A trek around the Baralgundi Maralagundi Waterfalls is an amazing way to fulfil your yearnings for an adventurous trip. Laced perfectly with the beauty of nature, this 2D/1N trek takes you through dense forests, rugged terrains and finally to a picturesque cascade.
Starting an overnight journey from Bangalore at around 10pm, arrive at the basecamp located at the foothills of the Kodachadri range in Shimoga by 6am next morning. After having a hearty breakfast, relax for a while and attend a briefing session with the trek facilitators.
Taking you through dense and lush forests, rugged terrains and picturesque surroundings, the enthralling trek to the Baralgundi Maralgundi peak begins at 8am. Comprising a total distance of around 5km (each ways), this climb takes around 3-4hours to complete; relish packed lunch on the way. Upon arrival at the peak, witness the stunning sights and the panoramic view of the Kodachadri Range. Post this, trek down to a nearby campsite located around the Baralgundi Maralgundi Waterfalls.
Witness the captivating beauty of the cascade and relax around the campsite. With the advent of the evening, enjoy the mesmeric views of the sunset and before calling it the day, savour on a delicious dinner and the camp followed by overnight stay at the camp.
The next morning, after having breakfast in the camp at around 6am, start descending back to the basecamp. Upon arrival at the basecamp, freshen up and have lunch. Post this, relax for a while and depart the camp and embark on the return journey to Bangalore.
Duration: This enthralling trek would cover around 7km within 10 hours of uphill and downhill trek
Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate