Skandagiri, also historically known as Kalwarbetta or Kalavara Durga is a mountain fortress located around 70 km from Bangalore. This tiring yet much rewarding trek takes you through a spectacular journey amidst the wilderness. Starting at 10 pm from Bangalore, reach the base point by midnight and hereby begins the night trek. The serene and sublime atmosphere around Skandagiri will definitely boost up your adrenaline.
This 8km trek can easily be completed within 4 to 5 hours of ascending and descending. Tried and tested both by amateurs and professionals, this trek is a must for thrill-seekers. The climb gets tedious as you reach the Papagni Temple, hereby offering treacherous terrains amongst the dense shrubs around. Thereafter the steep slopes may require tricky footwork till the summit. The ruined remains of Tipu Sultans fort and an abandoned fort remains at the top of the hill.
Skandagiri is famous for walking above the clouds, literally! As you reach the top, Wake up to experience the morning winds caressing you, as you open your eyes to get the most magnanimous sight of the sun rising above a bed of clouds, a sight so rare. The misty valley of Skandagiri is bound to leave an everlasting impression on your mind.
Trek Difficulty: Moderate Best season: Nov to Feb Distance from Bangalore: 70 Km Trek distance: 8 Km
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Terms And conditions
Terms And conditions
All our arrangements are very basic; we do not/can not provide luxury on such an event.
In case of unforeseen,Weather conditions or government restrictions, permission changes, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases, we will try to provide an alternate feasible activity or Postpone option. However, no refund will be provided for the same.
Departure Day or Less Than 24 Hours Prior To Departure - No refund.
Anytime More Than 24 Hours Prior To Departure - Full refund, 10% cancellation charges apply.
You agree to indemnify yourself for the risks involved in the outings varying from destinations to destinations.
In case of damage or loss of any of the equipment or Items of Escape2explore, the responsible member has to bear the cost.
We have designated pick up and drop points, make your own arrangements of transports to the desired pick-up point accordingly.
We are dependent on third party transport agency; we don't have direct control over the vehicle, vehicle drivers. Issues pertaining to pick up and drop times or quality of bus are quite rare. If you are too specific please check before registering.
Escape2explore is not responsible if any injuries or accidents occur during the event.
Any client consuming Alcohol, Misbehaving, causing delay during the event will be terminated from the event without any prior warning and no refund will be given. Such clients should arrange their own transport to way back, Escape2explore does not hold the responsibility of terminated clients.
Littering, smoking & consumption of alcohol is banned for Trekking packages.
Q. HI I am interested in the Skandagiri trek, although I do not require transportation. I dont find a listing without it, could you please help me out?
6:58 AM, 04 Feb, 2019
A. Thanks for writing to us. We have copied the organizer on this mail they shall be getting back to you shortly. Escape to explore : Please look into this users query and do the needful. Regards, EH
12:57 PM, 04 Feb, 2019
Q. Hi, I am interested for the skandagiri trek on 8th march. Is the slot still available? How many people has enrolled? Thanks, Soumitra
6:15 PM, 04 Mar, 2019
A. Tickets are still available please go ahead and book as soon as possible before they get sold out. Thanks, EH
7:24 AM, 05 Mar, 2019
Q. Hi, I have booked for skandagiri trek which is happening today. But have not received any confirmation from organizer. Can you please check. Thanks, Soumitra
9:45 AM, 08 Mar, 2019
A. Please contact on below mentioned points, Escape2explore email@example.com 9886821210 Thanks, EH