Drugs Tourism in Himalayas: Are visas being restricted to Israelis?

Is the Indian Government getting more stingy about the duration of visas it issues to backpackers who supposedly come to stay in the...

Kunzum Travel List #3: Tabo, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh – The Village...

Don’t honk when driving into Tabo. You might disturb people sleeping in caves. Tabo is a small Buddhist village of a few hundred, located 3050...

An Enchantment – Trek through Pabbar Valley, Himachal Pradesh

by Shruti Sharma Sometime in April my friends, who were setting up their new adventure travel outfit, Geck & Co Adventurers, asked me to join...

Trek from Mcleodganj to Triund: A Log

The following is a kind of a log when you trek to Triund. This the experience of someone like me, who drives all over...

Hotel Review: Banjara Orchard Retreat, Thanedar, Himachal Pradesh

I had been to all properties of Banjara Camps over the last three years – except the one at Thanedar. I had passed it...

Kunzum Travel List #2: Kaza, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh: The Land of...

If you want to explore the high altitude cold desert region of Spiti valley, Kaza will be your base for much of it....

Kunzum Travel List #5: Thanedar: The birthplace of apples in India

The next time you bite into a juicy apple from Himachal Pradesh, thank American Samuel Evan Stokes for it. He came to India on...

Great Himalayan Drive: Autumn Colours at Nako Lake

I chose to drive to Lahaul Spiti and Kinnaur in the Himalayan...

Tabo, the village of cavemen and Lamas

Once upon a time, there was a small Himalayan village located 3,050 metres above sea level. In the Lahaul-Spiti valley, mostly a cold desert...

Kunzum Travel List #7: Jispa – The oasis across the ridge

This is it. The edge of heaven. As far as oases go, Jispa’s tough to beat. Those driving to Ladakh usually take a night...