Articles by: Yogesh Sarkar

Prashar Lake Travel Guide

Prashar Lake Travel Guide

Prashar Lake is a beautiful lake located in the Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 8,956ft and is an abode for nature lovers and pilgrims alike, and offers its visitors tranquility and beautiful views of the Dhauladhar, Pir Panjal and Kinnauri mountain ranges. The Legend Located 49km […]

by August 30, 2016 7 comments Travel Guide
Ladakh AMS Survival Guide

Ladakh AMS Survival Guide

Traveling to Ladakh is fraught with challenges and one of the biggest challenge and threat to travelers visiting Ladakh is that of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Acute Mountain Sickness occurs due to scarcity of oxygen at high altitude, and inability of our bodies to adjust to low oxygen content in […]

by January 15, 2014 22 comments Articles
BCMTouring Group Ride to Ladakh

BCMTouring Group Ride to Ladakh

In September 2007, BCMTouring conducted its first official group ride to Ladakh, comprising of 12 BCMTians from across India. This 16 day group ride to Ladakh covered Manali – Leh Highway, Srinagar – Leh Highway, Khardung La, Nubra Valley and Pangong Tso, and gave a chance to members to ride […]

by December 12, 2013 2 comments Events
Ladakh Winter Travel Guide

Ladakh Winter Travel Guide

Winter in Ladakh is one of the harshest in India and temperatures can fall upto -30 degree Celsius at night. For the adventurous soul, this is the best time to visit Ladakh, as you not only get to experience near arctic temperatures, but also explore it at a time, when […]

by December 9, 2013 47 comments Travel Guide
Pushkar Camel Fair Travel Guide

Pushkar Camel Fair Travel Guide

Pushkar Camel Fair is the largest camel and livestock fair in India and is held each year in the holy city of Pushkar in Rajasthan. Since Pushkar Camel Fair culminates on Kartik Purnima (full moon in the Hindu month of Kartik), its dates keep on changing each year. In 2016, […]

by November 29, 2013 4 comments Travel Guide
How to prepare your motorcycle for Ladakh

How to prepare your motorcycle for Ladakh

For the motorcycle riders the world over, Ladakh remains a challenging, yet beautiful journey that needs to be undertaken at least once in the lifetime. However preparing your motorcycle for such an arduous journey is a task in itself and if done correctly, goes a long way in ensuring that […]

by November 26, 2013 46 comments Articles
How to prepare your car for Ladakh

How to prepare your car for Ladakh

An arduous journey like Ladakh can take its toll, on not only the driver and passengers, but also on the car. In places like Manali – Leh highway or Zanskar Valley, a mechanical failure can spell disaster. With nearest town miles away and a mechanic even further down the road, […]

by November 26, 2013 5 comments Articles
When the North meets West

When the North meets West

North meets West was BCMTouring’s first ever multi state meet organized in Udaipur on the 6th and 7th of March 2010 and drew participation from 45 BCMTians belonging to 7 states of India. During the course of this gala event, BCMTians got a chance to not only enjoy the sights […]

by November 26, 2013 0 comments Events
2013 Pushkar Camel Fair Dinner Meet

2013 Pushkar Camel Fair Dinner Meet

On 16th of November, a dinner meet was organized at Lake View Café, Pushkar for BCMTians visiting Pushkar Camel Fair 2013. Pushkar Camel Fair Dinner Meet saw participation from BCMTians from North and West India and provided an opportunity for those visiting Pushkar Mela to meet fellow BCMTians and share […]

by November 25, 2013 0 comments Events