Kunzum Routes: Great Drives

A Night of Fear in Hayuliang, Arunachal Pradesh | #IndiaisCalling

Fear comes in many forms. Eviction from the only room in town at midnight, after a harrowing two day drive dodging falling stones and landslides, can rank amongst the worst kind. In my earlier posts,[Read More…]

Kibithu, Arunachal Pradesh: Dodging Falling Rocks and Landslides | #IndiaisCalling

Mountain drives are exhilarating. But they can get a little too adventurous, and tricky, at times. Imagine it is raining and clouds at road level are limiting visibility. And then a falling stone misses your[Read More…]

Kibithu, Arunachal Pradesh: Take a U-Turn or Drive Into Chinese Army | #IndiaisCalling

Kibithu is India’s easternmost motorable point, in the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. When you get there, your only option is to turn back – if you carry on, you will earn the ire of[Read More…]

Driving Into Nepal – And Beyond to the North-East | #IndiaisCalling

Let me share a secret with you. If you like the idea of travel, the best journeys on the planet are road trips in the Indian subcontinent. I have driven over 100,000 kms in this[Read More…]

7 Reasons to Go Road Tripping in India | #WhereisAJ

If you love travel, you have to explore India. By road. In my case, it was the opposite. I first hit the road in India, and then fell in love with travel. It happened over[Read More…]

Kunzum Travel List #2: Kaza, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh: The Land of the Highest Villages

If you want to explore the high altitude cold desert region of Spiti valley, Kaza will be your base for much of it. At about 3800 metres (12,500 feet) Kaza is surrounded by a treasure[Read More…]

Kunzum Travel List #1: Kunzum Route K13 – Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh: It all started here

The journey of Kunzum started in the stunningly beautiful Himalayan region of Lahaul Spiti in 2007. And, our brand was inspired by the Kunzum La (pass) on the way to Kaza from Manali. It is[Read More…]

Kunzum Route K12: Driving in Ladakh – Updated Guide

Are you planning to visit Ladakh and drive to its various attractions? Here is a guide based on my personal journeys in Ladakh. Enjoy the drive on Kunzum Route K12. The route takes covers the following[Read More…]

Kunzum Route K105: Bhuj to Gir National Park, Gujarat

Welcome to Kunzum Routes! This is a series of time / distance charts between popular travel destinations covering just two points, or recommended circuits. Each of these will be marked by a unique number for[Read More…]

Kunzum Route K103: Dasada, Little Rann of Kutch – Dholavira, Gujarat

Welcome to Kunzum Routes! This is a series of time / distance charts between popular travel destinations covering just two points, or recommended circuits. Each of these will be marked by a unique number for[Read More…]