Preparing for your first Himalayan trek

“I have been to the Himalayas before and another trip to the inner Himalayas should not be much different in terms of ‘preparation’, so what if this time it is a trek and not a ride or drive!” 

Me being the lazy-ass that I am, this is what I wanted to believe. I did not want to take the pain of doing the ‘preparation for a Himalayan trek’ thing, nothing more than packing my backpack. But then, a trek is not a ride or drive where you sit idle and the horses below you take you places you want to go, without you having to do much (if any) work.

hampta pass trekking photo

Trekking through uneven terrain – Hampta Pass

In a trek, the only thing that carry you forward are your legs and for them to be able to do that, you need to prepare them!… continue reading