Nepal issues new COVID-19 guidelines for mountaineering, trekking activities

According to one of the most important guideline, tourists must secure an entry-visa, or an entry-permit in absence of visa-provision in their countries in co-ordination with respective agencies.

published on : 29th September 2020

The three mountaineers: Here's what drove these nomad souls to create 'Trekmunk' for trekking enthusiasts

Trekmunk has over 100 treks and mountaineering expeditions listed on its website. From Kashmir to the Northeast, there is something for everyone.

published on : 27th September 2020

Trekking routes in Karnataka's Kali Tiger Reserve to open after three years

The move comes after the state government has taken decision to boost the ecotourism in Karnataka with the long pending demand from the local tour operators in Dandeli.

published on : 7th September 2020

Sunrise at Singaparai: A trek not worth your life

An average of 50 tourists a day are risking their very lives to watch the sunrise from the Singaparai located near Kolukkumalai.

published on : 4th March 2020

Now, seek prior permission before setting out on a trekking in Hyderabad

Adventure sports have caught on well among denizens looking for weekend getaways from the city, and upcoming holiday season is adding to the craze.

published on : 13th March 2018

No more trekking sans permission, says Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami

The trekking group trapped in forest fire at Kurangani hills in Bodi taluk of Theni went without obtaining permit and in future such illegitimate forays will strictly be prohibited.

published on : 13th March 2018

Theni forest fire: Fell in love and married a fellow trekker, but Dhivya lost her husband to the blaze

One among the 39 people who went trekking in Theni forest, D Vibin from Coimbatore succumbed to his burn injuries in Theni.

published on : 13th March 2018

Theni forest fire: A survivor shares her horrific ordeal

As panic spread, there were only two options left — to use the last bit of dying strength to take an alternative route to safety or to stay behind until a path opened up.

published on : 13th March 2018

Trekking fad in Kerala throws rulebook to the fire

 The last 12-18 months have seen a sharp increase in camping or trekking in Kerala forests, most of them without proper permission or licence.

published on : 13th March 2018

Kerala temporarily bans trekking in forest areas after Tamil Nadu fire incident

The State Forest Department has been directed to take all necessary precautions to prevent forest fires while also banning trekking in the forests.

published on : 12th March 2018

Trekkers caught in forest fire didn't take permission for expedition: Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami

Stern action would be taken in the future against trekkers who undertake such expeditions without the state's permission, he said.

published on : 12th March 2018

Theni forest fire: Trekking organiser's office found closed

Police said a couple of officials were deputed to make enquiries at the office of the group at Palavakkam here, but found it to be closed.

published on : 12th March 2018

Theni forest fire: Online group Chennai Trekking Club organised expedition

The CTC website does not have any name or number of the persons who are in-charge of the trekking expeditions.

published on : 12th March 2018

Five trekkers killed, 27 rescued after huge forest fire breaks in Tamil Nadu's Theni district

The flames that licked the forest were so intense that they went up to 10 ft over a long stretch, hampering access and rescue operations.

published on : 12th March 2018

On Top of the World

These seven women mountaineers from ordinary backgrounds have reached the pinnacle of extraordinary feats  

published on : 30th September 2017