About the Destination:
Coorg is the growing hub for adrenaline junkies, adventure seekers and nature lovers! With acres and acres of coffee plantations, this exotic destination in the south west region of Karnataka, outlooks most of the hill stations in South India.
The second highest peak of Coorg, Tadiyandamol is situated near Virajpet; about 30km away from Napoklu. The famous Makuta forest surrounds the peak and for those who seek a tinge of magical splendour, there is a palace here called the ‘Nalku Naadu Aramane’. There are over 18 routes that one can take to get to the peak of which, the shorter version will lead you straight to the peak, whereas the longer route is more scenic.
About the Activity:
Explore the depth and heights of the second highest peak of Coorg, the formidable Tadiyandamol Peak! The Tadiyandamol trek proves to be one of the best trekking adventures. There are waterfalls and thick luscious forests that surround this peak, making for a picturesque location for photographers and nature lovers.
Tadiyandamol is located at a height of about 1,740ft and has wide diversity of flora and fauna. As you hike to the top during the Tadiyandamol trek, you will come across a wide array of plantations such as pepper, coffee, cardamom, beetle leaves and areca nut. The 10 hours trek is moderately challenging, but provides you sights that the common tourist cannot witness from the grounds. The climate is cool, and the slopes are muddy, but not slippery.
After you arrive, by 07:00AM you can begin your walk from Kakkabe through the different coffee plantations, cardamom jungles, Shola Grasslands and walk right up to the highest peaks. On your return journey, you will traverse by the same route and reach Kakkabe by 06:00PM. Whilst on the Tadiyandamol trek, you can engage in photography, stroll through the various fields and relax during breaks to take in the timeless beauty of the hills!
Total trekking distance: 10 to 12 km
Attractions Around: Madikeri, Shravanabelagola, Kushalnagar Golden Temple