Hiking

All You Need To Know About Kilimanjaro (5,895m) On A Budget

All You Need To Know About Kilimanjaro (5,895m) On A Budget

Kilimanjaro(5,895m) is a dormant volcano located in the heart of Tanzania that can boost two mighty titles, the highest mountain in Africa as well as the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Everest might be the ‘holy grail’ of all mountains, but Kilimanjaro is the […]

Kilimanjaro (5,895m): Lemosho 7 Days Route

Kilimanjaro (5,895m): Lemosho 7 Days Route

Kilimanjaro(5,895m) is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Additionally, it is a dormant volcano and located in the heart of Tanzania. Everest might be the ‘holy grail’ of all mountains, but Kilimanjaro is the ‘holy grail’ of trekking […]

Stok Kangri (6,153m) : My first high altitude summit

Stok Kangri (6,153m) : My first high altitude summit

Introduction Stok Kangri was my first high altitude trek. I had no real experience going past 4,000m, the highest being Kinabalu (4095m) and the longest time I have stayed outdoors in the mountains was during Rinjani for 3 days and 2 nights. To set the […]

Leh : What to do in and around Leh

Leh : What to do in and around Leh

Leh (3524m) is the capital and the entry point into the Ladakh region for Stok Kangri (one of the most accessible 6,000m peaks), Markha Valley or any of the Indian Himalayan peaks. Leh is situated in between the three parallel ranges of the Himalayas, the Zanskar, the Ladakh […]

Stok Kangri (6153m) : Planning your trip

Stok Kangri (6153m) : Planning your trip

Introduction Stok Kangri (6153m) is a trekking summit in India and more importantly, also known as the “easiest 6,000m peak”, serving as the gateway into experiencing high altitude mountains. Situated in Hemis National Park, it is the highest mountain in the Stok Range of the Indian Himalayas […]

Manaslu Circuit Trek : Detailed Itinerary

Manaslu Circuit Trek : Detailed Itinerary

Detailed Route I will try to detail the whole route through and mention the notable points and information. There are many small villages that one would pass through and could stop at, but I would only highlight the more prominent ones. I did my trip […]

The Complete(Almost)  Guide To Manaslu Circuit Trek

The Complete(Almost) Guide To Manaslu Circuit Trek

Introduction Honestly, nobody really needs an introduction to Nepal. Nepal is famous for, well the highest mountain in the world obviously, Mount Everest, also known as Sagarmāthā in Nepali or Chomolungma in Tibetan. However, that is not the main reason why many backpackers and hikers […]

1 Week in Sri Lanka : My Itinerary

1 Week in Sri Lanka : My Itinerary

I was looking for a short getaway for a week and decided on Sri Lanka.   If you wish to see it on google map, here is the link : https://goo.gl/maps/7CDjXjzhYU82 This was my Sri Lanka 1 week itinerary. Airport -> Ella ->Travelling Day -> Adam’s Peak […]

Kandy : A sweet stop for city kids in Sri Lanka

Kandy : A sweet stop for city kids in Sri Lanka

Every backpacker knows Kandy, maybe because it sounds like “Candy” so everyone wants to visit somewhere sweet. We chose Kandy to be our last stop before flying back to Singapore. Kandy is positioned as the capital of the central province and hill country. It is […]

Dambulla in a day : Dambulla Cave Temple, Sigiriya, Pidurangala

Dambulla in a day : Dambulla Cave Temple, Sigiriya, Pidurangala

To the north of the hill country in Sri Lanka, lies most of the historical and cultural sites. Dambulla is host to 2 of the more prominent and culturally significant sites. The Dambulla Cave Temple (aka Golden Temple) and Sigiriya (aka Lion’s Rock) are both declared […]