Lahaul Spiti in Himachal Pradesh: Travel Tips

If you are planning to go to Lahaul Spiti including Kaza and Tabo, here are some travel tips for you: * Getting there: Hitch a...

Travel Dharamsala, Kangra & Mcleodganj: May 27-30, 2016

The Dalai Lama did not choose Dharamsala as his home without reason. The region uplifts the body and the soul, no matter how often...

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...

Great Himalayan Drive: Spiti / Komic Monastery – Nothing funny about...

The world is full hidden wonders and events – wish there was a way of knowing about them. One such is the Komic Monastery in...

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...

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...

The Great Himalayan Drive: Tabo’s Apples – The best in the...

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Especially if you have the ones in Tabo. But first, the miracle part: Tabo (read more here)...

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 Route K505: Let’s Pluck and Crush Apples in Himachal Pradesh:...

Himachal Pradesh goes red with ripe apples in August - and there is no better place to be at than Thanedar. After all, this...

Photo of the Day: Paragliding in the Kullu-Manali Valley

Half way between Kullu and Manali, adventurers can get an adrenaline rush by jumping from a 2000M cliff and enjoy Paragilding. Those who dare are rewarded with a birds eye view of the most incredible scenery - snow capped mountains, the river Beas in the Kullu valley, the villages of Sarsei and Chakri and the neighboring pine forests.. Beginners needn't worry - tandem jumps with experienced jumpers are available.