Hampta Pass Trek - All You Need to Know

April 12, 2018
 At an altitude of 14,035 feet, Hampta Pass is the corridor connecting the valleys of Kullu and Lahaul in the Spiti Valley. Also known as the crossover trek, this is a good initiation to high altitude Himalayan trekking in Himachal Pradesh. Hampta pass with the trek to the Chandratal lake is the most popular trek option. But the moon lake-Chandratal is only accessible in summer once the pass o... Read more
April 02, 2018

Where All Triund Trek Trail Can Take You?

Triund trek is a perfect getaway from Delhi /Chandigarh to the heights in McLeodganj in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh. Situated between the Dhauladhar mountains and Kangra valley, the Triund trek is considered to be a good initiation trek for the beginners. Triund trekking and camping is not a tough nut to crack but it nevertheless gifts you the stunning views and thrills any other hig...
March 21, 2018

How I found myself on a trek in Manali: Rajat Thakur

“That moment, when you are so close to danger and yet you know this is not the day you are going to die... I always liked that.” Growing up in the lap of Himalayas, I had no trouble finding a place to set my foot amongst the boulders and valleys. In Manali Vashisht (Manali) my father is a mountaineering pioneer. I fell in love with the mountains before I knew it. I am a hotel management gradu...
March 21, 2018

Which Leh Ladakh bike trip suits you best?

There are a lot of Leh Ladakh bike trips to choose! But which one is best for me? A question bikers ask themselves when planning their travel to Leh Ladakh. The ultimate terrain bike riding dream for many. To live this dream, riders have a choice of many choices. The riding routes vary in duration, difficulty, accessibility and price. This number is not surprising for Leh- Ladakh considering ...
March 07, 2018

When I Took My Dream Out Of The Drawer

  “I took the one less travelled by, And that has made all the difference.” He took Robert Frost's words literally. With an offline google map, he rode through the valleys of Ladakh, exploring villages only the backpackers used to visit, and finding places to stay where there ain't any. Vishal in the picture, © copyright Vishal Bhanushali This is the story of Vishal Bhanushali who took a b...
February 21, 2018

When I Discovered My Love For The Mountains

  Our second feature of the Explorati series. Know more   “After they left, it was just me and the mountains for as far as the eyes can see. I will never forget that half an hour. It was scary then. But now, when I think about it, it was really amazing. Those are the moments which I will cherish forever….” A mountain lover and a traveller. And moreover, a person who has quite a few memories...