April – May: Gaumukh Tapovan and the Pangarchulla summit The Gaumkh Tapovan trek will give you mesmerizing views of Mt. Shivling and the Bhagirathi sisters peaks. The second week of May is the best time to do this route and you are sure to enjoy not only startling mountain views, but also unforgettable sunrises and … Continue reading Indian Himalaya dream list of summer treks
We often think of India as the home of the magnificent Taj Mahal, the majestic Ganges and the mystic Himalayas, but to the south there’s a whole new world rich in culture and history. If you’re looking to escape the beaten tourist path and the chaotic cities of the north head to South India. This … Continue reading Go South!
Varanasi is one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world. According to legend Varanasi, one of the seven holy cities in Hinduism and Jainism, was founded over 5000 years ago by Lord Shiva himself after he defeated another supreme god, Brahma. Archeological evidence has confirmed that this city, situated on the banks of … Continue reading Do you really know India? Some facts about India may surprise you
India offers one-of-a-kind experience to tourists and visitors. The sunlight, cows, camels, elephants, marigolds, and saris are common sights in the country. It has the right blend of modern and exotic living. The festivals in India and the memories that visitors experience there can be treasured forever. But, for a first-time traveler, the chaos, madness, … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide for First-Time Travelers in India
Something that visitors find striking about Indian society is the way in which the different levels of society relate to each other. To a greater or lesser extent, there is a division everywhere in the world among wealthy, powerful families and poor, unprivileged families, with a middle ground made up of business and professional people. … Continue reading The caste system in India