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Introducing the Dayara Bugyal Circuit

Introducing the Dayara Bugyal Circuit

The Dayara-Dodital-Darwa Top – Hanumanchatti circuit in Uttarkashi offers a more taxing but equally rewarding wilderness experience. The Bakariya Pass usually remains open between May and mid November. The trek covers three major river valleys in the upper Himalayan region. You approach the trail by driving upstream of river Bhagirathi and take a detour at […]

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Introducing the Dodital-Darwa Top Trek

Introducing the Dodital-Darwa Top Trek

Dodital, a fresh water lake at an elevation of 3085 meters is a popular trekking destination in Uttarakhand Himalayas. Located in the border district of Uttarkashi, the 30 Km trek through dense forested areas and deep valleys concludes at Darwa Top at an elevation of 4200 meters. The trek to Dodital is covered in two […]

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2009 Nature Link Trip

2009 Nature Link Trip

Nature Link headed to Garhwal once again this year for its now well established India Study Abroad programme. Photo Gallery

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2007 Nature Link Trip

2007 Nature Link Trip

On June 2, a group of students from Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA and Nature-Link Institute, Boone, NC traveled to the Garhwal regions of the Himalaya. Dr. Keith Bosak from Georgia Southern University and Laura Caplins from Nature-Link Institute accompanied a diverse group of students into the Himalaya. From June 1 to June 23, 2007 […]

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2006 ASU Trip

2006 ASU Trip

For the second year in a row a group of students from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC traveled to the Garhwal region of the Himalaya. Dr. Keith Bosak and Dr. Kathleen Schroeder from Appalachian State University lead six students, three undergraduate and three graduate, on a summer field course. The group was also accompanied […]

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2005 ASU Trip

2005 ASU Trip

One of the oldest mountain ranges in the world and one of the newest had an historic meeting this summer. Students from Appalachian State University (ASU) in Boone, North Carolina traveled thousands of miles to Lata Village and the surrounding Chamoli District of Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India for a three week tour of the region. The […]

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2005 Canada Trip

2005 Canada Trip

In the summer of 2005, students from universities in Southern Ontario, Canada travelled to the Nanda Devi region and were guests of Lata village as part of their social, ecological, and health studies in the Himalayas. Along with students from Appalachian State University, the summer was a busy time in the area. Photo Gallery

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2004 Canada Trip

2004 Canada Trip

(Dehra Dun, June 22) Experts on community based tourism (CBT) can take a cue from the example of Lata village in Chamoli district. The unique feature of the inhabitants of this small village of ‘Bhutia’ people in the Niti Valley is that most of its occupants live in at least two villages at various times […]