Tag: Himalayas

Sikkim Diaries: Gurudongmar Lake

13-October-2017, 9:30 a.m., Gurudongmar Lake: After traveling through an amazing route, we have reached the pristine Gurudongmar Lake. Nestled between 6000 m high peaks, the crystal clear lake is a sight to […]


Sikkim Diaries: Into Higher Lands

13-October-2017, 9:00 a.m., Tangu to Gurudongmar Lake: Ahead of Tangu, the landscape changes drastically as we gain altitude. Yesterday we traveled through lush green tropical forests, while today we have crossed the […]

Sikkim Diaries: Onto North Sikkim

12-October-2017, 10:00 a.m., North Sikkim Highway: Leaving the familiar Gangtok behind, we are on the road to explore the unfamiliar territory of North Sikkim. Having heard about the pristine Gurudongmar, a high-altitude […]

Roping Up on a Stiff Climb

Day-5 Maantalai to Parvati Base Camp: The one thing that I have learnt by observing our guides and support staff on treks and expeditions over the years – Walk at your own […]

Sikkim Diaries: The Elusive Kanchenjunga

Gangtok, 11-Oct-2017, 0640 hours: Sleeping at the foothills of the majestic Mt. Kanchenjunga, I woke up as early as 4:30 a.m. for the sight of the 3rd highest peak on earth. But […]

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