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Snow Leopards resting in a cave of Kibber wildlife sanctuary

Spiti Snow Leopard Trail: Winter & Wildlife in Spiti & Kinnaur

Last updated on November 18th, 2019 at 12:26 pmIt may feel bizarre to travel Kinnaur and Spiti valley during wintertime, but for a die-hard mountain lover, with a goal to unplug and get off-grid, the winterscapes of the  Spiti and Zanskar Himalaya are a true refuge and a place for the mindful pause. Winter Spiti …

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Smitten by Sangla | Sangla village of Kinnaur | Raacho trekkers

Last updated on September 27th, 2019 at 04:27 pmSmitten by Sangla Visiting Kinnaur and spending some time with the locals was high on my bucket list for a long time. Finally, I got a chance to check out the Sangla valley before our Lamkhaga Pass trek in May 2017, thanks to the impeccable planning of …

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Lamkhaga pass trek blog – May 2018

Last updated on September 27th, 2019 at 04:38 pmChitkul to Harsil/Gangotri trek Lamkhaga Pass (5282m) (Chitkul to Harsil), May 2018 The trek starts from the last village of Kinnaur, Himachal and ends at Harsil in the Gangotri valley of Uttrakhand. That is why, the Lamkhaga pass trek is also known as Chitkul to Gangotri trek …

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Lamkhaga photostory: The Chitkul-Harsil Trek

Last updated on September 27th, 2019 at 04:42 pmLamkhaga photoblog Lamkhaga Pass (5284m) is one of the most beautiful and challenging treks I’ve done so far. This 8-day trek connects the beautiful village of Chitkul in Sangla or Baspa valley of Kinnaur, Himachal to Harshil (Gangotri region, Uttarakhand) through some of the remote regions, usually …

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Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama trek blog[Charang-La 5270m]

Last updated on September 27th, 2019 at 05:01 pmKinnaur Kailash Parikrama trek [Charang-La 5270m] – June 2014 expedition blog Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama trek blog. Otherwise called Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama, this trek is circumambulation(parikrama) around holy Kinnaur Kailash Range. Kinnaur Kailash is one of the 5 Kailash a Shiv Bhakt must-visit (others being Shrikhand Mahadev, Manimahesh …

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Lamkhaga pass trek blog – May 2018

Last updated on September 3rd, 2019 at 10:43 amChitkul to Gangotri/Harsil Trek Lamkhaga Pass (5282m) (Chitkul to Harsil), May 2018 This Himalayan high pass divides Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh from Uttarakhand in India. We followed the following route: –Chitkul to Rani Kanda -Rani Kanda to Dhumti -Dhumti to Gundar -Gundar to Lamkhaga advance base camp (Kinnaur …

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Auden’s Col Trek: Khatling Glacier-Mayali Pass Expedition Blog

Last updated on November 19th, 2019 at 02:21 pm Patangini>Auden’s Col>Khatling Glacier>Mayali Pass Trek Expedition   The Three Passes Trek June 2018 Auden’s Col is a mountain pass, it is approachable from Gangotri and one can trek up to Kedarnath following Auden’s Col and Khatling glacier. Auden’s Col gets its name from J B Auden, …

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Lamkhaga pass trek | In the footsteps of Marco Pallis | Raacho

Last updated on September 27th, 2019 at 05:52 pmLamkhaga Pass Trek Blog Chitkul-Gangotri Trek [Chitkul: The last village of Kinnaur, Himachal to Harsil via Lamkhaga Pass (5284mtr)] [MAY – June 2015 ] ITINERARY : 28th May: Reach Base Camp Chitkul by road from Shimla Trek Starts: Day #1 29th May: Chitkul (3435 meters) to Nagasthi …

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Kalpa-Charang winter walks | Winter in Kinnaur

Last updated on September 3rd, 2019 at 05:43 pmWinter in Kinnaur |  Kalpa-Charang winter walks by Saurabh Tiwari After a long delay, finally posting pics of our winter trip to Kalpa, Charang & the Rangrik Monastery. Charang is the last village on the Indo-China Border. The last ITBP post is located in this village. For the city …

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The Valley Of Brimming Beauty | Baspa valley Kinnaur

Last updated on November 18th, 2019 at 02:58 pmBaspa valley, Kinnaur: Bordering along western Himalaya with Tibet and Garhwal, the Baspa valley of Kinnaur has been open to visitors since the early nineties. The valley got its name from the Baspa river which originates from Chung Sakhago pass and meanders for around 30 km before …

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