Rathnagiri is a village with lot of history lying all over the place. The fort that runs around 2 hills play a significant role in Rathnagiri's tale. This place also provides a beautiful spot for trekking too. The trail begins from a ruined temple in Vijayanagara style and the main entrance has a massive brick wall with an arched gateway. The fort has 3 levels and consists of water pools, rest houses for guards and soldiers, granaries, water tanks and pair of feet engraved at the top of hill.
Highest Elevation: 1200 Meters/3930 Feet
Trek Route: Ratnagiri Base - Ratnagiri Fort - Ratnagiri Base
Trek Grade: Difficult
Trek Distance & Time: 7 Kms, 5-6 hrs
Terrain Type: Rocky
Highlights: Valleys & Hillocks, Fort
Location: 130 Kms from Bangalore
Transport non a/c (Blr to Blr)
Forest Fee (If any)
Adventure Expert Fee
Basic First-aid kit
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Any other cost personal in nature
Any travel or de-route plans that is not part of the event
Things to Carry: Good Backpack, Water bottle - 3 liter capacity, Wear Outdoor/Trekking shoes, Lunch, Snacks, Sun Cap, Sunscreen Lotion, Sun Glasses, Personal Medication, ID Proof
6.00 am: Assemble at HSR BDA Complex
6.30 am: Leave HSR BDA Complex
7.30 am: Stop for Breakfast and take Packed Lunch
9.00 am: Reach Trek Point and Start Trek (reach top by 12 noon)
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Map & Directions
Map & Directions
Pick Up Point BDA Complex, HSR Layout, Bengaluru -560102 14th Main Rd, Near Agara Lake, HSR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560102
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