Trekking

KAILASH MANSAROVAR COMPLETE CHECKLIST: THINGS TO PACK AND CARRY VIA THE CHINA ROUTE.

KAILASH MANSAROVAR COMPLETE CHECKLIST: THINGS TO PACK AND CARRY VIA THE CHINA ROUTE. This packing list for Kailasha Mansarovar Yatra is suitable for pilgrims who are going via China route. It involves only 2 days of trekking. Rest of the days are spent on a fantastic road trip through picturesque locales. Continue reading for an …

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OFFBEAT BANDIPUR NEPAL: BUDGET TREKS, HERITAGE, EUROPEAN FEEL & FOOD!

OFFBEAT BANDIPUR NEPAL: BUDGET TREKS, HERITAGE, EUROPEAN FEEL & FOOD! Did you know about the offbeat destination of Nepal called Bandipur? It is a well kept secret popular amongst western and Europeans backpackers. Overshadowed by more known places in Nepal like Kathmandu , Everest regions,  Pokhara, Chitwan National Park and Nagarkot etc, Bandipur is unperturbed …

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Testing Wildcraft’s Rain Gears in Agumbe, the wettest place of South India!

Testing Wildcraft’s Rain Gears in Agumbe, the wettest place of South India! When I visited Agumbe in September 2016, I was ill prepared. It is also known as the Cherrapunji of South India because it is the wettest place in South India. I was mostly wet as I hopped from one destination to other. This …

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The Poonhill Trek Day 4 –Tadapani to Ghandruk and Kimche: Annapurna trail in Naturally Nepal.

This blog is the account of the fourth and final day at the Poonhill Trek in Nepal, famous internationally for the astounding views of the Annapurna range viz. Dhaulagiri and the awe inspiring fishtail pinnacle of Machhapuchhre. It is a 4 part series. Link to other blogs from the series are in the footnote. 7:55 …

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The Poonhill Trek Day 3 – Ghorepani to Tadapani: Annapurna trail in Naturally Nepal!

This blog is the account of the third day at the Poonhill Trek in Nepal, famous internationally for the astounding views of the Annapurna range viz. Dhaulagiri and the awe inspiring fishtail pinnacle of Machhapuchhre. It is a 4 part series. Link to other blogs from the series are in the footnote. Day 3rd of …

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The Poonhill Trek Day 2- Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani: Annapurna trail in Naturally Nepal

The second day of the Poonhill Trek was the most difficult.  We were supposed to climb 3767 stairs, mostly uphill. I have trekked much harder than this during the Everest Base Camp trek in 2015. However, I was not prepared for 3767 steps. After completing successful Everest Base Camp trek, I had not done a …

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The Poonhill Trek Day 1- Nayapul to Tikhedhunga : Annapurna trail in Naturally Nepal

This blog is the account of the first day at the Poonhill Trek in Nepal, famous internationally for the astounding views of the Annapurna range viz. Dhaulagiri and the awe inspiring fishtail pinnacle of Machhapuchhre. It was a relatively easy day made difficult by the harsh sun. We passed through green pastures, gurgling water streams …

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Testing Wildcraft’s Amphibia Sphere Outdoor Adventure & Trekking Shoes during Poonhill Trek, Nepal.

WHAT IS THE BEST SHOE for trekking? How to identify what shoes should I buy for trekking? These are some of the questions my readers inundate me with, apart from, of course the suggestions for best camera, stay options and destinations.  I recently tried Wildcraft’s newly launched Amphibia Sphere Outdoor Adventure & Trekking Shoes. Here …

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