Ziro Festival of Music 2018

What is Ziro Valley Home to the Apatani Tribe, Ziro Valley is a quaint town located in Arunachal Pradesh and is easily accessible from Guwahati. Here, the people, villages, traditions, farming techniques, beliefs, and possibly everything is so unique that it will take ages for one to understand and get comfortable with. The traditional houses…

Most Common Itineraries for Spiti Valley

Spiti Valley is emerging as a popular destination amongst young generation and avid travelers. On request of some enthusiasts and travelers seeking guidance for their trip to Spiti Valley, I am writing down the most common Itineraries followed by all the middle land lovers including me. This post will include two itineraries; Shimla to Manali…

-28 degree Celsius in Spiti Valley | Kibber Village

I went well prepared for winters in Spiti Valley, keeping in mind about the negative temperatures and dry weather conditions. Kaza, the hub of Spiti Valley was my base camp throughout this one month trip, and let me tell you, Kaza was the coldest in comparison to all the villages of Spiti I visited. It…

A Hidden Gem – Prashar Lake

(Don’t forget to check out the video- Link given at the end of post) For longing to go deep into mountains; to explore everything that surprises and mysteries of their origin and existence always fascinated me. So, this time, I ventured on for this mystical beauty that keeps its mysteries intact within. Choices were quite…

Some good-byes aren’t easy!

So now it is ending! I have no place left in my itinerary. It is time to go back to the world of commoners, to run after everything just to end up catching nothing. To be in a world where no one’s existence matters and where we aren’t free to be ourselves in order to…

Spiti Diaries ( Day 6 ) Langza – Chandertaal via Kunzum

In last post we reached Langza Village (at 14,500ft) dying with hunger. Our car stopped in front of Phan Dey Home Stay and we rushed in to ask if some food can be cooked. Doors of that house were opened by a man in his mid-forties. His eyes were filled with warmth, completely in contrast…

Spiti Diaries ( Day 5 ) Chicham-Key Gompa – Komik – Hikkim

In last post we reached Kibber and found a place to pitch our tents. Then we started trekking to a village called Chicham. We could have travelled to chicham in our car, but it was only 4 o’clock so we thought trekking would be a better idea. We just knew it was 4-5kms away and…

Spiti Diaries ( Day 4 ) Tabo – Pin Valley – Kibber

In last post we reached Tabo and charged our gadgets while having dinner. In this post I will elaborate about witnessing galaxies in Tabo, way to Pinvalley and Kibber. As we walked out of the eating point (that was neither like a restaurant nor a dhaba) moon was nowhere to be seen, just the stars….

Spiti Diaries ( Day 3 ) Kaza – Dhankar – Tabo

In the last post, I shared my experience of Manali to Kaza via Batal and Kunzum La. In this post I will talk about Dhankar, Tabo and my experience of witnessing galaxy for the first time in Spiti. Zostel in Kaza is place where you can acquaint with fellow travellers. Good thing is, it Β allows…