The Mountain Walker on YouTube: Woman of Steel

Meet Vidya Sharma, also known as Mela Ram Aunty. We got the opportunity to actually see her at work, getting up early, tending to the cows, going to the fields, getting grass […]


Spiti Festival Off To A Great Start

Kaza, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India, 18 September 2017, 1045 hours: It’s a wonderful sunny day today here in Kaza – the weather has cleared up nicely overnight, thank you. Electricity is still […]

The Wayfarer Diaries: Spiti Festival Kicks Off in Kaza Today

Kaza, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India, 17 September 2017, 1645 hours: I reached Kaza late last evening and am staying at the tranquil Sakya Abode, our usual home in Kaza. It was quite […]

The Wayfarer Diaries: All My Bags Are Packed…

15-09-2017, 1840 hours, Boileauganj, Himachal Pradesh, India: The rain has finally stopped, giving everybody some respite from the heavy rainfalls that have disrupted life in the hills these past few weeks. Though […]

A Quiet Bonfire

10 September, 2017: And after a long arduous week, it is time for reflecting on what was achieved, how, lessons learned and for simply soaking in the experience. I

The Mountain Walker at Pin-Parvati Pass!

10 September, 2017, Notes from Manali: The Mountain Walker Pin-Parvati trekkers have successfully completed the trek within  7 days and are now starting to unwind at The Apple Cedar House in Manali. […]

Pin-Parvati Trek Done, Enroute to Manali

10 September 2017, 9.07 am: Just spoke to our friend, Tsering Bodh of Sakya Abode in Kaza. The Mountain Walker team reached Sakya Abode late last night, and after a good night’s […]

A Touch of Kullu In Shimla

Boileauganj, 9 September, 2017: It is the season of heavy rains and mist; It is also the season of cultural festivals and interactions. Like last week, I was walking up to The […]

Notes from a trip to Kullu

I have just returned from a trip to Kullu. I have been to Kullu several times, and since I am born and brought up in Himachal, I guess I don’t always notice […]

The Wayfarer Diaries: The Mystifying Beas River

22-08-2017, Aut, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India: Though the monsoon is coming to an end, rainfall has considerably increased in these parts. While some of the valleys here experienced heavy rainfall, some parts […]


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“A memorable trip with The Mountain Walker”

Aditya Luktuke

Mr. Aditya Luktuke availed a custom 7-day Mountain Walker vacation itinerary for his wife and himself, covering Manali, Tirthan Valley and Kullu. Read and see the details of their experience:


A Tour I Wish to Repeat

Ravindra Nath Tiwari

Mr. Ravindra Nath Tiwari availed a custom 13-day Mountain Walker vacation to Spiti for his wife, daughter and himself in July 2017. His views about the experience can be seen and read here:


“An amazing trip with all the services provided as expected”

S. Ramasubramanian

Mr. S. Ramasubramanian availed a custom 5-day Mountain Walker vacation itinerary (Narkanda and Shimla) for his wife, daughter and himself. Here is what he had to say about the experience:


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