Billing Hiking Trekking and Camping

How to Go Hiking Trekking to Billing, the Second Best Paragliding Launch Site of Asia in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.

Billing is the Second Best Para-gliding Launch Site of Asia in Himachal Pradesh, distt Kangra and is linked via road and the jungle hiking trail as well. Continue reading

Mountains Love

Enjoying Indrahar Pass -

Mountains Love   This is not about the height or difficulty level of Mountain Pass….it’s more than that!  I got up early by 03:30 am to get ready for my third High Mountain but first long duration and length hike with all ration and cooking stuff on backpack. Left home around 5:40 am and was at Dramman around 06:15 am and the good thing was like election campaign days and marriage functions, for all taxis were engaged, so I’d to kill myself at Dramman for almost 2 hours and finally at 8:30 am got the lift up to Kandwari…. I remember … Continue reading

Lam Dal Trek

The long trail to Lam Dal

lam dal lake, the longest lake in Dhauladhar Mountains of Dharamsala Continue reading

Lahesh Cave to Indrahar Pass

Jota Wali Mata of Indrahar Pass

Lahesh Cave to Indrahar Pass (Last time on December 2012 I’d witnessed a lone girl from Germany staying all night alone in cold Lahesh Cave and in the morning heading to Indrahar Pass. I’d followed her foot prints in snow and managed to climb up to 200 meters above Lahesh Cave but since I’d a terrible night in Illaqa I’d lost all strength to climb further, so I decided to enjoy the snowy views from there. As I was climbing down I’d met two more hikers heading to Indrahar Pass they even offered me their guidance but since I was … Continue reading

Indrahar pass

Indrahar Pass ahead Laka and Triund

Indrahar Pass Indrahar Pass a mountain Pass at an altitude of 4,342 metres (14,245 ft) beyond Triund Hill, Snow-Line Cafe and Illaqa, a traditional gateway to Chamba/Bharmour from Dharamsala. When there was no road connectivity the people of Chamba and Kangra used Indrahar Pass to travel both side and it was not only for hikers, whole of the families used to migrate from this route and due to heavy snow in those days they even had to come across causalities and more.  Though today with the convenience of roads and public transport all have switched to bus and other means of … Continue reading

Kareri Village and Dal Lake

Kareri Village is another interesting place neighboring Triund Hill. Kareri village is approximately in following co-ordinates 32° 16′ 50.93″ N  76° 16′ 50.77″ E and is just 3km from Ghera village. From Kareri village, the Kareri Lake (Locals of Kareri call it Dal Lake) is at a distance of 13km and approximately in following co-ordinates 32° 19′ 18.52″ N  76° 16′ 37.06″ E and about 2,934 meters  above sea level. Kareri Lake is a high altitude lake with low depth and its primary source of water is snow melting from Mankiani Peak, with Nyund stream as its main outflow in … Continue reading

Heaven on Earth for Nature Lovers and Hikers

Triund a paradise in its own is one day trek on one of the oldest migratory route seasonally used by Gaddi shepherds of Chamba and Kangra districts. Heaven on Earth for Nature Lovers and Hikers Triund Hill is located at a height of about 2,842 meters above sea level and with a distance of about 9 km from McLeodganj ( located at height of 2,082 meters above sea level ) and 17km from Dharamsala ( located at a height of about 1,457 meters ). During your trek if you are lucky enough can see the snow birds and black bear. … Continue reading