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A Introduction about HIMALAYAN SNOW RUNNER

Lonely Planet recommended adventure outdoor activities organizer for Indian Himalayas

We, at Himalayan Snow Runner (a Lonely Planet recommended adventure outdoor activities organizer for Indian Himalayas), are locals. Born and brought up in Joshimath, Bhyundar village and Ghangharia, 'Valley of Flowers' is like our backyard!!! With our countless visits to Valley of Flowers since our childhood, we are familiar with its every nook and corner. Over the years, we have witnessed this nature's wonder bloom every season and withstand biting winters.

With Himalayan Snow Runner, you will enjoy exploring pristine landscapes in Valley of experience so unique, which only a local can offer. Our leaders and guides are qualified, professional and experienced trekkers. They are trained in first-aid and rescue. Client safety is of paramount importance to us. On our trips, our leaders will guide you with efficiency and care. Fluent in English, Hindi and Garhwali (local language), our leaders can engage with you with their rich knowledge of the region, its peculiarities, natural resources, flora and fauna, interesting legends, local stories and more. On select departures and customized trips, our expert botanists and ace photographers add further excitement with informative insights.

With us, you will also enjoy comforts of quality accommodation at Himalayan Abode Homestay, Joshimath and other hotels and campsites that we manage. At, Himalayan Abode Homestay, Joshimath, "Service with Impeccable Quality and Smile" is our passion and "????? ???? ??" ("Guests are personification of God") is our philosophy.

Join us for this signature trip and experience the nature's wonder - Valley of Flowers !!!

About Host Ajay Bhatt

Behind his easy demeanor and charming smile, is a kind and compassionate heart -- constantly helping the youth in exploring work opportunities in varied fields, supporting education for kids, caring for elders and families to help them improve their standard of living.

Extremely particular about the ecological issues, you will find Ajay very strict about preservation of natural resources and spreading awareness about environmental issues. Ajay is passionate about creating a positive impact on the society he lives in and devotes his time, effort and money in continuous progress of the locals. He is an active participant and member of Divya Drishti Charitable society and lends a helping hand in furtherance of several social activities such as health care, environmental conservation, awareness of natural disasters, cultural, educational and pilgrim programs, home stays and village tours. He often volunteers for activities such as free computer education program for kids, free medical camps, rescue operations, etc.

On personal front, Ajay received his Bachelors degree in Science from Dehradun University. Passionate about nature based activities, he soon moved his focus on skiing and mountaineering. His qualifications include Basic, Advance & MOI (Method of Instruction) in Skiing. He also runs his own business in mountaineering & adventure sports, viz. Himalayan Snow Runner, based in Joshimath.

Since 1994, Ajay has won several skiing championship trophies at various events including - Indian Olympic Association Winter Games, National Open Skiing Championships, National Winter Games, National Snowboarding championship, etc.

Currently he is a National Coach for India’s sub-junior skiing team. Ajay has also received Best Photographer Awards in Nature Category in year 2011 and in Wild life category in year 2013.

What people say?

From leisure holiday, to trekking to skiing or camping... you are very efficient, trustworthy and resourceful operator. And yes, your Himalayan Abode Luxury Homestay is also fantastic! For us, you are 'The Best' in Uttarakhand and I will highly recommend you to others. Best of Luck!!!


What people say?

Highly Recommended outfit for Trekking , skiing and Adventure Activities

Sarkar khandekar

What people say?

Nice place to watch real nature.

Manoj Singh