Trekking in Ladakh

Trekking in Ladakh

The most famous trek for the beginners is Sham Trek or generally known as Baby Trek in Ladakh region. If you are interested in going to a short leisurely walk for 3 to 4 days with an extension to some sightseeing of the other areas of Ladakh then this is the best option. June to […]

Coutts Garden in Shimla

Couts Garden

How much do we know about Alexander Coutts, the tailor to the Viceroy – Lord Dufferin. Coutts, perhaps or perhaps not form the Coutts family in England who runs Coutts Bank but he left a mark of his presence in Shimla Hills by establishing a fruit orchard here. Alexander Coutts introduced the English variety of […]

Village Walks in the Himalayan Foothills

Village Walks

This is the actual way to get yourself introduced to the local hill life. These walking trails through the remote villages, over the ridges, through the valleys and pass the lakes bring you so close to nature that for a moment you forget your own world. All your stress shall be adsorbed by the gargling […]

Shimla Walks – the best and the worst

Shimla Walks

Rhododendrons in the hills are in full bloom. The snow peaks at the distance to the North of Shimla are clearly visible. Deep blue sky leaves a different impact on me. Here breaks the day and the light begins to enter my room through my window. The laughing thrush tweets on the oaks and a […]

Braithwaites in Shimla – Looking for their Roots

7th October 2013, I walked to Hotel Clarkes in Shimla to meet my clients Mr. & Mrs. Braithwaite with their first names as Allan and Pat. Allan’s father was a forester and his Maternal Grandfather was the Home Minister to the Viceroy of India. He stayed in Shimla from 1936 till 1945. Alan’s parents were […]

Jane Scott, Ken and Marry from Canada

We enjoyed the tour to Leh / Ladakh with Sumit through and I am pleased to repeat that everything that was promised was delivered. We were met at the airport in Leh and everything was taken care of for the entire time. Sumit is a very good Tour Guide – always available to help, answer […]

Chris Emptage from Bielby, York

We enjoyed the tour to Leh / Ladakh with Sumit through and I am pleased to repeat that everything that was promised was delivered. We were met at the airport in Leh and everything was taken care of for the entire time. Our guide, Sumit is a very good Tour Guide – always available to help, […]

Rivlins

Sumit from Shimla Walks enabled us to understand India deeply from various prospective. He is educated person who has long experience traveling across India. We spent marvelous time with him. We find the experience traveling with this guy very fruitful for us. We shall recommend our friends to use his services.Eyal Rivlin, Yorit Rivlin, Ido, […]

Allan and Pat from England

This is just a note to thank you so much for sharing your insights on Shimla and taking us to the places where our family lived, worked and played. Our three ays with you were very excellent!Allan and Pat from England : October 2013.

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