Trekking in Bangalore: Upto 30% Off on Bangalore Treks

Each of us are well aware of how beautiful South India is. From a splendid coastline to temples, water sport activities to adventure sport activities, from amazing farms to green hills, it has it all. One of the main parts of south India, Bangalore is such a city that deserves a special mention for offering some breathtaking views. It is the capital of Karnataka and one of the metropolitan cities of India. With beautiful hilly regions around, it is known for some of the best trekking tours in Bangalore. People living here have a couple of options for not just a one day trek but for a long weekend as well. There are some highly captivating spots near the city that let you enjoy your weekend to the most. A few hours from the city centre lets you enter a world of magnificence. The ideal destinations in Bangalore help you take a break from the regular, dull routine and engage in camping or trekking activities. Some of the best trekking destinations near Bangalore city are Ramanagara, Nandi Hills, Skandagiri, Anthargange, Savandurga Hill, Devarayanadurga, Makalidurga, Madhugiri, Channarayana Durga, and Kunti Betta, These destinations have some of the best scenic views and are of different difficulty levels. You can also celebrate new year eve in Bangalore with your friends.

 

Some treks can be easy level for beginners while some trek spots are difficult level for experienced trekkers. If you maintain a decent fitness level you can choose to go for a moderate level trek that will challenge you but at the same time won’t drain out all your energy. No matter which trekking destination you choose to visit in and around Bangalore, make sure you are well prepared. Carrying enough water, energy booster drinks and light snacks are the requirements of all treks; whether small or big. So if you are a resident of Bangalore but haven’t tried trekking in nearby regions, try now! You can browse through our list of the best trekking tours in Bangalore. And, if you are a non-resident, make sure you add trekking in your “things to do in Bangalore” list for your next visit to this vibrant city.

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24 October 2015
Excellent
Trekking and water adventure...what else can be so tempting especially for adventurists like me. This things give me my Kick. Wonderful place and everything is just up-to-the-mark. I'm certainly exploring more of South India now and to get the best of South I prefer reading thrillophilia reviews .
It was a very well organised trek by friendly and courteous hosts. Shahid, Danny, Habib and Avinash were great and were fun to trek with. Homestay near Shuntikoppa was beautiful with coffee plantations close-by and it was raining the whole time. Trek is an easy to medium range one. Except for the rain and leeches (which we were informed earlier) there is absolutely nothing to point out in the trek. We met many new people and it felt like college days all over again. Loved this trek and would definitely recommend it to everyone.
17 September 2018
Excellent
I would say that this is once in a lifetime trekking experience. Conquering the 3 highest peak. Karthik n Anupam who were our ODL made our trek memorable n entertaining through out, very friendly n energetic guys. We never felt that this was a group trek with some strangers, it was a nice bonding experience n meet new people. It’s a must do for core trekkers.. tests your endurance n spirt. 22 kms to n fro.. if u think only climb would b difficult n u can come down easily your wrong.. the path is so narrow n tricks n will test you in each n evry corner. A sense of accomplishment after completing the trip successfully with lots of stories to tell around and eager to venture on the next one. Thanks a lot to Anupam n karthik who took such good care of us throughout the trip.. awesome hospitality. Would love trekking with you all again soon
15 August 2014
Excellent
Kudremukh is an amazing peak and so far I had just heard about this place but finally I get to see it. Amazing place - loved the trekking experience. What an experience. I'm going again.
26 September 2014
Excellent
It was my first trekking and had loads of fun :) Planning another trip with thrillophilia grp very soon.
04 March 2021
Excellent
It's really wonderful, with stay and hosting. Totally liked it.
28 February 2021
Superb
A wonderful & challenging trek - toughest that I have done in South India. The views & the environs at the top of Seshaparvatha were just thrilling. The trek had multitude of elements - forest, grasslands, rocks, a refreshing stream ... Plus the experience of staying in a tent, being in the lap of nature was wonderful The initial part of the trek till Girigadde (on day 1) was exhausting due to the heat and the humidity plus having to carry our luggage along with our tent & sleeping bag. But the second day was all mesmerizing - with that experience, we did not know tiresomeness at all. Few suggestions - 1. It would be great if the hotel where we stop for dinner is vegetarian - it will allow for inclusivity in the group 2. If arrangements could be done to get the tent & sleeping bag delivered at Girigadde, we do not have to carry it along, making the first day experience also enjoyable. Overall a pleasant experience and looking forward to many more
09 February 2021
Excellent
If you are looking for the best time to travel to KP, I would say each season has its own beauty. I trekked in the first week of Feb and this season is exciting in its own way. With a sign of Spring just around the corner, it hints a warmer weather , and then you face a heavy chilled wind trying to blow you away. For me, the best part of the trek was the early morning ascending to Shesha Parvatha. The late-night sky with moon and stars and the mountains before you make the trek more thrilling and richly colored. If you are lucky and fast you can reach Shesha Parvatha before sunrise and can witness the wonderful view. The second-best part for me was my team. I would like to thank our team leader Abishek Haridas for creating a friendly environment between a bunch of unknown and vibrant people. He knows the place and the people and helped us to tackle all obstacles. I would like to end by saying even if the trek feels tough at the beginning, gather your strength and complete it, it has a lot more to offer than you think.
25 January 2021
Superb
It was a wonderful experience in my first Trek and your tips helped a lot on the way. You are very good at motivating the team. Will join you in the future for sure on another trip. One suggestion: please book a comfortable bus next time it will be great. Thank you
24 January 2021
Excellent
Overall trip was really awesome.. This was my 1st trek, enjoyed the most.. It was well organized and spl thanks to our trek led n co led Randhir and Ambica, they were very helpful and took care of each and everyone in the group.. The Homestay and it's location was breathtaking.. Food was very nice.. Thanks to Suresh Anna at the Homestay.. And spl thanks to our team members, they were so caring and helpful to each other, never felt we were strangers.. Had great time and memorable adventurous trip.. Finally thanks to Thrillophilia..

People Also Ask About Trekking in Bangalore

  1. Which are some famous treks near Bangalore city?

    The treks around Bangalore are known to be both challenging and easy and provide you with an opportunity to enjoy the striking landscapes. Places like Coorg, Chikmagalur located near Bangalore are also known for their verdant hilltops offering excellent trekking opportunities. The velvety emerald hills along with an immaculate cloud cover which accentuates the splendor of the landscape and makes trekking more interesting in these famous trails around Bangalore.

    Some of these awe-inspiring treks near the city of Bangalore are:

     

    • Nishani Motte Trek
    • Tadiyandamol Trek
    • Kopatty Trek
    • Brahmagiri Trek
    • Kumara Parvatha Trek
    • Pushpagiri Trek
    • Kotebetta trek
    • Kakkabe Trek
  2. Which are some famous night treks in Bangalore?

    The treks around Bangalore offer the most majestic views and this nocturnal activity can be one of the most thrilling and fun escape to witness the natural beauty. Some treks could be challenging but it is an excellent way to see the nature and have a great time with friends, camping with a bonfire while trekking.

    Some of these famous night trekking places in Bangalore are-

    • Kabbaladurga
    • Savandurga
    • Makalidurga
    • Ranganathaswamy Betta
    • Bheemeshwari
    • Nandi Hills
    • Kunti Betta
    • Ramanagara
    • Anthargange
    • Kanakapura
  3. Where we can go for cave exploration and trekking near Bangalore?

    It is a wonderful weekend retreat in Bangalore with a night trek as you explore the caves, witness awesome nocturnal sights and engage in singing or dancing with friends sitting around a bonfire. The overnight activity is a great way to relax in the quiet night skies and witness the gorgeous sunrise from the peak as the sky clears up.  One of the most sought after destinations for cave exploration and trekking near Bangalore is Anthargange.

    Due to rocky landscape there are many ancient caves around Karnataka like:

    • Siddara Betta
    • Tumkur
    • Kolar
    • Badami

    The closest ones to Bangalore for which exploratory tours are conducted is:

    • Antharagange in Kolar
    • Mullayanagiri caves

    There are few cave temples that can be explored too like:

    • Hulimavu cave on Bannerghatta Road close to BGS school.
  4. Which are some good weekend destinations for trekking near Bangalore?

    Bangalore is a delight for adventure junkies and what is better than trekking to witness the thrill and excitement as you embark upon this adventurous activity. Bangalore with an array of sites suitable for trekking hits the spot in many ways. Here you will love the close interaction with nature and revel in sightseeing.

    Some weekend destinations near Bangalore are:

    • Ramanagara trek (Approx. 55 km from Bengaluru)
    • Savandurga Trek (Approx. 65 km from Bengaluru)
    • Madhugiri trek (Approx. 100 km from Bengaluru)
    •  Antharagange trek & caving (Approx. 60 km from Bengaluru)
    • Ranganatha Swamy Betta (approx.70 km from Bengaluru)
    • Kanakpura trek near Bangalore (approx.60 km from Bengaluru)
    • Makalidurga trek (approx.50 km from Bengaluru)
    • Bheemeshwari trek (approx.110 km from Bengaluru)
    • Skandagiri or Kalwarbetta trek (approx.70 km from Bengaluru)
    • Kunti Betta trek (approx.130 km from Bengaluru)
  5. Which are some famous treks in Coorg?

    Coorg is famous for its various trekking options.The treks in Coorg can be both testing as well as kind but offer some of the most awe-striking vistas of the forests and mountains for hikers.  The treks are listed as following along with their difficulty level:

    • Nishani Motte- Easy
    • Tadiandamol- Easy
    • Kopatty-Moderate
    • Brahmagiri-Moderate to difficult
    • Kumara Parvatha Trek- Moderate to difficult
    • Pushpagiri Trek- Moderate
    • Kotebetta trek- Moderate
    • Kakkabe Trek-Moderate
  6. What sort of trek is Tadiandamol? Where can we do it?

    Tadiandamol is an easy trek and an ideal destination for those who are beginners to this activity. Tadiandamol is the highest peak in Coorg which is surrounded by Shola forests. The trek is a popular one among domestic and international tourists that appeals to your imagination with its beautiful scenery.

    The trek will take 2 days and one night to from Bangalore to Coorg.

  7. Which places are famous for trekking in Chikmagalur?

    Chikmagalur is famous for its various trekking options.The treks here can be both testing as well as kind but offer some of the most awe-striking vistas of the forests and mountains for hikers . The treks in Chikmagalur are listed as following:

    • Mullayanagiri trek
    • Kemmangundi trek
    • Sakleshpur railway trek
    • Kumara Parvatha trek
    • Kudremukh trek
    • Agumbe Ghat or Narasimha Parvatha trek
    • Kemmanagundi trek
  8. Can we do camping as well with trekking in Bangalore?

    Yes, there are many packages which provide camping as well as trekking to enjoy the fascinating beauty of Coorg.

  9. Are there any waterfall treks near Bangalore?

    Waterfall treks are the best way to get respite from the hot summers by boating and bathing in the splendid waters. Some famous waterfall treks near Bangalore are:

    Nishani Motte

    Hanuman Gundi Waterfalls

    Dudhsagar Falls

    Mekedatu Falls, Kanakapura

  10. Are there any beach treks near Bangalore?

    Yes, the Gokarna Beach trek is one of the most sought after activities in Bangalore. It offers you an exciting holiday experience as you witness the beauty of turquoise waters and the sands in Gokarna. The rocky hills adds to the allure of the landscape which is totally pristine and mesmerizing. This trekking activity takes about seven hours to be completed and is 486 km away from North west of Bangalore.

  11. Is it safe for a solo female to trek in Bangalore?

    Although Bangalore is a safe place to travel, it is not advisable for solo female travelers to go by yourself on a trek. You may get injured or get attacked by a wild animal left to fend for yourself. We strongly recommend female tourists to not go trekking alone and join a group tour.

  12. Is there a chance of facing wild animals while trekking near Bangalore?

    Yes, there is always a chance of facing wild animals while trekking since you will be going to forests and hills which are not necessarily urbanized. We suggest you to always have a professional guide assist you while trekking to minimize such dangers.

  13. What should I wear while trekking in Bangalore?

    You should wear comfortable clothes while trekking along the rugged terrains and hills. You should always wear sports shoes and carry a jacket in case the weather turns cold once you reach the higher altitudes while trekking.

  14. What things I must carry while trekking in Bangalore?

    The things which you should not miss putting in your backpacks while going for a trek in Coorg are:

    • Mosquito repellants
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreens
    • Jacket or some warm clothing to beat the chilly winds
    • Camera (optional)
    • Snacks and healthy nutrition bars
    • Plenty of water
  15. Can we do smoking and drinking during the trek?

    Most campsites have strict prohibition in smoking or drinking activities for people going out on a trek. Hence it is advisable not to engage in smoking or drinking while trekking.

  16. What kind of Food will be provided to me? Will I get non veg food as well during trek?

    You will be given food prepared in the local cuisine during trekking in Bangalore. It is generally packed food and you are offered all three meals-breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

    Yes, you will get vegetarian and non-vegetarian food during trekking in Bangalore depending on the vendor you choose to trek with.