Paragpur & Guler

Located at an elevation of 2000 feet above sea level, heritage village Paragpur is ideally suited to explore the Kangra valley. Many places of historic, religious, and cultural importance are within easy reach. With...

Masroor Monolithic Rock Cut Temples

Known for its monolithic rock-cut temples, Masroor is 38 km from Kangra Town. There are 15 rock-cut temples in the Indo-Aryan style which are richly carved. The temple complex is located on a hill...

Altitude Sickness

What is Altitude (Acute) Mountain Sickness (AMS)? Altitude sickness, often known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is a particularly important medical consideration while trekking/ travelling in the Himalayas. Altitude sickness means the effect of altitude...

Care for Your Feet

Care for Your Feet Your feet have been mercilessly pounding over the gravel, sand, rocks, streams etc. for several hours. They need rest and recuperation for tomorrow's trek. Remove your socks and keep them...

Chamunda Devi

Located at the banks of the Baner River, Chamunda Devi temple is 10 km away from the town of Palampur in district Kangra. The mandir is dedicated to Chamunda Devi, who is believed to...

Drinking Water

It is very important to identify potable water while camping and on a trek. It is imperative that the water you drink while camping or trekking is clean and free of any contaminants as...

Dharamshala

Dharamshala is a hill city in the Kangra Valley and is surrounded by dense forest consisting mainly of Deodar cedar trees. This place have a newly built cricket stadium which now offers Himachali youth...

Acclimatisation & Sickness

Mountain or Altitude sickness normally manifests itself at altitudes in excess of 11,000ft and respects no one. A young fit sportsman may suffer when the other older less fit members of the party do...