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We are currently accepting the guest posts. We accept guest posts from travel bloggers or from someone who has actually visited the place. We prefer a true experience and good storytelling over linguistic & writing skills

If you want a link back to post on your blog that’s fine. We offer one (do-follow) link back — either in author bio or body — per guest post. We link out to a page/post only(not to a homepage or product/service page). 

Raacho Trekkers Guest Post Guidelines 

  • Copyright: The post must be unique and should not be published elsewhere.
  • Content: We don’t mandate any writing style. We prefer a chronological account of your travel sprinkled with personal anecdotes and facts. 
  • English: Please check your spelling, dangling modifiers and grammar!
  • Word count: 1,000 words is the bare minimum.
  • Images: At least 1 featured image + 3 body images should be provided. All the images need to be high-quality, royalty-free and with a minimum of 1200px width.
  • Links: We offer one (do-follow) link back — either in author bio or body — per guest post. A guest post linking out to a homepage/product/service would not be accepted. 

Guest post Submission

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If your guest post meets our guidelines, it will be published within a week. You will be notified by an email. 

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Trek essentials and how to pack a backpack efficiently

How to pack a backpack efficiently?

Besides staying fit and keeping the moral high it is also important to know what things one need to carry how to pack a backpack efficiently.Believe me, A backpack packed efficiently can work wonders.After you have decided to buy a backpack depending upon its size , durability , ergonomics and comfort, the next job will be packing it well. Proper weight distribution in your backpack is what could make the difference between comfort and serious back pain. The most important thing is how it feels after lifting the backpack onto the your back. Following is the picture of general methodology that I follow while packing the backpack.

How-to-Pack-a-Backpack
How-to-Pack-a-Backpack

Trek essentials :

  • Backpack (70-90 liter) for multi days treks.
  • Trekking Boots – High ankle support boots.
  • Trek Gaiter – To prevent snow/moisture seeping inside the boot.
  • Trekking Pole
  • Down Jacket – Thick, windproof material, fleece and feather based recommended.
  • Trek Pants – (at least 3 Trek Pants), no Jeans. Synthetic, Quick Dry fabric based Trek Pants are ideal.
  • Full sleeve woolen/fleece – (at least 2)
  • Full sleeve T-Shirts – (at least 4)
  • Thermal Inner – (for Lower body recommended/ upper is optional)
  • Balaclava
  • Sunglasses – Is a must for snow trek. UV rated ones.
  • Handgloves
  • Socks – (3 pair of woolen and 4 pairs of cotton socks)
  • Waterbottle – (2 water bottle, each 1 liter). Avoid plastic drinking bottles.
  • Toiletries (Sunscreen – SPF 60+, moisturizer, light towel, lip balm/chap stick, small soap, toilet paper, wet tissue)
  • Headlamp/LED Torch
  • Energy bars/dry fruits
  • Medicine Kit

 

 

 

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Nako village , Kinnaur

Nako is a lakeside village in the barren Hangrang valley of Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh. Some of the highest peaks like Rio Purgyil ( 6816 m ) are located in the valley. Nako is also a focal point for trekking trails like Nako to Chango village, Nako to Hango village and Nako to Somang village trek via Tashigang.

Nako , Kinnaur
Nako , Kinnaur