Destinations covered: Kathmandu | Pokhara | Ghorepani | Poon Hill | Ghandrung | Naya Pul, Lumle, Nepal | Australian Camp | Landrung 1 | Landrung 2 | Jhinu 1 | Jhinu 2 | Ghandrung | Ghandrung 1 | White Orchids in wild | Pokhara Phewa Tal
There are a number of options for short treks in the foothills to the north of Pokhara. Most of these variations will visit Ghandrung and Ghorepani. The former is a large, traditional Gurung village while Ghorepani is the settlement below the famed vantage point of Poon Hill – one of the best spots for panoramic mountain views - taking in Dhaulagiri, the Annapurnas and in the distance Manaslu range (i.e. view between three 8000m peaks)
Destinations covered: New Delhi | Paro | Drukgyel Dzong | Soi Thang Thangkha | Jangothang | Chomolhari, Thimphu | Lingzhi, Thimphu | Chebisa | Shomuthang | Robluthang | Laya, Bhutan | Gasa, Bhutan | Damji, Bhutan | Thimphu
This long established route from Chomolhari to Laya & Gasa is ranked one of the finest Bhutan's treks. The route offers a great variety - from scattered & remote settlements, isolated Dzongs, picturesque valleys, lush forests, alpine meadows, to high passes..... and above all spectacular campsites beneath some of the most impressive peaks like Chomolhari & Jichu Drake.
Destinations covered: New Delhi | Ahemdabad | Patan, Gujarat | Bhuj | Gondal | SasanGir | Junagarh | Somnath | Bhavnagar | Palitana | Lothal, Gujarat | Diu
The west coast state of Gujarat has a long and varied history and a great number of interesting places to visit. Lothal - asite of Indus Valley Civilisation city over 4000 years ago; Sasangir - the last home of Asian lions, Hilltop Jain temple complex of Palitana; Ahmedabad - Displaying a fine example of Indo - Saracenic architectural style; Dasada - having a thriving population of the endangered Asiatic wild Ass, and situated at the fringe ofLittle Rann of Kutch that produces 60% of total salt consumed in India - hence called ‘salt pan of India’; isolated but colourful Banni villages of Kutch-Bhuj - still preserve their local customs & traditions.
Destinations covered: Kathmandu | Nuwakot | SyabruBesi | Langtang | Kyanjin Gompa | Lama Hotel, Langtang | SyabruBesi | Dhunche | Swayambhunath | Bamboo | Syabru Village | Langtang 1 | Langtang 2 | Langtang 3 | Langtang 4 | Langtang 5 | Langtang II | Langtang Lirung | Kyanjin Gompa
Langtang is a hidden valley sandwiched between the inner & outer ranges. Most of the inhabitants are Tamang, an ethnic group that traces its lineage directly to Tibet, and who practice a very Tibetan-style culture. The area is rich in forests and wildlife and there is wonderful walking and views at the head of the valley. There is also the chance to climb Mt. Chergo Ri (4970m) for even more incredible views, including snow peaks rising in Tibet.
Destinations covered: New Delhi | Mandi, Himachal Pradesh | Barsheni | Khir Ganga, Himachal Pradesh | Mantalai, Himachal Pradesh | Mud, Himachal Pradesh | Kaza, Himachal Pradesh | Kunzum Pass | Manali | Rohtang Pass | Pin Parbati Pass | Chhochoden, Himachal Pradesh | TundaBhuj, Himachal Pradesh
A strenuous trek goes from Parvati valley in Kullu to Pin valley in Spiti involves crossing over a high pass named after these valleys - Pin Parvati Pass (5300m) with crevassed snow field on either side and contrasting stages of lush forest to barren landscapes.
Destinations covered: Leh | Rumtse | Kyamar La | Pangunagu | Nuruchen | Rajungkaru | Kyamayuru la 1 | Kyamayuru la 2 | Tso Moriri | Korzok | Chamser Kangri | Shibuk La
Rupshu is a fascinating expanse of high altitude desert - stretching to about 15000sq km and seldom below 4500m, in the southeast part of Ladakh. It is inhabited by the Changpa Nomads who mostly move with their herds of sheep & yak and live in black yak-haircloth tents. Only a few places have permanent dwellings - at Korzok, Thugctse, Chamar & Hanle etc. Its most remarkable features are a 150sq km lake called TsoMoriri - the lowest place in this desert, the Pangpolungpa or the Rupshu Ice-Cap, and 19 peaks more than 6000m high that dot this strange desert.
A wide variety of wildlife is also visible both in land & water - Skyang (Tibetan wild ass), phya (marmots), hare etc. and migratory birds like brahmani duck, wild geese, black neck cranes etc.
Destinations covered: New Delhi | Bagdogra | Darjeeling | Mane Bhanjang, West Bengal | Kalipokhri, West Bengal | Sandakphu | Phalut, Sikkim | Rammam, Sikkim | Rimbick, West Bengal
A well - defined trail, through the forest to the grassy ridge, is along the Nepalese border and affords an excellent view of Kanchenjunga range and glimpses of Everest, Lhotse and Makalu.
Destinations covered: New Delhi | Srinagar | Kargil | Zoji La | Padum | Pensi La | Karsha | Hanuma La | Lingshed | Singi La | Photoksar | Ursi | Leh | Photoksar | Singela | Lingshed | Parfi La
This is an isolated region south of Ladakh, comprises the two main valleys along the river Stod -originating from Pensi la in the west and river Lunak -originating from Shingo la area in the east. Both valleys converge at Padam to form the river Zanskar that flows through deep gorges to meet the Indus near Nimu. Padam-Kanji trek is one of the most popular treks in Zanskar, crossing a number of high passes of around 5000 m.