Tag Archives: “Uttarakhand”

Dayara Bugyal: Chronicle of a Storm Foretold

Many trivial issues threatened the trek but in the end Dayara Bugyal turned out to be a simple day-trek. Reaching the starting point was a b [...]

Kasar Devi: The Exterminating Angel

Kasar Devi near Almora is a great place if you are not planning to do anything anyway. [...]

The Valley After The Flowers

In September the Valley of Flowers National Park starts drying up. But clear skies can offer good views of the Nanda Devi and other peaks. [...]

Beatles Ashram: Graffitis Across the Ganges

Beatles Ashram (Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram) in Rishikesh is the place where The Beatles spent several months, composed many songs, and exp [...]

Hemkund Sahib: Slippery Trek, Emerald Lake

It was foggy and cold but the exhaustion went away the moment we caught a glimpse of the emerald green lake by the side of the Gurudwara Hem [...]

Valley Of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib: DIY Budget Travel Guide

Do It Yourself Guide to Valley Of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib [...]

Chopta-Tungnath-Deoria Tal DIY Guide

A comprehensive guide for trekking in Chopta, Tungnath, Chandrashila and Deoria Tal trek in Garhwal, Uttarakhand. [...]

Chopta and Tungnath: Searching Summer Snow

Chopta and Tungnath trek is one of the easier treks in Garhwal in the summer blessed with bright blossoms and panoramic vistas. [...]

Chasing Monal: Titillation in Tungnath

The Himalayan Monal is a pheasant endemic to the Himalayan region. [...]

Deoria Tal: Mini Trek, Mythical Break

The Deoria Tal in itself is a very small lake but it is an excellent spot for camping, sighting distant mountains and star gazing. [...]

The Kumaon Recce: A futile Almora trip

The roads in Kumaon region of Utarakhand are still in decent shape and roads are mostly open to most major tourist attractions unlike those [...]

Valley of Flowers Redux

It's been a year and a half since I visited the Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand but I still can't get over it. [...]
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