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The name Kodachadri, literally translates to ‘The hill of Jasmine of the hills plant’. With stunning views and a Mookambika temple situated right near the peak, Kodachadri is among the 10th highest peak in Karnataka and on of the top destinations for trekking near Bangalore between 300 - 400 Kms.

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As a major tourist attraction and a perfect adventure spot for avid trekkers, this place serves the experience of trekking along Kodachandri, just right. The trekking trail goes through the Mookambika National Park, one of the most perfect places to spot some of the rare and endangered species like the Malabar Pied Hornbill, the Indian leopard, the Indian rock Python and many more. A trip up here makes for a great weekend getaways from Bangalore

Well situated at about 1,350 meters above sea level, Kodachadri gives a completely mind blowing 360 degree view of the peak and the hills nearby. With all the lush green that the forests refresh you with, is something you’d remember for a lifetime. Considered as one of the National Heritage Site by the Government of Karnataka, this peak proudly hosts the Mookambika temple and also the ‘Sarvajana Peetha’, a small structure where Adi Shankara meditated. Trekking along Kodachadri takes one to some of the best heritage spots in and around the hill. 

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Things To Do

Things To Do

Things To Do:

Trek along the Mookambika National Park and spot wildlife.

Visit Hidlumane falls, not too far from Kodachadri

Arasinagundi Falls is a must visit spot.

Watch sunset from the Kodachadri peak. 

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Trek Details

Trek Details


Destination


Distance from Bangalore


Difficulty Level


Trail Type


Trekking Distance


Altitude


Base Camp


Best Season








Kodechadri


394 Kms


Moderate


Dense Forests, cliffs & meadows.


8 Kms (ascend & descend)


4400 ft.


Nitturu


October to February








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How to reach Karekatte:

How to reach Karekatte:

i. There are buses to Kollur from Bangalore.
ii. Get off at Karekatte gate, which is the starting point of the trek after Nittur.
iii. By Train, you can reach Shimoga and take a local bus to Kollur.

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Itinerary:

Itinerary:

1. Leave from Bangalore at night.
2. Reach Kollur by morning.
3. Reach the hotel, which is about a two hour trek. You could get the private vehicle up till the hotel, refresh and start the trek from there.
4. Trek up the peak takes about 4 - 5 hours
5. Trailing through the dense forests towards the peak will lead to the guest house.
6. From the guest house, the peak is just about 2 Kms
7. Reach the Sunset Point, campout for the night or stay over at the guest house for the night.
8. Descend through the same route, and take a bus from the starting point of the trek back to Kollur.
9. Next day, trek and explore the Arishinagudi Falls, one of the most adventurous treks.
10. Head back to Bangalore

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Things To Carry:

Things To Carry:

1. Trekking shoes
2. Tents if you are camping out.
3. Warm clothes
3. Water bottles to refill water during the trek
4. Ponchos of you are trekking during the monsoon
5. Packed lunch /snacks for the trek day.

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