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Trekking and Camping at Himachal’s Surreal Wonder – Chandratal Lake

Chandratal lake literally means ‘Lake of the Moon.’ The word Chandra in Hindi means the moon and Tal means a lake. Chandratal is a crescent shaped lake and is often referred to as one of the most beautiful lakes located at an altitude of about 14,000 ft amidst the majestic Himalayas.  The Chandratal lake grabs […]

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Key Monastery – Where Faith Meets Expedition

Key Monastery, also known as the Kye Gompa is located amidst the majestic Himalayas in Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh. It is a serene place situated far away from the maddening crowds dedicated to Buddhist learning. The entire structure is engraved in a small hill as if crafted out of a portrait. The best part […]

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7 Day Biker’s Itinerary for Exploring Spiti on Two Wheels

Spiti valley bike trip itinerary should be planned and implemented methodically for anybody who likes to explore the mountains on two wheels. Nothing will feel better than venturing deep into the Himalayas on your own. Biking to Spiti is a magical feeling. It will stay with you for a really long period of time. However, […]

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How to Reach Spiti Valley – Shimla versus Manali Route ?

“How to reach Spiti Valley” is the first question that comes to mind of most travelers planning a trip to this cold desert. This question is important since Spiti’s location is quite remote. It is indeed a far away land situated high up in the Himalayas. Located between Tibet and India, the literal translation of […]

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How to Reach Spiti from Delhi – Available Travel Modes & Exact Route

“How to reach Spiti from Delhi” will be the first question popping up in your mind if you’re planning to visit this remotely located but gorgeous kingdom in Himachal Pradesh. This is a reasonable thing to ask before heading to a place that is distantly placed on the globe. It is true that Spiti is […]

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How to Reach Spiti from Chennai – Available Travel Modes & Exact Route

“How to reach Spiti from Chennai” will be the first question popping up in your mind if you’re planning to visit this remotely located but gorgeous kingdom in Himachal Pradesh. This is a reasonable thing to ask before heading to a place that is distantly placed on the globe. It is true that Spiti is […]

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How to Reach Spiti from Mumbai – Available Travel Modes & Exact Route

“How to reach Spiti from Mumbai” will be the first question popping up in your mind if you’re planning to visit this remotely located but gorgeous kingdom in Himachal Pradesh. This is a reasonable thing to ask before heading to a place that is distantly placed on the globe. It is true that Spiti is […]

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How to Reach Spiti from Kolkata – Available Travel Modes & Exact Route

“How to reach Spiti from Kolkata” will be the first question popping up in your mind if you’re planning to visit this remotely located but gorgeous kingdom in Himachal Pradesh. This is a reasonable thing to ask before heading to a place that is distantly placed on the globe. It is true that Spiti is […]

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Spiti Valley Budget Trip: 10 Day Itinerary and Daily Cost

Spiti Valley budget trip is a dream come true for every backpacker. This part of the world is one of the most surreal places that you’ll ever visit in your lifetime. It will leave an permanent imprint in your mind as a traveler. Since Spiti is located remotely in the mountains, it is extremely important […]

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Traveling to Dharamshala on a Budget: The Complete Guide & Itinerary

Dharamshala budget trip is something every backpacker and mountain lover has on their travel wish list. The small but beautiful hilly town of Dharamshala attracts thousands of travelers every year. This destination is not only popular with Indian travelers but is also one of the most sought after destinations for foreign nationals.   Each year thousands […]

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Dharamshala Food Guide for Travelers: Must Visit Cafes and Eateries

Dharamshala food guide will prove handy for any traveler who happens to be a foodie and would like to savour the delicacies available in the hill town. Food in Dharamshala is something every traveler should experiment with on their first visit. Also, later as well. I am not exaggerating when I say that I would go […]

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How and Where to Obtain an Inner Line Permit 2019 ?

Inner Line Permit or ILP is a travel document issued by the Government of India. It is required by Indian citizens to visit protected or/and restricted areas within the country. This permit is valid for a limited period of time. The main purpose of an inner line permit is to monitor the activity of tourists. […]

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Malana Cream Hash: Popular among Travelers but ILLEGAL in India – Do not Consume

Malana Cream Hash is more commonly known as Malana Cream or simply Malana Charas. In many countries outside India, it goes by the name black gold. The fact that Malana village cultivates Hash is the reason why many travelers come sniffing here. The ‘hand-rubbed’ Malana Cream Hash has been widely recognized for its quality worldwide. […]

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The Terrifying Rules of Malana in Himachal

Malana village rules are to be observed by every person living in or visiting Malana. These rules must most sanctimoniously be followed at all times. Malana village rules have come to the notice of the rest of the world in recent times. This is because more travelers are visiting this place than ever before. This […]

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PAP Leh: How to Obtain a Protected Area Permit for Ladakh

PAP Leh or Protected Area Permit for Leh is a travel document issued by the Government of India to foreign nationals. This document allows them to visit the restricted or protected areas of the Leh Ladakh region for a limited period of time. All foreign nationals and Non-Resident Indians (except for citizens of Bhutan) are required […]

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A First Time Traveler’s Experience at Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park, also known simply as the Corbett National park lies in the Nainital district of the north Indian state of Uttarakhand. It was here that the prestigious ‘Project Tiger’ was launched in the year 1973.  Jim Corbett National Park is a treat for nature and wildlife lovers. Its territory of the land ranges […]

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Is Spiti Safe – Important Things about the Region that Every Traveler Should Know

“Is Spiti safe?”  I found myself pondering over this very question as I desperately searched the internet for blogs and articles that shed light on the same. I was well aware of the hardships that come with taking a trip to Spiti Valley. Thus wanted to be well-prepared to ensure a smooth journey. A lot […]

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Backpacking on a Budget Across Leh : The ‘Juleh’ Land

Ever wondered of pursuing a Leh backpacking trip? Well, you should head to Leh this coming holiday season and feel enchanted amidst the majestic Himalayas.  Leh is a serene and calm location in the lap of astonishing mountains and valleys. No pictures or words will ever do justice to its beauty. Visiting Leh is something you […]

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Shopping Guide for Leh Ladakh: What and Where to Buy?

Shopping list for Leh Ladakh should ensure that you carry the best things from the region with you while going back. The picturesque landscapes, Buddhist culture, welcoming folks, avenues for adventure activities is why Leh earns a top spot in the bucket list of many travellers. Apart from the memories and those excellent Instagram pictures, one […]

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Things to Carry for Leh Ladakh Trip: A Complete Guide

Things to carry for Leh Ladakh Trip is one of the most searched queries when planning a trip to Leh Ladakh. Ladakh is every traveller’s dream destination and one of the most picturesque regions in India. A trip to this cold desert is bound to leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime Leh- […]

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The Splendid Nubra Valley: Ladakh’s Own Gateway to Beauty and Splendor

Nubra Valley is a mysterious place tucked up in the lap of the Himalayas that is filled with an enigmatic culture, mesmerizing valleys, double-humped camel rides, captivating sand dunes and challenging roads. The Shyok River meets the Nubra River in this mesmerizing village that separates the majestic Ladakh and Karakoram mountain ranges.  Nubra Valley is […]

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Spangmik Village: The Beautiful Rustic Region Near Pangong Tso

Spangmik Village is a remote village situated 156 km east of Leh, on the banks of famous Pangong Lake in Ladakh region. The village is located on a narrow stretch of land between the Chang Chenmo mountains and the Pangong lake. The Spangmik village is very close to the Tibetan border and an army check post […]

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The Mesmerizing Lake that Changes Colours – Pangong Tso, Ladakh

Pangong Lake, originally known as Pangong Tso (Tso means lake in the native language of Ladakh) is an extremely gorgeous site located amidst the high grasslands of Ladakh region in North India. The sheer beauty of Pangong Tso or more popularly known as just the Pangong Lake makes travellers visit it from far and wide. […]

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Magnetic Hill in Leh: Does it Defy All Laws of Gravity?

Magnetic Hill is located near Leh in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.  It is around 30 km away from mainland Leh and it is on the Leh – Kargil national highway. Magnetic Hill is an extremely famous and mysterious destination.  Not only is the uncanny component of the hill a topic of […]

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Dealing with Altitude Sickness in Leh: The Complete Travel Guide

Dealing with Altitude Sickness in Leh Ladakh is the first thing you should ponder over while planning a journey to this vast stretch of the Majestic Himalayas. Also known as the “Land of High passes,” Ladakh is not just a travel destination, it is an adventure travel destination. It presents a traveller with various challenges, […]

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Is Leh Safe?

Is Leh safe? This is the first question that pops to mind when you think of travelling to Leh for the first time. Thousands of travellers visit the land of wanderlust-Ladakh each year and are left in awe of its sheer beauty. While we can all agree that Leh is magical, but it in no way is […]

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9 Beautiful Lakes in Leh that you Don’t Know About !

Lakes in Leh need no introduction. Popularized by the Bollywood movie 3 Idiots, Pangong Tso came to the attention of travellers from across the country and the world. After that, there was no looking back. Every year thousands of travellers visit Leh-Ladakh to witness the beauty of the barren cold desert and see for themselves the blue […]