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  • Adventure sports and activities have emerged as a popular mode of relaxation and stress removal today. A major chunk of the population, comprising mostly of corporate employees and students, can be seen at most adventure sports destinations in the country indulging in trekking, river rafting, rappelling etc.

    Karnataka has become the 
    favourite destination among trekkers because of its fantastic terrain that is perfect for the activity, with more than 200 trekking destinations in and around Bangalore, Karnataka has become a major destination among trekking enthusiasts. Throughout the year, a number of enthusiasts flock to enjoy the intricacies of  Karnataka Trekking. Lush green forests, picturesque mountains and the natural splendour of the region make it a trekker’s paradise.

    The pleasant weather and the beautiful surroundings make each trek in Karnataka a unique experience. Karnataka trekking appeal to most people as trekking destinations here provide for some fabulous sightseeing and an exclusive interaction with nature. 
    Another interesting fact about the state is the opportunity of night trips in Karnataka trekking. Trekking on these trails amidst splendid natural beauty is the perfect way of relieving oneself of stress and tensions. With the exceptional packages of Thrillophilia, you can make most of these wonderful treks in Karnataka by indulging in some wonderful activities that are exclusively planned for you.
  • Best Treks Within 100 km from Bengaluru

  • 01Anthargange Trek

    Anthargange Trek

    Rocky hills, boulders and caves constitute the topography of Anthargange. Situated at an altitude of 1,226 metres, Karnataka Trekking boosts about the rugged terrains of Anthargange Trek.

    Surrounded by picturesque beauty and impregnated with nature’s secrets, Anthargange is the ideal spot for you if you wish to leave the chaotic city behind for a vacation in sublime wilderness.

    Trekking through the rocky terrain, you can enjoy the charming view of the countryside or explore mystical caves in the region that have formed out of volcanic rocks and boulders.

    Thrillophilia provides for expert guides who can lead you through these caves in safety and also share interesting information on the way. The team at Thrillophilia ensures that every trip you undertake, even treks around Bangalore, is fun filled and that you make the most of it.

    Keeping this in mind, the team also arranges for rappelling facilities under expert supervision down dizzying heights at Anthargange.

    Location: Kolar
    Distance from Bangalore: 65 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 4 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Anthargange Night Trek with Cave Exploration

    Anthargange Night Trek with Cave Exploration

    NNNNN1150 Ratings

    h12 HourslKolar

    Starting from

    O1,050

  • 02Kunti Betta Trek

    Kunti Betta Trek

    Situated in Pandavapura, where the legendary Pandavas are believed to have spent their last days of exile, Kunti Betta is a beautiful hill that is preferred by many trekking enthusiasts for an enjoyable hiking experience.

    The Kunti Betta has gentler slopes which facilitate easy trekking and the picturesque surroundingsrefresh and rejuvenate a trekker’s mind and body. The hill is also popular as its terrain is favourable for a night trek.

    Thrillophilia facilitates an enjoyable trekking experience across the slopes of Kunti Betta in Karnataka. It also arranges for adventure activities such as rappelling down the heady heights of the hill, high rope traversing and night treks.

    Location: Pandavapura
    Distance from Bangalore: 126 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 5 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Night Trek with Water Sports in Kunti Betta

    Night Trek with Water Sports in Kunti Betta

    NNNNN953 Ratings

    h12 HourslMandya

    Starting from

    O1,349

  • 03Ramanagara Trek

    Ramanagara Trek

    The Ramgarh of Sholay is wrought with rocky mountains and boulders and makes for an ideal spot for a weekend of trekking. Ramanagara is one of the most popular places for trekking in Karnataka.

    Located 50 kms from Bangalore, Ramanagara is reminiscent of Gabbar Singh and his accomplices. With huge rocks and boulders dotting its topography, Ramanagara serves as the perfect destination for those seeking some action and adrenaline rush.

    Besides taking care of all your trekking requirements such as guides and permissions, the Thrillophilia team also arranges for adventure activities such as rock climbing, cave explorations and camping. You can also visit nearby silk factories with the help of the team.

    Location: Ramanagara
    Distance from Bangalore: 50 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 6 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Easy
    Accommodation: Resorts in Ramanagara

    Night Trek in Ramanagara

    Night Trek in Ramanagara

    NNNNM346 Ratings

    h12 HourslBangalore

    O1,300

    Starting from

    O1,200

  • 04Makalidurga Trek

    Makalidurga Trek

    Located 60 km from Bangalore, Makalidurga is dotted with huge granite boulders and a serene atmosphere. A welcome relief from the madness of the city, Makalidurga is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Karnataka and is known for its stillness and tranquility.

    With an elevation of 1,350 metres, Makalidurga provides an excellent terrain for trekking and a vantage point to view the vista below. The lake near River Hillock and a trains meandering just below make for a splendid view from the top of the hill. 

    On reaching the top, you can visit the Makalidurga fort, which is a very rewarding experience.The Thrillophilia teams besides aiding a successful and enjoyable trip across Makalidurga also offers rappelling and team games.

    Location: Bangalore Rural
    Distance from Bangalore: 60 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 7 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Medium
    More Detrails: A Guide to Trekking in Makalidurga

    Makalidurga Night Trek, Bangalore

    Makalidurga Night Trek, Bangalore

    NNNNN439 Ratings

    d1 Dayn1 NightlBangalore

    O1,201

    Starting from

    O1,100

  • 05Kabbaladurga Night Trek, Kanakapura

    Kabbaladurga Night Trek, Kanakapura

    Set amidst picturesque surroundings, Kanakapura range has several trekking trails like Bananthimari Betta, Bilikal Betta, Kabbaldurga and so on. The diverse terrain of Kanakapura is ideal for corporate outings that includes activities such as trekking and sightseeing.  

    Situated at a distance of 55 km from Bangalore, Kanakapura has an elevation of 2,090 feet. The town of Kanakapura is famous for its silk and granite industries. Situated on the banks of the River Arkavathi, Kanakapura is blessed with natural beauty. Surrounded by luxuriant greenery, the scenic and serene atmosphere of Kanakapura is ideal for a quiet holiday or an adventure filled corporate team off-site. Moreover, one can plan a trip to visit places around bangalore with family and friends.

    You can indulge in activities such as Kayaking, ATV rides or a thrilling game of paintball organized by Thrillophilia.

    Best Season: Nov to Feb
    Trek length: 4 Kms
    Distance from Bangalore: 60 kms
    Difficulty Level: Eas

    Kabbaladurga Night Trek in Kanakapura

    Kabbaladurga Night Trek in Kanakapura

    NNNNM529 Ratings

    d1 Dayn1 NightlKanakpura

    O1,250

    Starting from

    O1,100

  • 06Savandurga Trek

    Savandurga Trek

    If trekking is your new found interest, the Savandurga hills are the best place for you to fulfill your trekking desire. Located at an elevation of 1200 metres, Savandurga lies close Bangalore.

    With comparatively gentler slopes, Savandurga hills are best suited for those who have started trekking newly.  

    With beautiful natural surroundings and a cover of lush greenery, Savandurga hills, comprising the Billigudda and Karigudda, tower over the valley settlement of Ramanagara. Gentle slopes goad you on to your destination which can easily be covered in a time period of a day.

    The Thrillophilia team arranges for camping facilities and also offers you opportunities at cave exploration and rappelling.

    Location: Savandurga
    Distance from Bangalore: 50 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 4 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Easy
    More Details: Trekking in Savandurga

    Night Trekking in Savandurga in Bangalore

    Night Trekking in Savandurga in Bangalore

    NNNNN361 Ratings

    d1 Dayn1 NightlBangalore

    Starting from

    O1,050

  • 07Ranganathaswamy Betta Trek

    Ranganathaswamy Betta Trek

    Discover the allures of Bilikal Ranganathaswamy Betta during the night time. Around 70 km from Bangalore, and also known as ‘BR Hills’, the place is famous for the whitish rock formations near the peak.

    The activity falls under the easy category and takes around 4 hours to finish. The many thrills include getting to witness the stunning views of the sunrise.

    Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta Night Trek, Kanakapura

    Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta Night Trek, Kanakapura

    NNNNM191 Ratings

    d1 Dayn1 NightlBangalore

    Starting from

    O1,100

  • 08Thirumaleguppe Trek

    Enjoy trudging through steep hills, grasslands and dreamy valleys. Thirumaleguppe unfolds delights every step of the way with its pristine and green beauty.

    Enjoy discovering the grasslands sprinkled with tapered strips of thick woodlands. You can also club this activity with a visit to the Somavanthi Waterfalls. This moderate trek level will take around 2 days to cover. 

  • 09Kalavarahalli Betta Trek

    Kalavarahalli Betta gets its name from the village Kalavarahalli situated at the base of the mountain. Situated at a distance of 70 kms from Bangalore, Kalavarahalli Betta offers a fantastic terrain for trekkers.

    One of the most popular Karnataka Trekking destination is The Kalavarahalli Betta,which is surrounded by amazing natural beauty. Its summit plays peek-a-boo with the misty clouds and goads you to climb up further.

    You will come across two caves, interestingly cut out, that will take you to a temple at the top of the mountain. While one cave starts right at the foot of the mountain and goes all the way up to the top, the second starts mid-way.

    It provides an excellent opportunity at exploration and ups the adventure element in the trek. You will find legendary ruler Tipu Sultan’s fort at the top of the hill.

    Besides facilitating your trek, Thrillophilia also offers night camping facilities at the Kalavarahalli Betta. The peak is ideal for viewing the sunrise, which is an experience beyond description.

    Location: Chikkaballapura
    Distance from Bangalore: 70 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 8 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Medium

  • Best Treks Within 300 km from Bengaluru

  • 10Tadiyandamol Trek

    Tadiyandamol Trek

    Coorg is known for its natural beauty and pleasant weather. Tandiyandamol, in Coorg, is situated at a distance of about 250 km from Bangalore. In Kodava language, Tadiyandamol means the highest peak as it is the highest peak in Kodagu.

    Tandiyandamol offers breathtaking panoramic view of its surroundings and a cool, soothing weather for trekkers. The ideal time to visit Tadiyandamol is during winters because the landscape is in full bloom.

    Complete with lush greenery, gurgling streams of fresh, clean water and cottony clouds floating across the clear blue sky, Tandiyandamol trek is the heaven for Karnataka Trekking enthusiasts.

    Location: Coorg
    Distance from Bangalore: 265 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 8 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Easy
    Accommodation: Best Resorts and Places to Stay in Coorg

    Camping Options: Coorg Camping Experience

    Tadiandamol Trek and Adventure Escape, Coorg

    Tadiandamol Trek and Adventure Escape, Coorg

    NNNNN1843 Ratings

    d2 Daysn1 NightlCoorg

    O3,650

    Starting from

    O3,050

  • 11Brahmagiri Trek, Coorg

    Image Credit : Flickr.com - anoop madhavan

    Brahmagiri Mountain range is one of the most popular trekking destination in Coorg. Crowned at a height of around 1608m, this stunning mountain range is situated on the Western Ghats of Southern India.

    A perfect balance of natural beauty and ideal trekking trails makes it one of the favourite spots for trekking near Bangalore. This enchanting trail takes visitors deep inside the neighbouring Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary. Making its way through thickets, tiny rivulets, cascading waterfalls and spectacular meadows; this trek strives for a delightful experience

    Best Season: November - February

    Trek Length: 9km (approx.)

    Distance from Bangalore: 270km (approx.)

    Difficulty Level: Moderate

  • 12Kumara Parvatha Trek

    Kumara Parvatha Trek

    One of the most popular trekking destinations around Bangalore, Kumara Parvatha offers natural beauty which is beyond description. A trek trail which may appear treacherous at times, it is still a favourite among trekking enthusiasts.

    So if you are planning a trekking vacation and are looking a trail that delivers luxuriant greenery, beautiful weather and a rewarding vista at the top, Kumara Parvatha is the destination for you.

    The vista that awaits you at the top will wipe away all the fatigue and strain that you endured on your climb up. The clear blue sky and an ocean of cotton candy clouds await you at the summit and make this trek a truly rewarding experience.

    Location: Kukke Subrahmanya
    Distance from Bangalore: 260 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 15 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Medium

    Trek to Kumara Parvatha, Coorg

    Trek to Kumara Parvatha, Coorg

    NNNNN417 Ratings

    d2 Daysn2 NightslCoorg

    Starting from

    O2,999

  • 13Nishani Motte Coorg

    Nishani Motte Coorg

    Nishani mountain ranges might be still unknown to majority of visitors but is certainly a potential destination for trekking near Bangalore. Located in the Western Ghats of Coorg, this spell-bounding mountain ranges sprawls across Bangamandala in Southern Coorg and extends till Northern side of the Coorg.

    Nishani Motte crowned at an altitude of around 4100ft is one of the most fascinating mountain ranges for trekking near Bangalore. Explore the magic of Coorg while making your way through some fascinating trails. These continuous mountain ranges also form a provisional natural boundary, separating Kerala and Karnataka. The trek follows a gradual trail, offering slight challenges while ascending to the top. Enjoy the spell of misty mountains and lush-green thickets from the top. Discover the natural aura of this entire place while making your way through picturesque landscapes of Coorg

    Best Season: Monsoons

    Trek Length: 15km (approx.)

    Distance from Bangalore: 250km (approx.)

    Difficulty Level: Moderate

    Trekking in Nishani Motte

    Trekking in Nishani Motte

    NNNNM682 Ratings

    d2 Daysn1 NightlCoorg

    O3,800

    Starting from

    O3,599

  • 14Mullayanagiri Trek

    Mullayanagiri Trek

    The highest peak between Nilgiris and Western Ghats, Mullayanagiri is a treat for trekkers indeed. As you make your ascend, enjoy the cool and sweet breeze envelop you. 

    Also get to unravel small caves placed below the peak, and catch a glimpse of statues of Nandi. You would require around 2 days to cover about 7km and 10 hours of trekking. The difficulty level ranges from difficult to moderate.

    Mullayangiri, Bababudangiri and Kemmangundi Trek in Chikmanglur

    Mullayangiri, Bababudangiri and Kemmangundi Trek in Chikmanglur

    NNNNN424 Ratings

    d2 Daysn1 NightlChikmagalur

    O3,149

    Starting from

    O2,799

  • 15Kanoor Kote Trek

    Resting in the stunning Sharavathy Reserved Forest in Shimoga, Kanoor Kote delights with history and nature's bounties. Of an easy level, the activity would take you about 10 km spread over two days.

    Have the pleasure of coming across different terrains and also get to witness the ruins of the ancient Kanoor Kote Fort near the peak. The fortress was once the gem of the Havyaka Culture.

  • 16Bheemeshwari Trek

    Bheemeshwari Trek

    Situated between three waterfalls and the River Cauvery, Bheemeshwari is another popular trekking destination in Karnataka. Exquisite natural beauty and the glistening river are sure to rejuvenate your mind and body and relieve you of all stress and tensions.

    The adventure packages designed by the Thrillophilia team ensure that you enjoy a walk through this beautiful place without facing any hurdles and reach the destination safe and sound.

    Spot rare birds and revel in the natural beauty of Bheemeshwari as you tread across its rugged terrain. Brace yourself with a strong pair of hiking shoes and hiking poles are you are ready for your conquest! This trek will need you to cross the river in a pretty little coracle across the placid waters of the River Cauvery.

    The Thrillophilia team will take care of all necessary permissions from the Forest Department for a trek across Muthathi. Although, swimming is prohibited in the Muthathi Lake but Thrillophilia plans enough activities to compensate for this loss.

    Thrillophilia also plans for adventure activities such as kayaking, pool kayaking, rafting, obstacle courses, crossing the Burma Bridge etc exclusively for you to ensure that you enjoy to your fullest and make most of Karnataka trekking.

    Location: Bheemeshwari
    Distance from Bangalore: 105 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 5 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Easy
    More Details: A Detailed Guide to Trekking in Bheemeshwari

    Night Out at Jungle Lodges Bheemeshwari

    Night Out at Jungle Lodges Bheemeshwari

    NNNNN555 Ratings

    d2 Daysn1 NightlBheemeshwari

    Starting from

    O6,136

  • 17Madhugiri Trek

    Madhugiri trekking trail is an interesting, challenging and adventurous trail and if you are someone who is enthusiastic about trekking and ready for challenges, this is the perfect trail for you.

    This huge monolith, surrounded by scenic natural beauty, lies in the Tumkur district of Karnataka and is one of the most popular destinations for treks around Bangalore. With an intimidating size, this mountain is a favourite among adventure enthusiasts. Madhugiri is Asia’s second largest monolith and has an elevation of 2,582 feet.

    On the peak, you will find the ruined Gopal krishna Temple and a fort built by the erstwhile Sultan of Mysore, Hyder Ali.

    Thrillophilia facilitates a safe trek across Madhugiri. For the more adventurous, Thrillophilia also arranges night treks across the great monolith. Thrillophilia, however, doesn’t recommend this destination during summers as the heat and atmosphere are not healthy and conducive.

    Location: Madhugiri
    Distance from Bangalore: 107 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 3 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Easy
    More Details: Trekking in Madhugiri

  • 18Kemmanagundi Trek

    Set off to Kemmanagundi, that enchants with it being surrounded by Baba Budan Giri Range and Western Ghats' splendour. This trek would take around 12 hours and cover 20 km.

    While on the trail, lap up the sights of high hills, gurgling brooks, vast coffee estates, gushing waterfalls and pretty gardens in the midst of verdant forests.

  • 19Ombattu Gudda Trek

    Amongst the highest peaks of the Western Range, Ombattu Gudda meaning 9 hills is a sight to behold. Ideal for those who are up for a challenge, this trek would comprise 18km over two days.

    Placed on the borderline of Chikmagalur and Hassan, the activity opens up many beauties along the way.

  • 20Kotebetta Trek

    Kotebetta Trek

    Elevated at an impressive height of around 5400ft, Kotebetta is the third highest peak in the Coorg region. Situated around 22km from Madikeri, the trek begins from a tiny hamlet Hattihole. The initial phase of your trek takes you through a stunning pathway with Hattihole River on one side and lush greenery on the other side of the trail.

    Make your way through coffee estates leading you to the forest. Delight in the sweet chirpings of beautiful birds all through the trek. Seek blessings of Lord Shiva, at the temple on the peak. Delight in the beautiful panoramic view of the surrounding mountain ranges. Enjoy a spectacular view of sun setting behind these glorious ranges. You can also camp under starry sky, if you wish to spend some more time in this slice of paradise

    Best Season: October - March

    Trek Length: 10km (approx.)

    Distance from Bangalore: 275km (approx.)

    Difficulty Level: Moderate

    Trek to Kottebetta in Coorg

    Trek to Kottebetta in Coorg

    NNNMM35 Ratings

    h5 Hours

    O999

    Starting from

    O799

  • 21Pushpagiri Trek

    Pushpagiri Trek

    Pushpagiri or Kumaraparvata is the second highest peak in Coorg district. Nested in the northern side of Coorg, Pushpagiri trek is located in proximity to neighboring towns of Somwarpet and Kumaralli. The trek to the top is a fun challenge which might get a bit challenging in between.

    One can scale this stunning peak through either of the two rates. For ardent trekkers – eastern entrance through Beedehalli is the most ideal route. While for an observant trekker, who wish to immerse in every bit of the surrounding nature, route passing through the check post of Somwarpet Wildlife Range is the most perfect trail. The tropical climate and the humble locals make trekking all the more pleasurable here!

    Best Season: Throughout the year

    Trek Length: 12km (Uphill), 15km (Downhill)

    Distance from Bangalore: 275km (approx.)

    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Pushpagiri Trek Of Coorg

    Pushpagiri Trek Of Coorg

    NNNMM30 Ratings

    h5 HourslCoorg

    O1,200

    Starting from

    O1,000

  • 22Baba Budangiri Trek

    Situated at an elevation of 6,217 ft, the Baba Budangiri is a part of the Dattagiri range situated in the Western Ghats. The Western Ghats are known for their scenic value, the greenery and cool weather.

    Baba Budangiri is a fantastic destination for trekking as it provides for a moderately easy trek. Interestingly, the entire Dattagiri range forms the shape of a crescent of the moon and is hence also known as Chandradrona Parvatha Shreni.

    You may also come across the beautiful Manikyadhara Falls during your trek. The Karnataka Trekking offers some of the highest peaks in the country such as The Dattagiri range. The remarkable fact about the Dattagiri range is that its wild flower called kurinji which blooms only once in 12 years.

    Location: Chikkamagaluru
    Distance from Bangalore: 280 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 10 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Easy

  • Best Treks Beyond 300 km from Bengaluru

  • 23Kudremukh Trek

    Kudremukh Trek

    The Kudremukh hills of Karnataka boast of indescribable beauty. The peak, which resembles the mouth of a horse, has an elevation of 6, 214 feet.

    Situated amidst indescribable scenic splendour, Kudremukh offers a fabulous terrain for trekking which makes it a popular destination among trekkers. Get a fantastic view of the surroundings as you gain altitude.

    The pleasant surroundings and the soothing cool weather make the whole experience enjoyable. Spot beautiful birds and, if lucky, some wild animals in their natural habitat and lose yourself in the natural splendour of the surroundings.

    Location: Chikmagalur
    Distance from Bangalore: 340 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 20 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Difficult
    Accommodation: Resorts in Chikmagalur & Chikmagalur homestays
    Camping: Chikmagalur Camping

    Kudremukh Trek, Chikmagalur - Flat 15% off

    Kudremukh Trek, Chikmagalur - Flat 15% off

    NNNNN1328 Ratings

    d2 Daysn1 NightlChikmagalur

    O3,650

    Starting from

    O3,450

  • 24Kodachadri Trek

    Kodachadri Trek

    The Kodachadri peak is situated at an elevation of 1,343 metres and is a popular pilgrimage destination as the famous Mookambika Temple is situated here. Covered by dense forests, Kodachadri presents a difficult but extremely beautiful trekking trail that has waterfalls, luxuriant vegetation and diverse wildlife.

    About 10 kms from Kodachadri, you will come across the Hidlumane falls. A little further ahead are the Arasinagundi and Bellakallu Theertha falls.

    On treading further ahead, for about 25 kms from Kodachadri, you will come across the Nagara Fort. Such diverse terrain makes Kodachadri the favourite destination of trekkers in Karnataka.

    Thrillophilia adds to the excitement with its unique and fun filled activities. You can enjoy a monsoon trek; stay in bamboo huts or at the Forest IB through your booking with Thrillophilia.

    If you are an adventure sports enthusiast, Thrillophilia brings you opportunities for jumaring and high rope traversing in the beautiful hills of Kodachadri.

    Location: Shimoga
    Distance from Bangalore: 414 Kms
    Best Season: November to February
    Trek length: 12 Kms
    Difficulty Level: Medium

    Trek to Kodachadri Peak

    Trek to Kodachadri Peak

    NNNNN197 Ratings

    d2 Daysn1 NightlShimoga

    Starting from

    O3,250

  • 25Narasimha Parvata Trek

    Narasimha Parvata Trek

    Crowned as the tallest peak in the Agumbe range of Western Ghats, Narsimha Parvatha offers lofty pleasures. Around 350kms from Bangalore, this trek would take you around 10 hours over two days.

    Expect to ramble through jungles and open grassy patches of hills. Also lap up the divine sight of mesmerising sunset turning the sky into stunning colours. When on this trek you can also pay a visit to Barkana Falls.

    Narasimha Parvatha Trek: Agumbe

    Narasimha Parvatha Trek: Agumbe

    NNNNM30 Ratings

    d2 Daysn1 NightlChikmagalur

    Starting from

    O1,700

  • 26Dudhsagar Trek

    Dudhsagar Trek
    Favoured among many trekkers, this is the very trail that leads you to the magical cascade that appears like milk gushing down.  Plonked on the Mandovi River, Goa, the Dudhsagar Trek entails covering 8 hours and 14 km.

    Accompanying you along the way are deep jungles, steep surfaces, jagged and narrow terrains and several other delights. The level of this activity falls under the challenging category.
    Dudhsagar Waterfalls Trek, Goa

    Dudhsagar Waterfalls Trek, Goa

    NNNNM37 Ratings

    d3 Daysn2 NightslCastlerock

    Starting from

    O2,000


Trekking in Karnataka

Attractions

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Snow City

This indoor snow theme park garners plenty of visitors who aim to escape in the scorching heat by entering a snow house that spans an area of 12,500 sq. feet. The unparalleled experience of playing, sliding and throwing snow at each other can be achieved in the middle of a tropical town and you do not have to travel to the mighty Himalayas, neither have to wait for the winters. The freezing hall offers a number of crazy slides and rides with skiing and rock climbing activities. Snow city is the first indoor theme park in the city which is open 365 days maintaining a temperature of minus 5 degree Celsius. The crazy snow box, various virtual snow animals, snow parties and snow slides are some of the features which lure visitors into trying this freezing hangout location.

Location: Jayamahal, Fun World Complex, Opposite TV Tower, J C Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560006

Best Time to Visit: Summer season.

Price: INR 600 per head.

Timings: 10 AM to 8:30 PM on all days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: one-time entry is for 45 minutes.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 30 KM.

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Ramanagara

If you remember the classic Sholay scenes then you will be amazed to see the rocky mountains of this town that is situated around 50 KM from Bengaluru city and Sholay was originally shot here. 

From Silk farming to Mysore-Pak, from leading into the huge Hanuman statue entrance to the Ramadevara Betta Vulture Sanctuary; Ramanagara is one of the places to visit in Bangalore to enjoy heaps of activities like camping and trekking, and also an abundance of sightseeing option. 

The iconic rock elevations where the dacoit Gabbar was filmed in the cult classic Sholay can be visited during the day where you walk and climb some steep elevations of approximately 400 staircases to reach the top where you will find a temple as well. 

These rock elevations are of Ramadevara Betta Hill which is a part of Ramadevara betta Vulture Sanctuary.

Location: Mysore Road, Ramanagara, India

Best Time to Visit: Winter season (November to March)

Price: Ramadevara Betta hill can be visited by paying an entry charge of INR 25 with a separate parking charge.

Timings: The gates of the sanctuary open around 9 AM and closes by 4:30 to 5 PM.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 55 KM

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Kumara Parvatha Hill

During the monsoon, pools of clouds hover over the hill of Kumara Parvatha, during winter, the entire hill takes the shades of orange and summers are hot.  There are two trekking routes to reach the camping ground of Kumara Parvatha Hill- one being Somwarpet and other Kukke Subramanya. 

Both the routes have plenty of waterfalls and abundance of greenery. Watching the sunrise from atop has been the favourite activity among people who hike up the hill. Camping is not allowed at the peak so while you visit the forest department to pay and enter the trek route, you have to leave your gears behind. 

You can camp near or next to the forest department or at Manscape. The hiking trail on the Somwarpet route goes around a 6 to 7 KM (one side) deep forest patch with multiple waterfalls. The 16 KM trail from Subramanya to Kumara Parvatha peak is filled with meadows and views of the western ghats making the long route exceptionally beautiful.

Height: 1712 Mts

Location: Pushpagiri, Kumaralli, Karnataka 571236

Best Time to visit: October to February.

Entry fee: INR 75 is paid at the forest office as a trekking fee and another 100 for Camera.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM

Average time required to visit the place: It takes 8 to 10 Hours to trek the hill.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 63 to 64 KM.

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Tadiandamol Peak

This is the highest peak in Kadakke and this moderate trekking route can be taken by even amateur hikers as the path is a decent climb except after Rock Point, from where the trail becomes a little narrower. 

The view from the top can take your breath away, incredibly surreal especially if you encounter clouds, see them engulfing the apex portion of the hills. 

This small square like design built of mortar and bricks where The king used to come with her queen to sit and enjoy the sunsets and sunrises in the distant horizon of high and low-rise mountains engulfed by white creamy mist. 

Tadiandamol Peak counts as one of the isolated places to visit in Coorg which is a pretty getaway in the lap of mountains and greenery.

Height: 1748 m

Location: Tadiandamol, Yevakapadi, Karnataka, 571212, India

Best Time to visit: December to May

Entry fee: No entry fee.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM on all seven days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: The trek takes around 5 to 6 hours.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 37 KM

Coorg is known to be one of the best adventure destinations in India. It homes a lot of adventure camping sites, to experience the best camping trip check out the places to camp in Coorg.

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Bheemeshwari

Bheemeshwari is a short distance hideaway in the Mandya district of Karnataka and is situated around a hundred KM from the city on the banks of river Cauvery.  This picturesque is visited mostly for fishing and angling as it is an ideal destination to indulge in such activities. 

It is home to Mahseer, the tropical game  fish along with schools of other fishes and that is why it is called “the angler’s paradise.” Wedged amid the Shivanasamudra falls and the Mekedatu falls, Bheemeshwari lures travelers with its mesmerizing natural beauty. 

Sangam in Bheemeshwari is the confluence point of river Cauvery and river Akravati which enables many water activities such as boating, rafting, coracle rides etc. Kokrebellur Pelicanry is another attraction is Bheemeshwari which one of the five most famous pelican breeding habitats in the world. It is one of the famous sightseeing places in Bangalore that is a ‘must-visit’ location.

Location: 100 KM on the Kanakapura road from Bangalore.

Best Time to Visit: Monsoon season or post-monsoon, winter season.

Average time required to visit the place: one or two days.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 100 KM.


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Dubare Elephant Camp

This river camp has trained Elephants and their mahout who bathe them and feed them. The Dubare Elephant Camp is a project which is run together by the forest department and Jungle Lodges and Resorts Ltd. 

There are naturalists who elucidate the biology, ecology and the history of Elephants to the visitors and you can not only see them but even participate in the river bath, and feeding. There are about 150 Elephants in every such camp of the Karnataka Forest Department and is a great way of promoting eco-tourism in the state. 

The project mainly started for the cause of conserving and understanding Elephants in India which is now becoming one of the major attractions in Coorg. 

One can hear the gurgling sound of the river Cauvery as it is situated on the banks of the river and also indulge in various activities which enable a close encounter with these beautiful mammals. 

Dubare Elephant camp is one of the amazing places to visit in Coorg for a wild adventure.

Location: Dubare Reserve Forest, India

Best Time to visit: Take an evening jeep safari along with a trained naturalist.

Entry fee: If you want to feed the Elephants, the kit will cost INR 20, if you want to bathe the Elephants then the fee is INR 100 per head.

Timings: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM on all days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: More than 3 Hours.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 30 KM

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Nishani Motte

When you explore the lesser known destination, it fills you with euphoria and Nishani Motte peak is one of those places to visit in Coorg. It is a trek of 15 kilometres that brings the uber joy of departing into an unknown land. 

The trail goes through forest research, long paddy stretches, aromatic coffee states and small rivulets and streams. The unadulterated sight of river Cauvery or Kaveri is so soul-altering that you can sit by the bank of the river and spend some lone time. You can book the Nishani Motte Trek Tour from our platform at the best deals.

Height: 4167 ft.

Location: Nishanimotte, Bhagamandala Village, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: Winter and Autumn

Entry fee: No entry fee

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM.

Average time required to visit the place: 2 days (trek)

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Around 12 to 15 KM

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Mallalli Falls

Mallali falls take abode at the base of the Pushpagiri hills at a distance of 26 KM from Somvarpet village. Originating from River Kumaradhara, the falls takes a dive from more than 1000 meters and gradually drains in the Arabian Sea. 

It is always better to visit this waterfall during the rainy season as it is a seasonal waterfall and is boasted along the Abbey falls.  

After a 10 KM drive from Somwarpet to Kalahari Road, the trekking routes for Mallali falls starts which is around 2 to 3 KM and there are wide steps for visitors to climb up to the falls. 

The best way to enjoy the drizzle and cool breeze at the fall is to trek through the gorgeous trails of the western ghats.

Height: 200 ft.

Location: Somvarpet 573123, India

Best Time to visit: October to February.

Entry fee: Entry is free.

Timings: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on all the days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: 3 to 4 hours.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Around 57 to 58 KM.

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Coffee Plantation Visit

There are numerous coffee plantations in Coorg. This region has acquired worldwide fame for its coffee plantations. There are government owned and private coffee plantations here. When you visit a plantation, you can join hands with expert coffee pickers. They entertain you with never-heard-before information on the techniques of coffee picking. Most harvesting activities are manual in these coffee plantations and only rarely are machines used.

You can get guided tours through these plantations if you are a first time visitor. Otherwise, you can venture into these verdant regions and breathe in the pure air. There are innumerable thriving estates. The vast expanses of coffee plants beckon you to explore them.

The winding paths leading through them are enchanting. Coffee estate owners provide these tours. More than recreational, these visits are informative. You are informed and educated on the various methodologies and processes followed to grow coffee. You get information on the entire process – from the coffee picking to the refinement procedure.

Companies such as Tata and Bombay Burmah have their coffee plantations here. Even they provide coffee estate tours. You can check with their PR office on these details. If you want to have a coffee plantation stay experience in Coorg, then there are plenty of homestays in Coorg that provide such stays in adjoining regions.

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Mullayanagiri

One of the most spectacular attractions in Chikmagalur is Mullayanagiri that is known for its jaw dropping natural beauty. With its calming ambience formed by lush greenery, misty weather and rugged rocks, Mullayanagiri is a heavenly place to relish your vacation. Mullayanagiri Peak is a heaven for adventure junkies who wish to partake in a number of thrilling activities like road biking, trekking and mountain biking. 

This place is also renowned for a small temple dedicated to Tapasvi Mullappa swamy and a trek to the peak takes one through many landmarks like some caves, a stream and a Nandi statue. Mullayanagari is one of the few places to visit in Chikmagalur where you will find yourself at loss of words as you behold the most majestic views of the landscape. 

Height: Mullayanagiri is at an altitude of 1950 metres above sea level

Location: Baba Budan Giri Range of Western Ghats, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 

Best Time to visit: One can visit here for the best experience from late September till early March.

Entry fee: Free

Timings:  It is open throughout the day. However, it is advised to avoid visiting during the dark hours of the day. 

Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located approximately 20 kilometres away from Chikmagalur Bus Stand 
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Kudremukh National Park

Get ready to feast your eyes with the charm of wild and natural beauty at Kudremukh National Park. This place is notable as one of the most visited Chikmagalur tourist places and offers a refreshing getaway. It is appreciated for its scenic splendor and houses some of the most gorgeous flora and fauna in the state of Karnataka. The word Kudremukh means a horse face and gives the name to the peak located in this park which is often hailed as a thrilling trekking place.
 
Kudremukh National Park is a delight for wildlife enthusiasts and adventure lovers who wish to escape the worries of life in the most wonderful surroundings. This place is nestled between beautiful tea and coffee plantations and offers a rejuvenating trip in the midst of mesmerising wilderness. 

• Location: South Kanada, Udupi, Chikmagalur, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: December to February are the best months to visit Kudremukh National Park 

• Entry fee: INR 200/ USD 3 for Indians and INR 1000/ USD 15 for foreigners

• Timings: The advisable time to visit here is from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm. 

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is approximately 130 kilometres away from Chikmagalur Bus Stand
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Pushpagiri Hill

One needs to register their names at the checkpoint before starting the trek, however, there is no entry fee, it is highly suggested to hire a guide at Bidahalli or Heggadamane villages for a smooth trekking experience. 

Pushpagiri is the second highest Peak in Coorg, first in the Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary and sixth in the entire Karnataka state. It is one of the best Coorg tourist places to wander around. 

The trekking route gradually changes into difficult from moderate as you near the peak, the 7 KM route from the check post is usually covered in 3 to 4 hours one way.

Height: 5626 feet

Location: Pushpagiri, Kumaralli, Karnataka 571236

Best Time to visit: November to March.

Entry fee: No entry fee.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 70 KM.

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Dodda Alada Mara

The sprawling branches of a Banyan tree has captured a land of over 3 acres in Kethohalli village, making it one of the unique sightseeing places in Bangalore. This 400-year-old Banyan tree is stated to be the second largest tree in the country and the first largest in Karnataka. 

A thousand aerial roots hanging out from this tree covers a circumference of over 250 meters. Dodda Alada Mara is a well-maintained and well-kept secret of Karnataka which is properly fenced and protected with cemented seats placed beside it for the visitors to enjoy the magic of nature. 

The interesting fact about Dodda Alada Mara is that it stands erect on the thousand aerial root without having the main root as it died out of some natural diseases in the past.

Location: Tavarekere Hobli, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Best Time to Visit: Evenings are ideal to spend at Dodda Alada Mara to enjoy cool breezes and a blazing sunset.

Price:

Timings: 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM on all days of the week.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 26 KM.


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Kemmangundi

Escape into the serene surroundings at Kemmangundi in Chikmagalur which is known for its panoramic views. This beautiful hill station is popularly known as KR Hills and was known as the summer retreat for the Mysore King Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV. One of the best places to visit in Chikamagalur, this place is known for its beautiful gardens and spectacular views.

For the most enchanting visit, Raj Bhawan in Kemmangundi offers a gorgeous view at the time of sunset making it a pure photographer’s delight. It is also a hotspot for nature lovers with beautiful waterfalls, gurgling streams and verdant valleys. Some of the famous attractions that one must not visit in Kemmangundi are Z Point, Rose Garden, Hebbe Falls, Mullayanagiri, Baba Budangiri etc.  

• Height: It is at a height of 1434 metres above sea level

• Location: Kemmangundi, Tarikere taluk of Chikkamagaluru

• Best Time to visit: The months from September to May remain the most pleasant time to visit here

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: Kemmangundi is at a distance of 60 kilometres from Chikmagalur

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Mandalpatti

The shorter route being the Abbi Falls Junctions and the longest being the Makkanduru, visitors often sped up from Abbi Falls Junction and return from Makanda. 

One can even take an early morning Jeep ride to the hill-top viewpoint, a popular spot in Mandalpatti. Mandalpatti is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and trekkers. 

You can park your vehicles near Mandalpatti forest checkpoint and then start trekking or take a jeep ride to the top. One of the nearest Coorg tourist places that have better points and spots to explore on a trekking excursion.

Height: 4050 feet

Location: Madikeri, India

Best Time to visit: November to June. It is better to avoid monsoon as while climbing as to avoid slip-ups.

Entry fee: Entry is free.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM on all the days of the week.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 25 to 30 KM

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Kote Betta Hill

Kote Better Hill is one of the sightseeing places in Coorg which is also the third highest peak in Coorg. It is definitely a place for the sore eyes, a slice of heaven and a maze of greenery. 

Take a bumpy jeep ride crossing the twisty and muddy narrow lanes until you reach the foothills of Kote Betta. Start your climb to reach the peak, you will find temples and lakes such as Ardhanarishwara temple and a couple of lakes nearby the temple en route. You can book our Kote Betta Trek Tour to have a best trekking experiences. 

Once reached the top you will find an extraordinary view of the valley that falls beneath, a distant view of the Harangi dam and the silhouettes in the sky followed by a beautiful sunset. A day at Kota Betta hill is always a day well spent.

Height: 1748 Metres

Location: Somvarpet, Coorg, Madikeri, India

Best Time to visit: November to February.

Entry fee: No entry fee

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM on all days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: A day.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 30 KM

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