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Best Trekking Tours in Bangalore

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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Kudremukh Trek, Chikmagalur - Flat 15% off 2D 1N ₹ 3699 5.0 star View Details
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Camping at Nandi Hills - Flat 35% off 2D 1N ₹ 1250 5.0 star View Details
Nandi Hills Drive in Camp, Bangalore - Flat 24% off 2D 1N ₹ 1250 5.0 star View Details
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    About the Kudremukh Trek: Experience a two-day Kudremukh trekking in Chikmagalur on your next weekend.Your trek to Kudremukh begins as you embark on an overnight journey from Bangalore.Kudremukh is a small village located at a distance of 96 km from the district of Chikm...

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    About the Activity:Among the many activities and things to do at Leisure jungle stay in Dandeli, you can take a nature walk through the evergreen jungles, embark on a wildlife spotting tour or go for a bird watching tour and spot some of the colorful birds. While the mai...

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    About the Activity:- Take your fun outside the city as you come to this resort cum adventure camp in the hills of Ramanagara. With its own part of hills and a natural lake in the premises, this camp is one of the best choices in terms of enjoying a respite.- Enjoying an ...

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    Nandi Hills has been a favorite picnic place among young enthusiasts on a weekend. The nice climate entices to the old and the young alike. Lovers and honeymooners, in search of a quiet, beautiful place, and families on an economized budget prefer Nandi Hills. Historians...

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    Nandi Hills is a set of beautiful small hillocks located at a small distance of 60 km from Bangalore, Acquiring their name from the tall statue dedicated to the Lord Nandi built on the top of the hills, the place is a favorite of the visitors coming from almost all the n...

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    About the Activity:Group Departure on - July 24th 2017The next trekking destination of yours should be Nagalapuram, located 70 KM southeast of Tirupati. There is the very famous temple in the name of Vedanarayana Swamy.The trail has a major space in the eastern ghats and...

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    About the activity:An irresistible combination of adventure and fun will be the promise from Nishani Motte Peak in Coorg which is a trekking and photography enthusiasts' delight!The Nishani Motte peak lies amid the dense forest area of Brahmagiri and Bhagamandala, and of...

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    About the Kodachadri Trek:For those who are looking forward partaking in some adventure next weekend, we offer this 2 days trek to Kodachadri Hills in Shimoga district. The peak is situated at a height of 1343 M and it is the 10th highest peak in Karnataka dotted by thic...

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    About the Kumara Parvatha Trek:Coorg, the paradisaical destination of the Western Ghats, is a beautiful place abound with many beauties of nature. One amongst them is Kumar Parvatha, which, at 1,712m, is the second highest peak in Coorg and the sixth in Karnataka. Locate...

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    About Wayanad:Wayanad is a beautiful town settled in Kerala which is covered by vast expanse of green areas and covered by thick clouds on head. The place is a must visit for nature lovers as you will also be able to observe amazing birds and distinct species here. High ...

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    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 p...

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    About the ActivitySkandagiri, also historically known as Kalwarbetta or Kalavara Durga, is a mountain fortress located around 70 km from Bangalore. This tiring yet much rewarding trek takes you through a spectacular journey amidst the wilderness. Starting from Bangalore,...

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    Trip Starting From: BangaloreDifficulty level: EasyAbout the Gokarna Beach Trek:We have heard so much about Gokarna and its beaches, splendidly spreading amidst the green nature. A trek through the beaches of Gokarna would create amazing stories of happiness with your lo...

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    Difficulty level: Easy to moderate.About the Tadiandamol Trek: The scenic Western Ghats offer exciting adventures for thrill seekers who want to explore the wild side. About 274 km from Bangalore, the Tadiandamol Peak is the highest peak in Coorg and is surrounded by ...

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Agnimitra Banerjee

24 October 2015

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 explor

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Anirudh Ghaty

12 September 2018

"One hell of a crazy trek this one. The views were just splendid, and the organisers had it all charted out, and were extremely helpful. \n\nAn initial route through the forest is what we go through wh...

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Abhiram

26 July 2018

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...

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Swastik Uprety

04 September 2019

My first ever trekking experience and I could not have asked for a better one. Booked for this trek just 2 days before, solely based on other trekkers' reviews and amazing pics they have posted on Thr...

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Lakshmi Krishnamoorthy

27 November 2017

"Lovely resort overlooking the lake\nWe (two girls) went from Bangalore to Doddaballapur (Bus no. 285M) and from doddaballapur to ujjani from ujjani it took us 10 \nmins to reach the resort the tour or...

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priyanka priyanka

09 November 2018

This was my 2nd SOLO trek through Thrillophilia. I am passionate about trekking and i feel Thrillophilia is one of the trusted platform, through them i can plan my solo trekking without any 2nd thought...

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Abhi Abhi

17 September 2018

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 ene...

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Rajinder Butt

15 August 2014

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.

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udit kumar

26 September 2014

It was my first trekking and had loads of fun :) Planning another trip with thrillophilia grp very soon.

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What You Should Know More About Trekking in Bangalore

  • Q. 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

  • Q. 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

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. 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)

  • Q. 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

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. 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

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. 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

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. 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

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. 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.