Himalayan Trips

Walking Home

I walked from The Mall to the bus station to catch bus to my house, but there I came to know that the bus was to move after half an hour. I decided to walk. This is the beginning of March and here in Shimla it is raining. People were walking with open umbrellas in […]

Leh Triangle

The wind blows and the Buddhist prayer flags, tied across the Leh bazaar, flutter. As the day advances, the women from the surrounding villages start arriving and occupy the place along the pedestrian’s pathway to sell their vegetables. The descendants of the Mongolian race, these women, in their robes, generally in coffee color, are the […]

Drive to Dharamsala

That was not the first time for me when I travelled on that road, but defiantly that was the first time when I enjoyed that luxury. A car was sent from Dharamsala to pick me. They think that I am important or they are trying to make me feel important. Shammi, the driver, telephoned me […]

Naddi to Dharamkot – a nature walk

Naddi, once a village with a few hamlets with no road connection to the world outside, today is one of the busiest villages around Dharamsala. The village is located 12 kilometers from Macleodganj and is connected through a tarmac road that bifurcates from Macleodganj bazaar. Village Naddi is generally inhabited by the Gaddi families, a […]

Villages of Garli and Pragpur – the hidden Gems

If you were born in a small village, then go to Garli and Pragpur. The narrow lanes of these villages may bring your childhood memories back to you. If you were born in a town, even then you should go there. The old houses made of bricks in these villages will remind you the days […]

Janjheli – The Paradise Unexplored

I am lost. My camera refuses to stop clicking. My eyes refuse even to blink. Sound in my throat is choked. I am feeling like embraced only by nature’s beauty. Janjheli – a place that I have missed till now. I don’t know, why I didn’t come here earlier. The place is still away from […]

Ladakh Spiti and Kinnaur Valleys – Beautiful Beyond Belief

lake tsomoriri ladakh

Ladakh Spiti and Kinnaur, all these astoundingly beautiful valleys are located in the remotest location of Indian Western Himalayas and hold an attraction for almost everyone. Kinnaur is the green belt of Himachal Pradesh in India where as Spiti and Ladakh are the Cold Deserts. Both Spiti and Ladakh alongwith Lahaul and Sarchu in between them […]

Kandru Valley – A Must See Beautiful Destination in Himachal

Kandru Valley

In case you want to have a typical hill experience in terms of culture, architecture, lifestyle, remote villages, fruit orchards, rolling meadows, emerging rocks and barren fields and all that close to Shimla, then there is no better option than to visit village Dalog in Kandru Valley. Absolutely unexplored and untouched from the bustling city […]

Nubra Valley in Ladakh – A Tourist Paradise

Shimla Walks

We are sure that you would not like to miss a chance to feel like as if you are walking on moon. How about drive over the highest motor-able Pass in the world. Yes, we are talking about one of the most beautiful places of this planet, Nubra Valley! If you are really interested then a […]

Cloverly – An Interesting Old Story of Kalka Shimla Journey


Before the toy-train appeared on the scene, the journey from Kalka to Shimla was always a challenge for the British. Although the road to Shimla had been built in 1856 that immediately earned popularity among the travelers but the old road still remained in use till the early decades of twentieth century. Gradually the walking […]

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