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

How to Trek to Langha Mata

How to Trek to The Temple of Langha Mata Langha Mata with temple site in the lap of Green hills looked over by Dhauladhar Mountains in Palampur side. This is an easy Day Hike trek, so we advice start early in the morning. Trek But Please Do Not Throw Your Garbage on Trail and near Temple premises, carry an extra bag to put your garbage in. To reach the starting point of trail to Langha Mata temple, you need to reach village Nanahar, which comes after Village Kandbari and Village Khas Bari. You can board a Himachal Roadways Transport Corporation … Continue reading

Dhauladhar Mountains and Monsoon Clouds Roar

Diplazium esculentum

We were on a short trek on unknown trails of Dhauladhar Hills a head Kandbari, Saperu in Palampur. On trails just like the silky, black and smooth hair of a women, I was in love with the lush green grass all around and then there were Columbine flowers and some snake hood like plants too.  Roar of Monsoon Clouds

Langha Mata

Since long Mountains have fascinated humans and some felt scared of them. But only within these Mountains the sage and saints find Peace. Mountains have been watching every activity down on Earth and have kept a record of all incidences and they share it with whoever comes to them and has the capability to communicate with them. Mountains have found an honorable space with the Gaddi shepherds. As these Gaddi shepherds have been frequenting them since long time and used Mountain Trails and Passes to migrate with their live-stock from one region to other. Though at present this trend is … Continue reading

Birni Devi

In the heights of Dhauladhars neighboring Triund is the temple of Birni Devi in Palampur. Temple of Birni Devi is located above Gallu Langha village of Palampur and is accessible from following route Palampur–>Lohna–>upper Bundla–>Gallu Langha. To Gallu Langha cabs and buses ply from Nehru Chowk and Palampur ISBT, respectively charging 15 INR. Once you are in Gallu, you’ll see a trail opposite to civil dispensary and a shop which leads through pine trees to the temple of Birni Devi. The trail to Birni Devi is of moderate to easy category, but the rigid nature of trail may prove difficult … Continue reading