Blog Posts - Himalayas



Nepal: Hey Hey Namaste!

The Happy Nomad Sandwiched between the sweltering expanses of the Indian subcontinent and the high altitude realms of the Tibetan plateau lies the kingdom of Nepal, a place of stunning beauty, vast untamed wilderness, and soaring Himalayan..&...
by The Happy Nomad on Jul 17, 2016

Roopkund Chronicles – Day 6 Pathar Nachauni to Loharjung

Day 6: October 3 On May 12, 2005, high-altitude mountaineer Ed Viesturs reached the summit of Annapurna, the deadliest mountain in the world in terms of summit-to-kill ratio. In doing so, he became the first American and the sixth person ever to clim...

THE COUNTRY OF HAPPINESS

It is the Land of the Thunder Dragon, a creature of Teutonic mythology, usually represented as breathing fire and having a reptilian body and sometimes wings.  In fact this dragon is the symbol of their National Flag.Bhutan lies in the eastern Himal...
by KNOWEB on Jul 2, 2016

Roopkund Chronicles – Day 5: Summit Day

Day 5: October 2 What had become one of the longest days of my life would also become one of the most memorable days …. considering the way it all kicked off in the wee dark hours of a cold October morning. Today is the day we had been waiting for,...

Roopkund Chronicles – Day 4: Pathar Nachauni to Bhagwabasa

Having slept like a log through the night, I woke to the unmistakable sound of light rain falling on the walls of the tent. Not exactly music to the ears knowing that the morning’s hike upwards was now going to be done in the wet and slush. We...

6 Things To Do In And Around Tawang | Travel Guide

Tawang located in the western corner of Arunachal Pradesh is one of the most sought after travel destinations of Northeast India. It is visited by numerous pilgrims practicing Buddhist faith and also by travelers who are […]...
by In search of greener pastures on Apr 25, 2016

Roopkund Chronicles – Day 3 – Ali Bugyal to Pathar Nachauni

Day 3: September 30 After a night of tossing and turning, we woke up at the crack of dawn. Imagine waking up and rolling out of bed to be greeted by a misty mountain view, with the sun peeping out and pink skies above you. Well, in a tent you do not...

Roopkund Chronicles – Day 2 – Didna to Ali Bugyal

September 29, 2014 We woke with the consciousness that we were into Day 2 of the trek. Though a bit chilly, we knew it was going to be a much warmer morning as compared to the ones we will wake up to in the next few days. There was yet another consol...

Roopkund Chronicles Day – 1 Loharjung to Didna

Now, if you were to ask me just which were the most memorable moments of the whole Roopkund trek, I wouldn’t have to think too hard. Crawling out of the rajai on the first morning and staggering out on to the balcony in the morning chill to see th...

Roopkund Chronicles – Prologue

Amidst the blinding white lay a clump of bones, propped up more inelegantly than it ever had been inside of a human frame, ages ago. Just how it came to pass that it still lay there in fresh snow in front of a troop of panting but relieved trekkers...

Roopkund Chronicles – Day 0 Kathgodam to Loharjung

Most high altitude treks start with trepidation more than preparation, budgeting, finding the right operator and, no less, getting the right group of co-trekkers. Ours too was no different. The question we asked ourselves was not long and was a hard...

Trekking the Himalayas – Beas Kund

Stretching in a 2500km-long arc across Asia from Kashmir to Kathmandu, Lhasa to Ladakh, the sprawling Himalayas mountain range (and the treks that it offers) are in high demand for travellers seeking a both gorgeous scenery and a little adventure....
by Globalgrasshopper on Mar 8, 2016

Khardung La-Panamik-Leh

J&K complete logs here. We took a day off after arriving in Leh, a little tired of the long travel done so far and we used the day to acclimatize and look around Leh and we also had to get the vehicle checked. Thikse monastery was the only pla...
by Huchchara Santhe on Jan 31, 2016

Keep your baby’s skin protected with Himalaya Herbals baby lotion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free Press Release Submitted by himalayaherbals.com     Press Release Distribution Cold winters, soaring humidity levels or even dry rooms; easily affects our baby’s tender skin. Studies show that a baby’s ski...
by Free PR Online on Jan 28, 2016

Frank Kingdon-Ward | Plant Hunter, Explorer and His Travels in Arunachal Pradesh

What exactly is it about plants and flowers that sends these men and women, otherwise known as ‘botanists’, all over the world in search of new species of flowers and plants, usually in remote, difficult […]...
by In search of greener pastures on Jan 11, 2016

A sojourn in the Kumaon and Garhwal Himalayas - (Part 1)

Wishing all the readers a very Happy New Year 2016 !!!Travelling along the most beautiful and scenic routes of Uttarkhand was always in my mind. I wanted to travel  in  this route for a long time and that wish was finally fulfilled in the y...
by Arjun Haarith on Jan 4, 2016

The Journey to Most mortal Road in the world – Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat (8125 m.) is the western most bastion of the Himalayas. One has to travel completely around the globe to come back to the Himalayas to see such high peaks on our planet.. Nanga Parbat is the second highest mountain of Pakistan and ninth...
by Journal Edge on Dec 21, 2015

A proposal in disguise

The last bell had gone piercing the noise of students. The student-leaders of all houses were busy returning their tools and gardening paraphernalia. The store was at the ground floor of the school building of this little sleepy hill-station somewher...
by Hatpakha Magazine on Dec 19, 2015

Weekly Travel Photo. Himalayas in Nepal

Today is International Mountain Day and Himalayas are the first thing comes in my mind then I think about mountains. The post Weekly Travel Photo. Himalayas in Nepal appeared first on Vi Travel Tips.
by Travel Tips on Dec 11, 2015

Hampta Pass Trek

After completing the series about our Hampta Pass Trek I realized that the posts related to the trek are not in sequence. In between, I have related about my other travel as experience as well, like the post I wrote about my first trip to the Hima...


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