Put your fitness to test or even choose to spend leisurely taking a dip in the waterfalls just 50m away from camp-site. Hike one of the cleanest and mesmerizing trails in Karnataka. Try your hand at Barbecue, Screening of Meru documentary - directed by Jimmy Chin. And what not?!!, Raft one the fastest flowing rivers in Karnataka. One State. Many Worlds - Karnataka.
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2 treks in 2 days along with white water rafting.
ABOUT THE PLACE: Baamikonda Peak is adjacent to Kudremukh National Park and is the lesser known unexplored peak. Merutikhan trek is known for its mesmerizing landscape, gradient and tea estates.
Pick up Point: Bangalore (Ask for pick up from other cities) Baamikonda Trek Grade: Easy Merutikhan Trek Grade: Easy Max. Elevation: 1800 m Activities: Trekking, Rafting, Camping, Bonfire, Waterfalls & Storytelling. Trek Start & End Location: Mullodi & Merutikhan Stay Type: Camping in a farm / Village home-stay. Basic restroom facility. (If you want to customize it according to your comfort, let us know)
OUTLINE ITINERARY: Day 0: * Departure from Bangalore at 21:00 (select your preferred traveling mode) Day 1: * Get fresh and have Breakfast and tea at home-stay. * Start Baamikonda trek as early as possible, Reach peak & have packed lunch. Spend some time and return back to campsite facing the waterfalls. Spend time at waterfalls. * Bonfire, BBQ, story-telling and dinner. Day 2: * Get up at 5:30 am, Get fresh, Have breakfast & check-out at 6:30 am. * Reach Merutikhan base & start hiking (Time-oriented Hike). * Depart for white water rafting at 2:30 pm from the base * (If you opt to spend leisurely, you can spend time at waterfalls and join another team which will head to rafting location at 1:30 pm) * Participate in Class-3 White Water Rafting. * Depart to Bengaluru and Reach by 1 am
THINGS TO CARRY: Trekking shoes Backpack (40-60 liters), Waterproof Socks (2 pairs): One sports socks, A pair of woolen socks for the night if the trek is in winter. Salt/Snuff Powder to avoid leeches during the rainy and post-rainy season or Anti-leech socks. Headlamp/Torch: Mandatory Toiletries (Sunscreen, moisturizer, light towel, lip balm, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste). Two water bottles: 1 liter each. Personal Medications if any Plastic covers/Waterproof covers to keep wet clothes separately and extra if the backpack is not 100% waterproof
COST INCLUDES: 1 night stay at Home Stay/Camping. Spacious dome tents, sleeping bags. 2 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner and plenty of snacks & refreshments. Local trek guide, Rafting Instructor, Permissions and Entry fees. Medical first aid support by AHA certified personnel. BBQ, Bonfire and unlimited fun Cost varies depending on transportation & activities you select.
Exclusions: Jeep ride to and fro home-stay. personal expenses. Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions.