Know All – Climbing Adam’s Peak (Sri Padaya), Sri Lanka

So what is Adam’s Peak and why is it called called Adam’s Peak ? And why should you be climbing Adam’s peak aka Sri Padaya in Sri Lanka ? Read on to know it all. Located in the central valley of Sri Lanka, this  7,359 ft mountain is a sacred pilgrimage destination where the countries …

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Mesmerizing Tilicho Lake Trek – Route, Itinerary & Details

Tilicho lake trek

Tilicho lake trek is one among 100s stunning and strenuous treks you can possibly attempt in the Nepal Himalayas. Due to the fact Tilicho lake trek is part of the popular Annapurna Circuit, the tilicho trek has been lot of attention from fellow hikers. Yet, the trek to Tilicho lake is probably only attempted by …

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Most Beautiful Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route 8 Days – Itinerary and Description

I climbed Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route in 8 days, because I wanted to take enough time to acclimatize and actually enjoy the hike instead of rushing through it. Gusting winds, scree from the rim, 1285m (4215 ft) altitude gain, rapidly freezing water, mid-night  summit-day start, and loss of appetite due to mountain sickness – will strip …

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34 Incredible Places to Visit in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

I have to admit, I love Nuwara Eliya. I have been there twice (few years apart) and every time I found interesting things to do in Nuwara Eliya that would keep me floating through the clouds with a sip of freshly brewed Sri Lankan tea. This list of Places to visit in Nuwara Eliya is …

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Corcovado National Park Hiking

Osa peninsula,Costa Rica is home to the largest rain forest in the Pacific Central America, Corcovado National Park. This park is so diverse and is celebrated as “the most biologically intense place on Earth”. To get to Osa peninsula from San Jose, I flew a small 10-seater plane. It was a $250 for the round-trip. The …

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Horton Plains Trekking – The Only Guide You Will Need

Horton Plains Trekking is one of the top side trips from Nuwara Eliya, if you are staying there more than couple of days. There are several places to visit in Nuwara Eliya that will keep one busy for at least 2 full days in the hilly city surrounded by tea estates. Horton Plains Trekking This …

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Torres Del Paine – Itinerary ‘O’ Circuit

So, you have decided to spend more time at the park and brave ‘O’ circuit hike. Excellent decision !!! Before proceeding, read “Patagonia Packing List” for a detailed list of things to consider/pack for the trek. Also read, ‘W Itinerary’ to learn about details on how to get to Torres Del Paine and other logistics. …

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Comprehensive Guide to Torres Del Paine W Trek

Torres Del Paine

Torres Del Paine – ‘W’ Trek  is probably one of the most popular hiking route in Chilean side of Patagonia, for obvious reasons. It’s mind-blowing to say the least and very manageable for most hikers including kids. Perhaps, its better to be bit slower to enjoy the beauty as opposed to rushing through. If  you …

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Patagonia Packing List For Trekking And Camping

Patagonia Packing List

Patagonia packing list for Trekking and Camping is from our personal experience in Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile, doing the O circuit and W Trek, independently without a tour guide and self catering. However, the list can also be used for rest of the Patagonia. Don’t take “packing-light” easily. Try to reduce the weight …

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Altitude Sickness Lessons !!

After having spent nearly a couple of months at higher altitude, we collectively seem to have experienced pretty much every symptom of altitude sickness, only the mild versions thankfully. Here is a summary of the lessons learned: 1) Drink water forcefully: Dehydration is the major cause of headache at higher altitude. People tend to think …

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