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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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    Kumara Parvatha Trek in Coorg
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    About the Activity: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. Located at the edg...

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    Coorg - Tadiandamol Trek and Adventure Escape
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    About the Activity: The scenic Western Ghats offer exciting adventures for thrill seekers who want to explore the wild side. About 274 km from Bangalore, the Tadiyandamol Peak is the highest peak in Coorg and is surrounded by stunning greenery of the Shola forests. Re...

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    Kodachadri Peak Trek in Shimoga
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    About the Activity:For those who are looking forward to partake in some adventure next weekend, we offer this 2 days trekking trip 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 th...

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    Trek to Kudremukh in Chikmagalur
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    About the activity: Experience a two day Kudremukh trek in Chikmagalur on your next weekend.Your trek 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 Chikmagalur and about 335 k...

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    Trekking in Kudremukh
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    About the Activity:Head out for an amazing trekking expedition at KUDREMUKH in South Karnataka which stands tall at a height of 1894 meters. The name Kuduremukha literally means 'horse-face' (Kannada) and refers to a particularly picturesque view of a side of the mountai...

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    Sharavathi Backwaters Island Trek, Shimoga
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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 a...

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    Gokarna Beach Trek Adventure with Camping
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    About the Activity:We have heard so much about Gokarna and its beaches, splendidly spreading amidst the green nature. A trek through the beaches would create amazing stories of happiness with your loved one.Here is a trekking trip of 2 days to Gokarna from Bangalore afte...

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    Mullayanagiri Trek in Chikmagalur
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    About the activity: This package can be availed with transportation and without transportation. Set off for a trek to Mullayanagiri a majestic mountain located in the Western Ghats.Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka, sitting at 6,330 feet in the Chikmagalu...

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    Trek to Kopatty, Coorg
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    About the Activity:Be a part of the exciting tour to Kopatty Hills, one of the beautiful hills in Coorg and a lesser explored site in Karnataka. The two day trip starts from Bangalore on Friday evening. The location is 295 kms away from the city.A magnificent trail that ...

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    Adventure Camp in Ramanagara
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    Break yourself up with the hassles of your daily life by delving into this adventure cum day out package in Ramanagara. 60 KMs from Bangalore, SRS hill is the location where the day out happens; it is an ideal place which acts as a complete retreat and will let your hear...

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    Long Weekend Trek to Rhodo Valley
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    About the Activity:Have you ever felt awe-struck by seeing some amazing location in South India? If not, head out at the earliest to amuse at the beauty portrayed by Meesapulimala in Munnar.This long weekend, you are invited to treat your eyes with the incomparable seren...

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    Trek to Top Station Munnar in Kurangani Hills
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    About the Activity:Just a overnight journey from Bangalore, Munnar Kurangani Hills in Theni district is a perfect place for trekking fans as well as nature enthusiast. Start your trip from the mentioned pick up points, Indira Nagar 06:30 PM, Domlur 06:45 PM, Magrath roa...

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    Day Out and Adventure Activities in Ramanagara
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    There are many amazing ways in which you can spend a leisurely day or two. Indulging in adventure activities on free days is a great idea because it allows you to move around and experience something new, thereby creating memories which stay with you as lasting tokens of...

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    Nagalapuram Trek in the Eastern Ghats
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    About the Activity:Group Departure on - July 7th 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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    Trekking in Nishani Motte
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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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What You Should Know More About Trekking in Bangalore

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Traveller Tales from Bangalore

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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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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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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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shreya bhayani

28 February 2017

A must go place! We started our trek early in the morning and the journey through the jungle and waterfalls was breathtaking! There were a few steep climbs too with a scorching sun above us, but all of...

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Mohit tomar

25 March 2018

I have taken this trek on march 2018, in my experience it was one of those refreshing trip wherein we trek between the mountains in the safe jungle to the relaxing beaches followed by rain dance, bonfi...

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Shraddha Rahate

22 October 2014

Trek was nice but so much of tiring :) whoever is planning for this trek i would like to suggest them to do few stretching exercises at-least for 3-4 days before this trek. Relaxing on peak of Skan...

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Madhusudhan Anand

29 May 2017

It was a team outing, 30 of us from office and a few also got their family and kids! I and few others in my team were looking everywhere and nothing seemed to match our requirements. It had to be fun, ...

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Dev Samar

07 September 2014

Awesome trek...refreshing...and all the most traveling with Swami's team is just amazing.. also Thrillophilia had great staff support while booking. Good weather at the top and at completion of trek vi...

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