Book: Trekking In The Himalayas by Harish Kapadia

Cover Page: Trekking In The Himalayas by Harish Kapadia

If you’ve ever wondered which book would perhaps be the best one to help you identify some key treks, then ‘Trekking In The Himalayas’ by Harish Kapadia is the most ideal read to get started with.
The book is quite simple and easy to browse through. It covers itineraries panning across various regions of the Indian Himalayas, from Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh, Himachal, Uttarakhand to Sikkim & Arunachal Pradesh.
The book has quite a comprehensive collection and it covers a lot of fundamental treks, some of which are quite well known and some which are least explored even today. Needless to say, if you do manage to cover all the treks listed here, consider yourself a serious explorer.
The book also has a collection of beautiful colored pictures which give you a glimpse into the mesmerizing beauty of this landscape.
The key aspect about this book is the manner in which the treks have been broken down into daily itineraries with short notes on various parameters such as distance, difficulty, altitude, brief description, nearest village/town etc. All of these details help you decide and plan your trip with good foresight.
Keep in mind, the book was first published in 2016 and there may be some differences on ground today vs the details listed in the book, especially with road heads, nearest road heads etc.

Published by thewanderingindian

Soul of the mountains lost in the cities. Take every chance I get to head up into the Great Himalayas and soak in elements of this refreshing, beautiful, inspiring and challenging ecosystem.

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