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  • 01The Kodachadri Trek, Karnataka

    The Kodachadri Trek, Karnataka
    • d2 Daysn2 Nights
    • lShimoga
    • NNNNN500 ratings
    • 2,999

    About the Destinations:

    The outskirts of the state of Karnataka are blessed with some of the most amazing landscapes that are home to numerous peaks and waterfalls. One amongst them is Shivmogga, also known as Shimoga. Famous for its numerous waterfalls and mountain peaks, it is one of the most ideal nature getaways close to Bangalore that one can embark on. The destination rests peacefully on the banks of the Tunga River, making up for its soothing and salubrious climate.

    In the varied beauties of this awesome destination lies the Kodachadri Peak, which boasts of lush green forests on its summit. The peak also holds the distinction of being a Natural Heritage sight as declared by the government of Karnataka. Nestled amidst the Western Ghats of Karnataka, Kodachadri is located at 1,343 meters above the sea level. Designated as the 10th tallest peak in the state and a precious natural heritage location, Kodachadri trek boasts of compact forests, beautiful waterfalls en route gorgeous jungle trails and picturesque landscapes. 

    The name of Kodachadri is derived from the words Kodacha and Adri, which in the local language means home of the hill jasmine flowers. The peak of Kodachadri is perfect canvas like backdrop to the famous Mookambika Temple and also the Mookambika National Park. Being in the heart of this national Park, there are various opportunities for wildlife and trekking enthusiasts. Kodachadri Trekking offers the adventurists the opportunity to explore the lush green hillside views and celebrate the wonders of nature. 

    The peak is also home to a stunning range of Biodiversity such as Malabar Langoor, Malabar Pied Hornbill and Indian Rock Python among many others.On the Kodachadri Trekking experience you can experience the best of what this land of the varied beauties of nature has to offer and experience the serene environment with camping right in the middle of the woods.

    Duration of the Tour: 2N/2D

    Altitude: 1343 m

    Temperature Range: Fluctuates according to season with heavy rainfall for 8 months in a year. Summers generally sees a temperature ranging between 25 °C to 35 °C.

    Meal Types: Veg, (Breakfast x2, Lunch, Dinner, tea/coffee/snacks)

    Activities: Trekking, Campfire

    Difficulty Level: Average - Challenging

  • 02Trekking And Camping at Kanoor Kote, Shimoga

    Trekking And Camping at Kanoor Kote, Shimoga
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lShimoga
    • NNNNN37 ratings
    • 2,500

    Located in the Sharavathy Reserved Forest in Shimoga, Kanoor Kote is a treasure trove for trekkers. Rediscover history and enjoy the natural beauty on this 10km trek that would take around 7 hours over two days.

    Starting from Bangalore at 10pm, the journey to the basecamp in Shimoga comprises of around 335km and takes about 9 hours. Arriving at the camp, have breakfast. Around 8am, start trekking through the different terrains and reach the historic remains of the ancient Kanoor Kote Fort near the peak, which was once the pride of the Havyaka Culture. Continue trekking till the second half of the day and make it to the peak. Enjoy the panoramic views and relax beside a lively bonfire at the peak.

    Next morning after breakfast, at 8am, start trekking to the nearby Dabbe Falls and get close the magnificent beauty of the cascade. Following this visit, trek back to the basecamp, have lunch and start your return journey to Bangalore.

    Duration: This trek would cover around 10km within 7 hours over two days

    Difficulty Level: Easy

  • 03Trekking And Camping at Kundadri Peak, Shimoga

    Trekking And Camping at Kundadri Peak, Shimoga
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lShimoga
    • NNNNN268 ratings
    • 2,500

    Located 80 km from Shimoga and around 20 km from Thirthahalli, the Kundadri Peak is known for its pristine beauty. Comprising of easy terrains, the main highlight of this trek is a 17th century Jain Temple located at the Kundadri hilltop and a visit to the Sharawathi backwaters. This trek would cover around 14km within 6 hours over two days.

    After a late night journey at 10pm from Bangalore, arrive in Shimoga and check-in into a hotel early in the morning. Post breakfast, start trekking towards the Kundadri Peak around 8am and enjoy the spectacular views of the surroundings. Visit the historic Jain Temple near the peak and reach a nearby campsite for an overnight stay.

    Next morning, start the trek back to the basecamp at around 8am, visit the Sharawathi backwaters and arrive at the campsite. After breakfast, mark the end of this trek with your onward journey towards Bangalore.

    Duration: This trek would cover around 14km within 6 hours over two days

    Difficulty Level: Easy

  • 04Trek to Kodachadri with Kayaking

    Trek to Kodachadri with Kayaking

    About the activity: 

    • Get picked up from Bangalore and head for an enchanting trek to Kodachadri with your loved ones.
    • To make the trek interesting, you will take the Hidlumane route where on the trek you can explore waterfalls and proceeding further in to the wildlife zone, you can spot wildlife and the forest area make for a good sight. Moving further upwards, you can spot the jeep track which joins the main route towards Kodachadri.
    • The peak is again 2 kilometers from this place and when you trek to the tip, you will see the Shankara point or Sarvajna Peeta. 
    • View the sunset on the background of Arabian Sea and explore the different areas around the place and revel in pure adventure.
    • Conclude your trip by getting dropped back to Bangalore. 
  • 05Trek to Kodachadri, Shimoga

    Trek to Kodachadri, Shimoga

    About the Destination:

    Declared as one of the natural heritages in Karnataka, trek to Kodachadri is the gateway to the undulated beauty of Shimoga district. With a height of 1,343m, this peak boasts of being the 10th highest peak in Karnataka and is often called as a trekker's paradise. Though the peak is barren, its surrounding is extremely rich in flora and fauna and also serves as a home to several endangered species.

    As the peak is located in the heart of the Mookambika National Park, it also attracts plenitude of seasonal travellers, nature lovers and others with a spree to discover the bountiful beauty of Shimoga's nature. Also, the once a meditation ground of Adi Shankara, the vicinity is a popular pilgrimage centre for the Hindu devotees.

    About the Departure:

    Within the 2 days of this departure, you can delve deep into the pristine beauty of Shimoga and its natural marvels. Making way through the rugged, challenging and fascinating trails, this journey will finally take you to the magical Kodachadri Peak. Along your way to the peak, you can also visit several other attractions as well. This includes some of the popular and stunning waterfalls within the region, sunset point. Not just this, you can also experience night jeep off-roading during your trek to Kodachadri and satiate your adventurous requirements!



  • 062 Days/1 Night Kodachadri Trekking, Shimoga

    2 Days/1 Night Kodachadri Trekking, Shimoga

    About the Destination:

    Perched at 1,343 metres above sea level, Kodachadri is a winsome mountain peak in Shimoga, Karnataka. It displays the many charms if Western Ghats and was awarded the title of natural heritage site by Government Karnataka. A biodiversity hotspot, this is 10th highest peak of the state.

    About the Activity:

    Explore the salubrious settings of Kodachadri trekking experience. The activity is nothing short of exciting and refreshing as you make your way amidst the many charms of nature. Enjoy the trail through forests and landscapes covered in a carpet of green.

    Also, come across a cascading waterfall that heightens the experience. Once on the top, you can lap up great sights of the hilly areas yonder and the clear blue sky above. The trekking activity takes place over a day, starting from the morning and ending by evening. Safety is given prime importance as the ratio is one professional instructor to 10 people. Local guides are hired to ensure extra safety.

  • 07Sharavathi Backwaters Island Trek, Shimoga

    Sharavathi Backwaters Island Trek, Shimoga
    • d2 Daysn2 Nights
    • lShimoga
    • NNNNN31 ratings
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    About the Activity:

    • Disconnect yourself from the obnoxious city sights and revive in the midst of flawless carvings of nature, enough to keep your hearts at ease.
    • Set your destination as Sharavathi Valley for your next weekend for embracing the pure form of nature unique and unseen anywhere else.
    • To join this two day trekking trip, get picked up from the different locations around Bangalore on a Friday night and take an overnight journey to reach the untiring spot rich with dense greenery, the perfect array of high hills and the unaltered backwaters.
    • Sharavathi is a paradise for nature lovers, so this trip would come up with a great deal of energy, peace and enthusiasm to all those protectors of this wonderful portrayal.
    • Stroll around the best parts of Sharavathi, visit the flamboyant cascade, Unchalli Falls, indulge in a breathtaking swimming and experience happiness at its peak while you camp amid the wild thickets.
    • Total trekking distance would be 12 KMs.
  • 08Trek to Sharavathi Valley

    Trek to Sharavathi Valley
    About the Activity:
    • Located 350 km from Bangalore the untouched Sharavathi valley is an ideal destination to explore, discover, and have a mesmerizing experience in a tranquil surrounding.
    • Start your trip from the mentioned pick up points, Indira Nagar 09:30 PM, Domlur 09:45 PM and Magrath road 10:00 PM on 22nd April 2016.
    • Reach the Antargange camp site at 07:00 AM  and enjoy the delicious breakfast provided in the campsite.
    • Start your 22 km trekking experience on the rocky formations which makes it an ideal spot for hiking at 08:30 AM and hike towards Veegi falls.
    • Explore the majestic mountains and the spectacular fall's. Then enjoy the delicious lunch, followed by a trek up the valley. 
    • Reach the campsite around 05: 00 PM  and rest near a campfire for an rejuvenating experience accompanied by your dinner.
    • As the sun rises from the hill start the day with a refreshing breakfast and take walk to a nearby waterfall.
    • After the hike depart back to Bangalore. During the journey the lunch is at your own cost.
    • You'll reach your drop point around 10:00 PM on 24th April 2016 at your favored location.
    • This trek enables you to witness rare nocturnal sights along the way, bask in the panoramic views of the night sky from the peak and enjoy a lively bonfire session.

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