Located at a distance of approximately 70 KM from Bangalore, Skandagiri is the perfect weekend getaway for all those adventurous and wanderlust souls who are looking forward to doing something exciting!
Historically known as Kalwarbetta or Kalavara Durga, the mountain fortress of Skandagiri holds immense importance it is said that this fortress was built by Tipu Sultan which has been left deserted since 1791 after he lost the Anglo-Mysore War. Since then, the fortress has been weathered away and now, its nothing but just the ruins that remain. However, the beauty of Skandagiri has increased over time, and in todays date, it is one of the most popular weekend getaways from Bangalore! Its one of the few trekking routes around Bangalore where a night trek is possible.
Cost: 1500/- (exclusive of all taxes)
TREK LEVEL: Easy-Moderate
DISTANCE: 5-6 kms (Approx)
DAY PLAN -Start from Bangalore at 10 PM -Reach the basecamp by 2 AM -Start the trek at 4 AM and reach the peak -Descend, reach back to the base by 9 AM -Have breakfast on the way back -Depart and reach Bangalore by 2:00 PM (approx)
INCLUSIONS -Transportation to and fro from Bangalore -The experience that you gain -Permits
EXCLUSIONS -Any kind of insurance -Personal Expense (snacks, mineral water etc) -Anything that's not included in the inclusions above.
Note: 1. Consumption of alcohol, intoxicants and smoking would not be tolerated during the entire course of the journey. Kindly co-operate with us to make the experience more fun. 2. Put Litter in its place, do not trash the mother earth. 3. Plan The Unplanned shall not be responsible for any of your belongings, valuables, jewelry etc. Kindly do take care. 4. In the case of traffic delays or breakdowns expect a few delay in reaching the destination.