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Really awesome experience. First time we went night trekking to Anthargange. Well organized. Enjoyed campfire at peak. I suggest to who all want to ex...
a awesome place for trekking the night was full of enjoy and morning view was so beautiful, it's a place where you can enjoy with your friends and fam...
Trip Location: Bangalore
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The Anthargange trek is one of the most coveted trekking spots near Bangalore. It's a unique confluence of trekking and cave exploration that takes the excitement one notch up. Anthargange hill is completely surrounded by boulders. Located around 65km from Bangalore near Kolar, the elevation of the top of this hill is 1712m above sea level.
Anthargange Sunrise Trip is an unforgettable experience in terms of trekking and cave exploration. The trek which is around 3km in length, you will find it to be pretty moderate as the trek starts with finding a way through broken rocks and tricky path in the boulders to finally arrive at the cave site to explore.
This amazing experience of making your way through the formation and crawling at times because of the cave's volcanic rock formation is a tale that will become everyone's point of envy.
The experience at Anthargange cave takes you back to prehistoric times, where you finally could be a Cave Man. Unwind by the bonfire and let the magic of early dusk hours captivate you. All the efforts and wait pays off right after the completion of the trek when you get to witness the mesmerizing sunrise from atop the mountain.
And, if luck favours, you might catch a glimpse of some wild animals around. As the dusk fades away, make your way back through the cave to the base. This adventure activity at Antargange is a must-have experience around Bangalore.
11:00 PM Pick up starts from Bangalore for Anthargange Sunrise Trek
03:30 AM Reach Anthargange base to begin your trekking expedition
03:45 AM Start the small trek followed by cave exploration
05:00 AM Finish experience, relax and enjoy the campfire
05:50 AM Wake up & watch the sunrise
07:00 AM Head back towards the Anthargange base
07:15 AM Head to the nearby restaurant
07:45 AM Freshen up & have breakfast
09:30 AM Head back to Bangalore with a head full of excitement
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Rated : 5.0
Really awesome experience. First time we went night trekking to Anthargange. Well organized. Enjoyed campfire at peak. I suggest to who all want to experience the adventure can plan for this trek. Exploring the Anthargange (water place) moving between the rocks feels great.
Rated : 5.0
a awesome place for trekking the night was full of enjoy and morning view was so beautiful, it's a place where you can enjoy with your friends and family thanks thrillophilia for making our trip so good.
Rated : 5.0
This is a really good trek for beginners. The instructors are very helpful. The tour was fun. You'll not be disappointed at all. One of the must go places if you're looking for a one day trip. The view is amazing both at night as wellas at the time of sunrise. It was a really great experience overall.
Rated : 5.0
It was a sudden plan, my brother suggests me this trek. This trek was wonderful the view was very beautiful and I visited the caves then, the breakfast was nice overall this trek was one of the best treks.
Rated : 5.0
My friend suggests me to visit Anthargange trek so I was very excited to visit this place and it was an amazing experience we enjoyed a bonfire in the night to early morning, I saw a cave and then we start moving in between the rocks. I never forgot about this place. Wonderful experience.
Rated : 5.0
It was my first time when I was doing this kind of adventure with my friends and I enjoy this trip a lot. The bonfire with the group was amazing, the guide was professional and polite in nature, and the food was little bit oily but we enjoyed it in a way. HIGHLY RECOMMANDED.
Rated : 5.0
This trek was awesome ,this place is amazing for trekking in night and in morning the view was very beautiful I was surrounded with my group and we enjoyed the bonfire. The guide and food was superb. I wish to visit this place again.
Rated : 5.0
my first trek experience. And definitely an amazing experience. Some spots were difficult and risky. Had some bee trouble as well. But overall it was exhilarating and memorable.
Rated : 5.0
Rated : 4.0
I and my friends booked trek from Thrillophilia. The location was good and the food was served nicely, the instructor was very helpful and the time of sunrise was the best part of this trip and we enjoy this trip a lot.
The Winter season in Anthargange starts from December and goes on till February, Monsoon stays from June to November and finally, the summer will show its effects from March to May. However, the best time to visit is from October onwards till March-end.
This is the perfect time for an Anthargange trek as the summer is about to leave with a cold breeze settling in. During this time you can enjoy Anthargange Sunrise Trek, road trip, adventure sports, and various types of adventure activities along with enjoying the scenic view.
Anthargange trek is in the Kolar district of Karnataka in the Shathashrugna range. Anthargange Trekking It is one of the most famous and desired adventure sports near the metro city Bangalore. This whole trek is 3 kilometres in length, the difficulty of this trek is moderate as the trek provides you with some of the beautiful views of the city.
The trek takes you to a height of 1712 metres, it will take you through rocky and tricky roads and you may have to crawl at times as well.
There are primarily two ways of reaching Anthargange. Firstly, you can reach via Train. You need to reach the Kolar railway station which is just 3 kilometres away from Anthargange and it will take you hardly 15-20 minutes to cover this short journey.
Secondly, you can travel via flight, which is the most preferred option used by the tourists. Catch a flight to Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) and then you can take a cab from there till Anthargange via Kolar.
Banglore is at a distance of 65 Kilometres from Anthargange. The best and most preferred way from Bangalore to Anthargange is travelling via road. While travelling via road you can choose from either of the ways, first one goes via NH4 which will take around 1 hour and 34 minutes to cover and second way which goes via NH4 and NH7.
Antaragange is a mountain which is a part of Shathashrunga mountain range in Southeast part of Karnataka, Kolar district. Anthargange is widely popular for its holy temple of Shiva.The name Anthargange literally means “Ganges from the deep '' or “Inner stream” in Kanada language.
The Sri Kashi Vishweshwara temple is the famous Shiva in Antharagange, also known as Kashi of South. Inside the temple you will find this mysterious flow of water from the mouth of a Basava (Bull stone).
Sunrise trekking in Anthargange and exploring caves is also a widely popular adventure sport.
The Anthargange Trek and caving is a short duration trek which will take around 30 minutes - 45 minutes to cover the 3 kilometres. But the fun doesn’t end with the trek only. Here at Anthargange trek you can also enjoy adventure sports.
From the sea level Anthargange hill is at a height of 1712 meters surrounded by boulders and volcanic rock formations. This place is popularly known for Anthargange sunrise trek and cave exploration, you can catch a view of the entire town of Kolar from the top.
While on your trek to Anthargange for watching the sunrise and doing some cave exploration you must have these stuff in your backpack to make sure that you make your summit correctly.
-A good pair of trekking shoes or Sports shoes.
- Raincoat or Poncho as weather is unpredictable.
- Water bottles as humidity will be more.
- Energy bars, dry fruits, whole fruits, etc. to make sure you don’t run out of carbs.
- Personal medication and first aid.
- Toiletries (napkin, tissues, etc.)
- Track pants and cotton T-Shirt.
- Hat or Cap to save yourself from Sun’s heat.
- Sunscreen to save yourself from sunburn.
- Torch and extra batteries, especially when you are doing a night trek to Anthargange.
The gate of Anthargange welcomes you with a temple. You have to climb 200 steps to reach the temple complex. This temple is the source of Anthargange, a holy and mysterious place of the source of water coming from beneath the rocks.
From the temple there is a 2 minute walk to begin your journey of Anthargange trekking. Then after trekking on a moderate climb for 45 minutes you will be welcomed by the villagers who reside in the group of 7 villages atop hills.
At this place you can explore caves and even spend a night in the camps if you wish. Lastly you will reach at the top and will have a great view of Kolar district.
Anthargange trekking journey will take around 6 kilometres, about 4 hours to complete. The trek is moderately difficult and it will take you through rocky paths, cave sites, and volcanic formations. You need to have a moderate fitness level to complete this trek.
During summers (March to May) Anthargange remains hot, with temperatures ranging from 22 degree Celsius to 37 degree Celsius. During summers it is not recommended to visit this place because of extreme heat and humidity.
Monsoon (June to November) is the most preferable season to visit here as the temperature remains cold and rain provides a good relief from the heat. During winter (December to February) the temperature stays cold and drops down till 19 degree Celsius with a maximum of 32 degree Celsius.
The minimum age for the Anthargange trek is 12 years old.
Anthargange trek is popular for its Sunrise and sunset views and provides the entire view of Kolar town. Apart from that Campfire, cave exploration, mountain sports and adventure sports are the key highlights of this place.
Booking through Thrillophilia gives you an exclusive price for the Anthargange trek package which will include transportation along with meals and activities.
Cave exploration is the most popular adventure sport in Anthargange trek. Due to the volcanic eruption in the old-time, there are caves formed here which are now used for adventure sports like caving, trekking, rappelling, etc.
Anthargange peak is 1712 meters above the sea level and a hotspot for sightseeing and camping. Most people from the south part of India, especially Bangalore, consider this place very attractive because of the views and options of adventure sports available here.
Proper and well-equipped washrooms will be provided at the base of the Anthargange. However, as you ascend towards the caves and the top of the treks, washroom facilities would not be there as the place is located in untamed nature.
To enjoy this trek fully, you would need an average level of fitness. Also, if you have any medical conditions like asthma, back problem, or heart problem, then you can not try this trek. Pregnant women are also advised to not take this trek as the path contains many rocky terrains.
Tasty and nutritious breakfast for the day will be provided in the package of Anthargange Trek. The trip will also stop at the Anthargange base, where you can easily find many restaurants to favourite your own meal. You can also bring some light snacks like protein bars, nuts, and chocolates with you.
The trek is absolutely safe, just make sure you listen and follow each advice given by the guide. However, all precautions for safety are thoroughly explained to each person before the starting of the tour. Also, make sure you wear comfortable and appropriate clothing as you will be going through caves having edges that can tear loose clothing or dangling ornaments.
The sunrise trek to Anthargange welcomes everyone, be it a solo traveller or a group. Providing the best safety around the rocky terrains, you will enjoy a fun trek while marvelling at the scenic beauty and making many new friends.
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