India  /  Published 30.10.20

Treks that light up mountain homes

An Indian social business that leads Himalayan treks to set up solar micro-grids in remote mountain villages plans to expand its clean-energy work to other countries facing similar challenges, after w...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Travel  /  Published 10.08.19

Monsoon trekking in Maharashtra

If you love the rains and adventure is your middle name, then these monsoon treks are just what you need! Recently, The Telegraph was invited by Countryside Adventure Holidays on a trek with a moderat...
By Ushnota Paul in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.01.20

Walk on the wild side

Good news for adrenaline junkies; the Adventure Festival will be return to the steel city after a hiatus of eight years with the state tourism department deciding to revive the festival.State tourism ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 13.10.19

Trekkers clean hills of trash along trail

A plogging trek along the Bailey Trail in West Kameng and Tawang districts of Arunachal Pradesh, organised by the Arunachal Mountaineering and Adventure Sports Association, in collaboration with the m...
By Damien Lepcha in Tawang

Travel  /  Published 29.06.19

The ABC of mountain treks

They say the Gods reside in the mountains. You really need to get up there to actually experience the divine. The higher you go, the closer you get to Him. The connect with nature, the oneness with th...
By Sudhir Ahuja in

Sports  /  Published 15.03.20

Peter & tales of fast-hiking on Himalayan trails

It was a very small gathering at the retail outlet of a sports goods chain in Navi Mumbai. That didn’t stop Peter Van Geit from speaking passionately about what he had been doing the past several mo...
By Shyam G Menon in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Centre heeds peak bar call

The Centre has rescinded its decision to allow climbing and trekking on 14 Himalayan peaks in Sikkim in the wake of vociferous protests against the possible desecration of the mountaintops held sacred...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.01.20

Now you can trek in the wild hills of Netarhat

Tourists reaching Netarhat, a hill station in Latehar district about 145km from the state capital, can now trek in the forests.Jharkhand State Tourism Development Corporation started the trekking faci...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.18

Adventure treks lined up

The Bengal forest department will introduce trekking and jungle trails for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers in some of the reserve forests of north Bengal from January 2019.Senior foresters sai...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.02.20

At 12,000ft, height of a war

Nature’s vagaries have shaped boys into men of steel.A group of amateurs from forest villages in the Darjeeling hills who are being trained as trekking guides had to plod through 2ft-deep snow at a ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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