Triund: Beyond the Seventh Heaven in the Himalayas

Triund happens suddenly. One moment you are puffing up a steep, rocky path with only a mountain wall to your left and a forested...

Thanedar: The Birthplace of Apples in India | Himachal Pradesh, 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...

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...

Jispa: A destination on the banks of the Bhaga River

Jispa is usually promoted by travel operators as a necessary halt on the way to Ladakh when coming from Manali. Not only are the...

Losing yourself in Shoja in Himachal Pradesh

Few places would lay out the red carpet as Shoja would, as you drive on a 38 kilometer long path lined with apple orchards...

Sangla: The Gods May Have Lived Here Once | Himachal Pradesh,...

Pluck a red, crispy apple from the orchards. Walk down and ruminate while you eat it by the Baspa river. Listen to the musical...

Hotel Review: Banjara Retreat, Kaza, Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

If you are driving from Manali to Kaza, the journey is anything but smooth – this does not suggest it is not exciting and...

Hotel Review: Kunga Guest House in Mcleodganj

If you are looking to stay in a warm, friendly family run place, the Kunga Guest House located in the Himalayan town of Mcleodganj...

Kunzum Travel List #6: Shoja – Go, lose yourself

Can you have the best of all the worlds? Possibly, if you go to Shoja, a lesser known gem of the Himalayas in Himachal...

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...