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Photo Essay : Sandakphu & Singalila Trek

Day 1 – Dhotre to Tonglu Day 2 – Tonglu to Kalapokhri Day 3 – Kalapokhri to Sandakfu Day 4 – Sandakafu

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Contemplating the Mountain's beauty

Himalayan treks that I want to do before I die

Indian Himalayas Nepal Himalayas Sl. No. Trek Name Status Trip Update Sl. No. Trek Name Status Trip Update 1 Singalila Ridge & Sandakphu Trek  Done 1 Annapurna Base Camp  Done 2 Chadar – The Frozen River Trek 2 Annapurna Circuit Trek 3 Snow Leopard Trek 3 Everest Base Camp (EBC) 4 Tsomgo Lake, Sikkim 4 Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek  Done 5 Roopkund Trek 5 Manaslu Circuit Trek, Nepal 6 Banderpunch Trek 6 Mustang Valley Trek, Nepal 7 Bara Bhangal Trek…

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My Journey back to Himalayas – Ghandruk-Ghorepani-Poonhill Trek

“I stand upon a wind-swept ridge at night with the stars bright above and I am no longer alone but I waver and merge with all the shadows that surround me. I am a part of the whole and am content.” – Nanda Devi   After the Annapurna Base Camp trek, I decided no more trekking in the year 2014. Hence I was not preparing for any such high altitude trekking trip and I was living my normal city life.…

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The hobby of collecting maps of the Himalayan mountain ranges

With time life changes, so does our interests and likings. When I was a kid, I never knew that I will build up passions for mountains and trekking. But now it’s being last seven years I have started traveling & exploring new places, especially in the Himalayan areas and in the last three years I am a serious trekker. With this new interest and passion I am now more spiritual, matured, and gathered extraordinary experiences from every journey set towards…

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Friends from Langtang Trip

Interesting People I’ve met while traveling to Himalayas

I have started writing this simply to make a list of all those interesting people I’ve met while traveling to the Himalayas. I have found Himalayas is one of the most attractive region, which attracts people from across the globe. Specially, Himalayas attract a different breed of travelers for those it is important to get back to nature is extremely strong. Of-course I am not an exception. Due to this mountain calls I tend to visit the Himalayan region at-least…

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Langtang Valley Trek – An Account of My Experiences!

‘The Mountains are calling, and I must go.’ – John Muir I don’t know how to start writing this article. So many words, so many lines, so many unshared feelings jumbled up in my mind all at a time. Don’t know how to line up them properly and how can I make my experiences to be your experiences. Coming back from Annapurna Foothills trekking on 2012, I decided to go for another trekking trip. But I was not sure whether…

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A Journey to the Himalayas – Annapurna Foothills Trek, My First Ever

It has been long that I am not writing anything for my blog. Well various reasons contributed to that and I would not say those are mere excuses. Actually I was busy handling other issues which prevented me from writing anything for a long time. Like earlier, this time also I will concentrate on writing my latest travel experiences. I would rather say I will pen down my first ever Himalayan trekking experience during the last week of December 2012.…

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Approaching Gurudongmar

A failed trip to Gurudongmar

Since last few days I am again feeling my immense attraction towards Himalayas. It’s tough to resist my feelings. I have to find something that allows me to connect with Himalayas. Hence I have started recollecting the memories of my last year visits to Himalayas and decided to pen down my experiences which is the best possible way to express my feelings. Here we go. Last year we visited the gorgeous Sikkim. Our target was to reach Gurudongmar Lake which…

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A Trip to Uttarakhand Visiting Munsiyari

After the overwhelming experiences at Vijaypur our next day trip was planned for Munsiyari. We had our breakfast and started around 8:30 am for Munsiyari. I was bit upset for leaving Vijaypur; we missed the excellent view of royal Himalayas behind clouds. We left Vijaypur with more expectations for Munsiyari. From Vijaypur to Munsiyari its a 6-7 hrs journey and Munsiyari is at higher altitude than Vijaypur and situated at greater Himalayan range. Within minutes we started feeling the chilly…

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A Trip to Uttaranchal – II – Visiting Vijaypur

This year too, Sankho and I gave in to the call of the mighty Himalayas when we planned our autumn visit. This time we decided to reach an even higher altitude than the last year. So we decided to visit, Vijaypur and Munsyari. Our tour plan was to visit Munsyari via Vijaypur. The main reason for visiting Munsyari was to see the majestic Panchchulli peaks and to do a few treks in the surrounding hills. For our tour we contacted…

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A trip to Uttaranchal – Himalaya Darshan

Third day was important as we decided to visit great Himalaya. The trip was planned as, we will reach Kausani by visiting Almorah, Chaukri and we will return via Ranikhet, Kumaon Regiment and the other locations. We will stay back at Kausani for one night to see the sunrise beauty at Himalaya. Undoubtedly the trip was one of the best trip I had ever in my life. The driver Dinesh was too good and very sober. We reached Kausani, by…

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A trip to Uttaranchal – Visiting Nainital

After the wonderful Bhimtal visit our second day trip was planned for Nainital. Next morning we woke up early and saw the unforgettable beauty of rising sun. Sun rose just from the back of those unknown peaks, which are flanking the Bhimtal Lake. The whole lake was seemed to be the bank of melted gold. It was awesome. I called it as beauty undefined. We enjoyed the calm and peaceful morning. After having the Kumaoni breakfast we started for Nainital.…

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