Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Lawyer by education, Geethanjali loves travelling and documenting her travels through photographs and blogs. Having travelled abroad and in India, she enjoys travelling by herself and spending time with the locals where ever she goes. She is a PADI certified advanced open water diver and the ocean is her go to place. Although an ocean baby at heart, Geethanjali makes her way to the mountains every once in a while to soak in the sheer grandeur that they have to offer. She is also a painter and a cinephile who is very eager to deconstruct films with anyone who is willing to indulge!

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Experiential Tosa Maidan and Greater Lakes: An Introduction to an Enigma that is Kashmir
29 August 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

This was my first time in Kashmir. Having visited the other Himalayan states in India, Kashmir was always on the list and there was always something enigmatic about it. Something I couldn’t quit

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Picture Blogs Tosa Maidan and Greater Lakes: A Photo Story
29 August 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Kashmir’s beauty truly is unparalleled. The Tosa Maidan and Greater Lakes trek is proof of just that. Every trekker who has been on this trail knows why Kashmir is referred to as heaven on earth

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Informative Tosa Maidan and Greater Lakes Trek: Who is this Trek Meant For?
29 August 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Offering endless meadows, glacial lakes and colourful flower beds, the Tosa Maidan trek takes us into the unexplored regions of Kashmir. The trail runs through the meadows located around Gulmarg, maki

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Know How HOW TO CLEAR A PARTIALLY AND FULLY FLOODED MASK
07 September 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Mask flooding is a common issue that can occur while diving. It is one of the most basic skills to know how to clear out water from your mask. This skill is taught to both Discover Scuba Divers and Op

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Know How HOW TO REMOVE AND REPLACE YOUR MASK UNDERWATER
07 September 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

While underwater, since your mask is surrounded by moisture, it could get foggy. Due to this reason, masks are defogged using defog liquid prior to the dive. However, it is quite common for the mask t

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Know How HOW TO CLEAR YOUR REGULATOR UNDERWATER
07 September 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Regulator clearance is the next logical step after regulator recovery. Once you recover the regulator and place it in your mouth, it is extremely important to clear the regulator to drain out water. T

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Know How HOW TO RECOVER YOUR REGULATOR UNDERWATER
07 September 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Regulator Recovery is a common skill taught to people who sign up for Discover Scuba Diving and the Open Water Diver course. As a diver, it is important that you know how to recover the regulator in c

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Informative Dayara Bugyal Trek: Who is this trek meant for?
27 September 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Offering access to the vast snowy meadows in Uttarakhand, Dayara Bugyal at an altitude of 3,750M is full of adventure for mountain and trekking enthusiasts.  Sprawling meadows with unobstructed

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Informative Dodital Darwa Pass trek: Who is this trek meant for?
27 September 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Dodital Darwa Pass is an idyllic trek into the interior forestscapes of Assi Ganga valley.  The 40 km trek offers panoramic views and rugged terrains with Mt. Bandarpoonch, Black Peak and other

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Informative Highlights of Dodital Darwa Pass Trek
27 September 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Locally acclaimed as an ancient Hindu pilgrimage route, Dodital-Darwa Pass trail is a perfect detox for trekkers and mountain enthusiasts who long for escapades into far wilderness in a short span of

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Informative Highlights of Dayara Bugyal
27 September 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

At an impressive altitude of 3,750M, Dayara Bugyal is a paradise full of forests, meadows, a lake and panoramic views of the Garhwal Range. Situated in the heart of Uttarkashi, this 18 km trek from th

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Picture Blogs Manali-Leh-Khardung La Cycling Expedition: A Photo Story
31 October 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

What swept us away during the Manali-Leh-Khardung La cycling expedition was the ever changing landscape. The beauty that the cold desert region holds is simply unparalleled. The massive mountains arou

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Know How Finding the Right Rhythm for Cycling
31 October 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Cycling expeditions in the mountains require a different level of physical endurance and fitness to successfully complete the journey. Given the steep ascents and high altitude where you will be cycli

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Informative Highlights of the Manali-Leh-Khardung La Cycling Expedition
31 October 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Known for its exciting roads and changing landscapes, the Manali-Leh highway is a favourite among travellers across the world. Now what better way to explore this route than cycling through it! Zoomin

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Experiential Manali-Leh-Khardung La Cycling Expedition: Freedom at Every Turn in the Himalayas
31 October 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

It was my first time cycling in the Himalayas. In fact I had never even cycled long distances in the plains. My cycling experience prior to this was limited to cycling around in the area where I grew

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Informative Highlights of Tosa Maidan and Greater Lakes Trek
07 November 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Do you all remember the meadows from Teletubbies? Or even the classic Microsoft Windows wallpaper? That's exactly what Tosa Maidan looks like! Smoothened green meadows as far as the eye can see. What'

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Informative Manali-Leh-Khardung La Cycling Expedition: Who is This Meant For?
21 November 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

The Manali-Leh-Khardung La cycling expedition is one of the most sought after routes amongst cyclists across the world for its rugged terrain, changing landscapes, captivating sceneries and the adrena

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Know How How to Use a Mountain Bike
07 December 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Getting accustomed to riding a mountain bike and knowing the basics of it while riding in the mountains is important before embarking on any cycling expedition. While it might appear pretty straightfo

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Informative How to Reach Jaubhari
12 December 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Jaubhari is a small village nestled in the Namchi District of Sikkim. It is the gateway to one of Sikkim’s best kept secrets, the Sandakphu Trek. Known as an ‘eco-village’, Jaubhari

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Informative How to Reach Joshimath
12 December 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Joshimath is a quaint hill station in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Located in the Garhwal region, Joshimath is a gateway to some of the best trekking routes that take you deeper into Garhwal Himal

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Informative How to Reach Sangla
12 December 2022 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Apricot and apple orchids, majestic snow mountains and verdant forests of pine trees greet you as you make your way into the town of Sangla. Located in the Kinnaur District of Himachal Pradesh, Sangla

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Scuba Diving 10 Myths About Scuba Diving: Busted!
23 January 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

When you introduce yourself as a scuba diver, there are bound to be so many questions and intrigue around the activity. Bloodthirsty sharks always top the list! Contrary to what most people believe, s

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Scuba Diving Different Levels of Recreational and Professional Scuba Certification
24 January 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

If you have decided to get scuba certified, it will probably turn out to be one of the best decisions you have ever made! Getting certified opens up an entirely new world to explore and allows you to

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Scuba Diving A Giant Stride into Scuba Diving in Havelock Island
24 January 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

It was day one of my Open Water Diver course at Havelock Islands. A cyclone and relentless rain welcomed me on the islands. I managed to make it to the dive shop, although fully drenched, to start my

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Scuba Diving Going Deep at Johnny's and Drifting at Minerva's: Diving at Havelock's World Famous Sites
27 January 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

I was still reeling from the achievement of having completed the Open Water Diver Course. It was a clear day in Havelock and I woke up with a mixed feeling of excitement and anxiety. I’m sure yo

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Scuba Diving Scuba Diving in Pondicherry: Challenging but Rewarding
27 January 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Once you are in the scuba scene in India, you will hear about how challenging the waters of Pondicherry are. Divers will say “The waters in Andaman gave you seasickness? Go to Pondi!”. Tha

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Scuba Diving The Pristine Corals & Thriving Marine Life of Laccadive Sea: A Dive in the Lakshadweep Islands
27 January 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

There is so much said about the beauty of Lakshadweep Islands. But there is also a lot said about the difficulty of getting there given the elaborate entry permit process. As a diver, all tropical des

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Scuba Diving Scuba Diving in India: 10 Dive Spots to Add to Your Bucket List Right Away!
28 January 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Did you know that India has dive spots spread across the west coast, the east coast and both the island Union Territories? Yes! You did not read that wrong. While water babies and ocean lovers make th

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Scuba Diving Scuba Diving Q&A: Answering Common Questions asked by Non-Divers
28 January 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

While scuba diving is picking up as a common underwater activity, a common response you would get if you said you went scuba diving is “Oh wow! What was it like? Weren’t you afraid of the

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Scuba Diving 5 Reasons To Go Scuba Diving In India At Least Once In Your Lifetime
28 January 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

The underwater world is probably as close to outer space as you can get. It is like being on an entirely different planet, encountering marine life that is beyond your imagination. Although everyone r

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Know How All You Need to Know About a Harness
08 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Harnesses are a common part of modern climbing gear and their key function is to ensure that the climber is safely secured to the rope or the safety system. They consist of two leg loops and one hip b

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Know How All You Need To Know About Ascenders
08 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Ascenders are crucial mountaineering devices that are required on steep terrain, mostly on glacial regions, hauling people or gear on walls, crevasse rescue and particularly while climbing a fixed lin

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Know How All You Need to Know About Carabiners
09 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Like most climbing equipment, a carabiner is also a safety equipment that is used to connect other gear, like harnesses and ropes to each other. They also help carry other gear in situations where bac

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Know How All You Need To Know About Climbing Boots
09 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Climbing boots provide you with much needed support and comfort to walk and climb long distances. Without them, your feet wouldn’t make it to the summit! They also protect your feet from harsh w

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Know How All You Need To Know About Crampons
16 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Did you know that the Vikings and Romans used crampon-like equipment to move around in snow or ice covered regions? Yes, the concept of crampons is really that old! Crampons make movement on ice and s

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Know How All You Need To Know About Descenders
17 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Descenders are devices that use friction to control the rate of descent of the climber. They are also used while lowering equipment or climbers during rescue. Since mountaineering is not just about ge

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Know How All You Need To Know About Gaiters
18 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Gaiters protect the vulnerable tops of your boots and prevent snow, pebbles and water from sneaking in. They are an essential part of all mountaineering gear and help keep your boots dry while also se

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Know How All You Need to Know About Helmets
19 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Climbing helmets are safety devices that protect climbers in common scenarios that occur during a climb. These include falling rock or ice from above or hitting your head on an ice overhang, thus maki

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Know How All You Need to Know About Ropes
19 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Climbing rope forms an essential part of a long chain of protective equipment that are used by climbers to avoid a serious risk of injuries during a fall. They also enable the climber to ascend on slo

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Know How Clothing For An Expedition
23 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Clothing can make or break your expedition! Mountaineering expeditions often take you through different kinds of terrain and this warrants a smart clothing technique. You should be able to add or remo

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Know How How to Pick the Right Headlamp
23 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Headlamps are a crucial part of mountaineering gear, particularly at camps and on days which warrant an early start. Given that there is no other source of light during night time, headlamps are almos

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Know How Being Medically Prepared for the Outdoors
29 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Every adventure sport comes with its fair share of risks and with these risks comes the reward. While everyone is aware of the general risks of venturing high up into the mountains, it always helps to

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Know How Challenges of Camping in High Altitude
30 May 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

High altitude treks inevitably mean spending multiple nights in tents higher up in the mountains. Camping at higher altitudes is different from what one would experience on shorter treks in lower alti

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Know How All You Need To Know About Sleeping Bags and Mattresses
01 June 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Sleeping bags could be the difference between having an enjoyable expedition or a sleepless one! While this piece of gear does not directly aid your climb, it is a crucial part of mountaineering equip

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Know How All You Need to Know About an Ice Axe
04 June 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

If you are familiar with mountaineering lingo or have been on an expedition yourself, you would have heard of the ice axe. It is a common and essential mountaineering tool with a long handle and a met

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Informative Difference Between Expeditions, High Altitude Treks and Hikes
05 June 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

The heights of the mountains have become more accessible to exploration over the past decade with the advancement in gear and support services. However, each mountain route warrants its own style of e

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Informative Geographical Features and Kinds of Terrain Encountered on Expeditions
05 June 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Routes on mountaineering expeditions are not as straightforward as they may appear. Only those who have completed their professional training as part of the Basic Mountaineering Course or have signifi

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Know How How to Progress from Trekking to Mountaineering Expeditions?
05 June 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

If you have a knack for adventure and have sufficiently trekked in the Indian Himalayas, it might have occurred to you to attempt a mountaineering expedition. Given the unparalleled views and a feelin

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Informative Qualifying for a Mountaineering Expedition at Bikat Adventures
05 June 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Taking part in a mountaineering expedition in the Indian Himalayas is no child’s play given the challenging terrain and weather conditions that prevail in the region. The striking and unparallel

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Informative Things to Do in Geneva
01 July 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Whether you are touring Europe or just Switzerland, Geneva is a mandatory destination on the list. Located in Romandy, the French speaking part of Switzerland, Geneva is multi-faceted in terms of what

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Informative Types of Mountaineering and Common Climbing Techniques
06 July 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

You might think otherwise but humans started scaling mountains pretty early in the historical timeline, especially given the lack of infrastructure and technology at that point of time. Documented exa

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Informative Things to Remember for a Self Guided Expedition
06 July 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Planning your own expedition or trek involves working through numerous logistics and you might still find yourself lost after checking off everything on the list. One of the main reasons why people op

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Informative Basic Mountaineering Gears and Their Uses
06 July 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

While having excellent fitness and proper technical training are a must for a successful mountaineering expedition, it is also important to ensure that you are well equipped with all essential gear th

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Informative Understanding Acclimatisation
07 July 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

If you are familiar with the mountains, you are also familiar with the term ‘acclimatisation’. Adventure travel in the mountains is only made possible with our body’s ability to accl

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Informative Best Alternatives to Chadar Trek
11 September 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Trekking over the frozen Zanskar river, or famously known as ‘Chadar’, stands out as an experience almost purely because of the unique trail (highlights of Chadar) and icy landscapes that

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Informative Best Time to Visit Chadar
18 September 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Would I be stating the obvious talking about the best time to embark on Chadar: The Frozen River Trek? Maybe. But there is more to it than meets the eye! Located in the Zanskar region, the Chadar trek

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Informative Chadar vs Markha Valley
21 September 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Known as Chadar 2.0, the Markha Valley trek comes closest to what Chadar has to offer. However, both are different and unique in their own ways. Located in Ladakh, both the treks offer magnificent lan

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Informative 5 Reasons Why Goechala Must be Attempted Off-Season
05 October 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Trekking to the base of Mt.Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world is an adventure in itself. But trekking to this very base in winters is a mountain lover’s wildest dream come tru

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Informative Five Uncrowded Winter Treks
05 October 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

One of the joys of trekking in the mountains is getting away from the hustle and bustle of cities and towns, basking in the morning sun, soaking in the silence and vibing to the rhythm of the mountain

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Informative Brahmatal versus Kedarkantha: Which is a better winter adventure ?
06 October 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Located in Uttarakhand, both Brahmatal and Kedarkantha are a beginner’s gateway to Himalayan trekking. Both the routes remain open through the winter months and are a great choice for winter adv

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Informative Weekend Winter Treks From Kashmir
09 October 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Often regarded as heaven on earth, trekking in Kashmir is on everyone’s bucket list. Sprawling meadows, glacial lakes, alpine forests and larger than life mountains all make Kashmir the perfect

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Informative Five Best Winter Adventures For 2023
09 October 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

As the heat fades out and the splatter from the monsoon recedes, the mountains are set to see a drop in the temperature along with the dreamy first snowfall of the season. You might believe that summe

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Informative The History of Chadar Trek
30 October 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

The Chadar Trek has been in the spotlight amongst trekking enthusiasts for a while now. But have you ever wondered how the route was discovered, where it stands today and if it will be there at all to

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Informative Best Places To Ski In India
20 November 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Winter is coming and this means the mountains are going to be shimmering in thick layers of snow, making way for one of the best winter sports. Skiing! While this was often limited to the The Alps, sk

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Informative Winter Adventures in Gulmarg : Skiing, Snowboarding and More
20 November 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Come winter and Gulmarg transforms itself into a paradise for winter adventure sports. Freezing temperatures and perfect levels of snowfall make it possible to uptake a number of winter sports in the

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Informative Best Time To Ski And Things To Do In Gulmarg
20 November 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Skiing being a winter sport requires the perfect conditions and snow quality to be an enjoyable and safe experience. While it’s not possible to ski all year round, the slopes of Gulmarg open up

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Informative Gulmarg vs Auli: Which is a Better Skiing Destination?
21 November 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Over the years, both Gulmarg and Auli have grown in popularity as skiing destinations in India. Adventure enthusiasts wanting to try this sport have been making their way to these towns to get a taste

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Informative 10 Best Skiing Destinations In The World
21 November 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Skiing is one of the best winter adventure sports with guaranteed bouts of adrenaline rush. Imagine gliding your way through the slopes of the Swiss Alps or the American Rockies and just experiencing

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Informative Planning Your Ski Trip Right: Things to Consider
04 December 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Just like any other adventure packed trip, a ski trip requires meticulous planning before taking the leap. A number of things need to be accounted for to ensure that you are skiing without any hassle

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Informative Gulmarg Gondola: Ticket Prices and Booking Information
07 December 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Earning its reputation as the second longest and second highest cable car in the world, the Gulmarg Gondola has become an integral part of Gulmarg’s tourism and skiing culture. Built in two stag

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Informative Learning Skiing In India
07 December 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Skiing as a winter adventure has taken over the slopes of Gulmarg, Solang and Auli over the years. People have started to take a special interest in the sport and India is quickly growing as a hub for

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Picture Blogs Skiing in Gulmarg: A Picture Story
14 December 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Ever wondered what it really looks like out there in Gulmarg during the winters? Come take a sneak peek at our skiing courses in Gulmarg and the glorious landscape that accompanies it to visualise wha

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Informative Beas Kund vs Bhrigu Lake
16 December 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

  Giving you a teaser of Himalayan trekking, both Beas Kund and Bhrigu Lake take you through varying terrains to give you panoramic views of the mighty Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges. Lush gre

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Informative Goechala vs Sandakphu: Which One Must You Pick?
18 December 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Two treks located in the same region, the Kanchenjunga National Park, and yet so different from one another. Goechala and Sandakphu are trails that take you closer to Mt.Kanchenjunga, the third highes

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Informative Ali Bedni Bugyal vs Brahmatal: Which is a Better Winter Trek?
18 December 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Ali Bedni Bugyal and Brahmatal are two treks in the Garhwal Himalayas that are on par with everything they offer. They also remain open during the winters and make for excellent winter treks with some

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Informative Weekend Treks From Manali
18 December 2023 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

We all love a quick weekend run to the mountains to escape from our day to day routine and indulge ourselves in the quiet and bliss of nature. Why not take it a level up and add some adventure to such

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Informative Dayara Bugyal in Winters: What To Expect
23 January 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

This five-day trek in Uttarakhand transports you into one of the largest meadows you would have come across and what is better, it is covered in a thick carpet of snow during the winters. The snow car

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Informative 5 Budget Friendly Trekking Shoes In India
15 April 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Buying trekking equipment can be an expensive affair, particularly if you are only going to use them for your annual mountain adventure. However, a good pair of trekking shoes go a long way in making

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Informative Best Trekking Places Near Bangalore
15 April 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

We all definitely love the Himalayas but for those of us who live in the southern parts of India, they could prove to be a little too far for a quick weekend getaway. Although devoid of snow, the west

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide To Harihar Fort Trek
13 May 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Located amidst the Sahyadris in Maharashtra, Harihar Fort is a blend of history, nature and adventure! Built by the Yadava dynasty on a triangular rock, the fort is at an altitude of 1120M with steep

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide To Kalsubai Peak Trek
15 May 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

The highest peak in Maharashtra, Kalsubai’s top is at a height of 1646 M offering panoramic views of the Sahyadris. Known as one of the most popular one day treks in the region, the Kalsubai tre

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide To Makalidurga Trek
21 May 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

A hill fort with rich history and mythological legends, Makalidurga makes for a perfect day trek from Bangalore. Makalidurga is said to be named after two things, one, a medicinal plant called ‘

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide To Skandagiri Trek
21 May 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Located just 60 kms away from Bangalore, Skandagiri is a perfect one day hike with historical significance. The ruins date back to the 18th century and the fort is believed to have been built by a loc

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide To Andharban Trek
22 May 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Andharban is a unique descending trail in the Sahyadris and stands out for its scenic beauty with views of Devkund waterfall and Tamhini Ghat. The name Andharban means ‘dark forest’ and th

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide To The Netravati Trek
22 May 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Located between Samse and Belthangady in Chikmagalur, Netravati Peak is a favourite among trekkers who venture into the Western Ghats in search of adventure. The Netravati river originates at the base

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Informative 13 Best Treks Near Pune
23 May 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Pune’s proximity to the Sahyadris make it an excellent base for a quick trek into the hills to satiate your adventure cravings without having to travel all the way to the Himalayas. The Sahyadri

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Kudremukh Trek
27 May 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Known as one of the most beautiful treks in Karnataka, Kudremukh is a day long trek that has a plethora of things to offer to both adventure and nature lovers alike. Standing at a height of 1891 M, it

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Chembra Peak Trek
30 May 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

At a height of 2100 M, Chembra Peak is one the highest in the Western Ghats. With sprawling views of the surrounding mountains, the trail to the top is nothing short of mesmerising.  From tea pla

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Harishchandragad Trek
30 May 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Known as one of the most challenging treks in the Sahyadris, Harishchandragad has something to offer to people with varying interests and fitness levels! It is located close to Malshej Ghat in Maharas

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Kumar Parvatha Trek
31 May 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Kumara Parvatha, also known as Pushpagiri, is said to be the most challenging trek in Karnataka. The trail spans over 2 days and takes you deep into the Western Ghats. Located in Kodagu district, Kuma

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Parvathamalai Trek
01 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Located in Tamil Nadu, near the village of Thenmathimangalam, this one day trek to Parvathamalai is one of the very few trails in the Eastern Ghats. Parvathamalai is 30 kms away from Thiruvannamalai d

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to George Everest Peak Trek in Mussourie
03 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

A Glimpse into the Residence of the very man who found and measured Mount Everest! Located near Mussoorie, this trail to George Everest Peak takes you to the residence of Sir George Everest who was t

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Torna Fort Trek
04 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Lush green valleys, flower beds and a grand fort all in one trek! At a height of 1402 M, Torna Fort is the highest hill fort in Pune district. It is of great historical significance given that Chhatr

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Ballalarayana Durga-Bandaje Falls Trek
05 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

An offbeat trek that covers Ballalarayana Fort and Bandaje Falls in One Shot! Nestled in the quiet corners of Chikmagalur, this weekend trek to Ballalarayana Durga is a gateway to the paradise that t

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Savandurga Trek
05 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Trekking on one of Asia’s largest monoliths! Just 60 kms away from Bangalore, this trail takes you to the top of one of Asia’s largest monoliths! The hill is located in the Savandurga Sta

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Kookal Waterfalls Trek
15 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

An out of the world experience of exploring the quaint village of Kookal and its surroundings   Nestled near the quaint hill town of Kodaikanal, Kookal is a beautiful village hidden in the mist

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Kalavantin Durg Trek
17 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Known for its notoriously steep climbs, Kalavantin Durg is a treat for adventure lovers!   At a height of 672 M, Kalavantin Durg is one of the most popular treks in Maharashtra. It is located i

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Kodachadri Trek
17 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Trek through Karnataka's dense rainforests that form part of the Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary   Kodachadri is nestled amidst the Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary in Shimoga district in Karnataka.

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DIY Treks Best Treks Near Mumbai
19 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

While you might all know Mumbai as a concrete jungle, it is in fact located very close to the Sahyadri range, making a number of treks accessible to its residents! The mountain range has so much to of

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Madmaheshwar Trek
21 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Where the sun glistens on the Chaukhamba Massif at the break of dawn!   Taking you to the Madhyamaheshwar temple, which forms part of the Panch Kedars, the Madmaheshwar trek is a glorious route

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Tadiandamol Trek
24 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Trek through Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary to the top of the highest peak in Kodagu District!   Nestled in the heart of Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Tadiandamol is the highest peak in Kodagu

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DIY Treks A DIY Guide to Rajgad Fort Trek
25 June 2024 | Geethanjali Jujjavarapu

Trek to one of the largest forts in Maharashtra!   Rajgad is one of the biggest forts in Maharashtra. Built on Murumb Devacha Dongar, it was the capital of the Maratha Empire where Chhatrapati

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