Guide: India Treks

    Jetandra Singh Rana was born and raised in the verdant foothills of the Garhwal Himalaya.  After growing up in the shadow of Nanda Devi, the crowning glory of the Garhwal, it’s no surprise that he was drawn to adventure recreation after he completed school.   In the past twenty years, he’s guided numerous treks in India and Bhutan, notably the stunning Dagala Lakes Trek.   In additional to trekking, Jetandra is an avid paddler and has spent time exploring the Brahmputra, Subansiri, Tons and Zanskar rivers


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