Saturday, May 13, 2006

About the Treks

Highlights of the treks include an ayurvedic tour of the healing plants of Mount Abu & seeing the stunning wildlife in a safe manner. Wildlife includes the sloth bear, panther, jackal, hyena mountain dear (sambar) and wild boar. For bird lovers there are many species unique to this region, including the Grey Jungle Fowl, Chuckoos, Kingfishers, Flamingos (they are migrating from Siberia) and Owls.
The treks range from an easy 3-4 hour walk, a half day moderate trek, an all day adventure and an overnight trek where you can sleep in the caves that the "Rishis" (holy men) used to meditate in. The views are stunning and the experience is very spiritual for many travellers.
On the treks I will also give you the history of Mount Abu and the region. Learn about the festivals and religions of Rajasthan from a local. I will do my best to satisfy your needs. I cook pure vegeterian food and can accommodate special diets. After your meal relax with fresh chai or ayurvedic tea. Sample local seasonal fruits like chiku, ber, pomegranate, wild blackberries and mangos.


  1. Hi Charles,
    thank you so much for the wunderfull time we have spend with you - you showed us the beautiful nature you can call your home. We had amazing trips next to wonderfull conversations. Thanks for sharing your thoughts and experience with us - you had become a friend for us - not only a guide - we will stay in contact and wish you all the best.
    Love Jan and Simonne

  2. Hi Charles,

    Thank you so much for our trek back on October 2007, the trek was brilliant,but what made it even more special was meeting you. Being such a knowledgable and interesting person, i think you very much entertained us during our 3 days on Mount Abu. Up on the hills was one of the best sunsets i have ever seen and i thank you for that! Alice says hello too. Best of luck Charles.


    Ps. i am thinking of coming back next year, so will give you a shout, but do let me know about the camp. (i will email you.)

  3. Hi Charles

    How do people contact you to arrange a trek? Maybe I'm being really stupid but I can't see a phone number or email address anywhere here. Please can you advise.

    Gavin Thomas
    Rough Guide to Rajasthan, Rough Guide to India

  4. Hi there Charles,
    My partner Katie and I had a wonderful trek with you last November and wanted to say thank you for the amazing experience. Your love for the natural environment is inspiring and the knowledge you shared with us was fantastic. I'll be back in Mt Abu early mext year and look forward to going on another trek with you.
    Thanks again, Luke from Melbourne, Australia.

  5. Hi Charles,

    Contact me at

    we are looking for someone who can arrange treks around MountAbu .

    91 9916134180

  6. Hi charles!!!

    Everything on your blog looks so amazing. Me and my family are visiting mt abu soon and would appreciate if you could provide me with details about how to contact you as we would like to experience your treks. Thanks!!


  7. Hi Charles,

    Many thanks for the tour I took with you in Jan 2012. Really enjoyed climbing up the waterfall and hearing your knowledge on the local area. By far the best thing I did in mount abu! ;:-)