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...

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...

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...

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.

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)...

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...

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: Banjara Camp, Sojha / Shoja, near Kullu

Is it Shoja or Sojha? Both spellings are used but let us use Sojha as marked on a milestone. Let the Government have the...

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...