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Makalidurga Trek - Plan The Unplanned

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Sat, 28 Sep 6:00AM - 6:00PM + more dates
Rs 1600
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Pricing & Offers

Pricing & Offers
Sat, 28 Sep
, 6:00AM
- 6:00PM
Per Person
₹ 1,600
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Details

Details

 Plan The Unplanned presents Makalidurga !!

Makalidurga is a trek to one of the most enchanting places as this hill has twinkling skies, a rich history and a railway line running through the lush green grasses of the hill. Makalidurga is located only 60 kilometres away from Bangalore and 10 kilometres away from the town of Doddaballapur town. It because of this that a number of people, ranging from travel junkies to adventurers to nature lovers, make their way to this stunning hill every weekend.

Makalidurga hill stands above the rest of the world at a height of 4430 feet and has a fort located at the top of its peak. The bottom of the hill is surrounded by a lake that is in the shape of the continent of South America, while a train runs through the lower half of the hills. Everything in the middle is lush green grass and stunning views of nature all around.

Cost: 1500/- (exclusive of all taxes)

TREK DISTANCE:
5kms (to and fro)

TREK LEVEL:
Easy. The difficulty level is subjective.

Day 0 -
-Depart from Bangalore at 6:00 AM
-Reach The Base
-Start the trek from Railway Station
-Reach the Top
-Explore The Fort
-Sunset
-Descend and reach the base by 6:00 PM (approx)
-Depart for Bangalore

INCLUSIONS
-Transportation to and fro from Bangalore
-Packed Lunch and Snacks
-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.

Cancellations:

  • If you cancel 7 days before the date of event: 

    • 95% refund will be provided. (Payment gateway charges will be deducted)

  • If you cancel 3-6 days before the date of event:

    • 50 % of the actual amount of the trek. (Payment gateway charges will be deducted)

  • If you cancel 48 hours before the date of 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.

Additional charges would be deducted (based on from where you booked) if you cancel the trek at any given date (along with the scenario described above), as payment gateway/event listing charges.

Transfer of Dates:

  • If you wish to shift your date of booking due to any unforeseen circumstances, the same should be intimated to us not less than 48 hours before the date of event.
  • Only one transfer per booking shall be permitted. Your booking shall stand cancelled if you fail to join the event on the transferred dates.
  • Once the option of date transfer is made, the booking amount shall be held as credits with us and in no case will a refund be made further on.

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.

 

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Pickup Points

Pickup Points

Following are your pickup/drop locations. You could let us know which would be appropriate to you before the trek in advance. Also note, the drop points would be the same as pick up.

  1. Fabindia  House No. 54, 17th Main Road, Opp. Madivala Masjid, Koramangala 2nd Block, Sidharata Colony, Santhosapuram, Koramangala 2nd Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  2. New Shanti Sagar Hotel  Old Airport Road, Domlur, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  3. KTM Mekhri Circle  Mekhri Circle Junction, Raj Mahal Vilas Extension, Armane Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Kindly note the timings for the above pickups, would be updated to you a day before the trek.

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Makalidurga ( Outside bangalore )
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Kudremukh Trek (3rd Aug - 5th Aug)I have been planning for the Kudremukh Trek for a long time. But was very hesitant to do it on my own. There is a limited (50 person) entry for the trek to the Kudremukh and I was not sure about the entry, gates and entry free. Online portals dont have specifics of the details, and the information didnt seem updated. After doing some research, I came across Plan the Unplanned (PTU), and they seemed to be the most reliable. I heard great review from friends and colleagues, so I went ahead and booked Kudremukh Trek for the weekend of 3rd - 5th August. It was a wonderful trip, to say the least. The planning and execution were absolutely on point, and Plan the Unplanned (PTU) exceeded my expectations. Below are some highlights: Very good transportation facility (AC Bus) Stay was arranged at Bella Homestay. Good clean dorm room. Separate rooms for boys and girls. We were 11 guys staying in room. But it was still decently comfortable. Great food at the homestay. Aunty makes some amazing Idllis and Tomato rice :D Permits were taken care before reaching the entry point of the trek, avoiding last minute hassles. (Such a relief) It was relatively easy for experienced hikers but moderate for newbies. But definitely one of the most scenic treks with lots of greenery and gushing water streams on the way. And windows XP theme hills ;) The fellow trekkers were good. Very motivated and great sport. Last but not the least the Trek Leader (Adith, Megha, Deepika, Yash) were awesome. They are very engaging and responsible. Kudremukh trekkers were mostly in contact with Adith & Megha. And they did an awesome job of coordination and I highly recommend them. Will plan my next trip with Plan the Unplanned (PTU) soon. - by Tapash for Kudremukh Monsoon Trek | Plan The Unplanned organized by Plan the Unplanned .
I travelled on the 21st June weekend to Wayanad with Plan the unplanned. I was skeptical at first my very close friend had to push me hard to get on-board, since I am not a trek guy in the first place - but it honestly turned out to be an absolutely amazing and unexpectedly good experience. 1. Ease of transportation, planning and arrangements Ive driven to a lot of places in south India, but nothing beats the comfort of having someone else do all these things for you and let you enjoy the trip without having to worry about anything. Thats a big USP what will all our busy lives with work and all, the last thing I want to worry on my vacation is if the food is going to be alright or if the homestay is safe etc. you get the point. The stress-free outsourcing of planning to experts actually helps.2. If you go to google and do a search for places to visit in Wayanad you will get the usual and these usual places are boring, crowded and overhyped. Which brings me to the second point we went to the most unexplored and beautiful places in Wayanad names of which I still cant pronounce. We played in the cleanest waters ever and night camped at the most unusual viewpoints on hills. I am was scared of heights and water currents and this trip has helped immensely in overcoming some of that fear. I dont look like Hrithik Roshan, but I sure can relate to his feeling post his scuba diving experience in ZNMD.3. However, at the end of the day, its people who make or break trips/planned outings like these. One, our trek leads Prakriti and Megha were absolutely amazing to say the least. They were extremely helpful, accommodating and really cool. Oh and bey the way, theyre great people in general too genuine and welcoming. Two, the people we met on the trip were real fun I was there with a very close friend of mine and we came back with 4 more friends how cool is that? Of course, we were lucky too because the people on this specific trip were really cool this part of the experience might not be the same for everyone. The second days plan were a bit off and we couldve covered some more places. Ive to mention though - it was partly affected by us lazing around in the homestay and leaving very late. Even so, not much of a buzz kill since even at the homestay people were enjoying a lot. Everything said and done, I would easily rate it 4.7/5. The people, the seamless planning and the wonderful trek leads along with well-chosen itinerary made sure that the experience was really good even for non-trek people like me. A few points off for the second day plans although we were partially responsible for it leaving the homestay a bit too late. Bottomline way to go, PTU - by Syed for Wayanad - Night Trek and Camping | Plan The Unplanned organized by Plan the Unplanned .
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