Trekking near Bangalore: July 2017
1. Nagalapuram Waterfalls Trek By Nature Walkers
Nagalapuram is a small historical town located in the Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh located about 280 kms from Bangalore. People visit Nagalapuram for Sri Vedanarayana Swamy Temple and/ or the Nagalapuram falls trekking. Nagalapuram Falls offers a lovely one-day trek which usually takes about 2 to 2.5 hours amongst natural shade and rocky terrain. Several ponds and smaller falls (one which offers fish spa) on the way to the main falls are good spots to take a break. The main waterfall has a big pool almost 40 feet deep with crystal clear water that’s great for experienced swimmers. A visit to Kone falls and the temple is part of the package.
Fri, 30 Jun 2017 9:00AM - Sun, 2 Jul 2017 10:00PM | Nagalapuram, Andhra Pradesh (Outside Banglore)
2. Medigeshi Fort Trek By Basecamp Adventures
Medigeshi , 125kms from Bangalore, is a historical place having a well built rocky fort on top of the hill and has seen many battles during its heyday. The village got its name after the wife of Nagi Reddy, a tribal chief, who had hair till her foot (In Kannada – Himmadi keshi). Most of the fort walls remain even today though in ruins. Atop there are also several artificial ponds, arsenal and a beautiful tomb.The trek is of moderate intensity and to might take 1 to 1.5 hours each way.
Sat, 1 Jul 2017 6:00AM - 6:30PM | Medigeshi Fort (Outside Bangalore)
3. Nijgal Betta night trek by AJ ENTREPRENEUR'S
Nijagal Betta is on the Bangalore -Tumkur Highway(NH-4) near to Dabaspet and is a proof of ruined Kingdom - The hill is full of ruined caves, forts and temples. A mid-seventeenth century fort, build by Chikkadevaraya Wadiyar, adorns this hillock. Here in Nijagal Betta, it’s believed that a war was fought between Hyder Ali and Peshwa Madhav Rao. Trek with ease with foot steps and 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. The trek uphill might take about 1.5 hours.
Sat, 1 Jul 2017 10:00PM - Sun, 2 Jul 2017 11:00AM | Nijgal Betta (Outside Banglore)
4. Bandaje water falls trek with camping By Escape2explore
Bandaje falls trek is located in the Charmadi ghat section of the Western Ghats about 310kms from Bangalore. The waterfalls is formed by a tributary of Netravati river can be reached only by undertaking trekking in thick forests and grass lands with the help of local guides. The height of waterfalls is about 200 feet and in summer the waterfalls goes dry. The trek is about 8km each way.
Fri, 7 Jul 2017 9:30PM - Sun, 9 Jul 2017 9:00PM | Charmudi Ghat (Outside Bangalore)
5. Ballalarayana Durga Fort Trek - Monsoon Misty Mountains Special By Adventure Adda
The Ballalarayana Durga fort in Chikamagalur was constructed by the wife of Veera Ballala l who was the king of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century. It is situated atop a hill that is 1509 metres high, the fort overlooks the town of Sunkasaale. The fort though has lost its glory, stands as a distant reminder of its beautiful past. Apart from its historical significance the Ballalarayana Durga fort is fantastic trekking destination.
Fri, 7 Jul 2017 9:30PM - Sun, 9 Jul 2017 10:00PM | Ballalarayana Durga Fort (Outside Bangalore)
6. Party 'with' the beaches - Gokarna! By Muddie Trails
Originally a Hindu pilgrimage centre, now an important tourist spot Gokarna is situated about 483 km away from Bangalore. The town is known for its huge coastline and a number of beaches that have scenic rocky climbs. The beaches are pristine and hidden behind a frame of well placed hillocks that trek enthusiasts are keen on trekking to hit the beaches. This Trekking trip begins from Belekhan to Paradise beach Halfmoon beach( boulder climbing at half moon) -Trek from Half Moon Beach to Dolphin spotting view- Om beach- Kudle beach- and finally the Gokarna beach.
Fri, 7 Jul 2017 9:00PM - Mon, 10 Jul 2017 1:00AM | Gokarna (Outside Bangalore)
7. Baamikonda and Kilchika Peaks Trek By Plan the Unplanned
Bavikonda Kilchikia is one of the most untouched and stunning trails that Bangaloreans can enjoy over the weekend. This trek begins at the foothills of the Mullodi village which is surrounded by soothing waterfalls within a 15 km radius. The most unique thing about this trek is that it takes place within the open face of the hills and also has a ridge walk towards the peak which will give you a view that you will not be able to forget for the rest of your life. The trek is easy-moderate covering 14-16km totally.
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 9:30PM - Sun, 16 Jul 2017 | Baamikonda Trek (Outside Banglore)
8. Estupendo Adventures By Monks on wheels
The land of the Kodava warriors, Coorg is a true window into what the natural blessings of the Western Ghats have to offer! The undulating terrains, wooded slopes and misty valleys have enticed travellers from all walks of life for many years. The Tadiandamol Trek is an opportunity to explore this very landscape to its fullest. This is one of the most exquisite treks. Trek to Tadiandamol peak, visit Chelavara falls, Row a boat like a Viking or target shooting.
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:00PM - Mon, 17 Jul 2017 5:00AM | Virajpet Coorg , Bangalore
9. Bhadra Rafting and Kyathanamakki Off-road thrills By Trip Chale
Chickmagalur’s most magnificent river, Bhadra river, is just off near one of the top 8 dense forests of the world, 10 kilometers of Kudremukha National Park and 25 kms from the Bhadra wildlife sanctuary . A river that vibrates with frothy white rapids at the onset of the monsoon. Bhadra river rafting is considered as one of the best and scenic white water rafting sections of south India. Kyatanamakki, is a hill station with a spectacular landscape located near Horanadu and about 20 Km from Kalasa. Kyatanamakki is a fully off road route 4x4 jeeps plays around the hill base to top and offers a superb scenic beauty on top of the hill.
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:00PM - Sun, 23 Jul 2017 8:00PM | Kudremukh (Outside Bangalore)
10. Banagudi Shola, Catherine falls Trek & Bandipur forest safari
Banagudi Shola is the best way to explore the grove & an archaelogical place with rock carvings. There’s even a tribal settlement—the kurumba tribe—that thrives in its forested expanse to this day. This is a great place for adventure lovers, as they are some nice trekking routes. Catherine falls is a double-cascaded waterfall about 250 ft located in Kotagiri. The Nilgiris are the land of seven major tribes, the todas and badagas being the most numerous. Bandipur Safari, Tea Estate Camping are part of the package. The 13 Kms trek is of Moderate intensity.
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 8:30PM - Sun, 23 Jul 2017 | Bandipur Forest Safari (Outside Bangalore)
11. Gandikota Grand Canyon Tour With NPN12
The Belum Caves is the largest and longest cave system open to the public on the Indian subcontinent. The Belum Caves have long passages, galleries, spacious caverns with fresh water and siphons.This natural underground cave system was formed over the course of tens of thousands of years by the constant flow of underground water. The fort of Gandikota formed between the Erramala range of hills, also known as Gandikota hills and the river Pennar that flows at its foot, reducing its width to a mere 300 ft . Situated amidst beautiful landscape and wild forests, it is endowed with vast natural resources.
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 8:00PM - Sun, 30 Jul 2017 10:00PM | Gandikote (Outside Banglore)