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Gokarna Beach trek blog - Complete trek experience

Gokarna Beach trek blog - Complete trek experienceHola people, Ever wondered how's the beach trek look like? Ever curious how do beach and trek are related? Well, if you have the curious question then this blog post is for your curious mind. Gokarna is a beautiful blend of beaches and hills. It is well known for its clean beaches of Arabian sea and series of western ghats hills surrounding them. In short - Gokarna beach trek is all about hiking from one beach to another to find new horizons through the rocky and rustic trails of forests. Ready to explore Gokarna beaches? Here we go :)
Gokarna beach trek is a DIY trekYes, you heard it right! Gokarna is a complete Do It Yourself trek. With that I mean, you can choose any trekking company like Thrillophilia to do this simple trek. A group of friends or even solo backpackers can hike without any hassles. The trek trails are well defined and there is no chance of missing out. Moreover, you will get to more freedom to explore the charm o…

Balu Ka Gera - Paradise overlooking Mountains - Hampta pass trek blog

This blog series is dedicated to Hampta pass trek - a crossover trek from Kullu to Lahaul and Spiti valley at an elevation of 14,380 ft which is the best monsoon Himalayan trek. This blog post is the experience at the third campsite - Balu ka Gera Hampta pass trek.

Hampta pass blog series pitstops


How I prepared for Hampta pass trek
Jobra - the dream campsite of Hampta pass trek
Jwara - a wildflower meadow/ Jwara Hampta pass trek
Balu Ka Gera - Paradise overlooking Mountains - Hampta pass trek (you're here)


and more to write.

Still struggling with sleeping bags! Our trek lead's wake up call at 6 am and I had to wake up! It was drizzling in the morning already! A beautiful day showered me with the raindrops as soon as I came out of the tent. Remember the wildflowers of Jwara, waking up to it made my day! Soon started with daily chores, and just imagine brushing teeth with raincoats on! :D Munched on breakfast, it was already late! It was 8:05 am, I was still lacing up my shoes and obv…

Jwara - Wildflower meadow - Hampta pass trek blog

This blog series is dedicated to Hampta pass trek - a crossover trek from Kullu to Lahaul and Spiti valley at an elevation of 14,380 ft which is the best monsoon Himalayan trek. This blog post is the experience at the second campsite - Jwara Hampta pass trek.

Hampta pass blog series pitstops


How I prepared for Hampta pass trek
Jobra - the dream campsite of Hampta pass trek
Jwara - a wildflower meadow/ Jwara Hampta pass trek (you're here)


and more to write.

It rained all night! The roar of the river kept echoing in my ears all night! A wake-up call at 6 am from the trek lead! Uncomfortable sleeping in the sleeping bags made me grab some more nap. But I was eager to watch out for a new day and new views of mountains. I woke up and it was still slightly dark, I grabbed my torch and trekking pole to trek to the washrooms :D Well, the water was chilling cold to even touch, brushed my teeth to the bare minimum required as the fingers were getting numb! Soon we had sumptuous breakfast and asse…