5 tips for hiking in India

Trekking or hiking is a great way to spend time outdoors either with friends and family or alone. Unlike many other countries the trails and hikes in India are not well mapped or easily accessible. Neither do we have the resources for emergency rescues or medical aid especially in the Himalayas. Therefore right from research to packing, timing and even knowing about wildlife everything relies on gathering accurate information. Read more

Nag Tibba – Baby steps into the Himalayas

Fact File

Elevation: 3022 m or 9915 ft
Starting Point: Panthwari Village. Uttarakhand
Getting there: From Dehradun Railway station, take a bus to Nainbagh (crossing Mussourie and Yamuna Bridge). From here a 10 kms drive onto the road to Purola will take you to Panthwari village.
Season time: Through out the year.
Level of difficulty: Easy
Total Distance  8 kms

Why Nag Tibba?

There is no one trek that can be defined as a starting point to begin exploring the great Himalayas. After all the mighty mountain range expands across some 2500 kms in length and is spread over 7 Indian States.  I’m sure there are many treks for beginners but I would recommend Nag Tibba for two reasons; Read more