The outskirts of the state of Karnataka are blessed with some of the most amazing landscapes that are home to numerous peaks and waterfalls. One amongst them is Shivmogga, also known as Shimoga. Famous for its numerous waterfalls and mountain peaks, it is one of the most ideal nature getaways close to Bangalore that one can embark on. The destination rests peacefully on the banks of the Tunga River, making up for its soothing and salubrious climate.
In the varied beauties of this awesome destination lies the Kodachadri Peak, which boasts of lush green forests on its summit. The peak also holds the distinction of being a Natural Heritage site as declared by the government of Karnataka. Nestled amidst the Western Ghats of Karnataka, Kodachadri is located at 1,343 meters above the sea level. Designated as the 10th tallest peak in the state and a precious natural heritage location, Kodachadri trek boasts of compact forests, beautiful waterfalls en route gorgeous jungle trails and picturesque landscapes.
The name of Kodachadri is derived from the words Kodacha and Adri, which in the local language means home of the hill jasmine flowers. The peak of Kodachadri is a perfect canvas like the backdrop to the famous Mookambika Temple and also the Mookambika National Park. Being in the heart of this National Park, there are various opportunities for wildlife and trekking enthusiasts. Kodachadri Trekking offers the adventurists the opportunity to explore the lush green hillside views and celebrate the wonders of nature.
The peak is also home to a stunning range of Biodiversity such as Malabar Langoor, Malabar Pied Hornbill and Indian Rock Python among many others. On the Kodachadri Trekking experience, you can experience the best of what this land of the varied beauties of nature has to offer and experience the serene environment with camping right in the middle of the woods.
Duration of the Tour: 1N/2D
Altitude: 1343 m
Temperature Range: Fluctuates according to the season with heavy rainfall for 8 months in a year. Summers generally sees a temperature ranging between 25 °C to 35 °C.
Get an overnight journey from Bangalore after getting picked up from the different spots at a different time given below.
First Pickup: Silk Board Signal at 8.30 PM
Second Pickup: BTM Layout Signal at 8.45 PM
Third Pickup: Banashankari at 9.00 PM
Fourth Pickup: Katriguppe KTM Showroom at 9:20 PM
Fifth Pickup: Nayandanahalli Metro Station at 9:40 PM
Sixth Pickup: Jalahalli Cross at 10:20 PM Reach the campsite around 06:00 AM and freshen up. Around 08:00 AM, begin your journey to Kumble Village and Hidlumane Waterfalls after breakfast. Relax for some time near the waterfall. Proceed trekking to the top of the peak and have lunch on the way up. Enjoy the serenity at its best from the top and spend some good time there. Descend to the campsite after sunset. Retire for the night after dinner.
Day 2 - Wake up early and freshen up. Pack your bags and check-out from the campsite around 09:00 AM. Start travelling to Nagara Fort. Enjoy the glimpses of an elegant fort and after sometime commence your return journey. Have a self-sponsored lunch en route. Wind up the tour after you get dropped back.
Accommodation in Homestay on sharing basis
Breakfast for two days
Lunch and dinner on day 1
Guide and Organizer Charges
Meals while on trek and stay (Veg.)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks and Refreshments
Pick up and drop off from Bangalore in a non-AC vehicle
Things To Carry
A strong back-pack.
A full-charged torch with back up batteries.
Water bottle (At least 2Lts)
Rain Jacket (Climate is the area is volatile, it may rain anytime during the trek)
If any cancellations are made before the start date of the trip, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases, the operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However, a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.
Pay heed to the guidelines given by trek leader or instructor in order to enjoy a safe and sound trekking experience.
Consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicating products is prohibited during this trek.
Consult with a physician if you are fit to undertake the trek.
The trek takes place through eco-friendly zone; we do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.
The above pickup and timings as been selected based on the Bangalore traffic Jam and the timings will help the participants to reach on time to the campsite and maintain the time schedule of the trek.
Consumption of alcohol, intoxicants and smoking would not be tolerated during the entire course of the journey and the trek. Kindly co-operate with us to make the experience more fun.
Accommodation will be as per availability in Cottages and Dormitory.
Do not expect any luxuries on the trip. The locations that we host are in remote places and we do our best to arrange the basic facilities. The goal is to be outdoors.
The Food that shall be provided will be Basic Veg Food. We do not serve Non-Veg Food.
Put Litter in its place, do not trash your travel.
Travent Mug Pvt Ltd shall not be responsible for any of your belongings, valuables, jewellery etc. Kindly do take care.
In the case of traffic delays or breakdowns, expect a little delay in reaching the destination.
Camp Fire is subject to weather conditions.
Any Misbehavior by the guest will be considered as a serious note and serious action will be taken on the same.
In the event you fall ill or suffer an accident during the trip, all hospital expenses, doctor fees, repatriation expenses, evacuation from road or mountain, any other charges incurred as a direct or indirect result of your illness/accident are your responsibility.
Trekking and other outdoor activities provided by the Travent Mug Pvt Ltd depends on various factors and has inherent risks associated with life. Travent Mug Pvt Ltd does its best to reduce all types of risks, discomfort, and hazard to the best of their ability (within financial constraints), yet there are chances of accidents, mishaps, and deficiency in service.
Travent Mug Pvt Ltd offers trip(s) and trek(s) that require varying levels of fitness. The level of difficulty can be based on the extent of physical stress, the terrain, weather and/or climate. The degree of difficulty for some trips can be physically demanding. To enable you to choose appropriately and prepare accordingly, carefully review the level of difficulty of each trip before booking the same.
Travent Mug Pvt Ltd doesn't have any medical expert(s) and it is your responsibility to obtain medical advice, latest health requirements including inoculations and vaccines before you join a trip. Travent Mug Pvt Ltd takes no responsibility for your inability to cope with the level of difficulty on a trip. While there is no age limitation on any of Travent Mug Pvt Ltd trips, any disability, pregnancy, mental or physical or any other medical condition that may affect your fitness to complete the trek must be revealed at the time of booking the trip to Travent Mug Pvt Ltd. You also undertake that you and Your travel companions, for whom You have signed up, do not suffer from any condition or disability that could create a hazard to Your own wellbeing or to others on a trip.