This enchanting mountain around 422km from Bangalore stands to overlook the Western Ghats in Shimoga. Kodachadri has earned the name as the Cherrapunji of Karnataka, as it receives the highest rainfall, making the place look more enchanting, pure and unsullied. Being the highest mountain range in the Shimoga district, Karnataka at an elevation of 1343m makes the Kodachadri trip a hot spot for activities like trekking, forest exploration, etc.
Day 0: This overnight journey to Kodachadri begins from Bangalore on Friday. Trekkers are advised to have a light dinner.
Day 1: Reach Kodachadri Homestay the next morning. Fresh up, have breakfast and prepare to start the journey with packed lunch for the road. The Kodachadri trekking route is a total stunner. The trail takes you towards the magnificent Hidlumane waterfall, the sound of which, will tickle your nerves from afar. Then, revive in the wilderness as you enter the forested area, the lush greenery is a treat to the digitally-affected sore eyes. Advance up to the peak, and let the scenery flabbergast you. Watch the sun setting on the foundations of the Arabian Sea. After having explored the place, descend back to the Homestay, where a sumptuous dinner awaits. Unwind by the campfire and later sleep in the homestay.
Day 2: Wake up early to experience the ever thrilling kayaking. After the stressful paddling, return to have some hot and delicious breakfast. Fresh up, get ready and bid farewell to the homestay. Pay a visit to the Nagara Fort on the way.
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