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Guru Shukla

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One of the good but difficult trekking spots of Karnataka. The resting place available is about half way at Bhattaramane. Starting point is behind the ...

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Manoj Acharya

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Coorg is totally made for trekking,,,,with the green surroundings and trails...it is always peaceful and amazing to trek here....our trek was perfect a...

Overview

Trip Starting From: Bangalore

Trip Location: Coorg

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. 

Located at the edge of Coorg and Dakshina Kannada, this towering peak is a part of the scenic Pushpagiri range of the Western Ghats and is nestled away amidst lush and verdant jungles. Find the route to Kumara Parvatha trek charming since it takes you across some of the most stunning escapes of nature bordered by flora and fauna on either side. 

However, if you are not an avid trekker then the Kumara Parvatha Trekking route might pose a few challenges along the way. However, rest assured that every effort you take will be rewarded by stunning landscapes from the mountains. Peppered with trails, both easy and difficult, the Kumara Parvatha Trek experience will tire you and delight you at the same time.

The Kumara Parvatha Trekking package includes food, accommodation, guide, and transportation from and to Bangalore.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Itinerary

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    Get Picked up from Indiranagar at 9:30, Tata Motors Domlur at 10:00 pm and silk board at 10:30 pm, and start your overnight journey to Kumara Parvatha Peak.

    Around 06:30 AM on Saturday, the day of trekking, you will reach the location, freshen-up and have breakfast later.

    At around 07:30 AM, start trekking to Kumara Parvata.

    Have early lunch (or carry - optional) and by 12:00 PM, climb to the top of the peak.

    You will reach the peak around 04.00 PM, explore the surroundings and enjoy the sights.

    Afterwards, descend to the base camp.

    You will arrive the base camp by 07:30 PM.

    Have dinner and retire for the night.

  • Day 2 -

    Return to Bangalore

    On Sunday, Around 07:30 AM, have breakfast and leave for local sightseeing

    Start for Bangalore around 01:00 PM, have self-sponsored lunch on the way.

    By 09.00 PM,you will reach Bangalore and wind up the tour.

Stay

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  • Accommodation would be provided in dormitories. There are separate rooms for boys and girls.

Meal

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  • Vegetarian food will be provided
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  • 2 breakfast
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  • 1 lunch
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  • 1 dinner

Activity

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  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

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  • Local and experienced guides and trek facilitators
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  • First aid kit
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  • Sleeping bags
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  • Permission from Forest Dept

Transport

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  • Pick up and drop from Bangalore in a non-AC vehicle and the type of vehicle depends on the size of group

Things To Carry

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  • Dry fruits, energy bar and energy drink
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  • 4 litre of water
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  • Personal medication
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  • Tissue paper, extra pair of clothes
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  • Trekking shoes or comfortable shoes with good gripand torch
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  • Caps or hats to avoid direct sun
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  • Comfortable clothes for trekking and nightwear
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  • Sunscreen lotion, moisturisers or skin ointments
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  • Mosquito or other insect repellents
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  • Sunglasses and camera (if necessary)

Advisory

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  • Please check with your tour operator for any forest permission requirements.
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  • Do not expect luxury as we will be traversing through pristine and untamed nature.
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  • Basic level of fitness is compulsory to undertake this trek.
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  • There is no need to carry a blanket and mat as you will be given tents and sleeping bag.
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  • Do pay heed to the guidelines given by the instructor.
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  • Avoid consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicating products during the entire trip.
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  • Do not carry valuables or expensive jewelries during the trip.
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  • Do not leave the campsite during the night.
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  • Avoid using earphones during the trek as they might hinder your audibility.
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  • Rescheduling Policy - 30% of booking value will be charged as rescheduling fee in case if the customer wants to reschedule their booking.

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 15 minutes of successful booking.
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    Story by Guru Shukla

     Rated : 4.0

    One of the good but difficult trekking spots of Karnataka. The resting place available is about half way at Bhattaramane. Starting point is behind the Kukke Subrahmanya temple. We had gone in a group of 20 people aged 6 to 66 years. All family members. On the way you come across, Kallu Mantapa, Shesha Parvatha and then Kumara Parvatha we enjoyed a well diversified trek with my family and friends.

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    Story by Manoj Acharya

     Rated : 5.0

    Coorg is totally made for trekking,,,,with the green surroundings and trails...it is always peaceful and amazing to trek here....our trek was perfect and the best part..is that i got to meet alots of new people becaus eof this trek. amaizng time!!

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    Story by Vaijayanti Nair

     Rated : 5.0

    it was a good trek....though a little difficult for me....i felt tire after sometime..but the guides and the fellow trekkers are very helpful and they understand your pain...they waited for me and supported me in the complete trek. it was a beautiful experience for me. it was indeed the worth of my painn to climb up and see the view and sunset!

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    Story by Sirisha Damarla

     Rated : 5.0

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    From the start till the end, it was a wonderful experience. The food was simple, the tents and sleeping bags kept us warm and the atmosphere was magical. The only suggestion I'd like to give is to verify the itinerary because there were a few discrepancies for this trip.

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    Story by Bharatesh Bharatesh

     Rated : 5.0

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    actually we didn't go to Kumaraparvatha due to weather conditions, but we climbed kote betta in coorg.. nature at its best.. awesome experience!!

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    Story by Sabareesh

     Rated : 5.0

    One of the beautiful trails in Karnataka. We started our ascend from Somwarpet side. Fairly 70-80% of the trail is under forest cover and there are a couple of small streams to quench your thirst. 3 steep inclinations near the peak were quiet enthralling. We were lucky enough to spot few neela kurinji bushes on the peak. Guide, Home stay and food were awesome. kudos to the operator for a wonderful trip.

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    Story by Debadatta Mishra

     Rated : 5.0

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    It was awesome experience for me. Guide was friendly. Food was good. Accommodation was awesome. Nothing was bad.

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    Story by ketan jogal

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    its awesome experience with cool guide

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    Story by Chaitan Mukhopadhyay

     Rated : 4.0

    There is no place that can beat Coorg when it comes to natural beauty. Awesome place to visit with family, the trek was also good. and th best part was the sunset and the camping ground later on! enjoy the climate and scenic beauty. Best time to visit is Oct - Feb

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    Story by Manisha Buragohain

     Rated : 5.0

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    amazing trek ever i experienced...i loved the whole journey...it was first ever trek..best one..????????

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. What are the attractions of Kumara Parvatha Trek?

      The main attractions of Kumara Parvatha Trek are the stunning beauty of Pushpagiri Range of Western Ghats. This place is nestled amid this range which makes the entire uphill trek charming and breathtaking. The gorgeous landscapes with unbelievable flora and fauna are the main highlights of this place.

      Other than the scenic beauty, we will be taking you to a nearby waterfall on Day 2 of your Trek. The gentle shower of the cool water is the best way to relax your body and the sight of the lush green vegetation ensures to ease your mind and soul.

    2. How can I reach Kumara Parvatha from Bangalore?

      The pickup and drop facilities to and from Bangalore for Kumara Parvatha Trek is provided by us. We have three pickup locations in Bangalore and you can choose as per your convenience. The same goes for the drop facility.

    3. Which days can i avail this package?

      Kumara Parvatha Trekking is available once a week. It takes place every Saturday. Your overnight journey from Bangalore to the trek location will begin on Friday and you will start with your trek on Saturday morning.

      After your trek, you will be dropped back to Bangalore on Sunday.

    4. What is the total trek distance?

      The total trek distance to and from Kumara Parvatha is 22 Kilometres. The difficulty level of the entire trek trail is moderate to difficult and mostly goes through the forests. Men, women and children can take part in this expedition but need to be physically fit and strong.

    5. Is this trek safe for Solo Travelers and Female Travelers?

      Kumara Parvatha trek is completely safe for the solo and female travellers. Their safety is our prime responsibility and we ensure to provide all facilities keeping in mind their safety and well-being. We have had a lot of solo and female trekkers with us and we completely understand their needs.

      Separate dormitories are provided to boys and girls for their comfort and proper pickup and drop facilities are provided in Bangalore.

    6. What is the batch size usually?

      Usually, the batch size is between 10-12 people. This includes men, women and children. We do not believe in increasing the number beyond this as it might get very crowded and chaotic.
      We stick to a maximum of 25 people so that our guides can pay attention to each and every trekker going with us.

    7. What are the pickup points available from Bangalore?

      We provide three pickup points from Bangalore and you can choose as per your convenience. The first pickup point is scheduled around 7:30 PM. At this time, get picked up from Baroda Bank at Koramangala Water Tank. Opp. Mr. Beans – Home Cafe.

      The second pickup is scheduled at around 08:00 PM from New Shanti Sagar Hotel at HAL Road, Near Domlur Bridge. The last pickup is scheduled at around 9:00 PM, from MG Road outside Hard Rock Cafe near Anil Kumble Signal to begin your overnight journey.

    8. Can we consume alcohol during the trek to Kumara Parvatha?

      Consumption of alcohol during your Kumara Parvatha trek is strictly prohibited. Anyone found doing so will not be allowed to join us for the trek.  No alcohol should be taken from the start point of your trek, that is, from your onwards journey to Coorg till the time you reach back Bangalore after the trek.

    9. What is the night stay option available?

      You will be provided with dormitories for your night stay. Separate dormitories are given to boys and girls so that they feel comfortable and at ease.

    10. Which meals are included in the package?

      The entire trip will only have vegetarian food served. You will be given breakfast on Day 1 when you reach the camping site. Early lunch is provided which you may carry while trekking (as per your choice). Dinner is served once you reach back the campsite after your trekking expedition. On Day 2, breakfast is provided by us and lunch is self-sponsored on your way back to Bangalore.

    11. Will food and safe drinking water be provided during Kumara Parvatha Trekking?

      Yes, food and water will be given during Kumara Parvatha trekking. Breakfast and lunch will be given on Day 1, before starting your trek. Dinner is served after the completion of your trek on Day 1. Only breakfast will be given on Day 2 of your excursion.

    12. What is the Best time to go for Kumara Parvatha Trek?

      The best time to go for Kumara Parvatha Trekking is during the winter that is between October to January. The winters in South is not harsh and offers a pleasant atmosphere to trek. The summers are not that great to trek here.

      It might get scorching hot and humid which can be a torment to the trekkers. The monsoons between June to September is also a good time to go for trekking. The weather is nice, hills bloom in thick vegetation, flora and fauna are at its best.

    13. What activities will be conducted during trek to Kumara Parvatha?

      Trekking & Camping will be conducted under this Kumara Parvatha trekking package.

    14. What kind of clothes and equipment should I carry?

      Dry fruits, energy bar and energy drink, 4 litre of water, Personal medication, Tissue paper, extra pair of clothes, Trekking shoes or comfortable shoes with good griping, torch Caps or hats to avoid direct sun, Comfortable clothes for trekking and nightwear, Sunscreen lotion, moisturizers or skin ointments , Mosquito or other insect repellents Sunglasses and camera (if necessary).

    15. What is the level of difficulty of Kumara Parvatha Trek?

      Level of difficulty will be easy to moderate for the trek to Kumara Parvatha.

    16. What is the level of fitness expected from the participants?

      A basic level of fitness is called for but no prior experience or hill walking or trekking is needed.

    17. How is Kumara Parvatha as a destination?

      Popularly known as Pushpagiri, the mighty Kumara Parvatha which stands at 5624 feet above the sea level, is the 2nd highest mountain in the district of Kodagu and 6th highest in entire Karnataka, belonging to mountain ranges of Western Ghats. Kumara Parvatha is surreal as an overall destination. The natural beauty it offers is simply stunning. This place has been named as amid the toughest trekking routes in Southern India and is a gem for all hiking enthusiasts.

      Nestled amid the beautiful chain of Pushpagiri Mountains, Kumara Parvatha is truly a jewel for all adventurous people. The majestic mountains, painted valleys and the little brooks make this place untouched heaven. If history is to be believed, then Kumara Parvatha has a lot more to it. As per Mythology, the divine marriage of the daughter of Lord Indra, Devasena and Lord Shanmukha happened at the same Kumara Parvatha.

      Other than the natural beauty, Kumara Parvatha is also famous for its close vicinity to the beautiful Kukke Subramanya Temple. It is one of the most famous pilgrimage sites in the region, bringing thousands of tourists from all over the world. At this temple, the lord of all serpents- Kartikeya is deified as Subramanya. As per the epics, the godly serpent Vasuki and the other serpents found protection under Subramanya when they were threatened by Garuda.

      Kumara Parvatha is one of the most preferred destinations in Karnataka as it has everything for all kinds of tourists. Be it spiritual, nature lovers, couples or adventure freaks, this place has something for everyone. Kumara Parvatha is gorgeous especially during monsoons and winters. The fresh swanky landscapes, flora and fauna during monsoons are a treat to the eyes. During winters, Kumara Parvatha trek is the most favourite thing amid the youngsters.

      The cool weather, misty mountains and the dewy trail makes your experience even more beautiful. In short, it is a perfect weekend getaway if you wish to have a soulful break from the hustle and bustle of city life.

    18. What is Kumara Parvatha famous for?

      The second highest peak in Coorg and sixth highest in Karnataka, Kumara Parvatha is a delightful place for all nature lovers. The main attraction of this place is a natural beauty that it offers. The thick forest, wild flora and fauna and the huge volcanic rocks make it one of the most famous places amid travellers.

      Due to this, Kumara Parvatha has become a paradise for all trekkers. It is considered to be one of the most difficult trekking trails in the Southern Region. Other than trekking and natural beauty, Kumara Parvatha is known for Kukke Subramanya Temple, which is a celebrated pilgrimage site in the region.

    19. What are the basic inclusions in the package?

      Pickup and drop facilities to and from Bangalore are included in your package. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included for Day 1. Breakfast is included for Day 2. For night stay, separate accommodation to boys and girls is provided in dormitories.

      Sleeping bags are included in your package. Experienced guides and trek facilitators who will be guiding you through the trek is provided. Permission from the forest department is taken by us and no extra cost is chargeable.

      First aid kit is included in order to meet any unforeseen accidents like cuts, bruises or any other minor injuries. Visit a nearby waterfall on Day 2 is included in your package too.

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