Kumara Parvatha at an elevation of 1,712 m (5,617 ft) above Mean Sea Level (MSL) is the sixth highest peak of Karnataka and 31st overall in the Western Ghats. It is one of the most popular and scenic trekking trails in the Western Ghats which is cherished by trekkers and nature lovers.
Considered as one of the toughest treks in South India, you can test your physical and mental limits with the awe-inspiring nature of the Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary. The starts from Kukke Subramanya towards the Buttermane for camping and then will continue our trek from forest check-post to Kumara Parvatha peak. The overall trek distance will be 28kms to and fro.
Departure/Return Location: Bangalore
Departure Time: Please Arrive At Least 15 Minutes Before The Pickup Time.
On Friday night get picked up from the pickup locations.
Have dinner before boarding the vehicle.
Begin your overnight journey to Kukke Subramanya.
Day1: Day of the Trek
We will be reaching early morning to the Kukke Subramanya.
Freshen up in hotel rooms, have breakfast and take the packed lunch.
Reach the starting point of the trek and start the trek which will lead to our camping site near the forest check post.
We have to reach Buttermane before 9.30 AM and start camping at the campsite and before 10 AM we need to take permits to continue the trek to peak as per the forest regulations.
We will be having our lunch near Kallu Mantapa.
Reach Shesha Parvatha and enjoy the beautiful view among the clouds at Pushpagiri hills and spend some time (Based the timing the trek lead will decide whether everyone should continue the trek further or not to Kumara Parvatha Peak).
After the trek head back to the base camp fresh up at Buttermane.
At night have dinner and enjoy the view of the stars (if it's not cloudy). Retire for the night.
Day 2: Return to Bangalore
On Sunday around 04:00 AM wake and start packing the tents and sleeping bags.
Start Descending to the starting point of the trek, once we reach, we will freshen up at the hotel and have breakfast.
Start the journey to visit the Manjarabad fort which will be on the way to Bangalore.
Have a self-sponsored lunch and return to Bangalore around 10:00 PM max.