Tag Archives: Himachal Pradesh

Pictures : Snowfall in the Himalayan town of Shimla – Part II

Himachal Pradesh State Library covered in a thick sheet of snow at The Ridge, Shimla

After sharing the first batch of photographs taken in the beautiful snow-covered city of Shimla, I’m back with more! Snowfall in the Himalayan town of Shimla – Part I Today, […]

Story behind the Rewalsar cover shot for Spice Route Magazine

Cover Shot of Spice Route Magazine featuring Rewalsar by Himanshu Khagta

Spice Route, the inflight magazine of SpiceJet published a landscape I took at Rewalsar, a small town in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Ending this post with just one line […]

Pictures – From my first trip to Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh

Harvesting cherries in an orchard at Kandiyali, near Narkanda at Himachal Pradesh, India

Back in the year 2009, I drove through one of the most dangerous roads  (History Channel says so) to reach Kinnaur. To be honest, it is not that dangerous. It […]

3623kms in Ladakh on a Farm Tractor

Tractor approaching ZojiLa Pass

So last year we went on a rather unusual journey. We took a farm tractor 3623 kms across Ladakh through the most dangerous roads, highest passes and random rivers. In […]

Snowfall in the Himalayan town of Shimla – Part I

A man walking past the closed shops at the Mall road of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

17th January, 2013 Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India After a month of clear sunny days, it was raining when I got up. I trusted the weather gods and the Norwegian Meteorological Institute […]

Flight to Ladakh that landed in Kullu Valley

The Great Himalayan Ranges at Ladakh

After spending half of my winters in Delhi, I realized that its not cold enough. So, I tried to book my tickets to the nearest Hill Station, Leh, the capital […]

Camera calling by Priyanka Sharma

Himanshu Khagta with the Raika Tribe in Rajasthan

( Priyanka Sharma, a student journalist who wrote this article about me for her college magazine. Thanks Priyanka) The beauty of her mysterious mountains and the tranquility of life in […]

Van Gujjar Tribe of The Himalayas

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Van Gujjar, is a wandering tribe of the Himalayas. In the winter season, the Van Gujjars migrate with their herds to the Shiwalik foothills, and in summer, they migrate higher […]

Winter Sunrise Trek at Shimla

Friends in Silhouette, Tara Devi, Shimla in Silhouette

As the snow melted in the mountain town of Shimla, which was covered in few inches of snow after many years, I, being accompanied by three of my friends went out […]

Before Sunrise – Bilaspur

Started driving from Dharamshala to Shimla at around 12 at night and after 5 hours of continuous driving, I was not in a condition to drive. So i parked my car […]