Consider this. . You start walking along the water stream on a treacherous jungle terrain until you find an amazing waterfall right in the middle of the jungle. . You revel in the falls and start trekking again to find huge stretches of grasslands with beautiful vistas to accompany. . At the top, you'll find one of the best sunsets you've ever witnessed in your life. . And this is just 10% of the entire thing. . So join us when we trek the Kodachadri hills in the ever radiant western ghats of Karnataka. . . Destination: Kodachadri. Date: 13th and 14th of July 2019. Trek distance: 20+ km too and fro. Difficult terrain: 4 km Stay Dormitory with a campfire. Mode of transportation: Minibus. Distance to Kodachadri from Bangalore: 460 km approximately. Start time from Bangalore: 8 pm on 12th July (Friday) . . What does it include? . 1. Transportation charges (Too and fro). 2. Driver bata. 3. Toll charges. 4. Breakfast (2 times). 5. Lunch (2 times). 6. Dinner (1 time). 7. Trek permits. 8. Guide fee. 9. Snacks (4 times). 10. Camping equipment (2 days). 11. Water (5 liters per person). 12. Water purification tablets if available. 13. First aid kit. 14. Overheads. 15. Unadulterated pure madness. . . * What does the food include? . 1. Day 1 breakfast: Typical Indian breakfast at a vegetarian hotel + tea and packaged water. 2. Day 1 lunch: Whatever is available in the hills. 3. Day 1 dinner: We'll be cooking. It might include chapati, sabzi, dal, rice, and curd. . 4. Day 2 breakfast: Whatever is available. Could be some packed or wholesome breakfast 5. Day 2 lunch: Whatever is available. . Apart from this, snacks and tea will be provided which will include dates, fruits, chickies, energy bars, biscuits, candies, glucose, glucovita tablets, namkeen (peanuts or whatever is available). . . * What does the first aid kit include? . It includes, -Dettol/betadine/distilled water to clean wounds. - Band-Aids. - Sterile gauze/cotton for dressing. - Small plaster for dressing. - Pain killer. - Skin rash cream. - Antacid. - Gloves. - Thermometer. - Crepe bandage. - Sterile scissors. - Antiseptic cream. - Cough syrup. - Antihistamines. - Mosquito repellant. . . Exclusions . - Day 0 and Day2 Dinner is not covered - Any kind of insurance - Personal Expense - Anything not included in the itinerary . . * What's the itinerary for the trek? . - Day 0. Friday night. - Leave Bangalore by 8 pm. (Please finish your dinner before boarding the bus. This is not on us). * Boarding points will be confirmed soon, depending on various people from various points. . . - Day 1. Saturday. - Reach homestay by 6 am. Freshen up and get ready for the big day. - Breakfast by 7 am. - Start trekking. - Parceled Lunch on the way. - Camp by 8 pm. - Dinner by 8 near the campfire. - 9 pm, call it a day. . . - Day 2. Sunday. - Wake up by 7. - Breakfast and tea by 8. - Visit Mughebailu waterfalls. - Lunch. - Start towards Bangalore. - Dinner en route. (This is not on us) - Reach Bangalore late night or very early the next morning. . . * Things to be carried by the trekkers. . 1. A Rucksack/backpack (30 liters Min) and a Daypack (10litres) *** 2. Reusable Water Bottles (2 nos.) *** 3. Dry fruits/Protein bars/Snacks(if you wish to carry anything of your own choice) *** 4. Flashlight / Torch / USB lights*** 5. 1 Indian national ID *** 6. A small knife. 7. 1 rope/twine/bungee cord*** 8. 1 full sleeve t-shirt or a T-shirt with an arm sleeve Preferably Quick Dry T-shirts 9. 1 shorts / 1 Trek Pants ¬- A comfortable pair of pants/quick drying will work wonders. ( DO NOT WEAR JEANS FOR THE TREK) 10. Trekking shoes / 1 pair of socks 11. Basic medication if needed 12. Slippers 13. Polythene covers/zip lock cover 14. Towel 15. Toilet paper 16. Toiletries 17. Deodorant 18. Poncho/raincoat (If raining season) 19. Sun Blocks ( HAT, GOGGLES, SUNSCREEN, ARM SLEEVES, BANDANA) 20. Watch . . . ***Important*** . -Please respect the Organizer's Decision throughout the trek in case of any uncertainties/change in Plan. - Summiting the peak depends on permits provided by the forest ranger. If the permits are not provided, we can't summit the peak. - Apart from this, summiting also depends on the likes and energy of the trekkers. If we are late to start, then summiting won't be possible and we'll have to return back to base by 5 pm. -Programs are basic and minimalist; do not expect city-like comfort, kindly set your mind to get adjusted with things being provided. -The forests have their own orchestra of sounds; use of Walkman's & music systems is strictly prohibited; we would like you to listen to birds, animals, leaves and the wind, -The locals, animals, birds have the right of 'way' and 'say' in our programs. We wish to respect their dignity to the fullest extent possible.
NOTE: We all are very much meeting for the first time, so please maintain a friendly relationship with each and every one. Respect every individual, do not create your own small group based on region, profession, age, etc. We will be in a group of 15-25 people, so there will be only one group. We have to enjoy as a group and as an individual. Do not interfere in anyone's personal business and avoid any questions related. . . ****CANCELLATION POLICY****
- If you cancel 7 days before the date of the event: ->90% refund will be provided. - If you cancel 3-6 days before the date of the event: ->50% of the actual amount of the trek will be refunded. - If you cancel 48 hours before the date of the event: ->No refund would be provided. - Last-minute cancellations due to work, health issues etc. would not be entertained and no refund or transfer shall be allowed for the same.
- For all the above choices, you can transfer your tickets to your friends. We would be more than happy to have them on board and you could save your hard-earned money.