A Sikkim saga

Here you’ll discover that life can be slow, simple and stress-free Sikkim is the ultimate summer getaway for those who want to chill in the quiet company of great weather, the mighty Kanchenjunga mountains, hot…


Coming soon: A 15-day trek at Mt Kanchenjunga

Very soon, you will be able to circumambulate Mt Kanchenjunga in a 15-day trek organised by the Sikkim government in association with the Indian Mountaineering Federation (IMF). Every time a traveller gets a clear view…



Birds of the eastern Himalaya

The forests and hills of Arunachal Pradesh support a wide variety of birds, but altitudinal and climatic variations can make birdwatching and bird photography tough. IF you want the best, rough it out. That seems…



Whitewater rafting a hit for Sikkim tourism

The northeastern states of India offer a huge potential in the tourism sector. Endowed with abundant natural resources and huge bio-diversity, Sikkim tourism, however, still remains largely untapped. Sikkim, one of the smallest provinces of…



Aftermath of the Great Collision

Converging crusts of Eurasia and India rose, because of their densities, forming big mountains Have you ever wondered how and why the Himalayan range is found to exist where it is? It is an interesting…



Facing Himalayan problems

Snow-clad mighty mountains and rough terrains dominate our perspective of the Himalayas. What about its glaciers and the fact that they provide headwaters for major river systems in Asia? As the Arctic and the Antarctic…