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Our Story…

Himalayan Gypsy is a personal travel blog hosted by Abhishek Saraswat & a group of passionate travellers & photographers from the Himalayan Valley, Dehradun.

This blog not just showcases our journey through Blogs, Vlogs, Photo Stories & Essays but also provides fellow travellers with authentic information about various tourist destinations, Itineraries, HomestaysHostels, & Travel Tips specific to particular places.

Started in 2017 with just a Facebook Page & Instagram account to share personal experiences with friends we came a long way in the past three years.

We a group of ace photographers who are experts in different fields like Travel, Architecture, Nature, Wildlife, Portraits & Advertising, etc. Field experts in the group help people plan their treks & trips in the best possible way and make sure the journey is safe and memorable. Our travel partners & property owners make sure that their guests have a hassle-free stay. 

Today Himalayan Gypsy is a renowned personal brand in the travel niche. Several pictures by Abhishek have been featured by various magazines by Natgeo Traveller India, Discover India, Wildlife India, Asian Photography Magazine, Murugappa Group, etc 

Himalayan Gypsy was also longlisted in the category of Best Communicator by Outlook Responsible Tourism for India Responsible Tourism Awards 2020

We have been a proud photography partner of Beck’s Ice Sundowner Festival 2019 in Dehradun.

In December 2019 we also had an opportunity to undergo a Guide Training Workshop by Been There Doon That? in association with Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam to understand and work on a new model of tourism based on Ecotourism in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.

Green Ambassador is our unique initiative where we work with various Ecotourism based travel businesses as a media partner promote their services through our channels for free. This helps them get exposure & recognition in the social world and get new guests.

Founder
Abhishek is a Travel Photographer, Content Writer

Abhishek Saraswat

Founder

Abhishek is a Travel Photographer, Content Writer & Blogger. With an experience of more than three years, he specialises in creating content related to Travel, Architecture & Nature. He loves to create Photo Essays & Stories on topics of Historic & Cultural Importance.
Professional Mountaineer 
Gideon is an avid rider and an adventure expert having years of experience in leading trekkers to various spots in Uttarakhand

Gideon Joseph

Professional Mountaineer

Gideon is an avid rider and an adventure expert having years of experience in leading trekkers to various spots in Uttarakhand & Himachal Pradesh. He is also a certified naturalist by Wildlife Institute of India.
Property Manager 
Having an experience of running a homestay in the Kedarnath for more than 5 years, Ashish is our man of trust when it comes to deal and manage stays for our guests at different destinations.

Ashish Nautiyal

Property Manager

Having an experience of running a homestay in the Kedarnath for more than 5 years, Ashish is our man of trust when it comes to deal and manage stays for our guests at different destinations.

Awards & Mentions

True Wanderer By Wrangler

NatGeo Traveller India

Honorable Mention- Eyewin Awards 2018

 

#ShotOnOnePlus Team Dehradun

 

 Featured On Woovly India

 

Longlisted for IRTA Awards 2020

 

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