Everest Base Camp, Nepal

After a 26-days of hiking at Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Basecamp, we spent a few days at Pokhara. White water rafting and Chitwan National Park from Pokhara were pretty relaxing and much needed break from the hike.  Came back to Kathmandu and flew to Lukla for the next adventure.  Everest Basecamp this time- via Gokyo …

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Annapurna Circuit + Annapurna Basecamp (ABC), Nepal

No of days: 26 days ( ABC alone can be done in 8-9 days) Maximum Elevation: 5416m Best Months: March, April, May, September, October, November. We hiked in September. Start From: Kathmandu  End at: Pokhara No. of hours of walking: At a moderate pace anywhere from 5-8 hours.  Mount Annapurna is the 10th highest peak …

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Canadian Rockies road trip itinerary !

Day 1: Arrive at Calgary, rent car, drive to Jasper National Park Day 2, 3, 4: Jasper National Park Day 5: Icefields Parkway Day 6: Banff region of Banff National Park Day 7: Kootenay National Park Day 8 : Yoho National Park Day 9: Lake Louise region of Banff National Park Day 10: Drive from Yoho to Calgary via Banff …

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Santa Elena/MonteVerde, Costa Rica

From La Fortuna, it was a jeep-boat-jeep ride to reach Santa Elena. Again, I arranged for pick up at the hostel. I love the freedom to not to have a strict itinerary. The ride to reach Santa Elena / MonteVerde is tedious but totally worth it. The scenery is stunning all along the way. This area is …

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Road Trip to New Mexico

9 days, 10 parks, 2 cities, 3300-miles and 3 drivers. Day 1: Sunnyvale to Joshua Tree National Park to Phoenix. Day 2: Phoenix to Saguaro National Park to Lordsburg. Day 3: Lordsburg to City of Rocks State Park to White sands National Monument. Day 4: White sands National Monument to Bosque Del Apache Wilderness to Socorro. Day 5: Socorro to Bosque Del …

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Lillian Lake Loop – Ansel Adams Wilderness Backpacking Planner

  Lillian lake loop is a great first time trip to explore this wilderness area. Sandwiched between Yosemite National Park and Mammoth Lakes, the Ansel Adams Wilderness is home to pristine glacier lakes, and imposing mountain peaks. The wilderness offers multiple hiking options from day hikes to multi-day backpacking trips. We chose to do Lillian …

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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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Travel to Costa Rica with kids

Do you ever stop yourself from living your dream of exploring the world, because you have a kid or two to worry about ?! Our guest author, Veena Bhandarkar, writes about her recent travel to Costa Rica and all the adventures they experienced with a toddler. Living your dreams with children is a rewarding, exhilarating experience, and will …

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