks are recommended to pros only. But everyone has to start from somewhere and has to start with easy one. Same goes to the trekkers. For the beginner Trekkers it is advised to start with the couple of easy treks before moving to next level. Here are some easy to moderate treks for new trekkers. Churdhar Trek This 14 km long trek in district Sirmaur was the first trek I did. The Churdhar …Read More!!
Sometimes we travelers look for travel options outside of the regular places. As the most of these common tourist places are getting crowded, day by day, leading to the packed hotels and traffic jams. Therefore some people look for less crowded and peaceful places. Also, there are people who want to go to the unexplored places. Here are some best unexplored and offbeat tourist places you should consider to visit next time you make your travel plan. Barot: If I have to list some unexplored must visit places in the …Read More!!
If you are looking for a place in the wilderness away from the hustle of routine hill station. Jibhi, Tirthan, Shangarh in GHNP area are the places what you are looking for, The number of tourists visiting Himachal have increased immensely in recent years. As a result most the hill stations have become over crowded. Places like Manali and Shimla remain packed with tourists. What you find there are people, vehicles, traffic jams and noise in tourist season. One coming to the hills for solitude and peace have to look …Read More!!
Chandratal Lake also known as the Moon Lake is a beautiful lake in the Spiti Valley in Great Himalayan region. Chandra Tal derived its name for its crescent shape of Moon. The Lake is fed by glacial water. You will find peace, serenity and calmness everywhere. The crystal clear water of the lake, lush green area around it, the naked mountains, the snow covered mountains on a distance, the fast travelling clouds over those mountains, the blue sky, the fresh and cool breeze, which cools down your mind and nerves. The sun …Read More!!
Situated in the beautiful Parvati Valley, Kheerganga is a wonderful trekking destination. Kheerganga is famous for hot water spring. In the recent years Kheerganga has become favorite trekking option especially among youth and college students. Kheerganga trek starts from Barshaini. Next 14 km trek is a sheer joy for a traveller. Not being too difficult, Kheerganga is suitable for all. After getting to the top one can get rid of all the tiredness of the trek by having a relax bath in hot water pool. Coupled with other places in Parvati …Read More!!
Barot An unexplored, offbeat destination, nestled in the beautiful Chauhar Valley of mandi District. “Barot”, is a perfect place to relax, if one decides to spend his quality time away from other crowded hill stations. Barot is situated on the banks of a small river named ‘Uhl’ and is surrounded by thick Deodar forests in the Dhauladhar ranges of Himalaya. The number of travellers visiting different tourist places of Himachal Pradesh is increasing day by day, which has turned once ‘peaceful places’, ‘overcrowded’. This leaves people, looking for solitude with no …Read More!!
Destination: Churdhar Starting Location: Baddi When: September 2012 Route: Baddi-Kalka-Solan-Rajgarh-Nauhradhar-Churdhar Crew: Abhinandan, Harish, Navneet, Rohit, Sanjeev, Saurabh and Sunil(me) Good memories do not vanish too soon and first time experience always remain fresh in the memory. During my college days I had the opportunity to visit Churdhar in 2012 in the month of September. This one was my first experience with trekking. Churdhar: Churdhar is the highest peak of Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh ( a small northern state in India ). It has an elevation of 3647 m( that is 11,965 …Read More!!