Quick Guide: Naggar, Himachal Pradesh

Far away from the jarring city noise, the sleepy little town of Naggar in Himachal Pradesh is on everyone’s weekend getaway list ever since it got featured in the hit Bollywood movie Jab We Met

Quick Guide: Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Buzzing with activity, the tiny hill town of Mussoorie with its cascading waterfalls, meandering roads, colonial bungalows and dense forests is perfect for a rejuvenating weekend break from Delhi

Quick Guide: Mori, Uttarakhand

Located in the legendary realm of the Mahabharata in the Tons Valley, Mori, with its gushing river winding down a picturesque valley and a variety of available adventure activities is one of the best weekend break options from Delhi

Quick Guide: Lansdowne, Uttarakhand

One of the most popular hill stations back during the times of the Raj, Lansdowne is all about quiet walks in the jungle and amazing views of sprawling valleys and sparkling rivers

Mystic mountains

An account of a series of treks in the high Himalayas woven together with observations of the natural world, Himalayan history, folklore and mythology

Capturing the Himalayas

With anecdotes, tips and technical details, this book gives a fascinating insight into the creative processes adopted by this famous photographer

A Lhasa landmark

Tibet’s first international full-scale resort, the St.Regis Resort in Lhasa, offers every facility you can possibly think of

A much-cited Himalayan trail

The Kuari Pass trek in the Garhwal Himalaya received three great short biographies in three classic mountaineering books of the 1930s

India: Life on the rail tracks

These images by noted photojournalist and writer Angus McDonald are from the book India–s Disappearing Railways. The photos record his journeys across the country over three years