Located around 20km from Charmadi Village, the KodeKallu - that resembles the shape of an umbrella - and BaaleKallu peaks are amongst the best trekking destinations near Mangalore. This guided activity would cover around 7 hours over two days.
After an overnight journey from Bangalore at 9pm and your arrival in Charmadi Village, check-in into a hotel, freshen up and get prepared at around 7am for the trek to the KodeKallu and BalleKallu Gudda peaks. On arrival at the peak, delight on the astounding views of the Western Ghats and the nearby surroundings. Overnight camping with bonfire and dinner at the peak adds to the entire experience.
Around 7am next morning, while trekking back to the basecamp, visit the Ballalarayana Durga Fort and rediscover a bygone era. Alekhan Waterfalls is next on the list. Located 19km from the basecamp, the route to this cascade comprises of easy accessible terrains and offers spectacular views of the waterfall. Following this visit, return to the basecamp and prepare for your return journey to Bangalore.
Duration: This trek would cover around 7 hours over two days
Difficulty Level: Moderate
- Phalguni River Lodge in Mangalore is set on a hillock with a view of the Gurupura River with coconut grooves and areca plantations on its banks.
- This eco-educational and tourism park is promoted by the District Administration for its stunning flora and fauna along with the culture, the heritage and the natural riches of Dakshina Kannada.
- Within the park is a amusement park, biological park, a gold course, a lake, an arboretum, a science centre, a heritage village and an artisan village.
- This beautiful eco-park is a wonderful location for some peace and quite and to explore nature at its finest.
- You can go trekking, indulge in water sports and visit the biological park and artisan village.
- Check in time is 12:30 pm and check out time is at 11:00 am the next day.
- This river lodge is consisted of 6 deluxe rooms, 2 suite rooms, 8 normal cottages and 2 executive cottages with twin bed accommodation and air condition.