Kolong Retreat with Jatin Joshi

Jatin Joshi’s cottage is at the Kolong Retreat on the Manali Leh Higway at Keylong, Distt Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh. You will need to acclimatize of course, as with any trip to Ladakh. Most places in Ladakh are above 10,000 feet, making dizziness, headaches and acute mountain sickness (AMS) potentially your bag if you fail to acclimatize. Read more →

Shimla / Manali: a good region for an introduction to the Himalayas?

Welcome to Shimla. On arrival at Shimla airport, railway station meets our representative and proceed your tour to the capital of the mountain state of Himachal i.e. Shimla A quant little hill up in the Shivalik foothill. Shimla’s salubrious climate , easy accessibility and numerous attractions have made it one of the most popular hill stations in northern India .On arrival, check into your hotel and rest of the evening sightseeing of various places in and around Shimla such as Sankat Mochan temple, Vaishno gufa, Vice regal Lodge( built in 1885), The Glen ( picnic spot),Annandale, Christ Church (built in 1844), The Gaiety Theatre( built in 1887), The Scandal Point and the heart of the city, the Mall. Read more →