Night Trekking in Bangalore
Bangalore is definitely the abode for night owls and party animals. Bangalore other than offering numerous party spots is also generous with its adventure quotient. Trekking by day is usual-embrace the unusual. Unfold the magic of the nighttime - set out to Trek & Camp under the starry skies with the moon for company.
1. Kabbal Durga Night Trek
Kabbal Durga is a rocky hill with a temple of Goddess Kabbalamma and a ruined fort on the Kanakpura Bheemeshwari road, at a distance of 70 km from Bangalore. The trek up is definitely best at night and offers breathtaking views. Brave the night and pay your homage to the goddess and enjoy the campfire overnight.
2. Ramanagara Night Trekking & Camping
Ramanagara is sited in the valley surrounded by rocky hills in the outskirts of Bangalore and is legendary for huge rocky outcrops. Explore the Trekking Trails of Ramanagara and enjoy adventure activities like Rappelling , Zip Line , Net Climbing , Burma Bridge near the Sholay spots. Enjoy a night under the starts while camp overnight in tents.
3. Manchinbele Night Trek with Paintball Activities
Manchinbele, 40 km from bangalore is a small water reservoir and a perfect unspoiled place to camp beside the river and enjoy Kayaking and swimming. Experience the thrill of night trekking and paintball during the day. It’s a very popular weekend getaway among trekkers, nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. Its hghly recommended for team and corporate outings.
4. Anthargange (Night)Trek with cave exploration
The experience at Anthargange cave takes you back to the primeval times. The night trip is perfect for trekking and night cave exploration. Around 3km trek is pretty moderate as the journey beings by making your way through broken rocks and tricky path in the boulders to finally reaching the cave site to probe. This amazing experience of making your way through the formation and crawling at times because of the cave's volcanic rock formation is a tale worth sharing. Unwind by the bonfire and watch the night's magic captivate you, if luck favours, you might catch a glimpse of some wild animals around. As the dusk fades away, make your way back through the cave to the base.
5. Bilikal Betta(Rangaswamy Betta) Night Trek
Around 70 km from Bangalore off of the Kanakapura road, lies the Rangaswamy betta or Bilikal betta. The trail takes you through the forest. The first half kilometer is comparatively even and easy. But as you move ahead, the forest grows denser throwing some steep slopes which makes the hike an enthralling one. The night trek implies getting the dawn on the east, making it one major quiet minute.
6. Kaurava Kunda Night Trek
Kaurava Kunda is a doublet hill, located near Chikaballapur village, about 75 kms from Bangalore. Its grassy hilltop rises 250 meters high and a flight of several sandy steps lead to the top. Partly midway, resides Lord Shiva in a holy shrine amongst the lustrous greenery.Mostly preferred for night treks, this venture is considered to be moderately difficult. However, as you proceed towards the summit, thousands of lights scattered across the terrain will make the arduous climb spectacularly worthwhile.
7. Nijgal Night Trekking
Nijagal Betta is where the epic battle between Hyder Ali and Peshwa Madhavrao took place. Replete with rock formations and various structures abandoned over the years as dynasties came to an end, with each turn, Nijagal Betta seems to stretch silently in every direction. Begin caving at around 12:00 AM after a briefing session by expert guides, following which the night trek to the NIJGAL peak will begin.Witness rare nocturnal sights along the way, bask in the panoramic views of the night sky from the peak and enjoy a lively bonfire session.