Kudremukh in South Karnataka which stands tall at a height of 1894 meters. The name Kuduremukha literally means 'horse-face' (Kannada) and refers to a particular picturesque view of a side of the mountain that resembles a horse's face. Known as a paradise of trekkers, the peak offers plenty of mind blowing sights in the surrounding including the captivating sunset. Tie your shoelaces tight before you trek through the thick forests, green meadows, water streams and valleys. Kudremukh receives an average annual rainfall of 7000 mm, largely due to the forest types of mainly evergreen vegetation that can be found here. Kudremukh is spread partly over the thick hilly forests near the coastal plains on the western portion and the shola vegetation on the Western Ghats uplands.
As Kudremukh trek comes under wildlife prone region, incase in the entry is denied by forest dept. alternate trek of Kurinjal or Baamikonda can be accessed by the majority decisions of the participants.
TOTAL TREK DISTANCE: 22 KMS, LEVEL OF TREK : MODERATE
DAY 0: Take an overnight journey from Bangalore after getting picked up from the different pick up points as given below:
DAY 1: Reach early at Shamse and from here continue to base in a jeep, where you will be freshening up and having a hot breakfast.
The 6 km off road drive is quite thrilling and beautiful.
Post breakfast, get ready to start the trek after getting your lunch packed and visit next somavathi waterfalls if time permits.
Walk through the tropical rainforests, cross a few water streams, small waterfalls, green meadows till you reach the top of the peak.
At Kudremukh peak, what you can see would just let you forget everything else and just enjoy and descend back.
Reach homestay at 7pm, have dinner & retire for the day
DAY 2-> After breakfast which you will be checking out of the homestay and begin the return journey on the way visit BELUR and back to Bangalore within 8pm.
Inclusions : First aid, 2 Breakfast, lunch and dinner (veg) Coordinator charges, Forest department permission charges, Jeep charges, Homestay charges, transportation from Bangalore(to & fro)
Things To Carry : Raincoat/Poncho, ID proof, Backpack Sunscreen/cap, Track pants Full sleeve cotton t-shirt (to avoid getting sunburnt) Torch (with extra batteries), Personal Medication Necessary toiletries, Shoes with a good grip
Cost Excludes: Dinner while travelling overnight/any other personal expenses.
Tour Type : This is a group tour
Pick Up Points : 7.00 Pm: Koramangla (Bank Of Baroda) 7.15 Pm: Embassy Golf Links Tech Park 7.30 Pm: Vivekananda Metro Station 8.00 Pm: Hebbal/Manyatha Tech Park 8.15 Pm: Gorguntepalya Metro Station
*Service Taxes and Payment Gateway charges applicable
*Cost Remains the same for both Indians and Foreigners
A quaint hill station near Chikmagalur, Kudremukh is one of the most scenic hills and one of the highest ranges in Karnataka, and is also among the top destinations for trekking near Bangalore between 300 - 400 Kms along. In fact, it is the third highest after Mulaiyangiri and Baba Budangiri. With a name that literally translates to ‘Horse Face’, the shape of the hill, true to it’s name, looks like the face of a horse. Image Credits: Flickr - Dhruvaraj A trek along Kudremukh is ... Read More
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