Must do Monsoon Treks in Maharastra

Maharashtra is one place which is a trekkers paradise. The ghats are filled with forts which during monsoon come to life in greens. One must have atleast one monsoon trek on their calendar every monsoon. How many did you complete? Rajmachi Trek Kalavantin and Prabalgad Fort Trek Raigad Fort Ratangad Fort Trek Kalsubai Peak Trek…

A morning at Bhongiri Fort

If one needs a quick half day weekend get away, Bhongiri fort provides a very good ambience. Nice one big hill to hike on the rock, some nice views, clean air. We started off early in the morning, and in a drive of 50 kms we were there. It’s not much of a tough climb…

Jindhaghada- Highest peak of A.P

When you open your eyes and you see clouds passing by, sun rays dancing in the sky, golden lights painting the sky…your soul smiles and skips a beat…This was the view from top of Jindhaghada which is the highest peak in AP and also the eastern ghats at a height of 5545ft. It was a…

A Heritage trip to Lonar Crater, Ajantha and Ellora caves

A trip to Lonar was due long time and the time was perfect when I was in need of a break..It was holi weekend, so this time instead of colors we decided to spend our day among some of our archaeological marvels. It was a trip I was organizing through GHAC travel and Leisure where…

My 2014

To travel is to live…. .This is one line I do take very seriously, as for me travel is all about finding peace, smile, calmness, excitement, learning…and 2014 was a good one filled with travels, friends, self introspection… . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ….

Khilla Ghanpur – A day of trek and swim

When you mix a trek, with a pinch of caving and scrambling, some thorny spice and to cool it off an awesome lake to swim ..that recipe can never go wrong and would make an awesome trek..This was what a day trip to Khilla Ghanpur gave us. It was a day trip with a group…

When I trekked a Volcano..

Climbing a volcano..wow..that too which is active..super wow…and you can see hot steam coming out when you reach the top..now this is something I have to see.. When I was visiting Indonesia, trekking to Mt.Batur, Bali’s active volcano was top on my list of things to do. I booked myself with a local trekking club…

Children of the forest..

Forests were always a place at peace with its silence..but this trip into the forests and villages of Nalamalla’s had a totally different story to tell. It was a trip where the plan was to go to Kudichintalabayalu a village in the Nalamalla forest, for an inauguration of a school for the tribal children, followed…

A trek to the magical Matheran

Some trips are awesome because of the place and some because of the people you travel with..Trek to Matheran was something I was looking forward to due to the folks I was traveling with…one masti group it was. It was a 3 day trip I was organizing with GHAC. 17 of us started off from…

Kalsubai -Trek to the highest Peak of Maharastra

. Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you…. … That one moment to stand on top of a mountain and to see the world float by along the clouds….and a smile curves along.. It was time to climb Kalsubai , the highest peak of Maharastra which…