Trekking the Western Ghats will now be easier

Some of the famed trekking trails in the dense Western Ghats region in Karnataka, which have been attracting a large number of adventure tourists in recent years, will soon be mapped to help ensure greater safety for trekkers. The package … Continue reading →

Posted on: 1 September 2012 | 11:56 pm

Govt. taken several steps for protected areas of WESTERN GHATS

Government has taken several steps, including establishment of protected areas, to conserve the rich bio-diversity of Western Ghats, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan has said. A large number of protected areas comprising national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, tiger reserves and elephant reserves … Continue reading →

Posted on: 16 August 2012 | 2:08 pm

Nepal plans to ban solo trekking in Himalayas

Nepal plans to ban solo trekkers from visiting restricted and remote places in the Himalayas following growing incidents of foreigners, mostly women, who disappeared or were murdered while trekking alone. “Government is discussing a proposal which will make it mandatory … Continue reading →

Posted on: 9 August 2012 | 11:00 am

Manali- Leh highway blocked – Road damaged at 5 points

A resident of this tourist town was killed in a cloudburst late on Friday night in the Seri Nullah and Beas Kund glacier upstream of Dhundi, about 25 km from here. Besides washing away a car along with its occupant, … Continue reading →

Posted on: 5 August 2012 | 5:58 am

Macleod Ganj to Snow Line [ Indrahar Pass ]

We got some images from trekkers who were with HIMADVENTURES.

Posted on: 3 August 2012 | 3:39 am

Huge Landslide in Uttaranchal- Pilgrims and travelers stranded.

Nearly 1000 pilgrims are stranded in various areas of Garhwal following a series of landslides in Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts. The landslides, which began following heavy rains during the past few days, are continuing intermittently in various areas of the … Continue reading →

Posted on: 3 August 2012 | 3:34 am

Weather in Himalayas

Normal life was disrupted as heavy rain lashed Palampur and its adjoining areas over the past 24 hours. Power supply, vehicular traffic and telecommunication services were also adversely affected. Several link roads have been closed to traffic because of heavy … Continue reading →

Posted on: 30 July 2012 | 10:30 pm

British backpacker has vanished in Nepal

A British backpacker has vanished in Nepal sparking fears that trekkers are being attacked by locals. Zisimos Souflas, 27, disappeared in a small town popular with hikers – in a case that came to light just days after a young … Continue reading →

Posted on: 29 July 2012 | 11:56 am

US Embassy Warn: Don’t roam alone in Nepal Himalayas.

Nepalese police on Tuesday launched a murder investigation after the body of a Belgian woman was found decapitated in a popular trekking spot in the Himalayas. Debbie Maveau, 23, had been missing for 10 days before her badly decomposed body … Continue reading →

Posted on: 26 June 2012 | 5:29 pm

Tourist killed at Rohtang Pass- Over speeding suspected

  Three tourists were killed and six others were injured when a taxi going to Rohtang Pass for sight-seeing rolled down at Rahla fall, about 26 km from here.   The ill-fated taxi was carrying nine persons, including the driver … Continue reading →

Posted on: 17 June 2012 | 12:18 am