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The less explored Kareri Lake

A group of us decided to hike to Kareri lake on our own. Yet again, no guides or porters. I have tried explaining the entire route in case you plan to do the same. But if you have even the slightest doubt on yourself, I’d strongly suggest you take a guide. If you have any questions and would like to contact me, please feel free … Continue reading The less explored Kareri Lake

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The hidden gem of Prashar Lake, Himachal Pradesh

Three of us went to Prashar Lake on a Holi weekend and did the trek independently. We took our own tents but no food. We used public transport and trekked till the lake (you can drive too if you want). If you have any questions and would like to contact me, please feel free to message me on my Instagram: @mountain.affair “A lake is the … Continue reading The hidden gem of Prashar Lake, Himachal Pradesh

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A Solo Trek to Beas Kund

One of my first solo and independent treks in Himachal Pradesh. There was a section in the trail where I did regret not taking a guide, but fortunately, managed it somehow. I’d suggest you take a guide if you don’t have any experience in hiking in the Himalayas. If you have any questions and would like to contact me, please feel free to message me … Continue reading A Solo Trek to Beas Kund

Volunteering in McLeodganj

As the anticipation of melting snows and the approaching trekking season grew more and more in me, I started looking for doable trekking routes considering the trek was going to be in the last week of March and the high passes were still receiving heavy spells of snowfall. Eventually, I decided to head to Dharamshala and look for a trekking partner and then approach the … Continue reading Volunteering in McLeodganj

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Chandrakhani Pass Trek

A gorgeous walk from Manali to Kasol (kind of!) via Malana. We did it independently, without guides or porters, but it is highly recommended you take a guide. Below is my journal of the trek. If you have any questions and would like to contact me, please feel free to message me on my Instagram: @mountain.affair Please visit Chandrakhani Pass Trek for pictures from my trek to … Continue reading Chandrakhani Pass Trek

A journey to the mystical & elusive Malana Village

If you have any questions and would like to contact me, please feel free to message me on my Instagram: @mountain.affair Based on my travel last week, a small piece I wrote for travelers who are already aware of Malana Village but need more information on how to reach the elusive village and how the experience might be like. Standing isolated from the outside world … Continue reading A journey to the mystical & elusive Malana Village