River Rafting with Aquaterra Adventures on the Ganga River

How to save the Himalayas from our misadventures by Vaibhav Kala | Condé Nast Traveller India

In the interest of tourists and the environment, we need tighter regulation in the adventure sports industry, says Vaibhav Kala Statistics say that the outdoors is now nearly 70% of all leisure, vacation-based travel, globally. This has massive ramifications in a country like India–where guidelines are available, but actual regulation, monitoring and implementation are abysmal. Cause…

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Auden's Col Trek

Auden’s Col Trek: Sep 2019 by Ambika

When the natural world talks to us, it is usually in whispers that are often lost in the din of our own noise. But sometimes, if you listen very closely, the unmediated drumbeat of nature’s heart resonates so loudly in your own being, that you experience an intangible life-altering moment. I count myself fortunate to…

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Covid-19: Safe Practices

Covid-19: Safe Practices

We are committed to putting people and their wellbeing first. Travellers should familiarize themselves with the basic prevention practices that apply while travelling and in daily life as well as policies we are implementing at Atali Ganga, Camp Aquaterra & Camp Bagi.

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India’s best winter experiences: Condé Nast Traveller India

India’s Best Winter Experiences: Chadar Trek | Condé Nast Traveller India

Bundle up for a brutal and beautiful walk across Kashmir’s frozen River Zanskar. Used by locals to travel between Leh and Zanskar, the walk has now become a tourist attraction. It’s thrilling and incredibly dangerous, but the stark landscape is also stunning, with nothing around for miles except walls of ice almost 2,000ft high around you and vast stretches of ice underfoot. Sign up for an 11-day trip with Aquaterra Adventures.

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Know Arunachal: Condé Nast Traveller India

Know Arunachal: Condé Nast Traveller

The vast, turquoise blue Siang runs through the heart of the valley it lends its name to, and is easily its showstopper. Nearly everywhere you go, you can see a sliver of greenish-blue hues gleaming in the distance. Rafting down the length of the river is a great way to get up close with the river and experience it.

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Art on a Break: The Hindu

Art on a Break – The Hindu

While treks are one of the best ways to escape city life, they are also a great place to teach your child to appreciate nature through creative activities. Ask them to draw, paint or even make a collage of the leaves, rivers, insects and animals they see around them. Children love to identify different cloud shapes, and a journal is a lovely way to capture memories of the camp fire, the tents and all the little things that make the trip special.

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Best Adventure Travel Companies Around the World - TheTravellingMom.ca

Best Adventure Travel Companies Around the World by The Travelling Mom

While the act of travel is on hold for many of us during this challenging time, the dream of travel remains alive and well. Despite the current worries and stress, it can be helpful for our mental health to think about and plan for better days ahead. Personally, I’m finding pleasure thumbing through my back issues of National Geographic magazine and scrolling through landscapes on Instagram. All in the name of fulfilling my future travel plans.

Because I believe that the new normal, whatever it looks like, will allow for our travel dreams to become reality again. The question is, will we be ready?

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Zanskar River Rafting Expedition in Leh-Ladakh

Symphony of the Zanskar: Covid-19 Adventure Diaries

Bringing you our next story from the Himalayas to keep you engrossed indoors as we enter the extension period of the lockdown in India which is a crucial phase in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. This is a story from our guests and editor on their experiences in the last decade during the Zanskar multi-adventure expedition we’ve…

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Rafting on Ganga | India Travelogue

River Runners Pilgrimage – Rafting on Ganga | India Travelogue

Rafting is about nervous anticipation, heart stopping build-ups, meeting the challenge, the thrill of the rapids, the solitude of the calms, sights seen, experiences shared, knowledge gained, campfire tales, new found friends. All of it sums up a trip of a lifetime, there for anyone with an inclination to experience, as we did, the best of a white water journey on rafts – probably the only adventure sport which enables a complete novice to attain an adrenaline rush at par with that of a professional, each and every time.

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